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Senior Regional Security Officer (Network) Job in Kenya

Safaricom Limited is the leading mobile telecommunications company in Kenya. 

We are at the forefront of the industry and always seek to attract and retain talented, creative and innovative team players who are excited by the opportunity of pushing the frontiers of this evolving technology, growing our services, exciting our customers and contributing to our community. 

At Safaricom, we take pride in our talent and develop them to realize their maximum potential!
Senior Regional Security Officer - Network

Reporting to the Head of Security Department, the Job holder will be responsible for the management and delivery of round- physical and personnel security requirements. 

Supervision and coordination of provision of security and safety related requirements for company network facilities and regional staff in the regions.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage all aspects of physical and personnel security for company facilities and regional staff;
  • Manage network security operations including all special operations e.g. during upgrades, equipment swaps over several sites and administration of road side rescue;
  • Ensure MSR security guarding partners for safaricom’s and the outsourced network maintenance partners, investigations and armed security for network infrastructure related cases.
  • Investigate, follow-up and resolve security issues/cases affecting company mobile and immobile assets e.g. facilities, network equipment/property, staff, documents e.t.c
  • Coordinate the conduct of bi-annual security awareness briefs at all manned company facilities in conjunction with contracted Security Risk Management Consultant
  • Formulate and continuously review policies, processes and procedures pertaining to Physical and Personnel Security;
  • Develop budgets and forecasts for all physical and personnel security related services for network facilities.
  • Indirect manage security personnel seconded by contractors on service provision;
  • Assist company & regional staff, through liaison with law enforcement agencies, on resolution of matters that require such intervention.
Minimum Requirements
  • Degree in Security Management/Administration or any technical/business discipline;
  • At least 5 years experience in the Military or Police with adequate exposure in command appointments preferably not below the rank of “Major” from the Military and “Senior Superintendent - (SSP)” from the Police;
  • At least 2 years experience in Corporate Security Management in a large corporate firm with multiple facilities
  • General knowledge of Kenyan Laws and Government Regulations pertaining to law enforcement.
  • Excellent in Microsoft Office applications;
  • Excellent communication, analytical and report writing skills;
  • Attention to details and result oriented;
  • Must have the ability to work within strict deadlines under minimum supervision;
If you meet the requirements and are self driven, proactive and up to the challenge, please send your resume and application letter quoting the job title and reference number to the address below. 

All applications must be delivered on or before Thursday 3rd  January 2013.

The Senior Manager -Talent Acquisition,
Safaricom Limited
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