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SECURITY OFFICER

Ad ID
1102065
Posted at
9. Jul, 14:08
Details
Company Industry
Manufacturing
Work Type
Full time
Job Level
Senior level
Minimum Qualification
Diploma
Years Experience
8 years
Application Deadline
2018-08-23
Location
Nairobi CBD Nairobi
Description

Function: ADMINISTRATION

Location NAIROBI, KENYA

Reports to: HR Manager

Job Purpose

To protect company property, installation and products from internal and external threats of theft, damage, sabotage, fire and provide a safe working environment for staff and clients to enable the company meet its business objectives.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, review and maintain a viable Security Strategy for the organization to ensure an effective & efficient security process at the company.
  • Formulate an overall security policy for senior management acceptance.
  • Develop, implement and review security standards operating procedures and practices.
  • Effective liaison, coordination and networking with government’s authorities, law enforcement agencies, relevant national and international agencies and security stakeholders.
  • Ensure an effective risk analysis, threat assessment and response capability.
  • Initiating special security measures during periods/instances of increased threat.
  • Ensure that all critical areas of security concern are adequately covered in the security plan and are effectively managed, monitored and controlled.
  • Represent the company in operational, coordinative and consultative security meetings and forums.
  • Ensure good working relationship with the Government agencies and Kenya Police for up to date information.
  • Undertake regular audits, research, surveys and investigations to continuously improve security management through regular review of policies, procedures and processes in relation to findings.
  • Source and monitor the effectiveness of third party security services in liaison with the HR Manager.
  • Provide specialized advice to line management in all security functions, protection, Intelligence, information and investigation.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with all regulatory requirement, organization standards and local security procedures.
  • Carry out conclusive investigations on incidents and accidents in order to create a safe environment and prevent recurrence.
  • Act as a link between the company and the police in security matters.
  • Prepare weekly reports on the general security status of the organization to keep management updated on security issues.
  • Plan for and ensure consistent maintenance of all security equipment such as CCTV, Access control system to ensure they are in good serviceable condition.
  • Institute security internal controls to prevent occurrence and recurrence of security threats.
  • Any other duties as assigned by Management.

KEY SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION

Qualifications required:

  1. Minimum academic qualification: Diploma in Security Management
  2. Qualifications as an added advantage: Diploma in Criminology
  3. Professional registration, Ex-Police would be desirable.

Experience required:

  1. General work experience (years): 8 years
  2. Specific to the position (level/discipline/years): 4 years
  3. Industry: Manufacturing/Security Forces.

Key competencies and skills:

  1. Analytical Skills
  2. Able to work under pressure
  3. Good communication skills – Verbal & written
  4. Excellent interpersonal skills
  5. High standards of personal ethics and integrity
  6. Strong negotiation as well as operational skills
  7. Hands-on involvement in all aspects of the job

Language requirements:

  1. Kiswahili
  2. English

Computer literacy:

  • MS Office packages

Personality profile:

  1. Positive
  2. Employee-centric
  3. Fast paced and prompt
  4. Achievement oriented
  5. Energetic and Enthusiastic
  6. Self-motivated
  7. Focused

Additional/specific work requirements:

  1. Good Investigations and reporting skills
  2. Should be detail oriented with excellent planning skills
  3. Able to work with minimal supervision
  4. Good People Skills
  5. Should be conversant with the Kenya Laws and experienced in working government agencies.

To protect company property, installation and products from internal and external threats of theft, damage, sabotage, fire...

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