ICIPE – Electronics Technician

Location: icipe Duduville campus,Nairobi

icipe seeks to recruit an Electronics Technician to work in the Finance and Administration Unit, Facilities and Assets Section. The position is tenable in Nairobi at the icipe Duduville campus. The position is for an initial fixed-term of 2 years, renewable, based on performance and availability of funds. This is a nationally recruited position. A competitive and generous compensation package will be offered to the right candidate. Only shortlisted candidates meeting the itemised requirements will be contacted.

Overall purpose of the job.
To undertake preventive and corrective maintenance of laboratory and general electronics equipment in the Centre, to ensure they perform reliably, efficiently, cost-effectively and are safe to use or operate.

§ Diploma in electrical & electronics engineering with 7 years’ hands-on experience or Higher National diploma in electrical & electronics engineering with 5 years’ hands-on experience in a maintenance environment.
§ Candidate must demonstrate knowledge of health and safety in engineering practices.
§ Candidate must demonstrate ability to develop an equipment preventative maintenance programme.
§ Candidate must demonstrate ability to develop equipment annual budget.
§ Experience in a research setting is an added advantage.

Applications will be accepted up to 12th May 2017, or until the position is filled, whichever is earlier.

Interested applicants should submit: (a) a confidential cover letter, (b) detailed CV with names and addresses of 3 referees (including e-mail addresses, Cell phone numbers), and (c) a statement illustrating suitability against the listed qualifications/competencies/abilities, and skills.

Candidates are required to apply online through: http://recruit.icipe.org
icipe is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equity, teamwork, and respect for diversity.


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