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Security Manager Job in Kenya

Thika Greens Limited, a property development company is motivated to change the quality of life of many Kenyans. Based in Thika, we are developing value added three phased state of the art satellite community residential homes with all amenities close by on 1,700 acres.

Our key products include fully serviced plots, golf homes, a Retirement village, Apartments, Hotels and shopping malls among others. Our flagship product is the 18 hole Championship Golf Course within which lies over 800 residential homes and a 7 star hotel.

In order to ensure total security of the investor’s property, we have a pool of more than 30 security personnel. We are looking to enhancing the department further by hiring a
 security manager to oversee all the security concerns.

Job summary

The incumbent will be responsible for overseeing the security of the projects implementation including the personnel, equipment and materials. He will develop and enforce security policies to ensure a safe environment for investors, employees, contractors and visitors.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • An overall security administrator who reports to the top management
  • Plan, Administer, direct and review security operation programs to ensure a safe environment for investors, employees, contractors and visitors.
  • Participate in establishing policies and procedures for reviewing crisis situations and preparing contingency plans for emergency.
  • Plan and direct installation of electronic security systems, such as CCTV surveillance, entry controls, burglar alarms, smoke detectors, outdoor perimeter and microwave alarms.
  • Conduct surprise security drills to check the efficiency of all security measures.
  • Plan and coordinate safety of client during tours/travel with the Security Unit of the establishment.
  • Investigate crimes committed against client such as fraud, robbery, arson, and patent infringement.
  • Notify client of security weaknesses and implement procedures for handling, storing, safekeeping, and destroying classified materials.
  • Participate in hiring, induction, and organize periodic training to all security and administrative personnel dealing with the security of the establishment.
  • Co-coordinating work schedules of all security personnel
  • Oversee investigation of security breaches and assist with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such breaches as necessary.
  • Assume other responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications and competences
  • Degree in Public Administration and Diploma in Criminal Justice or Security Management
  • At least 5+ years of experience as Senior Manager dealing in security
  • Should have undergone appropriate training in Senior Security Management.
  • Should have in-depth knowledge of Security Environment and security hazards.
  • Is preferably a former member of Police Force or Administration Police or Army
  • Team player with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, motivate, lead and boost morale of the team
  • Effective time management and logical decision making ability.
Terms of employment 

This position is a three year performance based contract on a renewable term.

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their application letters and detailed CV to by 16th Sept.2011 indicating clearly the position they are applying for in the subject of the email.

An attractive remuneration will be offered to the successful candidates.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

‘Thika Greens Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer’

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