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  • Posted: Mar 27, 2023
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    Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, icipe was established in 1970, to address this very paradox of insects and accompanying challenges. The Centre’s mission is to use insect science for sustainable development, to ensure food security and improve the overall health of communities in Africa by addressing the interlinked problems of poverty, poor health, lo...
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    Junior Support Assistant (Security Assistant)

    Overall Purpose of the Job

    • To protect icipe land parcel and other infrastructure at Kuja River field site.
    • To regularly give reports concerning the security status at Kuja River field site to the ITOC Mbita security supervisor for review.
    • To handle all visitors at the field station with courtesy and assist them where necessary.
    • To attend to any other matters as may be assigned by the ITOC Mbita security supervisor or his designee and which could be added to this list of responsibilities.

    Specific Duties

    • To maintain regular patrols at the land parcels and ensure that they are well secured and free from encroachment.
    • To ensure that only authorised persons are allowed access to the icipe land parcels at Kuja River field station.
    • To ensure that the icipe land boundaries at Kuja River field site are intact.
    • To ensure that the paths leading to the icipe land parcel at Kuja River field site are well maintained.


    • Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) or its equivalent.
    • Exposure in security services.
    • At least 1 year of work experience in a similar role. 
    • Solving of occurring problems with minimum supervision.

    Method of Application

    Applications will be accepted up to 3rd April 2023. Interested applicants should submit:

    • a confidential coverletter;
    • detailed CV with names and addresses of 3 referees, including e-mail addresses; and
    • a statementillustrating suitability against the listed qualifications/competencies/abilities, and skills.

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