Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) – Security Officer.

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The terms of appointment for the following position shall be on Permanent & Pensionable Terms of Service:


Job Purpose

The Job holder will be responsible for the safety and security of staff and the property of the Authority in Barabara Plaza and coordinating the services of the deployed security personnel from the National Police Service.

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail;

  • Coordinating all related security issues at KeNHA;
  • Supervising the outsourced security staff from National Police Service, National Youth service or any other security service provider;
  • Supervising the outsourced security staff from National Police Service, National Youth service or any other security service provider;
  • Monitoring, identifying and advising of any security gaps in the Authority
  • Preparing and submitting security intelligence reports to the DD/Administration.
  • Coordinating staff in the event of emergency;
  • Maintaining control of firearms and ammunition left at the Authority’s armory;
  • Compiling and managing security related records and stores;
  • Supervising interviews and interrogation of suspects;
  • Ensuring that all cases reported are properly recorded and investigated;
  • Pursuing the occurrence Book and pursuing any recorded cases;
  • Maintaining inventory of lost and found property;
  • Maintaining awareness and alertness for on suspicious activities and potential threats

Job Specifications

  • A minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience in a position in Public Service or Private Sector;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology, Police Science, Security Management and police Work or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Trained Government Security Officer from any disciplined service and having served in the rank of Inspector and above.
  • Proven Proficiency in Computer applications and ;
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;

How to Apply

KeNHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization and therefore encourages persons with disability, women and those from marginalized areas to apply. Applicants with disability are requested to indicate their status on the application cover letter for ease of identification.

Prospective candidates MUST satisfy the requirements of Leadership and Integrity set out in Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya and shall be required to present the following documents during the interview.

  • Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission Clearance Certificate
  • Kenya revenue Authority Tax Compliance Certificate
  • Higher Education Loans Board Clearance Certificate or proof of ongoing repayments
  • Certificate of Good Conduct issued by National Police Service
  • Certificate of Clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Candidates who meet the requirements detailed in the Job Specifications should submit their applications so as to reach the address shown below by close of business on 7th December, 2020 at 5.00 pm. Applications to include CVs with details of day time contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment where successful, names and contacts of three referees. Applicants must also attach copies of all Certificates/Testimonials and copies of National ID or Passport.

Applications clearly quoting the reference number should be hand delivered and inserted in the Recruitment box placed on the 2nd Floor (Outside the HRM Department Office OR Emailed to , and addressed to:-

The Director General,
Kenya National Highways Authority,
Barabara Plaza, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA)
Off Airport South Road, along Mazao Road
P.O. Box 49712 – 00100 Nairobi.

Applications without the relevant qualifications, copies of documentation /details will not be considered. Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.





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