The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner is an office established by section 5 (i) of the Data Protection Act, 2019. It is designated as a State Office in accordance with Article 260 (q) of the Constitution.
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 6(2) of the Data Protection Act, the Public Service Commission seeks to nominate persons to be considered for appointment to the post of Data Commissioner.
The Commission hereby invites applications from suitably qualified Kenyans who may wish to be considered for nomination.
For appointment to this post, a candidate must:
Duties and Responsibilities
The Functions of the Office of the Data Commissioner are provided in Section 8(1) of the Data Protection Act and shall include:
Terms of Service
The Data Commissioner shall be appointed for a single term of six (6) years and shall not be eligible for a re-appointment
The Data Commissioner shall be paid a monthly gross remuneration package of Kshs.621,500.00 per month fixed for the term of office
Medical and other benefits are as provided in the Gazette Notice No. 6516 of 7th July, 2017.
Candidates may submit manual (hard copy) or electronic (online) applications.
All applications should be submitted together with detailed curriculum vitae, a copy of ID/Passport, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and any other relevant supporting documents.
Manual applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked:
Application for the position of Data Commissioner” and delivered to:
Public Service Commission
4th Floor, Commission House
Off Harambee Avenue
P.O Box 30095-00100 Nairobi.
Online applications may be submitted via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications should reach the Public Service Commission on or before 14th April. 2020 latest by 5.00 p.m. (East African time)
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