Security Assistant Job in Kenya

Job Purpose

This position is responsible for the security of the Authority’s staff, assets, and offices, as well as the implementation of appropriate and effective security management policies and procedures.

Job Specifications

The duties and responsibilities will entail:

Developing and ensuring implementation of security strategies, policies, and procedures.

Providing and maintaining a protected and secure environment for all persons and assets within the Authority.

Coordinating security activities and the provision of outsourced services under security management.

Participating in the coordination of emergency procedures and contingency planning.

Identifying potential security threats.

Coordinating the investigation of internal security breaches.

Gathering security intelligence.

Maintaining records of crimes and incidents.

Overseeing security surveys and inspections.

Advising management on security-related matters affecting operations.

Person Specifications

For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:

Higher Diploma in Security Studies or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution with three (3) years of relevant experience; OR Diploma in Security Studies or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution with four (4) years of relevant experience.

Undergone three (3) months Security Training from the Administration Police Training College or any other recognized institution.

Be physically and mentally fit.

Meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.

Competencies and Skills

Strong communication and presentation skills.

Good analytical skills.



How To Apply

Terms of Offer:

The Authority offers an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of each position.

Successful candidates for positions in Job Grade IRA 4 to IRA 10 shall be appointed on Permanent and Pensionable terms of service.


Interested applicants MUST adhere to the application instructions provided below:

The applicants MUST submit their biodata online by filling in the form provided in the link below:

In addition, the applicants MUST send their hard copy applications enclosing their Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and copy of National Identification Card. The applicant MUST also include telephone number, e-mail address and names and addresses of three (3) referees familiar with the applicant’s professional background and experience.

Hard Copy Applications addressed to the undersigned, to be sent by post or delivered to the Insurance Regulatory Authority at Zep Re Place, 2nd Floor, Longonot Road, Upper Hill. Please note that these should be sealed, marked “Confidential” and indicate the job reference (e.g. “REF: MF/05” for Manager Finance).

Commissioner of Insurance & Chief Executive Officer
Insurance Regulatory Authority
Zep-Re Place
P.O Box 43505-00100

Applications must be received by close of business at 5pm on Friday 28th June 2024.

Compliance Requirement:

In accordance with The Employment (Amendment) Act, 2022, the Authority will require candidates it wishes to enter into a written contract of service with to comply with Chapter Six of the Constitution by submitting mandatory compliance and clearance certificates from the relevant entities.


IRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Canvasing in any manner shall lead to automatic disqualification.