The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA), a State Corporation under the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works was established under the Kenya Roads Act, 2007 and charged with the mandate to manage, develop, rehabilitate and maintain national roads.
In order to carry out this mandate effectively, the Authority wishes to fill the following vacant positions with creative, proactive, visionary and tenacious Kenyan citizens with the ability to quickly adapt to a dynamic work environment.
TheKenol–Sagana–Marua Road is part of “ The Great North Road/TransAfrican
Highway No.4” from Cairo in Egypt through Addis Ababa,Nairobi,Dodoma,Lusaka,and
Gaborone to Cape Town in South Africa.
The project road forms a significant section of the corridor connecting the Port of Mombasa to Addis Ababa,through Nairobi,Isiolo and Moyale.
The project road is 84km in length. The road traverses four counties namely Muranga, Machakos,Kirinyaga and Nyeri.
The road starts at the junction with B25 (Kenol) and runs northerly through the trading centres of Makutano (JunctionA2/B24),Sagana, Karatina before terminating at Marua (JunctionA2/B21).
The training component entails support to the youth currently residing along the project road and who have no formal training. The Programme shall select individuals to be trained in local Kenyan Technical Training Institutions to enhance their skills to secure gain fulemployment thereafter.
The proposed training program is also aimed at building the youth economic capabilities through self-development.
Applications may be submitted by those who meet the following criteria: –
i. Basic Criteria for Selection for Vocational Skills Training
a) Must be Aged between 18 and 35 years old with no formal training at Diploma level or
b) Persons who are able to read and write with KCSE or KCPE Certificates;
c) Persons who may have dropped out of school with no formal training;
d) Consideration of the applicants from low income families and those living in informal
settlements within the counties traversed by the project road;
e) Should be a resident of either Nyeri, Kirinyaga or Murang’a Counties.
ii. Preference will be given to:
a) Youth who are orphaned and/or those from single parenthood families;
b) Young single mothers who meet the qualifications;
c) Applicants who are categorized as persons living with disability;
d) Residents within the sub-counties traversed by the project.
- APPLICATION FORMS
Application forms can be downloaded from the KeNHA Website (www.kenha.co.ke/) or hard
copies collected at the KeNHA Nyeri Regional Offices in Nyeri (located at Ministry of Works
Building), or at the Kirinyaga County Commissioner’s office or at the Murang’a County
Commissioner’s office and they are free of charge.
- SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
Application forms by the interested youth MUST be stamped by the Area Chief or Assistant
County Commissioner as a verification of the residency status of the applicant.
The duly filled applications should be dropped at the KeNHA Nyeri Regional Offices in Nyeri
(located at Ministry of Works Building), or at the Kirinyaga County Commissioner’s office or at
the Murang’a County Commissioner’s office by close of business on Tuesday 3
2020 at 5:00pm. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.
- SELECTION PROCEDURES AND AWARDING OF SCHOLARSHIPS
All received application letters will be evaluated against the key indicators. The output of this
vetting process will be a list of youth applicants to be endorsed for training.
Scholarships shall be awarded on the basis of a comparative evaluation of the applications
submitted, of the requirements met, and of the criteria relating to the merit established according
to a specific evaluation chart. The scholarship shall cover tuition fees and accommodation only.
Successful candidates shall be enrolled in phases to their respective institutions.
Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.
All inquiries should be addressed to:
Kenya National Highways Authority
P.O. BOX 49712 – 00100
Attn: Eng. Daniel .S. Cherono
See details below
SCHOLARSHIPS (Call for Applications)
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