Africa Business Communities
Huawei kicks-off job recruitment program for Kenyan graduates

Huawei kicks-off job recruitment program for Kenyan graduates

Huawei Kenya has announced the launch of its management trainee program to facilitate the recruitment for jobs and internships targeting Kenyan university students.

About 30 jobs and internship opportunities will be available to Kenyan youth with advanced training in ICT.

The Huawei Management Trainee Program (HMTP), an annual Huawei global flagship programme that identifies and develops fresh talent in the STEM field, has trained 200 and absorbed 133 graduates in Kenya since its launch in 2018.

Fang Zheng, Human Resources Director of Huawei Kenya, said the company aims to tap top talents from Kenyan universities to boost its talent pool in Kenya, adding improving the digital skills of Kenyan youth is key to preparing them adequately for future jobs.

"Huawei is committed to investing in local ICT talent through full-time employment, internships and training programs and in supporting efforts by the government in achieving her digital economy goal.'' Zheng said.

''We will offer internships for four months consisting of one month of group learning about Huawei products and processes and three months of practical work in various departments to have hands-on experiences. We aim to equip the university graduates with ICT skills and offer them employment opportunities at the end of the training period, for those who will be successful,'' he added.

Speaking at the launch of the program at the University of Nairobi, Director of Education, Ministry of Education - State Department for Higher Education and Research, Mr. Paul Mungai said “As a government, we recognize and appreciate the work being done by Huawei in expanding the ICT space in Kenya. With programs such as Huawei ICT Academy, ICT Competition and Cybersecurity Boot-camps and Huawei management trainee program, the ICT local talent and broader ecosystem will be boosted," Mr. Mungai said.

Registration for the program ends on 31st May 2024.





Share this article