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  • Posted: May 31, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 19, 2023
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    The Kenya National Examinations Council (also referred to as KNEC or the Council) was established in 1980 under the Kenya National Examinations Council Act Cap 225A of the Laws of Kenya. This Act (Cap 225A of 1980) was repealed in 2012 and replaced with KNEC Act No. 29 of 2012. KNEC was established to take over the functions previously undertaken by the d...
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    Assistant Director, Security Services, KNEC Grade 4 (1 Post)

    Job Specifications

    • Initiating the development & enforcement of security policies and standards in line with the operating framework;
    • Monitoring and evaluating the implementation of the security strategy in line with policies, processes & procedures to deliver business objectives; 
    • Coordinating security audits; 
    • Coordinating continuous information gathering and intelligence analysis to develop preventive measures for enhanced security of the Council's assets and operations;
    • Initiating training and monitoring outsourced security service providers to meet Council security objectives and enhance performance;
    • Initiating preparation of security training programs and carrying out sensitization initiatives to enhance compliance with security standards and policies;
    • Ensuring incident response planning and investigation of security violations, contributing to disciplinary and legal matters associated with such violations as necessary;
    • Developing an up to date databank of security incidents and trends and reporting for management information and security action;
    • Initiating programs and measures to prevent and eliminate encroachment;
    • Preparing and monitoring the Divisions budget.

    Person Specifications

    • At least ten (10) years cumulative relevant work experience, three (3) of which should have served at management level; 
    • Masters Degree in Security Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
    • Bachelors Degree in Security Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
    • Certificate in security surveillance, intelligence and investigation;
    • Certificate in First Aid;
    • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • Demonstrated merit in work performance;
    • Proficiency in computer application.

    Method of Application

    The Council will offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with the seniority and responsibilities of the position.


    • Interested and suitably qualified candidates should download and fill out the Application of Employment form KNEC.2A, application letter with enclosed certified copies of academic and professional certificates, detailed curriculum vitae giving details of daytime telephone contact, e-mail address, current remuneration (enclose a copy of your latest pay slip), names and valid current contacts of three referees on or before the closing date for receipt of applications 19th June 2023 to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    The Kenya National Examinations Council
    P.O. Box 73598 - 00200


    • Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered;
    • Successful applicants offered employment will be required to submit clearances under Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya;
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.
    • KNEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and people with disabilities and 
    • female candidates are encouraged to apply.
    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) on to apply

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