Commissioner at the Board of COMESA Competition Commission in Lilongwe, Malawi (Closed)

Vacancy Closed


In pursuant to its mandate, the State Department for Trade is in the process of identifying a suitable Kenyan to sit in the Board of COMESA Competition Commission as a Commissioner. The Commission is responsible for implementation of the Competition law and policy as provided for under Article 55 of the COMESA Treaty.

This vacancy is open to all Kenyans who are highly motivated and result-driven professionals to be nominated competitively.

The successful nominee's name will be forwarded by the State Department to Trade to the COMESA Secretariat for appointment to the post of Commissioner at Board of the COMESA Competition Commission.

Qualifications

The candidate should be a holder of an advanced degree in a field pertinent to Trade and Competition and has at least ten (IO) years' experience in the relevant area. The person to be nominated must have the ability and experience in Competition Law and Policy, Industry, Commerce, Public Administration, Labour, Economics, Law, Consumer Protection and small scale business matters.

Key Tasks of COMESA Competition Authority

The Commissioner shall be responsible for:

Holding hearings; Issuing legally binding decisions; Imposing sanctions and remedies; Referring matters to the Court for adjudication; Recommending to the Council to make regulations; Developing appropriate procedures for public sensitization, consultations and participation; Developing appropriate `procedures for consultation and involvement of the COMESA's Sectoral regulatory regimes for purposes of enhancing compatibility with the COMESA Competition Law; Formulating by-laws for ~ the operation of the Commission; Collecting data, undertake studies and publish reports and Cooperating with regional and international organizations and with foreign competition authorities.

Tenure 

The Commissioner shall be a Board Member of the COMESA Competition Commission and. will hold office for term of three (3) to five CS) years, for a maximum two (2) terms. 

How to Apply 

Interested applicants are required to submit their applications, certified copies of their academic and professional certificates, national identity card, detailed curriculum vitae and contacts of two professional referees to the Principal Secretary, State Department of Trade.

Applicants should also submit clearance certificates from the following institutions:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Certificate of Good Conduct                                     .
  • Credit Reference Bureau.

Applications should reach the undersigned on or before Tuesday 24th November 2017 through e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or sent to/hand delivered to

Principal Secretary
State Department for Trade 
Teleposta Towers
BOX 30430-00100
Nairobi-GPO Kenya
NAIROBI

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