KALRO Recruitment 2022/2023 Application Form Portal

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KALRO Recruitment 2022… Do you wish to apply for Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) Recruitment 2022? If yes, then this informative article is for you. You will be given detailed information about Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) Recruitment 2022, Requirements and How To Apply.

The national blue print Vision 2030 recognizes the role of research in technology generation and the creation of new knowledge; all of which are vital in national development. Vision 2030 also places great importance on value addition in agriculture and livestock as a means of raising rural household incomes as captured by the sector’s driving strategy, the Agricultural Sector Development Strategy 2010-2020.

In implementing the second medium-term plan the Kenya Government reformed the National Agricultural Research Systems through the creation of the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO). Its formation was aimed at restructuring agricultural and livestock research into a dynamic, innovative, responsive, and well-coordinated system driven by a common vision and goal.

KALRO is a corporate body created under the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Act of 2013 to establish a suitable legal and institutional framework for the coordination of agricultural research in Kenya.

The Commission seeks to recruit qualified and competent staff to fill the below vacant positions;

Job Title: Research Technician (16 Positions)

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: Diploma

Location: Nairobi

Job Field: Agriculture / Agro-Allied

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collecting, recording and compiling research data;
  • Ensuring the safety of raw data collected;
  • Maintaining research facilities, trials and sites;
  • Sampling and accurately recording data;
  • Administering research questionnaires;
  • Maintaining scientific research tools;
  • Maintaining and monitoring health of research animals and crops;
  • Preparing field trial sites;
  • Recording and reporting observations during experiments; and
  • Ensuring cleanliness and maintenance of research equipment.

Job Requirements

  • Have a Diploma /Higher Diploma in any of the following disciplines: General Agriculture; Agricultural Extension and Community Development; Crop
  • Protection; Meteorology Irrigation and Drainage; Sugar Agronomy;
  • Agriculture and Biotechnology; Animal Production and Health Management;
  • Horticulture; Animal Health Management; Agribusiness Management and Marketing; Food Science and Nutrition; Home Economics; Nutrition and
  • Dietetics; Postharvest Technology; Dairy Technology; Agricultural Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
  • Have a Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.

Job Title: Research Technologists (14 Positions)

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Location: Nairobi

Job Field: Agriculture / Agro-Allied

Job Reference Number: KALRO/RES/TECHNO/II

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carrying out specialized laboratory analysis by following approved methodologies;
  • Preparing laboratory reagents;
  • Processing and analyzing samples and specimens;
  • Ensuring adherence to good laboratory practices for accuracy and reliability of data and safety of operations;
  • Indexing and processing experimental data.
  • Maintaining of equipment logbooks and research notebooks;
  • Complying with approved laboratory standards;
  • Complying with occupational Health and Safety regulations in the laboratory;
  • Carrying out laboratory tests to produce reliable and precise data to support
  • Scientific investigations; and Compiling and submitting laboratory research reports.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Biochemistry; Analytical
  • Chemistry and Instrumentation; Medical Laboratory Technology; Biomedical
  • Sciences; Agriculture; Biotechnology; Animal Health and Production;
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology; Industrial Chemistry; Animal Science; Dairy
  • Technology and Management; Horticulture; Chemistry; Food Science and
  • Technology; Range Management; Veterinary Medicine; Microbiology and
  • Biotechnology; Animal Health, Production and Processing; Science or
  • equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
  • Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution.
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.

Job Title: Research Scientists (68 Positions)

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Location: Nairobi

Job Field: Data Science / Research

Job Reference Number: KALRO/RES/SCE/II

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collecting and collating research data;
  • Compiling and generating simple field and laboratory reports;
  • Administering research questionnaires;
  • Laying out experimental trials;
  • Administering experimental protocols and schedules;
  • Maintaining laboratory and field notebooks;
  • Participating in outreach activities;
  • Keeping accurate reports of work undertaken;
  • Ensuring the safety of research data;
  • Complying with Standard Operating Procedures.

Job Requirements

  • Have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines:
  • Biochemistry; Chemistry; Botany; Zoology; Physics; Agriculture; Environmental
  • Science; Natural Resource Management; Animal Health and Production;
  • Agriculture Education and Extension; Crop Improvement and Protection;
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology; Applied Biology; Agribusiness Management;
  • Agricultural Economics; Agricultural Engineering; Animal Science; Dairy
  • Technology and Management; Horticulture; Food Science and Technology; Land
  • Resource Planning and Management; Soil, Water and Environmental
  • Engineering; Range Management; Agroecosystems and Environment; Veterinary
  • Medicine; Agrometeorology; Microbiology; Biotechnology; Biometrics;
  • Statistics, Applied Statistics; Crop Protection; Sociology; Anthropology; Gender;
  • Nutrition and Dietetics; Agriculture Modelling; Informatics or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Have a certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Have good analytical skills; and Be a Team player.

Job Title: Laboratory Technicians (12 Positions)

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: Diploma

Location: Nairobi

Job Field: Medical / Healthcare

Job Reference Number: KALRO/LAB/TEC/II

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparing samples and specimens for laboratory analysis;
  • Implementing laboratory work schedules;
  • Observing good laboratory practices for accuracy and reliability of data and safety operations;
  • Undertaking cleaning and sterilizing of laboratory glassware and apparatus;
  • Cleaning cages, pens, trays, equipment and fittings;
  • Preparing culture media and reagents;
  • Preparing and training animals for laboratory experiments;
  • Carrying out laboratory analysis by following approved methodologies; and
  • Logging in equipment logbook

Job Requirements

  • Have a Diploma /Higher Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Applied
  • Biology; Medical Laboratory Technology; Chemistry (Analytical, Applied, Industrial); Food Science and Technology; Biotechnology; Crop Protection;
  • Sugar Technology; Chemical Processing Technology; Chemical Engineering;
  • Agriculture and Biotechnology; Food Science and Nutrition; Dairy
  • Technology; Animal Health or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
  • Have a Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.

Job Title: Engineering Technicians II (3 positions)

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Location: Nairobi

Job Field: Engineering / Technical

Job Reference Number: KALRO/ENG/TEC/II

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry out routine schedule maintenance works and ensure the systems run continuously and effectively;
  • Diagnose break down of plant and equipment to detect faults and devise appropriate repair mechanism;
  • Repair breakdown of infrastructure, plant and equipment by fitting in spare parts to minimize the down time of plant and equipment wear and tear;
  • Train equipment users in proper operation and use of equipment to ensure optimal output is achieved by the users and minimize incidences of breakdown arising from misuse;
  • Participate in equipment specification preparation and tender evaluation to verify compliance of order and to select the lowest evaluated bidder;
  • Control maintenance tools and equipment to ensure the tools are in good condition and prevent any losses;
  • Carry out quality inspection on jobs and services to ensure compliance with standards.

Job Requirements

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: -Electrical,
  • Building and Construction, Civil, Mechanical, Electronic/Computer, Irrigation & Drainage Engineering or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Have Computer application skills;
  • Be registered by the Engineers Registration Board or Member of the Institute of Engineers of Kenya;
  • Have good analytical and diagnostic skills;
  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Fulfill the requirements of chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya.

Job Title: Clinician (1 position)

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Location: Nairobi

Job Field: Medical / Healthcare

Job Reference Number: KALRO/CLC/OFF/II

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attending to patients;
  • Diagnosing and treating patient’s ailments in the Organization’s clinics;
  • Planning and conducting primary health care activities;
  • Attending to patients and referring them for further medical attention, where necessary;
  • Counselling of patients in the clinic;
  • Providing routine patient care and support, including health education; and
  • Maintaining appropriate staff records.

Job Requirements

  • Certificate in Clinical Medicine or Community Health Services from a recognized institution;
  • Registration Certificate from the Clinical Officers’ Council;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • High integrity and confidentiality; and
  • Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;
  • Fulfilment of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya.

Job Title: Telephone Operators and Receptionists (5 Positions)

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Location: Nairobi

Job Field: Engineering / Technical

Job Reference Number: KALRO/REC/TEL/OPT/II

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recording and confirming appointments;
  • Recording visitor’s personal details;
  • Receiving and guiding visitors;
  • Issuing visitors passes;
  • Handling routine enquiries;
  • Making, receiving and directing telephone calls; and
  • Logging calls in the telephone calls register.

Job Requirements

  • Certificate in Public Relations and Customer Care; Customer Service; Front
  • Office; Telephone Operators Occupation Tests/PABX or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Have certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;
  • Be fluent in both oral, written English and Kiswahili; and
  • Have basic sign language;
  • Fulfill requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya.

Job Title: Supply Chain Management Assistant II

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: Diploma

Location: Nairobi

Job Field: Procurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain

Job Reference Number: KALRO/SCM/ASST/II

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receiving and issuing stores;
  • Generating Goods Received Notes (GRN);
  • Sorting, dispatching and filling invoices and other documents;
  • Capturing and processing stores data;
  • Complying with Procurement Act;
  • Preparing requisitions for stocks replenishment; and
  • Monitoring the movement of stores

Job Requirements

  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies OR Chartered Institute of Purchasing and
  • Supplies (CIPS) Final or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in Computer applications from a recognized institution;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Fulfill requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya.

How To Apply

Interested candidates who possess the necessary qualification and experience to send their application, curriculum vitae, and copies of certificates, quoting the Job Reference No., all in HARD COPY, to;

The Director-General,

Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization

Kaptagat Road, Loresho, P.O. Box 57811 – 00200

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE JOB ADVERT

Application Deadline: 28 April, 2022

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  1. humphrey muteti says:

    Thanks

  2. Chebet Faith says:

    Thank you for the information.keep keep updating us

  3. Felix says:

    Thanks for the information. When is the form likely to be out, dear?

  4. EDWIN MUNENE KAIMENYI says:

    Fine let’s wait for the form.

  5. Naomi wangari gatimu says:

    Thanks for information

  6. Francis Onyango says:

    Thank you for the information, please keep updating us!

  7. Mary Mwangi says:

    Thank you for the update

  8. Focus Muema says:

    Thanks for informing us

  9. william odhiambo says:

    Thenx for that , am waiting

  10. Kelvin Wafula says:

    Thank you for the update, waiting for the vacancies

  11. Lydia Kaliti Mutia says:

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  12. FIDO ORAWO says:

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  13. Vicky Jebichii Kipngok says:

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  14. Lycia mande says:

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  15. Mercy kitui says:

    Thanks waiting for the form

  16. Benson Musyoka Ndonye says:

    Thanks, keep on updating

  17. Mary Cynthia says:

    Thank you for the information, we’ll be waiting for the forms

  18. Fuad hamud says:

    Thanks for the information

  19. Justus Rotich says:

    Thanks for information waiting

  20. 0798322849 says:

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  21. Dianah Nyere says:

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  22. Emma Auma Adoyo says:

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  23. Abdikarim Hassan says:

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  24. Daniel makau says:

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  25. MERCY CHELIMO says:

    Thank you, waiting!

  26. Kibet Ngeno Benard says:

    Thanks for the information, eagerly waiting for the forms

  27. mwaka Jones says:

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  28. Faith kosgei says:

    Thanks for the update

  29. Dennis says:

    thank you for this information , aspiring for your company.

  30. Rosemary Atieno says:

    Thanks for the updates,just waiting for the forms

  31. Emmanuel Kimaru says:

    Thank you

  32. MARK KARIUKI NJOROGE says:

    Thanks for the information

  33. STANLEY ESUKUKU says:

    Where is the application form

  34. GERALDINE KIMUTAI says:

    THANK YOU,

  35. Nancy Jemeli lagat says:

    Kind regards

  36. Prestone bett says:

    Are the application forms out

  37. Mercy says:

    Thanks keep on updating on job opportunities

  38. Denis Rioba says:

    The message is home. Waiting for the Form to pop up. Thank you

  39. Mirriam Chepngetich says:

    Thankyou for the information. I have worked with KALRO and its my desire to work with you once more. Eagerly waiting for the updates.

  40. Beth mugo Muthoni says:

    Thanks for the information waiting for the updates

  41. Chivatsi Tsory says:

    Thank so much, waiting for the updates

  42. amos kipkorir ngeno says:

    Amos from KERICHO. Thanks and patiently waiting for your update

  43. Geoffrey odhiambo owuor says:

    Thank for the information

  44. makotsi says:

    WEBSITE FOR APPLICATION

  45. Jane Sitienei says:

    Thank you for the information

  46. ELIUD EKAMAIS says:

    Website for application please!

  47. wesonga bonface says:

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  48. felix says:

    research technician doesnt have job refference

  49. Centrine says:

    When is the deadline please help….

  50. SIMON says:

    Karlo my dream place to be..
    Applied waiting for the updates

  51. luas wahome says:

    I am a plant operator and driver can i get employed in your company

  52. lytha says:

    is there an application form?

  53. gmoo2021 says:

    Online application is the most appropriate and economical,,,kindly work on that

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