Security, Safety, Health, Environment & Quality Manager Career in Kenya


Our client, an oil and gas company is desirous of recruiting an experienced and self-driven Manager Security, Safety, Health, Environment & Quality.

The Manager will be responsible for the management and delivery of round-the-clock companywide physical and personnel security requirements and ensure compliance to Environment, Health and Safety standards and quality regulations as well as total compliance of ISO procedures.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Manager Security, Safety, Health, Environment & Quality will be tasked with the following:

  • Implementing strategies on security and safety management, crime prevention, investigations and prosecutions;
  • Advising Management on appropriate measures and standards on security and safety of company assets;
  • Manage all aspects of physical and personnel security for company facilities and staff;
  • Investigating, following-up and resolving security issues/cases and Environment Health & Safety (EHS) incidences affecting company in liaison with law enforcement agencies;
  • Sensitizing staff on general insecurity trends, personal/residential security awareness and EHS in liaison with law enforcement agencies;
  • Establishing and maintaining linkages with law enforcement agencies to enhance company security;
  • Undertaking activities related to security management such as security sweeps, penetration tests, intruder detection, alarm response tests, security surveys and internal security audits;
  • Formulating and continuously reviewing policies, processes and procedures on security and EHS;
  • Managing security personnel seconded by contractors on service provision;
  • Reviewing safety method statements, initial Environmental Impact Assessment, environmental audit, training manuals and organization’s work instructions and procedures;
  • Maintaining of ISO certification;
  • Developing a Security Safety Health & Quality (SSHEQ) communication strategy for the Corporation and its staff;
  • Developing of SSHEQ standards and procedures;
  • Developing and maintaining the departmental budget; and
  • Coaching, mentoring and developing the SSHEQ team.


Academic Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Security and Risk Management from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Military Science or Environmental Science or Occupational Health & Safety from a recognized institution;

Professional Qualifications

  • Training in Integrated Security Management Systems (ISMS).
  • Certified Security Management Professional from a recognized institution.
  • Evidence of Investigation training from a recognized institution.


  • At least 10 years’ relevant experience 5 of which should be at managerial level managing Security, Safety, Health & Quality.
  • Intellectual leadership in managing people, operations and financial resources;
  • Ability to think strategically and design long term plans;
  • Quality management skills;
  • Disaster preparedness and management skills;
  • Investigations skills;
  • Report writing skills;
  • Good negotiation skills;
  • General knowledge of Kenyan laws & Government EHS incidence regulations pertaining to law enforcement

Candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity, and are thus required to submit clearance certificates from the following institutions together with the job application:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate)
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics & Anti – Corruption Commission
  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Evidence of on-going clearance is admissible subject to satisfactory results (presentation of a clearance certificate from the above institutions) before the selection process.

Qualified and interested applicants to send their application and detailed CV, indicating current and expected remuneration to, explicitly indicating the position in the email subject line.

Applications should reach us not later than 17.00 hours on Monday 2nd October 2018.

Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted.

Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Our client is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Summary:
Job Title
Job Category
Job Type
Company / Organization
Approx. Salary
Job Opening Date
Job Expiry Date
Job Details
Job Location

Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Environment and Natural Resources, Security and Criminology
Updated: September 21, 2018 — 10:51 am