Kenya Ports Authority Vacancies in Mombasa

Kenya Ports Authority is a state corporation under the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure established by an Act of Parliament on 20th January 1978 with the mandate to “maintain, operate, improve and regulate all scheduled seaports” situated along Kenya’s coastline.


The Authority is responsible for the operation and management of the Port of Mombasa, other small scheduled seaports, Inland Container Depots and liaison offices in Kampala, Kigali and Bujumbura that cater for all transit countries.

VISION

  • World class sea-ports of choice

    MISSION

  • To facilitate and promote global maritime trade through the provision of competitive port services

    OUR CORE VALUES

  • Customer Focus- Integrity, Team Work and Care

    The strategic objective of the Authority is to enhance productivity and reduce the cost of doing business through the following strategic initiatives:

  • To be a Regional Hub
  • To Promote Principles of Good Corporate Governance
  • To Enhance Partnerships, Collaborations and Linkages
  • To Manage Business Risks
  • To Enhance Financial Sustainability
  • To Enhanced Labour Productivity
  • To Revitalise Inland Container Depots (ICDs)
  • To Develop a Growth Strategy for Small Ports
  • To Develop and Operationalise the Port of Lamu

    The Authority is seeking to recruit high caliber professionals as follows:

    ETHICS AND INTEGRITY DEPARTMENT

    Kenya Ports Authority Head of Ethics and Integrity Vacancies in Mombasa

    GRADE HE2

    Reporting to the General Manager - Board and Legal Services, the job holder is responsible for providing leadership in the ethics and integrity department in carrying out and supporting the Authority’s vision, mission and values by strengthening the Port’s ethical climate so that honour is cherished, personal integrity and ethical courage are the
    cultural norms and all employees are supported and encouraged to comply with the organisation code of conduct and ethics and promote ethical practices in the workplace.

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring drafting of policies and procedures regarding the Code of Ethics is done
  • Enforcing the implementation of Code of Conduct and Ethics of the Authority
  • Managing the maintenance of records on reported incidences/cases, initiating investigations when required and review the results of investigations
  • Responding to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures and standards of conduct by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures
  • Developing and overseeing systems for handling of violations
  • Reviewing current surveillance processes to determine whether enhancements are required and confirming regulatory risks are appropriately being monitored
  • Ensuring the monitoring and surveillance for the affluent market for effectiveness and addressing appropriate regulatory risk
  • Taking charge of situations and making things happen with a sense of urgency
  • Exercising good business judgment and being aware of when it is necessary to evaluate issues
  • Collaborating with other Divisions (e.g. Risk Management, Internal Audit, Employee Relations and Legal) to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution
  • Must develop industry contacts to stay informed of best practices

    Qualifications Skills & Attributes

  • Master’s in Social Sciences or in any other related field from a recognised institution
  • Certified Ethics Officer
  • Certification in Anti-Corruption Management from EACC or other recognized institutions
  • Senior Management Courses
  • ICT skills
  • Training in Investigation
  • A person of high integrity with good background on the code of conduct and ethics management
  • Sound knowledge in Port operations.
  • Training in Corruption, Fraud Detection and Prevention
  • Demonstrated high degree of professional competency, administrative capabilities and initiative in the general organisation and management of the Ethics and Integrity function
  • Member of a recognised professional body
  • 7 years’ experience in a similar role in a reputable organization with at least 5 years relevant experience at senior management level

    How to apply

    Only successful candidates will be contacted
    If your career profile matches the requirements of any of the above positions, please submit your application with a detailed curriculum vitae indicating your qualifications, experience, present position, e-mail address and mobile telephone number
    with copies of certificates, testimonials and Identity Card on or before 25th May, 2018 to:

    The Managing Director,
    Kenya Ports Authority (KPA),
    P.O Box 95005 - 80104,
    Mombasa (Kipevu Road).


    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Ports Authority Head of Ethics and Integrity Vacancies in Mombasa




    LITIGATION & DISPUTES DEPARTMENT

    Kenya Ports Authority Principal Insurance Officer Vacancies in Mombasa

    GRADE HM1

    Reporting to the Head of Litigation and Disputes the job holder is responsible for discharging the function of steering insurance services to the best advantage of the Authority. In addition, the job holder carries out risk assessment and draws up a risk management programme for the Authority such that residual risks that cannot be managed are transferred via insurance.

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Identifying assess and developing a risk profile for the corporation
  • Advising Management on various changes in the Insurance Industry
  • Arranging Insurances for those risks that can be transferred vide insurance
  • Confirming the review of the risks and proposing new risks exposures and striking out risks whose relevance has been outdated
  • Arranging for inspections and surveys
  • Liaising with Insurance Brokers to arrange for independent experts in the case of disputes and attending to dispute tribunals where necessary
  • Participating in insurance tenders for awards of covers and advising on the same.
  • Representing the Corporation in various insurance forums where the Corporation is requested to participate.
  • Reviewing insurance for the various risks
  • Liaising with other Departments to get feedback on levels of protection offered
  • Ensuring implementation of risk prevention measures recommended by experts

    Qualifications Skills & Attributes

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Insurance or Actuarial Science or in any other relevant field from a recognised institution
  • Master’s Degree in Insurance or in any other relevant field will be an added advantage
  • Advanced Diploma of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII) or its local equivalent (AIIK)
  • Certification in Insurance Discipline including Actuarial Professional Papers
  • Member of Association of Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII),
  • Senior Management Courses
  • ICT Skills
  • Thorough knowledge in Port Operations.
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Training in risk management
  • Demonstrated high degree of professional competency, administrative capabilities and a thorough understanding of Port Operations, relevant policies and regulations within the insurance industry
  • 5 years’ relevant experience in a similar role in a reputable organization with at least 3 years relevant experience at middle management level

    Other Requirements:

    Applicants will also be expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the constitution of Kenya. Specifically, they must obtain and submit the following certification:

  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    How to apply

    Only successful candidates will be contacted
    If your career profile matches the requirements of any of the above positions, please submit your application with a detailed curriculum vitae indicating your qualifications, experience, present position, e-mail address and mobile telephone number with copies of certificates, testimonials and Identity Card on or before 25th May, 2018 to:

    The Managing Director,
    Kenya Ports Authority (KPA),
    P.O Box 95005 - 80104,
    Mombasa (Kipevu Road).


    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Ports Authority Principal Insurance Officer Vacancies in Mombasa

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