Temporary Assistant – Licensing at Capital Markets Authority (CMA) – May 2024

Temporary Assistant – Licensing

TEMPORARY ASSISTANT-LICENSING – 1 POSITION

Contract Period: Six (6) Months Fixed Term Contract

Reporting to the Manager, Licensing the selected candidate will be responsible for:

  • Reviewing applications for licensing of market institutions and intermediaries, including securities exchanges, over the counter (OTC) platforms, central securities depositories, central counter parties (CCPs) and other market infrastructures;
  • Reviewing applications for recognition as SROs;
  • Proactively engaging applicants, potential candidates for licensing and other stakeholders with a view of facilitating the licensing process within the Regulatory Framework and applicable standards;
  • Liaise with the Market Supervision Department to carry out due diligence about the appointment of proposed directors and key personnel of market intermediaries;
  • Reviewing relevant notices, announcements and advertisements by licensed entities and making recommendations of their suitability for publication;
  • Conducting research in matters affecting the development and changes in the Kenyan capital markets institutional arrangement in liaison with relevant stakeholders
  • Keeping and updating databases relating to applications for licensing
  • Updating the status of all outstanding licensing applications received by the division, in liaison with officers from other divisions in the department

Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law
  • Minimum of one year of relevant experience will be an added advantage.

Key skills and Competencies 

  • Display honesty, transparency, and integrity in all dealings;
  • Show initiative and meet all deadlines with high quality work;
  • Demonstrate good communication skills and teamwork; and
  • Always dedicated to confidentiality.

Submit Your Application

Please Click Here and apply. Applications should be received on or before May 27, 2024.

Note: Please provide complete and accurate information pertaining to the instructions provided in the e-recruitment portal. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

“Capital Markets Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.

THE CAPITAL MARKETS AUTHORITY DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.

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Interested and qualified? Go to Capital Markets Authority (CMA) on hrmis.cma.or.ke to apply