Scientific Officer (Intern)

Vacancy Announcement

Kenya Meteorological Society (KMS) is a professional Association that promotes the Science of Meteorology and its applications in the relevant socio-economic sectors for sustainable development.

 In pursuit of its mission and guided by the vision of enhancing the science of meteorology and its applications, the Society is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate to fill the post of Scientific Officer (Intern).

Duties will include:

  • General Management of the KMS Office;
  • Acting on routine correspondence on KMS matters, as well as ensuring that follow up actions are taken appropriately;
  • Management and update of the KMS website;
  • Support the KMS Journal and Bulletin team;
  • Preparation of the schedule of activities of KMS in consultation with the KMS Secretary;
  • Preparation, in consultation with relevant committees, for Meetings, Seminars, Workshops, Forums, Conferences and Symposia organized by the Society;
  • Reporting to the KMS Secretary any pertinent issues regarding the operations of the KMS Secretariat;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Chairman or Secretary of the Society.



Successful applicants must have the following:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology;
  • Training / competency  in Information Communication and Technology (ICT);
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision;
  • Working experience in a busy office will be an added advantage

 The applicant should be available for a period of at least 2 years

How to apply: Send copies of your application letter, your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of the relevant certificates as a single document, so as to reach the secretariat by Friday 25th of January, 2019. 

All Correspondences to be addressed to; The Chair, Kenya Meteorological Society


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