KUTRRH Innovation Officer (Product/Enterprise Development) – Jobs in Kenya

Position Summary
Reporting to the Supervisor, Medical Innovation and Accelerator Hub, the Innovations Officer
(Product/Enterprise Development) is responsible for implementation of innovative ideas, developing and
managing a product development lifecycle for innovations domiciled in the Innovations Section of the ICT
department at KUTRRH.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Overseeing the identification, development, testing/trials and production of new products from
innovations.
Evaluate ideas to ensure ideas are both technically and commercially viable.
Conduct market research to identify potential customers, clients and partners for the innovation
products emerging from the Hospital.
Advise innovators on opportunities and markets available for their products.
Determining cost efficient production methods.
Ensuring that new products comply with applicable local/international laws and regulations.
Collaborate with innovators to better understand the target market and overall business strategy.
Creation of documentation and manuals for innovation.
Provide regular reports on product/enterprise development/incorporation and management of
startups.
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 product development lifecycle.
Experience in commercialization of innovations.
Knowledge of professional standards.
At least three years of working experience in product development or related field.

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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