Director General Jobs Vacancy – Communications Authority of Kenya

Director General Jobs Vacancy – Communications Authority of Kenya


  • The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) is the regulatory agency responsible for facilitating the development of the Information, Communications and Technology sector, including broadcasting, multi-media, telecommunications, postal and courier services, cyber-security and electronic commerce.

  • The Authority is seeking to recruit a competent individual to fill the position of the Director General.

  • The Director General shall be the Chief Executive Office and Secretary to the Board and shall bear the responsibility for the day-to-day management of the Authority.

    Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Director General shall:

  • Manage the day-to-day business of the Authority,

  • Provide overall leadership to the Authority,

  • Serve as Secretary to the Board of Directors,

  • Be the Accounting Officer of the Authority,

  • Develop and recommend to the Board the Authority’s strategic plans, work plans and annual operating budgets,

  • Be in charge of the overall performance of the Authority,

  • Establish proper internal control systems and procedures.

  • Foster and maintain effective communication between the Board and Management, all levels of staff and between the Authority and external stakeholders.

  • Act as the principal spokesperson of the Authority on operational and administrative matters.

  • Ensure continuous improvement in the quality and responsiveness of ICT regulatory frameworks,

  • Ensure industry stakeholders comply with the regulatory frameworks,

  • Ensure continuous achievement of the Authority’s mission, vision, operating goals and objectives.

  • Maintain a conducive work environment that attracts, retains and motivates skilled and talented employees.

  • Foster a corporate culture that promotes Implementation of ethical and good corporate governance practices.

  • Ensure compliance with the laws of Kenya,

  • Any other responsibility as may be necessary to achieve the Authority’s objectives.

    Requirements

  • The successful candidate should possess leadership and managerial experience of at least 15 years, 10 of which must be at a senior managerial level.

  • He/she must possess a postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline and be affiliated to a professional body where applicable.

  • The ideal candidate should demonstrate in-depth knowledge and experience preferably
    in a regulatory environment.

  • Appointment to the position will be on contract for a term of four (4) years, renewable once, subject to satisfactory performance,

  • Applications for the position must include a detailed CV, certified copies of National ID or passport, academic certificates, proof of current membership to a professional body, and any other relevant credentials.

    Shortlisted candidates will be required to present the following documents during the interviews:

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

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

  • Certificate of Good Conduct from Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) and

  • Duly filled and stamped Clearance Form by the Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC).

  • Please note that the Self-Declaration form from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) should indicate the Authority as the State Officer for which declaration is being submitted.

    How to Apply

  • Applications, which should be submitted quoting Ref: CA.DG/HCA2020 and sent to

  • chairman@ca.go.ke,

  • may also be hand delivered in a clearly marked and sealed envelope addressed to:

    The Chairman
    Board of Directors
    Communications Authority of Kenya
    CA Centre, Waiyaki Way
    P.O Box 14448 Nairobi 00800

  • Applications should be received at the above addresses by 23rd June 2020 at 5pm EAT.

  • Those who have already applied for the position need not re-apply.

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

  • Only shortlisted listed candidates will be contacted.

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


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