Director – Frequency Spectrum Management (CA3) at Communications Authority of Kenya

Anonymous Employer

Management & Business Development

IT & Telecoms KSh Confidential
1 week ago

Job Summary

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:4 years

Job Description/Requirements

Job Summary: 

  • Under the supervision of the Director General, the Director of Frequency Spectrum Management will provide strategic leadership and technical expertise in managing the allocation, assignment, and utilization of frequency spectrum resources in Kenya.
  • This role requires a deep understanding of international best practices, regulatory frameworks, and emerging trends in frequency spectrum management. The successful candidate will be responsible for formulating and implementing policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure efficient and equitable spectrum allocation and utilization across various communication services and technologies.
  • Advise the Authority on the development and implementation of a comprehensive frequency spectrum management strategy, policies, and procedures in alignment with international best practices and regulatory frameworks.
  • Provide expertise in the planning, allocation, assignment, and monitoring of frequency spectrum resources to ensure efficient and effective utilization across different communication services and technologies.
  • Lead the development and implementation of spectrum pricing models and mechanisms, ensuring fairness, transparency, and sustainability.
  • Establish and maintain effective coordination and collaboration among key stakeholders including government agencies, industry players, and international organizations in spectrum management.
  • Conduct research and analysis on emerging technologies, trends, and spectrum requirements to inform spectrum planning and decision-making.
  • Participate in international forums and conferences related to frequency spectrum management, representing the Authority's interests and advocating for Kenya's spectrum needs.
  • Implement programs to monitor and enforce compliance with spectrum usage rules and regulations, including spectrum audits and investigations.
  • Provide expert advice and guidance to internal and external stakeholders on spectrum management issues, including resolving conflicts and addressing technical challenges.
  • Collaborate with other departments within the Authority to ensure alignment and integration of spectrum management activities with broader regulatory objectives.
  • Stay updated on technological advancements and global trends in spectrum management, proactively recommending innovative approaches and strategies to optimize spectrum usage and promote spectrum sharing.
  • Manage a team of spectrum management professionals, providing leadership, guidance, and professional development opportunities.
  • Prepare and present reports, proposals, and recommendations to the senior management team, the Board of Directors, and other relevant stakeholders from time to time.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 12 years of experience in frequency spectrum management or a related field, preferably in a regulatory or telecommunications environment and at least four (4) years in a management role position in the public service or private sector.
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution (2012)

Key Competencies:

  • In-depth knowledge of international frequency spectrum management best practices, standards, and regulatory frameworks.
  • Familiarity with relevant international organizations and forums, such as ITU, CITEL, and regional spectrum management bodies.
  • Proven experience in formulating and implementing spectrum management policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Strong understanding of emerging technologies and their impact on spectrum requirements and management.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze complex technical issues and develop practical solutions.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse team of professionals.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage and negotiate with stakeholders at various levels.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives and deadlines

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