AUTHORITY OF KENYA YOUNG PROFESSIONALS PROGRAMME (YPP) 2020

DEADLINE: OCTOBER 14TH 2019

OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS: FIVE (5) POSITIONS

AUTHORITY OF KENYA YOUNG PROFESSIONALS PROGRAMME (YPP) 2020

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.

The Authority runs a one (1) year Young Professionals Programme (YPP) to expose the participants to the Competition Policy and Law Enforcement with the objective of motivating and thereof deepening interest and capacity in this field.
The Authority invites applications from suitably qualified applicants for the Calendar year 2020.

Qualifications.

Applicants MUST have a minimum of a Masters Degree in Law, Economics or Business related course from a recognized University and Must be below thirty (30) years of age.

Terms and Conditions

The successful candidate will be under a one (1) year training contract and will be paid a monthly stipend. At the end of the programme, all Young Professionals will be required to write a paper on Competition Policy and Law prior to issuance of a certificate. Successful professionals may be absorbed into the permanent workforce of the Authority depending on the availability of a vacancy.

Requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to obtain and submit copies of clearance certificates from the following Agencies during the interview:
i. Kenya Revenue Authority(KRA) ii. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) iii. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission(EACC) iv. Criminal Investigations Department (DCI) v. Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

How to apply

Interested applicants meeting the above requirements are advised to submit their applications to:
The Director General Competition Authority of Kenya

P.O Box 36265-00200 NAIROBI Or;

Email: [email protected] or; CAK Recruitment Portal http://jobs.cak.go.ke:802 or; Drop Point: Kenya Railways HQs Block D Ground Floor.

The applications should include: i. Application letter; ii. Detailed CV; iii. Copy of National Identification Card; iv. Certified copies of Academic and Professional Certificates; and v. Names and contacts (telephone and e-mail) of three (3) professional referees.

Applications close on 14th October, 2019 at 1700hrs. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Competition Authority of Kenya is “An equal Opportunity Employer” Women and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply

“Canvassing in any form shall lead to automatic disqualification”

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