Kenya Maritime Authority – Head Of Maritime Safety.

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Job Purpose

Responsible for the implementation of the provisions of the Merchant Shipping Act, KMA Act , relevant national legislation/policies/directives and International Conventions, in relation to maritime safety, security and protection of the marine environment

Full Job Description

Academic qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following; Nautical Science/ Marine Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Naval Architecture or equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Master Degree in any of the following; Maritime Affairs/ Nautical Science/Marine Engineering/Naval Architecture or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;

Professional Qualifications /Membership to professional bodies

1.Unlimited Certificate of Competency as a Chief Engineer issued in accordance with the 1978 STCW Convention; or

2.Unlimited Certificate of Competency as a Master issued in accordance with the 1978 STCW Convention, as amended.

Previous relevant work experience required.

At least ten (10) years work experience in Ship construction or ship technical operation or ship survey, five (5) of which must be in a senior management position.

How to Apply

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

Interested candidates must submit certificates of compliance from the Kenya Revenue Authority, the Credit Reference Bureau, the Higher Education Loans Board and a Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department.

Prospective candidates should send soft copy applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates.

Applicants should indicate the position applied for in the application email subject matter.

KMA is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender equity and diversity.

Qualified persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note that canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Director General
Kenya Maritime Authority
P.O. Box 95076- 80104

Applications should be done in soft copy and sent to not later than 1st June, 2020.





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