Senior Manager Job Safaricom-Competition Kenya 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Senior Manager Job Safaricom-Competition Kenya 2020
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Senior Manager; Competition  (20000293)

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Regulatory & Public Policy department of the Corporate Affairs division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

Brief Posting Description                     

Reporting to the Head of Department – Regulatory & Public Policy, the Senior Manager provides day-to-day advisory and support services in relation to competition to help shape the business’s long-term strategy and commercial policies.  The Senior Manager also ensures full compliance of the business with competition legislation and comes up with forward-looking solutions to help Safaricom navigate an increasingly competitive landscape.


  • Providing timely, clear, accurate and practical advice to Business Units on competition issues;
  • Proactively monitoring and reviewing legislation/regulations relating to competition and advising the business on the impact of such legislation and any compliance required thereunder;
  • Participating in implementation of regulatory interventions introduced by regulators affecting competition;
  • Developing and enhancing an effective competition compliance programme within the business;
  • Embedding the competition compliance programme throughout the business by partnering with a wide range of cross-functional teams to coordinate and implement the compliance program and initiatives;
  • Conducting training sessions and preparing policies, checklists and guidelines relating to competition;
  • Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of competition risk management processes and conducting internal compliance investigations, risk assessments and ensuring that any remedial actions are implemented;
  • Managing investigations and inquiries by regulators and developing Safaricom’s legal position and strategy on competition matters;
  • Representing Safaricom’s position at any regulator convened hearing/decision making forum when required including the preparation of briefs and submissions;
  • Consistent engagement with key internal and external stakeholders on competition matters as shall be necessary; and
  • Developing best practice as well as benchmarking with external markets in competition management.


  • Degree in Economics, Business, Commerce or related business-related discipline form a recognized University. An MBA is an added advantage.
  • 5+ years’ work experience in the Telecommunications or affiliated industry in a similar role
  • Strong exposure through either regulatory or direct competition authority or oversight.
  • Demonstrable awareness of local and global market activity with knowledge of trends and patterns in competition policy.
  • Deep understanding of the Safaricom’s business, it’s market and industry alongside key decision-makers and influencers in account organisation
  • Good grasp of competition regulations in Kenya and globally
  • Proven ability to influence at senior levels, particularly in dealing with internal and external senior executives on a range of issues
  • Strong team player and excellent report writing, interpersonal skills and presentation skills


  • As part of the interview process, external candidates should prepare the following documentation which will be required as soft copies at a later stage based on your performance in the interviews/assessments.
  •  An updated CV with contacts of three referees, 2 who must be professional and must have supervised you at some point, the other referee can be a colleague in the same professional field.
  • Kenyan Certificate of Good Conduct (Less than 1 year old) or a receipt of the same from the CID pending release of the hardcopy document.
  • Clearance certificate from a reputable Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
  • University Diploma/Degree Certificate/ Letter of completion from University in case you have not received your diploma/degree certificate.
  • National ID/Passport.           

How To Apply             

If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, kindly proceed to update your candidate profile on the recruitment portal and then Click on the apply button. Remember to attach your resume.

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Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

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