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  1.  

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

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    Current Employee - Administrator  in  Nairobi West (Kenya)
    Current Employee - Administrator in Nairobi West (Kenya)

    I have been working at Government of Kenya full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Training opportunities, good work environment

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    allow officers to grow in their careers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

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

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

    I have been working at Government of Kenya full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    motivate the subordinate encourage new ideas and career progression in the company

  3.  

    good

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    Current Employee - Immigration  in  Nairobi (Kenya)
    Current Employee - Immigration in Nairobi (Kenya)

    I have been working at Government of Kenya full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The job security is assured

    Cons

    Government pays are very low

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look at the welfare of staff

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

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    Former Employee - Soldier  in  Nairobi (Kenya)
    Former Employee - Soldier in Nairobi (Kenya)

    I worked at Government of Kenya full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    this 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.

    Cons

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

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    equality is very important in everyday life...be fair to your juniors.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    A good training ground but not a satisfactory work environment

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    Former Employee - Town Clerk  in  Nairobi (Kenya)
    Former Employee - Town Clerk in Nairobi (Kenya)

    I worked at Government of Kenya full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    wonderful

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    Current Employee - Audit  in  Nairobi (Kenya)
    Current Employee - Audit in Nairobi (Kenya)

    I have been working at Government of Kenya full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    job security, stress free, disciplined

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    accountability

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

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

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Nairobi (Kenya)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nairobi (Kenya)

    I have been working at Government of Kenya as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Good 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.

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy in everything

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    Be clear of processes and communication is very vital

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    a place to start up in any career

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    Current Employee - CLERKS  in  Mombasa (Kenya)
    Current Employee - CLERKS in Mombasa (Kenya)

    I have been working at Government of Kenya full-time for more than a year

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  10.  

    good goverment means good pay for workers

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    Former Employee - Voters Registration Clerk  in  Nyeri (Kenya)
    Former Employee - Voters Registration Clerk in Nyeri (Kenya)

    I worked at Government of Kenya part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    late salaries and so much bureaucracy

    Cons

    takes time but comes as a lumpsum

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    improve more on time of processing salaries

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    WORKING FOR THE GoK

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    Current Employee - Protocol Officer  in  Nairobi (Kenya)
    Current Employee - Protocol Officer in Nairobi (Kenya)

    I have been working at Government of Kenya as a contractor for more than 10 years

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Bureaucracy and an entrenched culture of mediocrity at the top

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow middle management, the professionals, contribute more. You'll be surprised at what ensues.

    Recommends

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