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  • Posted: May 19, 2023
    Deadline: May 30, 2023
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    KEWI as established by the KEWI Act 2001 is mandated to offer training, administer examinations offer research and consultancy services in the wider water sector. KEWI has earned the recognition of being a leading institution in producing high caliber human capital for the water sector in the region. Our vision is "To be a World class Centre of Excellence in Training, Research and Consultancy in the Water and related Sectors”. To achieve this KEWI, with the support from the Government and development partners has invested in capacity building of her staff both locally and internationally.
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    Senior Security Officer (1 Post)

    ADVERT NO. EXT/22/05/2023

     SCALE KW7 

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

    • To maintain security and safety of staffs, clients and Institutes properties and equipment’s; 
    • Conducts patrols, deploys and supervises guards; 
    • Carries out investigations; 
    • Plans work of all its subordinates 
    • Requisitioning of extra outsourced security personnel for events; 
    • Gathering of information, analyzing it and using it positively; 
    • Appraising and evaluating subordinates performance; 
    • Monitor CCTV surveillance system; 
    • Brief superiors in any security related issues that arise; 
    • Enforces Institutes security procedures and policies; 
    • Coordinates all the outsourced security services and internal security operations; 
    • Handle staff security cases and administrative issues; 
    • Compile monthly security surveys and crime analysis; 
    • Liaise with the external security agent; 
    • Ensure security of all visitors of the Institute and making reports thereof; 
    • Make regular security surveys/reports summaries on Institute security; 
    • Prevent and report any theft or loss of the Institute properties; 
    • Monitor vehicles movement and assist the Transport Officer on security of the vehicles, e.g. parking places, accidents, inspections etc. 

    Job Specifications
    For appointment to this scale, a candidate must meet the following requirements;

    1. Minimum four (4) years relevant work experience as a Security Officer KW8 or an equivalent position in a reputable organization; 
    2. Diploma in Security Studies or its equivalent from recognized institution; 
    3. Certificate in First Aid; 
    4. Proficiency in Computer applications; 
    5. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution

    Method of Application

    Full details of the job descriptions and requirements for appointments can be accessed through the link
    Interested candidates who meet the requirements of KW2, KW3 and KW4 positions should submit soft copies of their application(s) with detailed CV and testimonials to the email address: while KW5, KW6, KW7, KW8 and KW9 positions should submit soft copies of their application(s) with detailed CV and testimonials to the email address:

    Hard copies to be sent or hand-delivered to KEWI Headquarters located along Ole Shapara Avenue South C, Nairobi by 30th May, 2023

    Applications for KW2, KW3 and KW4 positions should be addressed to:

    The Chairperson 
    Kenya Water Institute Governing Council
    P.O Box 60013-00200 Nairobi

    Applications for KW5, KW6, KW7 KW8 and KW9 positions should be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenya Water Institute
    P.O Box 60013-00200 Nairobi

    In addition to the above indicated requirements, applicants will be required to meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya on Leadership and Integrity. 
    The following clearances will be required from successful candidates upon offer of job and not at the application stage.

    • Certificate of Good Conduct;
    • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti – Corruption Commission;
    • Certificate of Compliance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
    • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Tax Compliance Clearance; and
    • Certificate of Clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

    KEWI is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified persons; including Women, Persons living with Disability and persons from Minority groups to apply. Only successful candidates shall be contacted for interviews.

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