Jean Sansan Kambile was first appointed Keeper of the Seals, Minister of Justice and Human Rights in 2018. He was reappointed to this position in 2021. Prior to that, Mr. Kambile was Keeper of the Seals, Minister of Justice. His other government positions were: Technical Advisor to the Prime Minister; Director of Legal and Litigation Affairs at the Ministry of Urban Construction and Housing; Director of the Administrative and Legal Department of the Prime Minister's Office; National Secretary for Governance and Capacity Building; and Secretary General of the Government of Côte d'Ivoire. He was also a judge between 1994 and 2003.