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KK Security is a leading international safety, security & solutions provider.

Vacancy: Branch Manager, Nakuru Kenya

Job Summary: A great opportunity to add a new dimension to your career.

The position has a leadership role with responsibility for leading and developing a strong management team capable of exercising effective management, financial and operational control of a business unit (Branch, Specialist Trading Unit or Project).

Business Managers are responsible for both the retention and up-selling of products and services to existing customers, and the development of new business opportunities.

This position reports to the Regional Branch Manager - Western Region.

Purposes

1. Primary Purpose

  • Day-to-day management of the business unit to include;
  • Business development (sales, marketing, new business gains)
  • Effective financial control (sales, collections, cost management, profitability)
  • Service delivery standards (staffing, product performance)

2. Secondary Purposes
  • Support the Country MD in achieving Country goals and targets by assisting with annual budget preparation and periodic tactical budget reviews
  • Support the Country MD by providing regular updates on activities and issues arising
  • Submit monthly financial management reports, sitreps on the specified dates and any other monthly activity reports that may be required by the Country MD/Board.
  • Ensure that the business represents the highest standards of professional performance and integrity at all times.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience
  • Should posses a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university
  • Minimum three years work experience in a middle management position in a commercial enterprise
  • Self motivated and extremely driven
  • Computer Literate
  • A team player with a strong sense of discipline and good interpersonal skill
  • A natural leader and decision maker
  • Ability to manage, develop and motivate own team

Vacancy: Head of Risk and Security, Kenya

Job Summary: A great opportunity to add a new dimension to your career. The overall purpose of this job is to continuously improve internal risk management capability across all divisions. This position reports to the Managing Director - Kenya.

Core Duties
  • Lead and develop a dedicated team of security and investigative personnel.
  • Planning, designing and implementing an overall risk management process for the organization risk assessment, which involves analyzing risks as well as identifying, describing and estimating the risks affecting the business.
  • Risk evaluation, which involves comparing estimated risks with criteria established by the organization such as costs, legal requirements and environmental factors, and evaluating the organization’s previous handling of risks.
  • Risk reporting in an appropriate way for different audiences so that they understand the most significant risks and ensure that they are aware of risks relevant to their parts of the business and to individuals to understand their accountability for individual risks.
  • Corporate governance involving external risk reporting to stakeholders.
  • Carry out processes such as implementing health and safety measures and making business continuity plans to limit risks.
  • Conducting audits of policy and compliance to standards, including liaison with internal and external auditors.
  • Providing support, education and training to staff to build risk awareness within the organization.
  • Carrying out risk and process audits and implementing risk mitigation.
  • Any other duty assigned by the management.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience
  • A University degree
  • Post graduate qualification in Security/Risk Management.
  • At least 5 years experience managing risk/security at senior management level
  • High level of personal organization and planning skills.
  • Negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills.
  • Diligent, personable and able to build a wide sphere of influence across a large, matrix organization

Vacancy: National Control Centre (NCC) Manager, Kenya

Location: Nairobi

This position reports to the Country Operations Manager, Kenya.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the collaboration and coordination of the products to ensure teamwork and unity of effort.

The NCC operates as a matrix organization and includes several major products to clients as outlined in the scope below.

NCC Scope: Alarm receiving and dispatching, asset and personnel tracking, intelligence gathering and dissemination, incident management, service coordination for escort and executive services, fire response and incident management.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Overall management of the current and proposed scope of the NCC.
  • Implementing assessment and incident response protocols.
  • Executing emergency response procedures.
  • Ensuring quality customer support.
  • Managing and reporting on the activities and performance of the NCC team.
  • Developing and maintaining an inventory of tools used by the NCC.
  • Providing support and guidance to the NCC personnel.
  • Work with HR to build and develop a talent identification, training, management and succession plan.
  • Evaluating and updating NCC policies and procedures as appropriate.
  • Ensuring NCC personnel follow NCC policies and procedures.
  • Verifying all NCC security components are functioning optimally.
  • Identifying information security risk within the enterprises and recommending priorities for risk mitigation.
  • Collaborating with 3rd party system owners and operators, contractors, Government and other relevant personnel to ensure effective running of the NCC is maintained at all times.
  • Working closely with Incident Response Teams to analyze and resolve security incidents.
  • Providing reports and statistics as required to Program Management, Security, and Operations personnel.
  • Evaluating new or improved technologies, on a regular basis, for the purpose of replacing or upgrading existing NCC tools.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Daily updated and accurate National Control Centre KPI dashboard.
  • Updated process maps, procedures and work instructions.
  • Desirable Qualifications and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate will possess outstanding communications and interpersonal skills, and the ability to lead and manage teams and also to problem-solve.
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent and 8-10 years of progressive, security-related experience, with a minimum of three (3) years management experience required.
  • Experience/knowledge of security monitoring application systems required.
  • Have good analytic and communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Should be able to work unsupervised and be able to take initiatives as required to ensure the smooth running of operations.
  • Detailed terms of reference will be given to the successful candidate.


How to Apply

Candidates who meet the above qualifications and experience should send their applications including detailed curriculum vitae (CV), copies of academic and professional certificates, names, address and email addresses of three referees to:

The Country Human Resources Manager
KK Security
PO Box 14662 00800
Nairobi

Closing Date: 18th July 2014


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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