Temporary Assistant -Insurer Governance at Capital Markets Authority (CMA)

Application ends: September 25, 2023
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Job Description

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

The key responsibilities for the position:

  • Conducting analysis of corporate governance structures and practices by issuers of securities to determine compliance with the Code of Corporate Governance Practices for issuers of securities;
  • Organizing and participating in forums and other engagements with the issuers of securities, the institutional investors and other key stakeholders to facilitate compliance with the code of corporate governance and the stewardship code;
  • Developing, reviewing and updating governance scorecards and assessment tools;
  • Preparing materials for issuers and stakeholder engagements as and when required;
  • Organizing and participating in sensitization workshops and seminars for institutional investors and issuers on Corporate Governance and Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG);
  • Maintaining updated databases on all information on corporate governance compliance and standards and undertake trend analysis;
  • Implementing quality management systems and continuously identifying and managing governance and sustainability risks;
  • Attending and participating in division and other task specific committees with internal and external stakeholders as and when required;
  • Preparing relevant reports on Corporate Governance and ESG matters under consideration; and
  • Undertake any other responsibilities as and when assigned

QualificationsMinimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in law, finance, business related or relevant field;
  • Professional qualification such as CPA, ACCA, CISA, CFA is an added advantage;
  • Minimum of one year of relevant experience will be an added advantage;

Key skills, Knowledge & Competencies

  • Communication, report writing and presentation skills;
  • Analytical skills to effectively and efficiently assess good governance practices of issuers of securities to the public;
  • Knowledge of the capital markets regulatory framework relating to governance of issuers of securities to the public;
  • Knowledge of emerging issues and new developments on ESG aspects;
  • Ability to maintain high standards of integrity;
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team; and
  • Drive for results

Method of Application

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  cmarecruitment@cma.or.ke
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 25 September. 2023