Security Officer Job in Kenya

Security Officer
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Reporting directly to the Head of HR & Administration, the Security Manager will provide security leadership and direction to the Company through effective organization, administration and operation of the security function.
  • Develop and implement security policy, strategy, guidelines in consistency with best global practices.
  • Identify all security risk areas and develop better operational methods to mitigate the risks.
  • Carry out security audits and surveys, review security processes, procedures, contingency plans and control in compliance with the set security standards.
  • Manage the incident reporting process to track trends and develop effective responses.
  • Assist in the selection and management of third party security providers through clear and measurable Service Level Agreements.
  • Ensure proper administration of departmental personnel and resources with aim of managing cost within the approved budgets.
  • Provide guidance in high level investigations to all reported cases against company employees and property.
  • Liaise with relevant government departments, police, local administrators, neighborhood security institutions in handling security issues with the Company.
  • Develop, implement and supervise security emergency action plans.
  • Anticipates and prepares adequate responses to matters affecting staff safety/security.
  • Monitors and tracks all staff travels and advises staff regarding Security Clearances to ensure all staff are adhering with existing tracking and travel procedures
  • Holder of a Degree in Security Management or equivalent professional training
  • Thorough knowledge in criminal investigations and litigation procedures will be paramount
  • At least 5 years relevant working experience in a similar senior position. Demonstrate working experience with electronic alarms, Access Control systems, CCTV and other technology based security systems
  • Demonstrate capability of commanding a contracted or in house guard force
  • Previous clean record in disciplined services and accounting knowledge will be an added advantage
  • Must be medically and physically fit with no criminal record with a valid Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Competence in Driving (BCE), Dog handling, Computer knowledge and unarmed combat skills
  • Highly confidential individual.
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Updated: October 31, 2012 — 3:49 pm