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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Security Manager Job in Kenya

Job Title: Security Manager
Reference: SM_2017
Recruiter: Stratostaff East Africa Ltd
Location: Nairobi
Available: ASAP
Category: Experienced
Offer: Neg.
Profile Introduction: Our client is food processing and packaging solutions company. Working closely with customers and suppliers, they provide safe, innovative and environmentally sound products that each day; meet the needs of hundreds of millions of people seeks to recruit a Security Manager.
Overall purpose of the job is to: Manage security related matters through co-formulation and enforcement of security policies and procedures, advising management on various security pertinent issues and best practice and guiding staff on security concerns.
Minimum Requirements
  • University Degree in Business Administration (preferred) or Diploma in security with law knowledge (armed forces, police or CID Training);
  • Computer literacy and report writing skills;
  • At least ten years relevant experience in security field;
  • Five years’ experience in a similar position with an multi-national organization;
  • Be a member of SHE pillar and crisis management committee;
Job Specification
  • Manage, maintain, review and enhance the organizations security by ensuring that all physical security measures are intact and effective;
  • Keep abreast of all security developments or risks that may affect the organization;
  • Develop and review security policy and procedure guidelines on a need basis;
  • Create an incident reporting process to track incident trends and develop effective responses based on incident root causes;
  • Manage all security contracts through clear and measurable service level agreements together with the Supplier Manager;
  • Conduct investigations into all reported cases against the organization’s property and employees involving thefts, losses, damages, injuries, assaults, complaints, work related or traffic accidents affecting company vehicles;
  • Act on all information and intelligence reports with the aim of safeguarding organizational interests and ensure timely communication of pertinent security information to staff;
  • Ensure accurate, frequent monitoring of security incidences which includes frequent inspection of the premises and performs random inspection visits, outside office hours, to detect any dereliction of duty;
  • Prepare a sound safety, fire response procedures and safety training schedule for both offices to ensure full awareness and compliance safety policies;
  • Ensure that fire equipment are well maintained and in good working condition all the time and coordinate fire drills and mock drills as per the schedule;
  • Coordinate activities in case of a crisis or a catastrophe involving the organizations business activities and attend to emergency issues and update the Human Resource Director accordingly and promptly;
  • Support on planning and efficient utilization of the security budget and resources
  • Facilitate security audit implementation and ensure audit recommendation implementation and supervise security improvement initiatives such as electronic, security company reviews;
  • Assess security position and propose and budget for security enhancement initiatives.
  • Liaise with governmental and non-governmental organs, i.e. police, local administration, courts for assistance in handling security issues within the institute and its surroundings.
  • Participate in security exchange forums to acquire knowledge and exchange best practice with other security professionals in the various industries such as Kenya Association of
  • Provide security technical advice toward coordinating of appropriate security training for staff,
  • Emergency/Security Response Team, Management and Security Officers.
  • Create an ongoing security awareness/education program that is rolled-out in new employee induction process and on-going sensitization with existing employees.
Competencies
  • Must be conversant and experienced with alarms, access control equipment, CCTV, and other more sophisticated technology-based security systems.
  • Good management, communication interpersonal skills;
  • Competency in driving.
  • High integrity, detail-oriented;
  • Flexible, proactive, timely;
  • Quality, accurate, and service oriented;
  • Familiar with Occupational Health and Safety Act;
  • Good Client liaison using tact and diplomacy;
How to Apply
If you are qualified and up to the challenge send your CV to vacancies@stratostaff.co.ke and apply online by 27th March 2016.
Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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