Kenya Labour Market Information System is a web-based portal whose purpose to improve access to and the quality of Labor Market Information (LMI) available to the general public to help different labor market participants make informed decisions. These labor market participants include students (prospective workers) who make career choices, and workers interested in available job opportunities.
KLMIS is a national system under the direct purview of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, State Department for Labour and Skills Development (Directorate of National Human Resoiurce Planning and Development) for the analysis of labour market trends and emerging human capital issues which will contribute to better human capital planning and effective labour market policies formulation. Labour Market Observatory Unit (Labour Market Information and Analysis Unit) within the Directorate of NHRP&D was established to centralize activities necessary to manage & develop KLMIS.
Development of KLMIS started in 2014 with the technical assistance from ILO. From 2016 KLMIS development both infrastructure and content has since received tremendous support through Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities Project (KYEOP) under improving of labour market support component.