You can now apply for the Huawei Kenya management trainee program

Huawei Kenya has announced the launch of its management trainee program. The program which facilitates recruitment targeting Kenyan university students will see about 30 youth get jobs and internship opportunities at Huawei.

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

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.

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.

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