Competition Authority of Kenya Young Professional Programme (YPP) 2024 for young Kenyan graduates (Monthly Stipends available)

Application Deadline: 6th November, 2023 at 1700hours

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 also 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 course 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 issuance of a certificate. Successful professionals may be absorbed into the permanent workforce of the Authority based on 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:

  1. Kenya Revenue Authority
  2. Higher Education Loans Board
  3. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
  4. Criminal Investigations Department
  5. Credit Reference Bureau
  6. Directorate of Criminal Investigation


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



Email: [email protected]

The application shall include:

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

Applications close on 6th November, 2023 at 1700hours. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Competition Authority of Kenya Young Professional Programme (YPP) 2024


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