Government of Kenya Reviews

Updated February 10, 2015
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  1. Have reviewed several manuscripts/papers for AJFAND journal

    Current Employee - Research Officer
    Current Employee - Research Officer

    I have been working at Government of Kenya

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Communicators, Excellent exposure, Timely advocacy, recognized

    Cons

    Recognized effort and published my brief biodata

    Advice to Management

    keep it up

  2. Research projects management

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    Current Employee - Research Manager in Nairobi (Kenya)
    Current Employee - Research Manager in Nairobi (Kenya)

    I have been working at Government of Kenya part-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Vast training opportunities and experts for consultation

    Cons

    bureaucracy in procurement procedures at the government agencies

    Advice to Management

    streamline functions further

  3. 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 (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 Management

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

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  5. 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 (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    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 Management

    allow officers to grow in their careers

  6. 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 (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The job security is assured

    Cons

    Government pays are very low

    Advice to Management

    Look at the welfare of staff

  7. 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 (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    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.

    Advice to Management

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

  8. 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 (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    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

    Advice to Management

    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

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

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

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    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

    Advice to Management

    Be clear of processes and communication is very vital

  10. 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 (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    job security, stress free, disciplined

    Cons

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

    Advice to Management

    accountability

  11. 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 (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    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 Management

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

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