Job Profile

Reporting through the Deputy Director – Asset Tracing through the Assistant Director – Specialized Services, the jobholder is responsible for coordinating investigations on corruption and economic crimes, trace corruptly acquired assets, and support the prosecution of cases in court.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Providing technical support services to all investigative functions of the Commission in the field of Mechanical Engineering;
  • Receiving requests for technical inspection of equipment/ projects and advising Investigators on the necessary, relevant documentation to be obtained for the task; 
  • Collecting and maintaining relevant technical and pricing data for use in analyzing evidence related to investigations touching on government-funded equipment, assets, and construction/ building projects;
  • Visiting sites, carrying out technical inspections (using Mechanical Engineering principles and practices) on matters under investigation and preparing detailed expert reports with relevant findings and recommendations;
  • Leading multi-disciplinary teams of building experts in visiting sites, carrying out technical inspections, and generating joint-expert reports with relevant findings and recommendations;
  • Supporting prosecution of civil and criminal cases by giving evidence in court regarding the findings or opinions in the expert report;
  • Advising the Commission on laws, procedures, and practices relating to the Mechanical Engineering profession;
  • Supporting, where necessary, civil proceedings for the recovery of corruptly acquired properties or benefits, including participation in ADR processes;
  • Liaising with external service providers in the generation of technical reports;
  • Providing professional opinions and advisories as necessary.

Requirements for Appointment

For an appointment to this position, an officer must have:

  • Minimum ten (10) years post-graduation, relevant work experience in the field of mechanical engineering, with minimum two (2) years post-registration with the relevant professional body;
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University;
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum Grade C+ or equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Registered Engineer by the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) and Member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK);
  • Certificate in computer application skills;
  • Demonstrated integrity and professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.

Application Procedure:

In addition to the qualifications set above applicants must further obtain clearances from the following:

• Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)

• Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

• Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)

• Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

• Registration and good standing in relevant Professional Bodies

Interested candidates who meet the set criteria should complete EACC Form 1 online from  and attach copies of ID, CV, academic/ professional certificates (certified by the issuing institution), clearances, and testimonials.

All applications must be made online and will be acknowledged via email. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.

To be considered, applications should be received no later than Tuesday, 29th December 2020 at 5.00 pm.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

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