Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) Announces 46 Job Positions; How to Apply

Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) Announces 46 Job Positions; How to Apply,

Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) Announces 46 Job Positions; How to Apply

Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) Announces 46 Job Positions; How to Apply
Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) Announces 46 Job Positions; How to Apply


Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Investments, Trade and Industry. The Institute’s mandate as provided for under the Industrial Property Act, No. 3 of 2001 and the Trade Marks Act, Cap 506 is to promote inventive and innovative activities, facilitate the acquisition of technology through registration and regulation of patents, utility models, technovations, industrial designs and trade marks.

The functions of the Institute are to:
(a) Consider applications for, grant and registration of industrial property rights;
(b) Screen technology transfer agreements and licences;
(c) Provide to the public, industrial property information for technological and economic development;
(d) Promote inventiveness and innovativeness in Kenya; and
(e) Organize and conduct training, competitions and awards relating to industrial property matters.

In implementing the Government Bottom-Up Economic Transformational Agenda (BETA), KIPI wishes to recruit dynamic, result-oriented and self-driven persons to fill the vacant positions below: –

1. Deputy Managing Director, Technical Services KIPI/ADM/HR/2023/2 KP ‘2’ 1
2. Manager, Research, Innovation and IP Information KIPI/ADM/HR/RI/2023/3 KP ‘3’ 1
3. Manager, Finance and Accounts KIPI/ADM/HR/FA/2023/4 KP ‘3’ 1
4. Human Resource Manager KIPI/ADM/HR/2023/5 KP ‘3’ 1
5. Assistant Manager, Legal Services KIPI/ADM/HR/LS/2023/6 KP ‘4’ 2
6. Assistant Manager, Finance and Accounts KIPI/ADM/HR/FA/2023/7 KP ‘4’ 1
7. Assistant Manager, Supply Chain Management KIPI/ADM/HR/SCM/2023/8 KP ‘4’ 1
8. Assistant Manager, Internal Audit KIPI/ADM/HR/IA/2023/9 KP ‘4’ 1
9. Senior Patent Examiner KIPI/ADM/HR/PA/2023/10 KP ‘5’ 2
10. Senior Accountant KIPI/ADM/HR/FA/2023/11 KP ‘5’ 1
11. Senior Human Resource Officer KIPI/ADM/HR/2023/12 KP ‘5’ 1
12. Senior Supply Chain Management Officer KIPI/ADM/HR/SCM/2023/13 KP ‘5’ 1
13. Senior ICT Officer KIPI/ADM/HR/ICT/2023/14 KP ‘5’ 1
14. Senior Strategy and Planning Officer KIPI/ADM/HR/SP/2023/15 KP ‘5’ 1
15. Legal Officer KIPI/ADM/HR/LS/2023/16 KP ‘5’ 1
16. Patent Examiner KIPI/ADM/HR/PA/2023/17 KP ‘6’ 2
17. Trade Mark Examiner KIPI/ADM/HR/TM/2023/18 KP ‘6’ 2
18. Accountant KIPI/ADM/HR/FA/2023/19 KP ‘6’ 2
19. ICT Officer KIPI/ADM/HR/ICT/2023/20 KP ‘6’ 2
20. Administration Officer KIPI/ADM/HR/2023/21 KP ‘6’ 1
21. Principal Assistant Office Administrator KIPI/ADM/HR/2023/22 KP ‘6’ 2
22. Librarian KIPI/ADM/HR/RI/2023/23 KP ‘7’ 1
23. Accounts Assistant KIPI/ADM/HR/FA/2023/24 KP ‘7’ 1
24. Senior Assistant Human Resource Officer KIPI/ADM/HR/2023/25 KP ‘7’ 1
25. Senior Assistant Supply Chain Management Officer KIPI/ADM/HR/SCM/2023/26 KP ‘7’ 1
26. Senior Assistant Office Administrator KIPI/ADM/HR/2023/27 KP ‘7’ 2
27. Patent Assistant I KIPI/ADM/HR/PA/2023/28 KP ‘8’ 2
28. Trade Mark Assistant I KIPI/ADM/HR/TM/2023/29 KP ‘8’ 1
29. Assistant Office Administrator I KIPI/ADM/HR/2023/30 KP ‘8’ 1
30. Senior Clerical Officer KIPI/ADM/HR/2023/31 KP ‘8’ 1
31. Executive Driver KIPI/ADM/HR/2023/32 KP ‘8’ 1
32. Trade Mark Assistant II KIPI/ADM/HR/TM/2023/33 KP ‘9’ 1
33. Senior Driver KIPI/ADM/HR/2023/34 KP ‘9’ 2
34. Senior Receptionist KIPI/ADM/HR/2023/35 KP ‘9’ 1
35. Driver KIPI/ADM/HR/2023/36 KP ‘10’ 2

Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) Announces 46 Job Positions; How to Apply
Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) Announces 46 Job Positions; How to Apply

The details of the positions can be accessed on the Organization’s website:

Interested and qualified persons are invited to make their applications by completing ONE 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:
• National Identity Card;
• Academic and Professional Certificates and Transcripts;
• Any supporting documents and testimonials;
• Letter of appointment to their current substantive post (where applicable);
• Letter of appointment to their previous post (where applicable);
• Equating degree certificates acquired from outside the country from the Commission for University Education; and
• Detailed Curriculum Vitae.

Please Note:
(i) KIPI is an equal opportunity employer and therefore, persons with disabilities (PwDs), the marginalized and the minorities are encouraged to apply.
(ii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iii) Successful applicants shall be required to submit clearance certificates from the following bodies at appointment level: –
a. Higher Education Loans Board;
b. Kenya Revenue Authority;

c. Criminal Investigation Department; and
d. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
(iv) Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Completed application forms should be delivered to:
The Managing Director
Kenya Industrial Property Institute
17 Kabarsiran Avenue, Lavington, Off Waiyaki Way
P.O. Box 51648-00200, NAIROBI.
So as to reach the Office of the Managing Director on or before Monday, 14th August 2023 latest 5:00 P.M. (East African Time).