Investigations Officer Job in Kenya

Function / Department: Warehouse Operations

Position Title: Investigations Officer

Reports To: Quality Health Safety Environment and Facilities Manager Kenya

Direct Reports / Supervises: Outsourced Security guards

Job Purpose: To investigate theft and damage to company / client property and ensure protection of staff and visitors

Working Relationships:


  • Security Manager Kenya
  • QHSE Manager Kenya
  • Branch Manager Nairobi


  • Supervisors of sub-contracted guards
  • Police
  • Liaison Officers

Extent of Authority: Detain alleged criminals

Key Responsibilities

  • Investigate theft and damage to Company property
  • Ensure regular rotation of sub-contracted security guards.
  • Ensure all reported incidents are investigated,logged on the occurrence book and reported to the relevant person and proper action taken with 14 days
  • Liaise with the local police on any alleged intrusion into the premises or company/client cargo and follow up the case to conclusion
  • Ensure all security procedures are followed by all employees and Clients within the premises
  • Ensure all access points and control rooms are properly manned
  • Ensure all security gadgets/tools/equipment are in good working condition e.g. fence, alarms, CCTV
  • Maintain records of all main door keys and ensure safe custody of the same.
  • Ensure all items leaving the premises are accompanied by the relevant authorization documents and gate pass.
  • Identify problems with the Security Procedure and quickly resolve such to ensure that the general purpose of the procedure is maintained
  • Interface with Client’s Security Management Team
  • Monitor the Security Plan.
  • Conduct internal inspections and report to the Manager any non-compliance situation or deficiency.
  • Issue Security Plans and implement the security at the work sites in compliance with Client’s Security requirements
  • Coordinate with selected security companies the guard’s recruitment and screening of security personnel prior to acceptance.
  • Implement the emergency evacuation plan per work Site.

Key Skills

  • Communication
  • Analytical
  • Managerial
  • Investigative
  • Computer


  • Minimum 2 years

Personal Attributes

  • Vigilant
  • Integrity
  • Confidentiality
  • Firm
  • Agility


  • Relevant Degree / security certifications.
  • Experience in law enforcement


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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Security and Criminology
Updated: June 5, 2018 — 7:33 pm