CAK Young Professional Programme 2023/2024 And How To Apply

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The Competition Authority of Kenya (the Authority) is a Statutory Agency established under the Competition Act No.12 of 2010. The Authority’s mandate is to promote and safeguard competition and protect consumers from unfair and misleading market conduct.

The Authority runs a one (1) year Young Professional Programme (YPP) to expose the participants to the Competition Policy and Law Enforcement with the objective of motivating and thereof deepening interest and capacity in this field.

The Authority invites applications from suitably qualified applicants for the Calendar year 2024.


Applicants MUST have a minimum of Masters Degree in Law, Economics, or Business-related courses from a recognized University and MUST be below thirty-five (35) years of age.

Terms and Conditions

The successful candidates will be under a one (1) year training contract and will be paid a monthly stipend. At the end of the programme, all the Young Professionals will be required to write a paper on Competition Policy and Law prior to the issuance of a certificate. Successful professionals may be absorbed into the permanent workforce of the Authority based on the availability of a vacancy.

Requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya

Shortlisted candidates will be required to obtain and submit copies of clearance certificates from the following Agencies during the interview:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
  • Criminal Investigations Department
  • Credit Reference Bureau
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation

How To Apply

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements are advised to submit their applications to:

Ag. Director General

Competition Authority of Kenya

P O Box 36265 – 00200




The application shall include:

  • Application letter;
  • Detailed CV;
  • Copy of National Identification Card;
  • Certified copies of Academic and Professional certificates; and
  • Names and contacts (telephone and e-mail) of three (3) professional referees.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

The Competition Authority of Kenya is “An Equal Opportunity Employer”

Canvassing of any form will lead to automatic disqualification

Click Here To View The Job Advert

Application Deadline: 6th November, 2023 at 1700hours

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