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Updated Feb 4, 2014

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3.5 11 reviews

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    The Kenyan government is a good training ground for officers to grow professionally

    Administrator (Current Employee) Nairobi West (Kenya)

    ProsTraining opportunities, good work environment

    Consstagnation. low pay lack of merit in promotions and negative ethnicity, super cession, highly politicized and political patronage

    Advice to Senior Managementallow officers to grow in their careers

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    It has been a good experience because the government through the army has molded me to what aim.

    Aircraft Technician (Current Employee) Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

    ProsIts only in the government where you earn,learn, work and get exposed oversee training for free

    Conslife is not dynamic in the sense you become what they want you to be but not all you can be

    Advice to Senior Managementmotivate the subordinate encourage new ideas and career progression in the company

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    Immigration (Current Employee) Nairobi (Kenya)

    ProsThe job security is assured

    ConsGovernment pays are very low

    Advice to Senior ManagementLook at the welfare of staff

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    it was very challenging yet i enjoyed my self and at the same time i learned alot

    Soldier (Former Employee) Nairobi (Kenya)

    Prosthis will be the best job for someone who is patriotic, who wants to serve his country, one who likes adventure, and fitness is a must.

    Conswell, sometime it can get stressful,harsh weather conditions in operation areas, bieng away from family most of the time.

    Advice to Senior Managementequality is very important in everyday life...be fair to your juniors.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A good training ground but not a satisfactory work environment

    Town Clerk (Former Employee) Nairobi (Kenya)

    ProsTraining oportunities, education is valued and higher chances of career growth

    Constransfers are numerous but at times not considerate of family circumstances, salary not too good

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed for objective evaluation of terms and conditions of service, transfers being cognizant of family factors and meritocracy be the norm rather than the exception

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Its informative and gives a chance to grow in an area where you are starting up

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Nairobi (Kenya)

    ProsGood facilities, and people who are open to new ideas. The place is well equipped with modern facilities. Well stacked library with sufficient books of which expands on a yearly basis.

    ConsToo much bureaucracy in everything

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe clear of processes and communication is very vital

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    wonderful

    Audit (Current Employee) Nairobi (Kenya)

    Prosjob security, stress free, disciplined

    Conslow pay, staying in one job group for are long perid of time

    Advice to Senior Managementaccountability

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    a place to start up in any career

    CLERKS (Current Employee) Mombasa (Kenya)

    ProsEnough time to go back to school and personal development in terms of education.

    ConsThe pay is very minimum, no progress, or rather,it is very slow to progress, lots of beurocracy

    Advice to Senior Managementpay and remuneration to be more or less similar to other sectors and proper management for promotion for junior officers..

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    good goverment means good pay for workers

    Voters Registration Clerk (Former Employee) Nyeri (Kenya)

    Proslate salaries and so much bureaucracy

    Constakes time but comes as a lumpsum

    Advice to Senior Managementimprove more on time of processing salaries

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Protocol Officer (Current Employee) Nairobi (Kenya)

    ProsGood trainer, fair working stability, opportunities to learn new stuff

    ConsBureaucracy and an entrenched culture of mediocrity at the top

    Advice to Senior ManagementAllow middle management, the professionals, contribute more. You'll be surprised at what ensues.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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