Buyer Power

  • Internship
  • Nairobi



The Competition Authority of Kenya (‘the Authority’) is a Statutory Agency established under the Competition Act No. 12 of 2010. The Authority’s mission is to promote and safeguard competition, and protect consumers from unfair and misleading market conduct. As part of our commitment to nurturing young talent, we are offering a One-Year Internship Program for University graduates. This program aims to provide fresh graduates with practical work experience and enhance their skillsets and employability.

Positions Available

We invite suitably qualified applicants to apply for consideration to join the 2023 Internship Program in the following functional areas:

1. Buyer Power (1 Position) – Job Reference: CAK/01.08/2023


To be considered for this internship opportunity, applicants must meet the following criteria:

Academic Qualifications:

  • Buyer Power: Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Law, Business Administration, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
  • Corporation Secretary and Legal Services: Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized Institution.
  • Enforcement & Compliance: Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Law, Business Administration, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
  • ICT: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Information Technology, Telecommunication/Electronic Engineering, or any equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.
  • Planning, Policy and Research: Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Statistics, Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, or any business-related degree.
  • Supply Chain Management: Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement, Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Administration, or any equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.

General Requirements:

  • Beneficiaries of the Authority’s previous Young Professionals and Internship Programs are not eligible.
  • Must be below 35 years of age.

How to Apply

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements are advised to submit their applications, quoting the respective Job Reference number, via the following methods:

Postal Address:

The Ag. Director-General

Competition Authority of Kenya

P.O Box 36265-00200



Application Package: Your application shall include the following documents: a) Application letter; b) Curriculum Vitae (CV); c) Copy of National Identification Card; d) Certified copies of Academic and Professional certificates; and e) Names and contacts (telephone and e-mail) of three (3) professional/academic referees.

Application Deadline

Applications close on 14th August 2023 at 1700 hours. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing of any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

EXPERT Tips To Be A Successful Applicant

We highly encourage applicants to consider the following tips to enhance their chances of being selected for the internship program:

  1. Tailor Your Application: Customize your application to highlight how your skills and qualifications align with the specific functional area you are applying for. Emphasize relevant experiences and achievements.
  2. Demonstrate Passion: Show genuine enthusiasm for the competition and consumer protection field. Share how this internship aligns with your long-term career goals.
  3. Research the Authority: Familiarize yourself with the Competition Authority of Kenya, its functions, and ongoing initiatives. This will demonstrate your interest and dedication to the organization’s mission.
  4. Professional Referees: Choose referees who can speak confidently about your academic or professional abilities. Ensure they are accessible and willing to provide a positive recommendation if contacted.
  5. Proofread Your Application: Spelling and grammar mistakes can create a negative impression. Double-check your application for errors before submission.
  6. Follow Instructions: Adhere strictly to the application guidelines and submission method provided in the job description.

We welcome talented and passionate individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply for our internship program. The Competition Authority of Kenya is an ALL-Inclusive Employer committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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