Temporary Assistants – Investigations at Capital Markets Authority (CMA)

The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) is a statutory agency charged with the responsibility of regulating and developing efficient Capital Markets in Kenya.

Contract Period: Six Months Fixed Term Contract

Reporting to the Manager Investigations.


  1. Investor Complaints management including receiving, recording, and drafting both acknowledgment and communication including close out letters.
  2. Engaging with investors, market intermediaries, public issuers, share registrars and other stakeholders on the alleged contraventions of the capital markets legal and regulatory framework.
  3. Conducting investigations interviews and preparation of investigation reports on market abuse and malpractices.
  4. Continuous liaison with the Capital Markets Fraud Investigations unit on all matters that are criminal in nature and being a state witness in court for punishment and deterrence.
  5. Assisting in the preparation of monthly and quarterly investigations updates to Authority management and to the Commission on Administrative Justice (CAJ).
  6. Drafting of policy guidelines on investigations and reviewing the current legal and regulatory framework to enhance investor protection.
  7. Assisting in undertaking investigations as part of fit and proper assessments.
  8. Attending Capital Markets Tribunal proceedings and preparing briefs on the hearing.
  9. Adherence to the Authority documented ISO procedures and records management.
  10. Undertake other assignments as assigned from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Law (LL. B) or completion of the Advocate Training Program at the Kenya School of Law; OR Bachelor’s degree in Criminology or Accounting and or Bachelor of Arts.
  2. Computer proficiency in Ms office applications and basic computer analytical skills.
  3. At least one-year relevant experience in an investigation’s environment will be an added advantage.
  4. Have a valid Certificate of good conduct.

Key skills and Competencies

  1. Analytical and Research Skills
  2. Effective Communication and Interpersonal skills
  3. Organization skills
  4. Good interviewing skills and professional report writing
  5. Critical Thinking skills
  6. Team player, collaboration, professionalism
  7. Integrity and confidentiality

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Closing Date : 6 October. 2021


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