Salama Fikira Head of Investigations Job in Kenya

Salama Fikira

Job Title: Head of Investigations (HoI)

Reporting to: Managing Director

Supervises: Investigations Division

Location: Based in Kenya, covering Africa, Indian Ocean Islands arid other areas as required.

The Company: Salama Fikira is an authoritative risk management consultancy established in 2005 to provide international security services across Africa supporting multi-sector industries.

Salama Fikira operates in difficult and complex environments, offering support to corporations, governments and private clients. Comprehensive project planning, robust logistics and in-depth information support across the company are trademarks of quality of service provision and delivery.

Salama Fikira is managed by professionals drawn from a range of government, private sector and military backgrounds.

Job Purpose: HoI is responsible for seeking out, sourcing and procuring business, managing operations & projects across Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands. The HoI will be responsible for this division and will work closely with the Operations Manager and BD Team.

He will also be responsible for managing all existing investigation business and contracts.

They will work out of Salama Fikira’s Nairobi office.


The HOl responsibilities include:

  • Leading their division and its personnel
  • Responsibility for the division’s financial performance
  • Manage and interface with existing client base
  • Ensuring dose liaison with the Salama Fikira Operations Manager and Investigations Staff
  • Identify markets and business opportunities for security consulting projects on the African continent In all fields
  • Develop and run a marketing plan for securing Identified opportunities/contracts
  • Prepare proposals for potential clients
  • Prepare contracts for future clients
  • Plan and, in conjunction with the Salama Fikira Operations Department, monitor all land based investigations as directed
  • Work with the accounts department to check and approve invoices
  • Work with the accounts department to assist with debtor management as required
  • Responsible for managing the Investigations Department and ensuring that they have the capacity and ability to train, supervise and develop the members of
    their team
  • Identification of equipment requirements for projects
  • Working with logistics department to identify suppliers and manage procured equipment
  • In conjunction with Info/Analysts develop and maintain an understanding of the relevant current, and historical, events and issues in all potential client
  • Have a general understanding of all security services and protocols and ensure good communication and relationships with law enforcement and any other
    relevant boards of authority and ensure that the Company is continually updated with any changes
  • Embrace, understand and produce the financial forecasting and plan for existing and future projects
  • Ensure relevant licensing and correct protocols are followed by the department and Company as a whole and advise the company directors as required
  • To support the Senior Leadership Team and where applicable the company directors as required
  • Ensure Divisional compliance with the company’s Quality Management System, Health and Safety Management System and Environmental Management System.

Minimum Requirement

  • Must have international policing or law enforcement experience
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the private security industry
  • Exposure to and experience in the corporate sector
  • Logistics Experience
  • Experience living and working in Africa; experience in East Africa would be an advantage
  • Understand African cultures and continental business challenges
  • Excellent command of English language in both written and verbal mediums
  • Must have demonstrable leadership and management skills in order to ensure their division operates as a team
  • Proven financial and commercial understanding and skills
  • Good Computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word. PowerPoint and Excel) is essential
  • Understand the company’s risk consultancy services and the African risk management and security sector
  • The job involves international travel and requires a person with mental alacrity a flexible approach to work They will be expected to work with clients in
    sensitive environments often at unusual hours of the day given the spread of our activities and client locations
  • Be able to respond to short notice requirements and provide urgent attention to tasks
  • Have an awareness of external influences, such as legislation within legal, national and HSSE frameworks
  • University Degree or equivalent
  • Possess a driving licence valid for use in Kenya
  • Be of sound physical and mental health

Please send your applications to by COB 15th June, 2018

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Security and Criminology
Updated: June 13, 2018 — 12:54 pm