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The organization

Finlays is a vertically integrated and geographically diversified agri-business that takes a leadership role in sustainability.

The group has established itself as a reliable, responsible, innovative and sustainable producer with a deep knowledge and passion for its products.

Sustainability is pivotal to the group’s success and it lies at the heart of what Finlays does and stands for.

Finlays is Kenya’s largest agricultural export group employing over 22,000 people and annually exporting over 300 million stems of flowers, 7 million kilos of vegetables, 26 million kilos of black tea and 3 million kilos of tea extract.

The organisation is geographically located in Nairobi, Naivasha, Kericho, Mt. Kenya and Mombasa and works with 1,200 vegetable out growers and 10,000 tea out growers.

The vacancies below have arisen in our Naivasha region for dynamic and focused self starters with unquestionable integrity and a passion for excellence in security operations.

Assistant Regional Security Officer

The Job

Reporting to the Regional Security Officer, the Assistant Regional Security Officer will:

  • Conduct risk assessments and security audits within the region;
  • Coordinate daily security operations, deploy security staff and ensure high morale;
  • Supervise and conduct appraisals for the team;
  • Conduct investigations in cases such as theft, fraud, accidents and any damage of property;
  • Ensure proactive security measures are in place and updated;
  • Carry out intelligence gathering for prevention and detection of criminal activities;
  • Maintain a high standard of security staff discipline in the region;
  • Develop the capacity of the security team to be able to discharge their duties effectively;
  • Liaise with police and other appropriate government agencies;
  • Manage the resources allocated to the department in an efficient manner;
  • Provide high quality services to our customers; and
  • Ensure the integrity of the company’s access control systems to avoid any violation.
The Person

We require a candidate with the following qualifications:
  • O level education with at least C+;
  • Diploma in Security related field from a recognized institution. Those with a higher diploma in the same will have an added advantage;
  • Five years relevant experience in an equivalent position;
  • Experience in managing a large number of security personnel;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili;
  • Highly developed interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills;
  • Sound people management;
  • Proven investigation skills; and
  • Possession of a valid certificate of good conduct.
Senior Security Supervisor

The Job

Reporting to the Assistant Regional Security Officer, the Senior Security Supervisor will be responsible for:
  • Ensuring timely reporting of all security incidents;
  • Ensuring that there is efficient response to emergencies at the work place;
  • Enforcing all security standing instructions as provided for in the company security manual;
  • Ensuring that all the security staff on each shift are properly and efficiently deployed;
  • Gathering of intelligence reports and acting on them;
  • Maintaining a high level of discipline amongst the security staff;
  • Ensuring that proper records are maintained at the access control points;
  • Following up on the performance of the fence team to ensure that the perimeter fence is secured; and
  • Ensuring that all identified defects on the perimeter fence are promptly reported and repaired.
The Person

We require a candidate with the following qualifications:
  • O-Level education or the equivalent with at least a mean grade of C;
  • Certificate in security management or any security related training. A diploma in security management from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
  • 5 years experience in security management from a reputable security organization;
  • Possession of a valid certificate of good conduct;
  • Excellent cognitive and analytical skills; and
  • Well developed interpersonal and communication skills.
Application Procedure

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in applying for any of the above positions, please send your CV with a covering letter to the

Human Resources Director,
P.O. Box 10222, Nairobi 00400.

to reach not later than 14 October 2011.

Those applicants who will not have heard from us by 1 November 2011 should consider their applications unsuccessful.

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