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  • Posted: May 25, 2021
    Deadline: Jun 7, 2021
  • The Competition Authority of Kenya (the Authority) is a Statutory Agency established under the Competition Act No.12 of 2010. The Authority’s mandate is to promote and safeguard competition and also protect consumers from unfair and misleading market conduct.
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    Legal Officer

    Ref No. CAK/01.05/2021

     Job Description

    1. Undertaking Legal research;
    2. Carrying out Legal Audits;
    3. Ensuring proper filing of legal documents;
    4. Attending court, filling in the court attendance forms and drafting court updates for submission to the Senior Legal Officer;
    5. Vetting and Drafting of contracts, leases and other conveyance documents;
    6. Reviewing of proposed legislation and assessing their impact on competition;
    7. Preparing legal opinions for review and approval by the Senior Legal Officer;
    8. Drafting Gazette Notices and Legal Notices for review and approval by the Senior Legal Officer;
    9. Undertaking research and review of existing laws that impact on the Authority’s core functions;
    10. Preparing pleadings on behalf of the Authority to be filed in the law courts and the Competition Tribunal;
    11. Attending court and appearing on behalf of the Authority before the law courts and the Competition Tribunal;
    12. Assisting in the updating of the staff Conflict of Interest Register, Non conformities Register and Legal Opinion Register;
    13. Assisting in the updating the ISO Legal Department processes; and
    14. Tracking Parliamentary Order Papers to track progression of statutory amendments relevant to the Authority’s operations.

    Job Specifications

    Academic qualifications

    Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

    1. Post graduate diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law
    2. Admission to the Roll of Advocates of the High Court of Kenya.
    3. Membership of Law Society of Kenya;
    4. Possession of Valid Practicing Certificate;

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    Internal Auditor

    Ref No. CAK/02.05/2021

     Job Description

    1. Carrying out audit tests on internal controls in accounting, administration, information systems and operational procedures;
    2. Preparing audit reports;
    3. Preparing risk based audit plans, programmes and schedules;
    4. Examining and evaluating the Authority’s internal controls to ascertain their adequacy and make recommendations for improvement;
    5. Reviewing the ICT security policies, standards, procedures and controls ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information assets;
    6. Performing information control reviews of internal control procedures including system development standards, operating procedures, system security, programming controls, communication controls, back up and disaster recovery and systems maintenance;
    7. Coordinating the updating and review of the department’s Quality Management Systems (QMS) and Information Management System (ISMS);
    8. Identifies opportunities for process improvement in IT policies and practices;
    9. Preparing audit reports and working papers to ensure that adequate documentation exists to support the completed audit conclusions;
    10. Documenting audit working and paper files;
    11. Following up on implementation of audit recommendations and reporting on the same;
    12. Performing adhoc audit assignments; and
    13. Providing support to external auditors.

    Job Specifications

    Academic qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in Commerce ( Accounting/Finance) or other recognized equivalent qualifications

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

    • Certified Public Accountant (CPAK) and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and/or
    • ACCA.
    • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and/or Certified Information Security Management
    • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) as an added advantage;

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants who meet the above requirements are advised to submit their applications to:

    Director General
    Competition Authority of Kenya
    P.O Box 36265 – 00200


    Email: [email protected] or; log into the Authority’s Recruitment Portal or; Drop Point: Kenya Railways HQ’s, Block “D” ground floor,

    The application shall include:

    1. Application letter;
    2. Detailed CV;
    3. Copy of National Identification Card;
    4. Certified copies of Academic and Professional certificates; and
    5. Names and contacts (telephone and e-mail) of three (3) professional referees.

    Applications close on 7th June, 2021 at 1700hrs. Only applications with all the required attachments will be considered.

    Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

     The Competition Authority of Kenya is “An ALL Inclusive Employer”

    Canvassing of any form will lead to automatic disqualification. 

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