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Career Opportunities at National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOCK)


NOCK PIXThe National Oil Corporation of Kenya is a fully integrated State Corporation involved in all aspects of the petroleum supply chain covering the upstream oil and gas exploration, midstream petroleum infrastructure development and downstream marketing of petroleum products.

In the upstream, National Oil facilitates and directly participates in oil and gas exploration activities in Kenya. As a facilitator, National Oil is tasked with the marketing of Kenya’s exploration acreage, management of gas and exploration data and the running of the National Petroleum Laboratory among other attendant responsibilities.

National Oil is among the few African national oil companies directly involved in the search for oil and gas. National Oil operates its own exploration acreage in Block 14T which is located within the Tertiary Rift Basin and runs from the shores of Lake Bogoria down to Lake Magadi Basin on the border of Kenya and Tanzania.


The Corporation is desirous of recruiting qualified professionals to fill the following senior positions:-

Job Vacancies

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Job Advert- Senior Legal Officer
Job Advert -Senior System Oracle Administrator
Job Advert – Company Secretary – Manager – Legal Services
Job Advert – Manager, Internal Audit
Job Advert-Manager Human Resources -Admin
Job Advert – GM-Corporate Planning & Strategy
Job Advert – Manager, SHEQ
Job Advert, Manager Commercial
Job Advert, Manager Trading
Job Advert, Manager Marketing
Job Advert- Senior HR Officer
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Candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity, and are thus required to submit clearance certificates from the following institutions together with the job application:

  1. Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate)
  2. Higher Education Loans Board
  3. Ethics & Anti – Corruption Commission
  4. Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  5. Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Evidence of on-going clearance is admissible subject to satisfactory results (presentation of a clearance certificate from the above institutions) before the selection process.

Interested candidates can access advertisement and application details on the National Oil website Applicants should email applications to In addition, please attach a curriculum vitae that contains details of your qualifications, experience, positions held relevant to this role and indicate your current remuneration. Include your day and evening phone numbers, email address, names and addresses of three professional referees.

Applications should reach us not later than 5pm on Friday 31st July 2020.

Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted.


Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

National Oil is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and committed to diversity and Gender Equity

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