Are you interested participating in the 2024 KERRA recruitment? If yes, update about Kenya Rural Roads Authority job vacancies, requirements, qualifications needed and the steps to apply are all available on this page.

This article will guide you most appropriately on what you’re supposed to do as prospective applicants of KERRA recruitment exercise. It is possible you may have tried this process before and didn’t work, not to worry with the practical steps highlighted here, you’ve got nothing to worry about.

It is necessary you understand that the management of Kenya Rural Roads Authority (KERRA) actually seeking for result-oriented, discipline and focused individuals to help the authority achieve her set goals.

So, if you’re among those asking if KERRA recruitment for 2024/2025 has commenced, the answer is yes and you can now submit application via the career portal.

Key Takeaways

  • The Kenya Rural Roads Authority (KeRRA) is actually government owned but operates directly under the Ministry of Roads & Transport to help oversee the affairs of rural roads.
  • Vacancies as announced by the management on their official website is about five (5).
  • KERRA recruitment process is starting officially on 5th March, 2024.
  • Applications are to be sent either via email as hard copies won’t be received.
  • Details are in the applications steps.

Note that KeRRA upholds in high esteem her Human Resource Policy and as such offers competitive renumeration in line with the Public Service Commission guidelines. The positions announced are for three (3) year contract and will be renewed based on your performance.

Jobs at KERRA 2024

  • Director Corporate Services
  • Director Engineering (Roads)
  • Corporation Secretary and Director (Legal Services)
  • Deputy Director, Environment and Social Safeguards
  • Deputy Director, Human Resource Management

These positions are for grade 2 and 3. Candidates are at liberty to apply for any of these positions so long they meet the set requirements.

Requirements, Qualifications and Skills Needed

Everything recruitment exercise has her set out processes and for KeRRA jobs 2024, below are the eligibility criteria, educational qualifications and other requirements.

We will kick off with the general requirements and eligibility criteria.

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  • All applicants are expected to be Kenyan citizens.
  • He or she must have a valid identification document such as National ID, or Passport.
  • Adhering to the requirements specified in chapter six (6) of the constitution which refers to possessing clearance certificates from relevant bodies.
  • In addition to higher qualifications, candidates applying should have a pass mean grade in Kenya Certificate for Secondary Education (KCSE).

Having establish this, here are the requirements and qualifications based on the position you’re applying for.

Would you also like to explore any of the following?

Director Corporate Services (Grade 2)

  • To get qualify for this position you must have a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resource Management, ICT, Marketing etc.
  • You should also possess relevant professional qualification that relates to this position. Been a registered and active member of a professional body is an added advantage.
  • Candidate should also have a Post Graduate Diploma and years of relevant work experience where appropriate.

Director Engineering (Grade 2)

  • A degree or Master’s in Civil Engineering or related discipline is required.
  • You’re expected to be in good standing with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) and must be ICT inclined.
  • Attending a leadership course for a minimum of one (1) month is a plus.
  • A valid practicing license from EBK is as well required.

Corporation Secretary and Director Legal Services

  • To get eligible for this position, you need an LLB or Master’s degree in law from a qualified university in the country.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal studies is as well needed.
  • You must be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • You should be ICT inclined, attended leadership course and possess at least 12 years of work experience.

How to Apply for KeRRA Recruitment 2024

If you meet the above requirements both the general and position based then you can forward your application letter, most updated CV, copies of academic and professional certifications, National ID card or Passport in PDF via email to

You preferred job title is expected to be used by subject of application letter and ensure it is addressed to the Director General within the period given.

Deadline for Submission Application

All applications must be submitted on or before Wednesday 3rd April, 2024 by 5:00pm. Also note that the following clearance certificates will be required from shortlisted candidates.

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Higher Education Loans Boards (HELB), Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) and Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) etc.

Final Thoughts

Kenya Rural Roads Authority recruitment may seem really tedious especially with the steps for application but we believe with the guidelines provided you will be able to sail through even more easily.

As an equal employer, both women, youths and even persons with disabilities can apply for any of these post although the important thing is meeting the set requirements.

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