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Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI), a State Corporation under the Ministry of Mining, Blue Economy and Maritime Affairs,   State Department for Blue Economy and Fisheries, was established by an Act of parliament (The Science and Technology Act Cap. 250 of the Laws of Kenya of 1979) which has since been repealed by The Science, Technology and Innovation Act No.28 of 2013.

KMFRI’s mandate is to undertake research in “marine and freshwater fisheries, aquaculture, environmental and ecological studies, and marine research including chemical and physical oceanography”, in order to provide scientific data and information for sustainable development of the Blue Economy. The Institute is also mandated to cooperate with other organizations and institutions of higher learning in training programmes and on matters of relevant research.

The Institute has Research Centers and Stations located at Mombasa, Kisumu, Naivasha, Baringo, Kegati, Sangoro, Sagana, Turkana, Mutonga, Shimoni, a research substation at Gazi and the Nairobi liaison office.

KMFRI is seeking to recruit externally self-motivated professionals who are team players to fill the following vacant positions within her approved staff establishment:

KMF/.2 Senior ICT Officer (ERP Software Consultant)  – KMFRI Grade 6 (1 Post) 

Remuneration & Benefits

  • Basic Salary Scale: KShs. 87,098 – KShs. 113,228 P.M.;
  • House Allowance: KShs. 28,000 P.M.
  • Commuter Allowance: KShs. 8,000 P.M.
  • Annual Leave Allowance: KShs. 6,000 P.A.
  • Medical Cover & Other Allowances: As provided by KMFRI
  • Terms of Service: Temporary Appointment (12 Months)

Duties and responsibilities of the officer entail;

  • Dynamics 365 Business Central Developer, will provide objective advice, expertise and specialist skills in Microsoft Dynamics and will be responsible for delivering innovative solutions using cutting edge technology;
  • Work closely with user departments to understand their business processes, requirements and key objectives.
  • Document detailed design and technical specifications to set the stage for solid delivery.
  • Design and develop business solutions within Dynamics Business Central in liaison with the external service provider.
  • Provide integration development to external systems and provide development.
  • Support services for the systems that have been deployed (AppSource).
  • Adhere to the design and implementation of development best practices.
  • Any other duty assigned by the supervisor.


  • A minimum of an undergraduate with a Computer Science degree or IT-related.
  • Have expert knowledge (5 years+) in both Dynamics 365 Business Central and previous NAV releases.
  • Demonstrable experience leading consulting engagements with strong stakeholder management and customer-focused approach.
  • Full understanding of Dynamics 365 AL and C/side.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Cloud and Power Platform is desirable.
  • Knowledge of Azure development and services is desirable.
  • Requiring a flexible individual who may be needed to work beyond the official working hours, including weekends.
  • There may also be occasional travel to the field offices.

 Key Competencies and skills

  • Analytical skills;
  • Good communication and reporting skills; and
  • Good interpersonal skills.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the KMFRI Job Application Form, attach their testimonials, certificates, copy of their National Identification Card (ID) and Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Submit their applications both in HARD and SOFT COPY, and envelopes containing the documents should clearly be marked with the position applied for and sent to the address below not later than Monday, 17th July 2023.

The Director General,
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute,
P. O. Box 81651 – 80100,
Silos Road, English Point, Mkomani,
Mombasa, KENYA

  • Note: SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES in compliance with the Chapter Six of the Constitution will be required to present originals of the following documents:


  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Clearance/Compliance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Clearance from recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)


  • Only SHORTLISTED CANDIDATESwill be contacted and shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates during the interviews.
  • Any canvassing will lead toAUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION.


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