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Head of Ethics & Integrity Job at Kenya Ports Authority

Kenya Ports Authority is a state corporation under the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure established by an Act of Parliament on 20th January 1978 with the mandate to “maintain, operate, improve and regulate all scheduled seaports” situated along Kenya’s coastline.

Overall Objective

Reporting to the General Manager – Board and Legal Services, the job holder is responsible for providing leadership in the ethics and integrity department in carrying out and supporting the Authority’s vision, mission and values by strengthening the Port’s ethical climate so that honour is cherished, personal integrity and ethical courage are the cultural norms and all employees are supported and encouraged to comply with the organisation code of conduct and ethics and promote ethical practices in the workplace.

Responsibilities for the Head of Ethics & Integrity Job:

  • Ensuring drafting of policies and procedures regarding the Code of Ethics is done
  • Enforcing the implementation of Code of Conduct and Ethics of the Authority
  • Managing the maintenance of records on reported incidences/cases, initiating investigations when required and review the results of investigations
  • Responding to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures and standards of conduct by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures
  • Developing and overseeing systems for handling of violations
  • Reviewing current surveillance processes to determine whether enhancements are required and confirming regulatory risks are appropriately being monitored

Head of Ethics & Integrity Job Qualifications:

  • Master’s in Social Sciences or in any other related field from a recognised institution
  • Certified Ethics Officer
  • Certification in Anti-Corruption Management from EACC or other recognized institutions
  • Senior Management Courses
  • ICT skills
  • Training in Investigation
  • A person of high integrity with good background on the code of conduct and ethics management
  • Sound knowledge in Port operations.
  • Training in Corruption, Fraud Detection and Prevention
  • Demonstrated high degree of professional competency, administrative capabilities and initiative in the general organisation and management of the Ethics and Integrity function
  • Member of a recognised professional body


  • 7 years’ experience in a similar role in a reputable organization with at least 5 years relevant experience at senior management level

Other Requirements:

Applicants will also be expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the constitution of Kenya. Specifically, they must obtain and submit the following certification:

  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

How to Apply

If your career profile matches the requirements of any of the above positions, please submit your application with a detailed curriculum vitae indicating your qualifications, experience, present position, e-mail address and mobile telephone number with copies of certificates, testimonials and Identity Card on or before 25th May, 2018 to

The Managing Director,

Kenya Ports Authority (KPA),

P.O Box 95005 – 80104,

Mombasa (Kipevu Road).

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