Why Work
With Us

KFAS is always on the lookout for qualified dedicated people to be part of an inspiring team that works together to facilitate and advocate a culture of science technology and innovation for a sustainable Kuwait. We are looking for passionate people who want to influence their own development and environment. We are looking for inspiring people who can pursue their interests across functions and programs and contribute to the Science, Technology and Innovation scene in Kuwait. We are looking for team players, with excellent organization and communication skills who are attentive, flexible and adaptable.

Current Vacancies

Objective:

To process research proposals according to the research granting process, and ensure all proposals are screened, reviewed (internally and externally), approved and monitored in an efficient and timely manner as per policies and procedures governing the research grants program.  

The Position/Job Description:

  • Reports to Program Manager – Research Grants
  • Contribute to the maintenance of an effective internal research management system through providing recommendations on how the current system can be improved to increase efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Maintain updated information log of the program’s KPIs to enable the Program Manager to track the performance of the program.
  • Conduct assessment on all research proposals under the Research Grants Program within the specified timeframe of (including internal and international peer review), and follow up with research experts/advisory committees as well as peer reviewers.
  • Assist in the preparation of document/presentation that summarizes the large research grants proposal to be presented to the Research Funding Council for review and approval.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in science/ engineering
  • 3-5 years experience in science or research related fields
  • Experience in a research institution of a similar size and nature is desirable
  • For Kuwaiti Applicant

Objective:

Drive and Support the Professional Development Program department business objectives through sales, client management and building long term partnerships.

The Position/Job Description:

  • Support objectives and growth of the PDP department through successful B2B strategy
  • Ensure continuous understanding of industry changes and developments in learning and training (focus on e-learning)
  • Follow up with Key industries and news to understand market training and development demands in Kuwait and the ME region
  • The operational tasks for the PDP specialist is to identify and build relations with potential clients to introduce KFAS Academy and understand their training and development needs. Once identified, you will work with relevant departments to help create, develop and implement agreed solutions to meet the needs of KFAS Academy clients. Follow up to ensure successful implementation, client satisfaction and sustained interest and achieving set sales targets will be high priority for successful execution of the job role
  • Develop and grow a database of clients to sell KFAS Academy own inhouse developed courses.
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders for smooth and improved operations
  • Advise on customer feedback and operations to help improve and develop customer experience

Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in field related to business, management or training or Engineering
  • Client relationship
  • Account Management
  • 1-3 years’ experience in sales
  • Training Industry background is a bonus

Objective:

To assist in the implementation of the flagship projects program and ensure the processes involved in executing the pilots projects, assigned projects and the outreach activities are conducted in an efficient and timely manner as per policies and procedures governing the flagship projects program.

The Position/Job Description:


  • Reports to Program Manager – Flagship Projects
  • Maintain updated information log of the program’s KPIs to enable the Program Manager to track the performance of the program.
  • Execute program activities according to approved work plans, budgets, and KPIs.
  • Conduct administrative and coordination activities to assist the implementation of the pilot projects, including the appointment of the Project Manager, Technical Consultant and Steering Committee to ensure the pilot projects are executed smoothly.
  • Assist in the development of outreach programs and activities with the aim to promote awareness on KFAS’s contribution to the national research community amongst key stakeholders

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in science/ engineering
  • 3-5 years experience in science or research related fields
  • Experience in a research institution of a similar size and nature is desirable
  • For Kuwaiti Applicant