Chairperson of the EACC Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Public Service Commission
Vacancy for the position of Chairperson - Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
One (1) Position
Pursuant to the provisions of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (Amendment) Act 2015, the Public Service Commission, on 7 September, 2016, invited suitably qualified Kenyans to apply for the position of Chairperson, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission which closed 28th on September, 2016.

On scrutiny of the applications and shortlisting, the Commission did not find adequate qualified applicants to proceed to the next stage of interviews. 

This is, therefore, to notify all qualified Kenyans that the Commission wishes to re-advertise the position of the Chairperson, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission as below:
NB: All those who had applied earlier need not re-apply.
1. Academic / Professional Qualifications and Work Experience Requirements
For appointment as Chairperson of Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, a person should:
(i)hold a degree from a university recognized in Kenya,
(ii) have knowledge and experience of not less than fifteen (15) years in any of the following fields:-
(a) Ethics and Governance
(b) Law
(c) Public Administration
(d) Leadership
(e) Economics
(f) Social Studies
(g) Audit
(h) Accounting
(i) Fraud Investigation
(j) Public relations and media or
(k) Religious studies or philosophy
(iii) Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
(iv) Have had a distinguished career in his/tier respective field.

2. Important Notes

(j) The Chairperson, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission shall be appointed for a single term of six years, shall not be eligible for re-appointment and shall serve on a part-time basis.
(ii) The allowances payable to the Chairperson, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, being a state officer, shall be determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
(iii) A person shall not be qualified for appointment as Chairperson of the Commission if the person:
(a) is a member of a governing body of a political party;
(b) is an undischarged bankrupt:
(c) has been convicted of a felony; or
(d) has been removed from public office for contravening the provisions of the Constitution or any other law.

3. Application Process
(i) Candidates may apply manually or online.
(ii) All applicants should attach copies of current clearances from CID, HELB, KRA, EACC and any of the Credit Reference Bureaus to the application
(iii) Applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card, testimonials, clearances and any other relevant supporting documents should be made as follows:
(a) Manual Applications:
Submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked Application for Chairperson, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission” and addressed to:

The Secretary / CEO
Public Service Commission
P.O. Box 30095-00100


(b) Online Applications: 

To be submitted via e-mail:

So as to be received on or before 24th October 2016.

Names of all qualified and shortlisted candidates shall be published after the closure of the advert.

N.B The following are encouraged to apply:

(i) Persons with disabilities, the marginalized and the minorities.
(ii) Those at top level management positions and have had a track record in fighting corruption.