The Consumers Federation of Kenya (Cofek) is Kenya’s independent, self-funded, multi-sectorial, non-political and apex non-profit Federation committed to consumer protection, education, research, consultancy, litigation, anti-counterfeits campaign and business rating on consumerism and customer-care issues. The Federation was registered on March 26, 2010. Cofek works towards a fair, just and safe marketplace for all Kenyan and regional consumers in all sectors of the economy.
Cofek is a founder Chair of the Government-run Kenya Consumer Protection Advisory Committee (Kecopac). Our mandate is drawn from Article 46 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, the Consumer Protection Act, 2012 and the Competition Act, Cap 504 among other statutes. The legal framework provides high thresholds for consumer protection in all spheres and for both private and public sectors.
Vision: To be the consumer federation of choice that inspires confidence and pride for consumer across Kenya and East Africa.
Mission: Empower people to make informed choices on safe and sustainable goods and services and protect the consumer against unfair practices in the market place where individual and collective consumer rights are secure and respected.
In order to fulfil our vision and mission, we are looking for graduate interns from credible universities as accredited by the Commission For University Education. Qualified and interested persons may apply for consideration if they are;
(a) Willing to serve at least 3 months but no more than 6 months as interns. Best performers will be offered an opportunity for employment within Cofek
(b) Holders of suitable qualification in social sciences, Accounting, Marketing, Information Technology, Graphic Design and or a related field
(c) Available immediately and no later than December 5, 2017
Successful candidates will negotiate a stipend based on their suitability and experience, if any, on areas of their respective expertise.