Graduate Trainee in Network Engineering (2 positions) – Job Reference No. 2001501

KENET invites suitable recent university graduates to apply for a one-year Graduate Trainee program (Graduate Trainee in Network Engineering and Operations) at KENET that aims to develop capacity in; Network Engineering, Information and Shared Services, and Communications areas.


  • Applicants must be degree holders from recognised universities in electrical engineering or equivalent (e.g., electronic engineering, telecommunications engineering). The applicants must be registered or be eligible for registration as graduate engineers with the Engineers Board of Kenya.

  • Must have (or expecting) Upper 2nd class honours & above qualification or its equivalent.

  • Must have graduated in at most the last two calendar years

  • Excellent oral and written technical communication skills in English languageDemonstrated high moral and ethical standards

The position shall be on a fixed contract term of one (1) year. At the end of one year, candidates will be given an opportunity to join KENET or member institutions. The graduate trainees in the category of network and systems administrators may be attached to member universities in different parts of the country, including Central, Eastern, North Eastern and Western Kenya for up to a period of six months as part of the training.

Interested and qualified persons should visit the KENET recruitment portal ( ) for detailed vacancy announcement and submission of applications. The applications should be submitted not later than February 13, 2015. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted to attend interviews at KENET within one month from the deadline for applications date.

KENET is an equal opportunity employer and promotes diversity. Female candidates as well as candidates from marginalized or semi-arid areas are encouraged to apply.

A competitive remuneration package commensurate with the position shall be offered to the successful candidates. 

NB: Applications submitted in hard copy format will not be considered