National Oil Security Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya 2019
Job Employment Kenya: National Oil Security Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya 2019
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National Oil Corporation of Kenya is mandated, by the Government of Kenya, to participate in all aspects of the oil and gas sector, covering the up-stream sector (oil and gas exploration), mid-stream (petroleum and gas infrastructure development) and down-stream (sales and marketing of petroleum products).

The Corporation is desirous of recruiting a qualified professional to fill the following position:-

Position: Security Officer

Department: Security

Reports To: Assistant Manager, Security

Location: Head Office- Nairobi

Job Group: NOC 6

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Assistant Manager, Security, the ideal candidate will be assisting in ensuring protection of operations, equipment, and facilities owned by the corporation as well as the security of employees.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Responsible for the Security systems throughout the Corporation;
  • Identifying, evaluating and prescribing adequate corrective measures for any security threats that the Corporation may encounter;
  • Assisting in responding to medical emergencies, fire alarms, or intrusion alarms, following emergency response procedures;
  • Undertaking Security Risk Assessment and coming up with mitigating factors;
  • Undertaking Security Audits to assess the Corporation’s Security position;
  • Assisting in investigation of Security related incidents and near misses;
  • Conducting induction of new guards who may be stationed within the facilities before they commence their duties in compliance to company procedures;
  • Managing and coordinating activities of contracted security companies;
  • Reviewing the Corporation’s information Security to ensure compliance with information security policy.
  • Analyzing Security training gaps and providing recommendations on appropriate measures to be taken, and following up on the same to ensure that the gaps are closed.
  • Assisting in the implementation and continuous improvement of ISO Procedures.
  • Ensuring compliance with the Corporation’s policies, statutory regulations and procedures to enhance operational efficiency; and
  • Any other duty that may be assigned.

Person Specifications

Academic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Security Management, Criminology or any other related field from a recognized institution.


  • Knowledge in information Security management reviews;
  • Knowledge of CCTV, Door access systems, intruder alarms and integrated security systems;
  • Minimum of five (5) Years of working experience in police or military service;
  • Experience in Criminal investigations;
  • Experience in a busy commercial environment in a similar position will be an added advantage;
  • Team player with strong coordinating, communication & interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to multi task & work under pressure
  • High standards of personal integrity;
  • Well regarded demeanor.

How to Apply

Candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity, and are thus required to submit clearance certificates from the following institutions together with the job application:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate)
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics & Anti – Corruption Commission
  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Evidence of on-going clearance is admissible subject to satisfactory results (presentation of a clearance certificate from the above institutions) before the selection process.

Applications should reach us not later than 5pm on 19th February 2019.

Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted.

Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

National Oil is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and committed to diversity and Gender Equity.

Applicants should either email applications to or drop hard copies indicating the position being applied for on the envelope and address to:-

National Oil Corporation
Kawi Complex, South C, Red Cross Road,
Off Popo Road, Behind Boma Hotel

For more information, applicants can access advertisement and application details on National Oil website

In addition, please attach curriculum vitae that contains details of your qualifications, experience and positions held relevant to this role.

Include your day and evening phone numbers, email address, names and addresses of three professional referees.

Job Summary:
Job Title

Security Officer

Job Category

Security and Criminology

Job Type


Company / Organization

National Oil Corporation of Kenya

Approx. Salary


Job Opening Date


Job Expiry Date


Job Details
Job Location


Nairobi, Kenya


Nairobi County



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