Current Employment opportunities at Capital Markets Authority (CMA) – May 2024

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Temporary Office Assistant

TEMPORARY OFFICE ASSISTANT – 1 POSITION

The job holder will be reporting to the Senior Officer- Administration and will be responsible for ensuring all the support services in the Authority are fully operational and both external and internal customers are attended to.

Contract Period: Six (6) Months Fixed Term Contract

The key responsibilities for the position:

  • Prepare and serve refreshments and snacks to staff and external visitors;
  • Ensure hygiene and safety in the Kitchenette, staff Lounge and utensils;
  • Perform caretaker’s duties;
  • Deliver mail and other correspondence as required;
  • Check and report on the cleanliness of offices and washrooms;
  • Perform reception duties when called upon to do so; and
  • Implement Quality Management System standards and continuously identify and manage risks.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

  • Secondary School Certificate (KCSE/KCE).
  • KCSE D+(PLUS) or its equivalent and
  •  At least 1 year experience would be an added advantage.

Key skills, Knowledge & Competencies 

  • Display honesty, transparency, and integrity in all dealings;
  • Show initiative and meet all deadlines with high quality work;
  • Demonstrate good communication skills and teamwork;
  • Always dedicated to confidentiality.

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Temporary Assistant – Licensing

TEMPORARY ASSISTANT-LICENSING – 1 POSITION

Contract Period: Six (6) Months Fixed Term Contract

Reporting to the Manager, Licensing the selected candidate will be responsible for:

  • Reviewing applications for licensing of market institutions and intermediaries, including securities exchanges, over the counter (OTC) platforms, central securities depositories, central counter parties (CCPs) and other market infrastructures;
  • Reviewing applications for recognition as SROs;
  • Proactively engaging applicants, potential candidates for licensing and other stakeholders with a view of facilitating the licensing process within the Regulatory Framework and applicable standards;
  • Liaise with the Market Supervision Department to carry out due diligence about the appointment of proposed directors and key personnel of market intermediaries;
  • Reviewing relevant notices, announcements and advertisements by licensed entities and making recommendations of their suitability for publication;
  • Conducting research in matters affecting the development and changes in the Kenyan capital markets institutional arrangement in liaison with relevant stakeholders
  • Keeping and updating databases relating to applications for licensing
  • Updating the status of all outstanding licensing applications received by the division, in liaison with officers from other divisions in the department

Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law
  • Minimum of one year of relevant experience will be an added advantage.

Key skills and Competencies 

  • Display honesty, transparency, and integrity in all dealings;
  • Show initiative and meet all deadlines with high quality work;
  • Demonstrate good communication skills and teamwork; and
  • Always dedicated to confidentiality.

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Temporary Assistant-Commodities

TEMPORARY ASSISTANT – COMMODITIES – 1 POSITION

Contract Period: Six (6) Months Fixed Term Contract.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Commodities, the selected candidate will be responsible for:

  • Undertaking surveys and on-desk studies to inform formulation of policies and regulations to aid in establishment of the commodities markets in Kenya;
  • Undertaking assessments to inform necessary commodity trading infrastructure, including warehousing facilities to support the establishment of the commodities market;
  • Providing input for the development of draft legal, regulatory and institutional framework for the spot commodities market;
  • Promoting the efficiency and development of the components of the commodities market through the establishment of the appropriate institutional linkages and partnerships;
  • Providing input to internal and external capacity building programs including undertaking logistical arrangements and reports writing;
  • Providing input for the development of draft relevant guidelines on design and development of spot commodities markets contracts; and
  • Support in Implementing the Authority’s Quality Management System within the Section.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, business, finance or any relevant field; and
  • A minimum of one year of relevant experience will be an added advantage.

Key skills and Competencies 

  • Proficiency in Computer and Statistical Applications;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Report Writing and Presentation/Public Speaking Skills;
  • Display honesty, transparency, and integrity in all dealings;
  • Show initiative and meet all deadlines with high quality work;
  • Ability to undertake Policy and Economic research; and
  • Data Mining/Collection and Database Management Skills.

Submit Your Application

Please Click Here and apply. Applications should be received on or before May 27, 2024.

Note: Please provide complete and accurate information pertaining to the instructions provided in the e-recruitment portal. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

“Capital Markets Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.

THE CAPITAL MARKETS AUTHORITY DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.

Interested and qualified? Go to Capital Markets Authority (CMA) on hrmis.cma.or.ke to apply