Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) Director Competition Management Jobs in Kenya

Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) Director Competition Management Jobs in Kenya


  • The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) is the regulatory authority for the ICT industry in Kenya with responsibilities in telecommunications, e-commerce, broadcasting and postal/courier services.

  • CA is also responsible for managing the country’s numbering and frequency spectrum resources, administering the Universal Service Fund (USF) as well as safeguarding the interests of users of ICT services.

  • The Authority is seeking to recruit a highly competent, proactive and self-driven individual to fill the following position:

    Key Responsibilities

  • Reporting to Senior Director/Competition, Consumer Protection and Education Awareness, the duties and responsibilities of this position shall entail:

  • Advising Management and the Board on relevant interventions to correct market failure;

  • Advising Management and the Board on enhancement of the economic regulatory mechanisms and strategy;

  • Initiating development and enforcement of the market competition policy, regulations and guidelines;

  • Contributing to the development and review of policy, regulatory and legal frameworks;

  • Initiating development of pricing policies /frameworks and mechanisms to ensure services are affordable;

  • Undertaking ICT market studies, statistical and policy analysis to inform regulatory decisions and interventions;

  • Collecting and analyzing data for sectoral regulation and prepare statutory and Statistical Reports;

  • Liaising locally, regionally/internationally on ICT technical/regulatory issues;

  • Developing and providing ICT sector inputs for inclusion in national and international policy bulletins and reports

  • Responsible for domesticating and implementing relevant international Treaties and agreements with regard to ICT services.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

    The successful applicant should meet the following specifications: –

  • Bachelors Degree in any of the following: Applied and Physical Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business related fields, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Masters Degree in any of the following: Applied and Physical Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business related fields, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • At least Twelve (12) years relevant work experience in Public Service or Private Sector, four (4) of which must be in a management position;

  • A Management Course lasting not less than Four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

  • Member of a relevant professional body and in
    good standing where applicable;

  • Proficiency in computer applications;

  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

    Key Competencies and Skills

    The key competencies and skills required for this position are:-

  • Analytical skills

  • Strong communication and reporting skills

  • Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills

  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills

  • Team player

  • Integrity

    Terms and Conditions of Service

  • The Authority will offer competitive package in line with the Public Service Guidelines.

  • The appointments shall be for a five (5) year Contract, renewable subject to satisfactory performance.

    Documents to be Submitted

  • Interested applicants for this position must submit the following documents

  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

  • Certificate of clearance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

  • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) and

  • Duly filled and stamped Self Declaration /Clearance Form from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

  • The Self-Declaration form from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) should indicate the position of “Director/Competition Management” for Communications Authority of Kenya.

  • Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted and invited for interviews.

    How to Apply

  • Applicants are invited to submit applications by 26th October 2021, 5.00 p.m. East African Time.

  • Applications quoting Ref: CA/DCM/HCA2021 for the Position of Director/Competition Management should be emailed to recruitment@ca.go.ke or the hard copy delivered in clearly marked envelope addressed to:

    Director General
    Communications Authority of Kenya
    CA Centre, Waiyaki Way
    P.O. Box 14448
    Nairobi-00800

  • CA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

  • Canvassing in any form or failure to attach any of the stipulated documents shall lead to automatic disqualification.


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