NaMATA Recruitment 2024 Jobs/Vacancies Application Portal

This is the comprehensive guidelines on how you can successfully submit an application for the ongoing NaMATA recruitment 2024. Information regarding the open jobs/vacancies, eligibility for application and other things are available on this page.

Are you aware that Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (NaMATA) was founded in 2017 with the sole purpose of managing and ensuring effective, reliable and sustainable public transport system? Yes!

Part of the organization’s objective is to create and executive strategies, plans and policies that foster the public transport. In addition to this, it is responsible for enhancing the environmental sustainability for the betterment of the transport system.

Facts about NaMATA Recruitment 2024

  • Submission of applications can be done via the online recruitment portal or offline by submitting application in sealed envelope to the office.
  • No candidate is permitted to submit application for more than one (1) position.
  • The job application form is free of charge and accessible online at
  • Failure to submit application on or before the deadline will lead to disqualification.

About Nairobi Transport Authority

Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (NAMATA) is focused n providing integrated, efficient, effective and sustainable public transport system within the Metropolitan axis.

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Additionally, the authority develops, formulate and execute reliable strategies, plans and policies for public transport system in Nairobi.

To advance the achievement of the authority, the management seeks to recruit qualified persons for vacant positions. Prior to this, NAMATA recruitment 2024 has commenced and you can apply for same following the guidelines on this page.

Open Jobs at NaMATA

Below are the vacant positions in the authority that has mandated this recruitment exercise. Carefully go through them and decide on which you wish to apply.

  • Director of Public Transport
  • Director General
  • Office Assistant
  • Driver
  • Office Administrator
  • Senior Assistant Legal Clerk
  • Finance Officer
  • Accountant
  • Records Management Officer
  • Legal Officer
  • Environment Officer
  • ICT Officer
  • Infrastructure Development Officer
  • Senior Environment & Safety Officer
  • Senior Officer for Risk Management
  • Senior Research & Development Officer
  • Principal Supply Chain Management
  • Principal Officer of Administration
  • Principal Officer for Finance & Accounts
  • Deputy Director for Environment & Safety

Qualifications and Requirements Needed

There are specific criteria applicants must meet in other to get appointed for any of the open post announced.

It is generally expected that applicants of this recruitment must have a government issued ID card e.g. International passport, Driver’s license or National Identity Card etc.

Possessing clearance certificates from relevant authorities according to the requirements of chapter six (6) of Kenya constitution is mandatory.

You must also have at least D+ (plus) in Kenya Certificate for Secondary Education (KCSE) which must include English and Kiswahili Languages.

See below specific requirements for each position.

Director of Public Transport

  • Applicant of this position must have a bachelor’s degree in either Engineering, Urban Planning, Standardization, Architecture, Project Management, Information Systems, Law, Communication Technology etc.
  • Those with Master’s degree in Transport economics, Transport engineering, Transport planning or related discipline have an added advantage.
  • Candidates applying for this position must have at least twelve (2) years of relevant work experience.
  • Attending at least four (4) weeks of leadership course is necessary.
  • Applicant of this position must also be proficient in computer applicants and be able to exhibit competence through work performance.

Office Assistant

  • Applicants of this position must possess proficiency in English and Kiswahili languages.
  • Applicant must possess good inter-personal skill and excellent planning and organization skills.

Finance Officer

  • Applicant of this position must have Bachelor’s degree n Commerce, Business Administration, and Business Management etc.
  • Proficiency in computer skills, strong communications and reporting skills as well as problem solving and analytical skill is necessary.


NaMATA Career Portal

To apply for Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (NAMATA) jobs, you have to login to the recruitment portal

What you need to do is visit NaMATA recruitment portal, create an account and then login to fill the application form.

How to Apply

Candidates who meets the requirements and qualifications needed are visit the recruitment portal, select preferred position, write an application letter using that post as subject.

After that, you’re to attach a copy of your most updated Curriculum Vitae (CV), then National Identity Card, Academic and Professional Certificates as well as other supporting documents. These documents should be send via email to NAMATA management

Deadline for Submission

The deadline for candidates to submit application is Wednesday, 10th January, 2024. It is important to complete your application on or before the stipulated closing date.

Recruitment Process

NaMATA recruitment process consists of four (4) stages which all applicants must pass through to ascertain their readiness and capability to work in the authority.

1. Open Invitation

This is the initial stage of this process as the management will make a public announcement either through their official website or other digital/non-digital medium about vacant positions in the authority and thereby invites application from interested persons.

2. Application Submission

Those that are then interested will proceed to submit an application for the positions made known while ensuring they meet the eligibility criteria and send in their application before the set deadline.

3. Review and Shortlisting

NaMATA will review submitted applications and later on within two (2) weeks in most cases release the names of applicants who met the spelled out requirements.

4. Screening and Deployment

All the shortlisted candidates are then invited for screening where validation of certificates and other documents are cross-examine for authenticity. Candidates who pass this phase will be inducted into the authority and then deployed for responsibilities.

Take note of this sequence and ensure you follow through accordingly. Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (NaMATA) recruitment is based on merit and transparency therefore play your role effectively.

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