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  • Posted: Mar 16, 2021
    Deadline: Apr 6, 2021
  • Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) is a government parastatal under the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives. The Institute was established on 2nd May 2002 upon the coming into force of the Industrial Property Act 2001. Previously the Institute existed as Kenya Industrial Property Office (KIPO), which was established in February 1990 after en...
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    Patent Assistant I

    GRADE ‘8’ (REF.NO. KIPI/ADM/HR/PA/2021/8)


    Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 49,000.00 p.m. – Ksh. 105,500.00 p.m.
    Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
    House Allowance: Ksh. 16,500.00 p.m.
    Commuter Allowance: Ksh. 5,000.00 p.m.
    Medical cover: As per KIPI’s Medical Policy
    Leave Allowance: As per KIPI Human Resource Manual, 2016
    Annual Leave: 30 days per financial year
    The Patent Assistant I shall be responsible to the Senior Patent Assistant.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Maintaining records and ensuring proper maintenance of filing system;
    • Maintaining and updating registers;
    • Preparing certificates;
    • Preparing data for publication;
    • Verifying captured data and records for accuracy; and
    • Any other duty that maybe assigned.

     Requirements for appointment

    For appointment to this grade, a person must have:

    • SatiSfactorily served in the grade of Patent Assistant II for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • A Certificate in Records Management from a recognised Institution; and
    • A Certificate in Intellectual Property.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified persons are invited to make their applications by completing ONE (1) Kenya Industrial Property Institute Application for Employment Form. The form may be downloaded from the Kenya Industrial Property Institute Website

    The candidates should attach COPIES of the following documents to their application form:

    1. National Identity Card;
    2. Academic and Professional Certificates and Transcripts;
    3. Any supporting documents and testimonials;
    4. Letter of appointment to their current substantive post (where applicable);
    5. Letter of appointment to their previous post (where applicable);
      1. Detailed Curriculum Vitae; and
      2. Clearance Certificate from the following bodies: -
      3. Higher Education Loans Board (where applicable)
      4. Kenya Revenue Authority
      5. Criminal Investigation Department
      6. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.

    Please Note:

    1. KIPI is an equal opportunity employer and therefore, people with disabilities, the marginalized and the minorities are encouraged to apply.
    2. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
    3. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Completed application forms should be sent to:

    The Managing Director
    Kenya Industrial Property Institute
    17 Kabarsiran Avenue, Lavington, Off Waiyaki Way
    P.O. Box 51648-00200,

    So as to reach the Office of the Managing Director, on or before Tuesday, 6th April 2021 latest 5:00 P.M. (East African Time).


    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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