Principal Records Officer Job in Kenya


Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/1168

Reporting to the Manager, Legal Services, the Principal Records Officer, will be responsible for Legal, Regulatory and Company Secretarial Services and supporting the management on all related matters concerning the Company.


The key tasks & duties for the position are;

  • Formulation and implementation of records policies, norms, guidelines and procedures
  • Planning and coordination of statutory record audits in the Company
  • Conducting regular records survey, appraisal and disposal
  • Conducting regular records management trainings
  • Ensuring that records policies and procedures comply with relevant legal requirements and best
  • Planning and implementation of relevant records activities and programs to enhance records
  • Liaison with other Departments/ Divisions/ Regions to ensure effective management and preservation of

  • Preservation and disaster management programs for records in the Company
  • Participating in the development of records retention/disposal schedules with departments


  • Master’s Degree from a recognized institution
  • Bachelor’s Degree  in  Archives  and  Records  Management,  Information Management, Information Science, Library Science or any other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution
  • Minimum of eight (8) years’ relevant work experience, five (5) of which should have been at a supervisory role
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Professional qualification and membership to a professional body (where applicable).

How to Apply

Interested  persons  should  submit  their  applications  online  through  visiting Kenya Power website on Attach detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials. Please note that we may use this information to conduct background verification during the recruitment process. Quote the title of the position you are applying for and include your mobile telephone contact, email addresses and names and addresses of three (3) referees to be received not later than Tuesday, 31st January 2023.

Only candidates offered employment shall present the following clearance     certificates;

  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Valid Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Valid Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Current Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
  • Current Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

 An attractive remuneration package and benefits awaits successful candidates. Appointment to the positions will be on contractual terms for a period of 3 years’ renewable subject to one’s performance and business requirements.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Kenya Power does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process

(application, shortlisting, interviewing, and/or offer)