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  • Posted: Jun 22, 2020
    Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
  • Established in January 1978 under an Act of Parliament, KPA is mandated to manage and operate the Port of Mombasa and all scheduled seaports along Kenya’s coastline that include Lamu, Malindi, Kilifi, Mtwapa, Kiunga, Shimoni, Funzi and Vanga. In addition, the Authority manages Inland Waterways as well as Inland Container Depots at Embakasi, Eldoret and...
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    KPA Internship Advert June 18, 2020

    Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development & Public Works. Its mandate is to maintain, operate, improve and regulate all sea and inland waterway ports in Kenya.It is responsible for the operation and management of the Port of Mombasa and other small seaports like Lamu, Malindi, Kilifi, Mtwapa, Kiunga, Shimoni, Funzi and Vanga; the Inland Container Depots in Nairobi, Naivasha and Kisumu, as well as liaison offices in Kampala, Kigali and Bujumbura that cater for transit countries.

    The Authority’s Mission is “to provide efficient and competitive port services to facilitate global trade”.

    Our Vision is to become “World Class Ports of Choice”.

    Our core values are Customer Focus, Integrity, Team Work, Care and Innovation.

    The Authority is extremely dedicated in equipping young adults with skills needed in the modern business world and giving them an exposure of a workplace environment.

    In this regard, Kenya Ports Authority is pleased to announce the following fifty (50) internship vacancies for a maximum period of one year (12 months) with effect from July 2020.

    1 Container Terminal Engineering 4
    2 Container Terminal & Conventional Cargo Operations 4
    3 Information, Communication & Technology 2
    4 Conventional Cargo Engineering 4
    5 Port Electrical Engineering 4
    6 Civil Engineering 4
    7 Marine Engineering 4
    8 Financial Accounting 2
    9 Safety Branch 2
    10 Procurement &Supplies 2
    11 Port Logistics 2
    12 Human Resources 4
    13 Legal Services 2
    14 Civil Engineering, Projects Development & Management 4
    15 Insurance 2
    16 Corporate Development 1
    17 Corporate Affairs 1
    18 Marketing 1
    19 Administration 1
      TOTAL 50

    Eligibility Criteria

    To qualify, an applicant must;

    • Be a kenyan citizen not over the age of 34years
    • Be an unemployed graduate from a recognized training institution who has completed a relevant diploma/degree course from a recognized institution and has not been exposed to work experience related to their area of study
    • Not have benefited from a similar internship program 4. Not have exited from formal employment

    Applications for internship should be supported by the applicant’s university/ college or related institution’s records/certificates/transcripts.

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants should submit their applicationsstrictly on-line by visiting the Kenya Ports Authority Careers Portal default.aspx. Applications should be received not later than 30thJune 2020.
    Rashid K Salim IEng IMarEng  AG. MANAGING DIRECTOR


    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Ports Authority on to apply
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