KUTRRH Innovation Officer (IP Protection) – Jobs in Kenya

Position Summary
Reporting to the Senior Officer (Innovations), the Innovations Officer (IP Protection) is responsible for monitoring & evaluating and providing guidance on IP Protection for innovations and other creations domiciled in the Innovations Section in the ICT department at KUTRRH.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Provide guidance and advice on IP protection to innovators in the Hospital.
Manage, protect and expand the Hospital’s and its innovation partners’ patent and IP portfolio.
Liaise with the Legal department in the drafting and/or negotiation of nondisclosure, research, license, and other agreements involving the use, transfer, or ownership of intellectual property.
Assess and advise on IP risks and opportunities in the Hospital.
Advise and train Hospital staff on IP protection matters.
Provide IP due diligence support and manage filing of new creations.
Provide regular reports on IP protection.
Analyze and report opportunities for commercialization/utilization of IP.
Any other work-related duties assigned by your supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Innovation/ Entrepreneurship/ Project Management/ Technology Transfers or a related Degree from a recognized institution.
Computer literate.
Knowledge of relevant legislation regarding Copyright, IP Protection, Trademarks etc.
Knowledge of legislation and policies regarding IP Protection.
Knowledge of professional standards.
At least three (3) years of working experience in product development or related roles.

Soft Skills required for the job
Communication skills
Organizational skills
Observation skills
Analytical skills
How to apply
If your background and competencies match the specifications of the above positions, please apply online
via: www.kutrrh.go.ke/careers OR send hard copies of your Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and
Filled Application Form and Licence ONLY to the address below:

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi Kenya

For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – JOB REFERENCE
NUMBER. Please note that you must attach the Application Letter, CV, Filled Application Form, and license when you apply online via the portal.
The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 19th August 2022
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All successful candidates must fulfil the requirements of Chapter
Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, including.
• Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
• Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (for university graduates only)
• Tax Compliance Certificate from the KRA
• Clearance from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
• A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau

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