Assistant Director (BPR) Job at Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA)

The Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works, established by the Kenya Roads Act, 2007.

Our core mandate is to manage, develop, rehabilitate and maintain national urban road networks.

The Authority seeks to a recruit dynamic, innovative and experienced individual to fill the under-listed position:

Assistant Director (BPR)

JG 4 

Ref: KURA/PSC/SEP/19/6

1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities

a) Conducting evaluation of the Authority’s business processes;
b) Coordinating the implementation of cost effective strategies for increased effective in the Authority’s business processes;
c) Collecting and collating data on the performance of the Authority’s business processes; and ;
d) Preparing periodic reports on the progress of the Authority’s Business Processes

Qualifications and Competencies

a) Have a minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in relevant work and at least three (3) years in a supervisory role in the Public Service or in the Private Sector;
b) Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: – Commerce, Economics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Civil Engineering, Business Administration, Risk Management, Finance or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
c) Have a certificate in Management Course from a recognized institution;
d) Be in possession of any of the following CPA(K), ACCA, CRMA, CRA, CIA or CFE, or (certified in Risk Information and Control CRISC)
e) Be a member of a relevant professional body;
f) Be proficient in computer applications;
g) Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
h) Demonstrate merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Positions in Job Grade 10 to 4 are on permanent and pensionable terms while those in job grade 2 and 3 are on a three year contract renewable depending on performance.

The successful candidates may be required to work either at the Headquarter Offices or any of the Regional Offices as the case may be.

Candidates will be expected to fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

Specifically, they must obtain and attach copies of clearance certificates from the following institutions/organizations;

  • Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • Criminal Investigations Department
  • Credit Reference Bureau

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should apply for the positions by downloading the KURA Job Application Form HERE from, fill and submit together with their updated CVs and copies of National Identity Card, copies of all certificates & testimonials including Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya clearances, details of their day time contacts, names, contacts of three referees.

The application should be mailed (by post office/courier service) or hand delivered so as to reach the Director General by 5.00 pm on Tuesday, 16th July 2019.

All envelopes/applications should have the respective job reference number clearly marked and addressed to the following address:

The Director General
Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA)
IKM Building, Tower B, 5th Ngong Avenue, Opposite Bishops Gate
P.O. Box 41727-00100, GPO, Nairobi


Applications without the KURA Job Application Form will not be considered.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

The Kenya Urban Roads Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Women, Youth, Persons Living with Disabilities and persons from marginalized communities/areas are encouraged to apply.

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Updated: June 29, 2019 — 10:16 am