EPRA Director General Jobs in Kenya

EPRA Director General Jobs in Kenya


  • The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) is a State Corporation established under the Energy Act 2019.

  • The Authority is the energy sector regulatory agency responsible for Economic and Technical Regulation of Electric Power, Renewable Energy and Petroleum Sub-sectors.

  • The Authority is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified, experienced, result-oriented and highly motivated Kenyan citizen to fill the following vacant position:

    Key Responsibilities

    The successful candidate shall have the following key responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic leadership and direction in line with the Authority’s strategic plan;

  • Oversee the technical and economic regulation of energy sector utilities involved in generation, importation, exportation, transmission, distribution, supply and use of electrical energy;

  • Oversee the regulation of petroleum sector utilities involved in importation, refining, exportation, transportation, storage and sale of petroleum and petroleum products;

  • Guide the regulation, monitoring and supervision of upstream petroleum operations and infrastructure in Kenya;

  • Provide oversight in regulation of production, conversion, distribution, supply, marketing and use of renewable energy in Kenya including solar, wind, geothermal, bioenergy, tidal and hydropower;

  • Foster a corporate culture that promotes good governance in the Authority;

  • Ensure proper internal monitoring and control systems in the Authority.

    Qualifications and work experience

    The following are the qualifications for appointment to the position of Director General:

  • A citizen of Kenya;

  • A Bachelor’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya or its equivalent in the fields of Engineering, Physical Sciences, Law, Finance, Environmental Studies, Economics or Energy;

  • At least seven (7) years’ management experience at a senior level;

  • At least two (2) years’ of experience in petroleum and
    energy;

  • Professional qualification and membership to a professional body, in good standing;

  • Fulfillment of the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya;

  • A Master’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya or its equivalent in any of the following fields; Engineering, Physical Science, Law, Finance, Economics, Environmental Studies, Energy or its equivalent from a recognized university will be an added advantage.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified individuals should submit their applications together with copies of the relevant certificates through email:

  • dgrecruitment2021@epra.go.ke not later than 5:00 p.m. on 12th May 2021.

  • The appointment will be for a contractual period of three (3) years renewable once for a similar period of time subject to satisfactory performance.

  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to avail their original and copy of application letter, Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of the relevant certificates; national identity card; clearance certificates from KRA; HELB; EACC; Credit Reference Bureau and Kenya Police as per chapter six of the Constitution during the interview.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • EPRA values diversity therefore youth, female candidates, Persons with Disability (PWD) and marginalized are strongly encouraged to apply.


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