Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Republic of Kenya - Ministry of Finance - Members of the Privatization Commission

Republic of Kenya

Ministry of Finance

Members of the Privatization Commission

The Privatization Commission is a body Corporate established under the Privatization Act, which was enacted by Parliament in 2005 to provide for the privatization of public assets and operations including State Corporations.

The Minister for Finance invites applications for seven (7) vacant positions of the Members of the Privatization Commission.

A. For appointment as a member of the board of the privatization commission, a person should:

(a) be a Kenyan citizen;

(b) possess at least a Bachelors degree in Economics, Finance, Law or the equivalent from a recognized university, A Masters degree will be an added advantage

(c) have knowledge and experience of not less than ten (10) years in any of the following fields:- Economics, Finance, Law or equivalent

(d) meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;

(e) have highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism;

(f) must be tax compliant

(g) have had a distinguished career in his/her respective field; and

(h) be fit and proper to serve as a member of the Board charged with upholding and protection of ethics, professionalism, accountability and lawful conduct.

NB: Good knowledge of Government systems will be an added advantage.

B. Kindly Note:
  • Persons who serve as Members of the Commission between 2008-2010 are eligible for a second term under the Privatization Act and are therefore Eligible to apply
  • Persons disqualified under Articles 77(1) and 77(3) of the Constitution Need Not Apply
  • Before formal appointment, persons proposed shall need to be approved by the relevant Committee of Parliament
  • The Positions are non-Executive
C. How to Apply

All applications should be submitted, together with detailed curriculum vitae, a copy of ID/Passport, copies of certificates, testimonials and any other relevant supporting documents.

Candidates should also give the names, telephone and mail contacts of three referees who must be familiar with the candidate’s professional and social standing.

Applications should be submitted by 29th February, 2012 (latest by 5.00 p.m.) in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Application for Member of Board of the Privatization Commission” and address to:

The Permanent Secretary/Treasury
Ministry of Finance
P. O. Box 30007 – 00100

Submissions may be

(i) sent or, delivered during office hours, to: - The Office of the Investment Secretary, Treasury Building, 2nd Floor Room 230


(ii) through email: boardselection@treasury.go.ke


(iii) by Post; P. O. Box 30007 – 00100, Nairobi

to reach us by 29th February, 2012.

Joseph K. Kinyua, CBS
Permanent Secretary/Treasury



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