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Friday, February 24, 2017
KASNEB Administrative Assistant I (Safety and Security) Vacancy in Kenya
KASNEB is a professional examinations body which operates under the Accountants Act, No. 15 of 2008, the Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya Act, Cap 534 of 1988 and the Investment and Financial Analysts Act, No.13 of 2015.
The mandate of KASNEB is to develop syllabuses, conduct professional, diploma and technician examinations; certify candidates in accountancy, finance, credit, governance and management, information communication technology and related disciplines; promote its qualifications globally and accredit relevant training institutions.
The vision of KASNEB is to be a world-class professional examinations body.
In keeping with current strategic needs, KASNEB seeks to recruit a suitable candidate for the following position:
Administrative Assistant I, Safety and Security
Job Level 7
Overall Purpose: The Administrative Assistant I, Safety and Security will be responsible for implementing KASNEB security procedures and operational plan.
Key duties and responsibilities:
Reporting to the Senior Officer, Safety and Security the Administrative Assistant I, Safety and Security will be responsible for:
(i) Ensuring smooth shift handover, relief and replacement of the contracted security guards.
(ii) Supporting the assessment of security conditions at KASNEB Towers including collecting, interpreting and analysing routine security information.
(iii) Regularly monitoring security situation, highlighting and escalating any potential security hazard or recurring incidences.
(iv) Updating staff on emerging security risks and support establishment of controls to mitigate risks.
(v) Assisting in the establishment and maintenance of operational emergency communication systems and other security devices.
(vi) Working closely with national police service and other relevant local or government authorities on matters concerning security as appropriate.
(vii) Carrying out periodic inspection and servicing of firefighting equipment.
(viii) Ensuring appropriate inspection of the log of entry and exit of personnel, materials, vehicles.
(ix) Undertaking the day to day supervision of outsourced security personnel.
(x) Ensuring risk management in the area of operation.
(xi) Ensuring the implementation of the ISO Quality Management System in the area of operation.
(xii) Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Academic / Professional Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
(i) Bachelors degree in Criminology or Investigations or other related discipline from a recognised university.
(ii) Computer literate with good knowledge of security communication equipment.
(iii) Excellent first aid and fire-fighting skills.
(iv) A valid certificate of good conduct.
(v) Experience in the security forces is an added advantage.
(vi) A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience in safety and security management in a large organisation and two (2) years relevant experience in safety and security management for serving officers.
Key personal attributes / functional skills
The ideal candidate should:
(i) Be honest, trustworthy and possess a high degree of personal integrity and professionalism.
(ii) Have demonstrated leadership qualities and management capability for responsibilities at this level.
(iii) Be a team player.
(iv) Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with varied stakeholders.
(vii) Satisfy the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, academic and professional certificates, national identity card, testimonials, current and expected salary and names and addresses of three referees so as to reach the undersigned not later than Thursday, 9 March 2017.
The envelope should be marked “CONFIDENTIAL” and indicate the “REFERENCE NUMBER” of the position applied for and be addressed to:
Chief Executive Officer KASNEB P.O. Box 41362-00100 Nairobi, Kenya
“KASNEB is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate any applicant on the basis of their ethnic background, sex, religion, disability, HIV status or marital status yet is attentive to gender, regional and ethnic balance”.
Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.