Head of Security & Enforcement Job in Kenya

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Head of Security & Enforcement Job in Kenya

Head of Security & Enforcement 

Duties and responsibilities 

  • Development and implementation of Enforcement and security practices and strategies
  • Planning, coordination and administration of County security service division 
  • Implement, monitor and evaluate Training and development programmes for enforcement officers
  • Carrying out risk and audit assessment for the County Government security systems.
  • Liaise with relevant security service agencies, attend senior security personnel meetings, advising the respective authority on mitigation measures;
  • Manage and supervise security service function including welfare and discipline of County enforcement staff
  • Coordination of related work on enforcement and security matters and prepares reports for consideration by the County Government Enforcement and Security Advisory Committee
  • Enforcement of County laws and regulations 

  • Ensuring compliance with the National Values and Principles of good governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 
  • Performing and other duties assigned from time to time


  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology, Psychology, Sociology or any other related Social Science from a recognized University.
  • Have served for a period of at least ten (10) years in a relevant and comparable field in the Public Service, three years of which must have been in a senior management position on Kenya Police Service, Prisons Service or Kenya Defense Force at a Rank of Senior Management and above;
  • Leadership course from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrate high integrity, good communication skills, interpersonal relationship and be a team player;
  • Meet the requirement prescribed in Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application with copies of their National Identity/passport, Academic & Professional certificates and current Chapter Six compliance certificates to the undersigned on or before 20th day of February,2023.

Vihiga County Public Service Board,
P.O Box 880-50300,

Please take note that;

  • County Government of Vihiga is an equal opportunity employer. 
  • Youth, Women and Persons Living with Disabilities, Marginalized and Minority Communities are encouraged to apply.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Please be informed that Vihiga County Public Service Board 

DOES NOT USE AGENTS nor CHARGE ANY FEE for its services.
ONLY Short listed candidates will be contacted and they shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, 
Academic and Professional certificates, Transcripts and Clearance certificates (Directorate of Criminal Investigations (Certificate of Good Conduct), Kenya Revenue Authority, Higher Education Loans Board, Credit Reference Bureau, Clearance certificate from Commission for University Education (for holders of degrees from foreign Universities) and any other relevant documents during interviews

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