Welcome to the KIRDI Careers Portal

KIRDI is an equal opportunity employer and  committed to providing equal opportunity in employment, access and the provision of all our mandate nationally. This commitment applies regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, age, on-the-job injury or sexual orientation. Employment decisions are made without consideration of these or any other factors that employers are prohibited by law from considering.

Candidates with relevant experience and expertise who are interested in joining the ranks of the organization are encouraged to submit applications to any specific roles that may be advertised in the print media or this platform from time to time. However students seeking Industrial Attachment may apply at any time being specific on their areas of interest. Interested candidates may also make blind applications whose information shall be captured and maintained in the organization's people database for potential consideration as and when vacancies arise and are advertised through the print media or this platform.

 How to Apply

The first step in your application is very straightforward. Find a vacancy that suits your interests and qualifications. Once you've found a position in the vacancies kindly follow the provided instructions.

 Unless so otherwise advised; applications will be addressed to:


The Director

Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute,

Post Office Box 30650 - 00100



It is clarified that upon making of any such application for a job at the Institute, whether solicited or unsolicited, only successful applicants can be/will be acknowledged or contacted.