Vacancies at Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA)

Vacancies at Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA)

Vacancies at Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA),

Vacancies at Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA)


Kenya Maritime Authority is a State Corporation whose mandate is to regulate, co-ordinate and oversee maritime affairs guided by the Kenya Maritime Authority Act, No. 5 of 2006, the Merchant Shipping Act 2009 and relevant Maritime International Conventions.

The Authority is seeking to recruit highly competent, proactive and self-driven individuals to fill the following positions:


No. Ref. No. Position and Reference Grade/Job group Post

1. Ref:01/23 Corporation Secretary and Director Legal Services 2 1
2. Ref:02/23 Director, Maritime Safety 2 1
3. Ref:03/23 Director, Maritime Education, Training and Labour 2 1
4. Ref:04/23 Director, Internal Audit and Risk Assurance 2 1
5. Ref:05/23 Assistant Director, Internal Audit and Risk Assurance 3 1

Successful candidates will be required to submit valid compliance certificates from Kenya Revenue Authority, a registered Credit Reference Bureau, Higher Education Loans Board and a certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations.

The candidates to be selected must adhere to the provisions on Leadership and Integrity as enshrined in Chapter VI of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

Kenya Maritime Authority is an equal opportunity employer and any qualified Kenyans including persons with disabilities and women are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

How to apply

a) Each application should be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and transcripts, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents. Scanned copies (in pdf format) of these documents must accompany any online application.
b) An applicant must clearly indicate the reference number for the position applied for on the envelope (hardcopy applications) or on the subject line (for online application) and submitted in any one of the following ways:

I) Hard copy applications should be delivered to the office of the Chairman Board of Directors, Kenya Maritime Authority, Fifth (5th) Floor, located at KMA Towers along Mbaraki Road (next to the Little Theatre), Mombasa between 0745hrs and 1700hrs;
II) Online applications should be emailed in pdf format to:
III) Posted applications should be addressed to:

The Chairman
Kenya Maritime Authority
P.O. Box 95076 – 80104


Canvassing in any form or failure to attach any of the stipulated documents will lead to automatic disqualification.

More details on Kenya Maritime Authority and the advertisement can be accessed from the website:

NB: The applications should reach the Authority on or before 1700hrs 7th, August, 2023.

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