Huawei kicks-off Job Recruitment Program for Kenyan Graduates


NAIROBI, May 23, 2024 – Huawei Kenya has announced the launch of its management trainee program to facilitate the recruitment for jobs and internship targeting Kenyan university students.

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

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 commended the ongoing collaboration between Huawei and various universities and technical colleges through various programmes that continues to boost digital skills among Kenyan youth and hasten realization of the country’s quest to become a knowledge economy powerhouse.

“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.

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. 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. Our aim is 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,” Zheng said.

Thanking Huawei for choosing University of Nairobi to launch the graduate trainee program, the Dean of Students Office at the University of Nairobi Mr. Johnson Kinyua said that career and internship opportunities are key to improving competence and visibility of ICT graduates.

Registration for the program themed ‘The Sky Is the Limit’, ends on 31st May 2024.

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