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G4S Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Introduction: G4S is the world’s leading international security solutions group, which specializes in outsourced business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and 657,000 employees.

In Africa, G4S is the largest private employer, with 110 000 employees in over 29 countries across the continent. G4S Kenya has a workforce of about 15,000 spread across all the major urban centres in the country.

At G4S Kenya, we place great value on attracting and retaining the best people at all levels, to ensure the continued success of the organization. 


As a result of continued growth and in order to position ourselves for sustainability of our number one position in the provision of Security Solutions, we wish to appoint qualified individuals into the above position.

Manager - Secure Journey & Events Management - G4S Kenya

Job Reference:
 G4S/TP/28961/42522
 
Job Category: Events Stewarding and Security
 
Contract Type: Full Time
 
Salary: Attractive and market related
 
Location: Nairobi - Kenya
 
G4S Region: Africa

G4S Business Unit:
 Kenya

Role Responsibility:

Main Purpose of Position:
 To manage the secure journey and events management as a revenue stream within G4S Kenya. Responsibility for revenue growth, operations management, and customer service whilst ensuring that we deliver a world class service to our customers.

Key Performance Areas:
  • Effective management of the business unit financial performance
  • Manage relationship between actual results, budgets and forecasts
  • Service level agreement/contract in place  that specifies adequate levels of protection required by clients
  • To take an active role in the effective recruitment of Closed Protection Officers, providing      assistance to Operations Director as and when required
  • Implementation of strategy is monitored in terms of achievement of objectives and use of      budget/financial resources on a monthly basis.
  • New business development
  • Providing Close Protection Services to High Profile/Risk Clients
  • Formulate and update list of high profile/risk clients with progress on service s provided
  • Completed Service Assessments per customer to determine customer satisfaction
  • Continuous improvement plans developed and actioned based on review of service    assessments
  • Works with customers to plan for events and ensure that events are properly resourced for security and other operational requirements
The Ideal Candidate:

Qualifications & Experience:
  • University Degree from a recognized University
  • Previous experience in secure journey management and or events management
  • Knowledge of the Close Protection Industry – Locally & Internationally
Personal Attributes:
  • Managing professionally
  • Ability to work extended hours and shifts
  • Leading people
  • Customer thinking
  • Working with complexity
  • Sales Orientation
  • Computer Literate
Package Description: Base salary Medical scheme Pension scheme Performance related bonus  

How to Apply

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Head of Manned Security - G4S Kenya

Job Reference:
 G4S/TP/28961/43924
 
Number of Positions: 1
 
Job Category: Security / Protective Services
 
Contract Type: Full Time
 
Salary: Attractive and market related
 
Location: Nairobi - Kenya
 
G4S Region: Africa

G4S Business Unit:
 Kenya

Role Responsibility:
 Reporting to the Operations Director, the Head of Manned Security coordinates the provision of contractual and ad hoc security services to customers, in compliance with legislation, G4S policies and procedures, to ensure achievement of budgeted financial targets. 

The incumbent is also responsible for monitoring the quality standards of manned security services, ensuring adherence to regional standards.

The Challenge
  • Effective management of the division’s financial performance
  • Effective management of the division’s people performance
  • Client retention and maintaining customer service levels
  • New business development
Key Accountabilities
  • Manage manned security operations by directing and coordinating activities consistent with established goals, objectives and policies
  • Achieve operating budget in revenue, gross margin, overheads and PBITA.
  • Responsible for the creations of policies and procedures as relates to manned security services
  • Participate in sales/business planning activities with the Sales & Marketing department to ensure alignment of initiatives with overall mandate
  • Manage the daily supervision and ongoing coaching of direct reports to build and increase employee capability and productivity and drive revenue
  • Identify and implement consistent Best Practices across all areas of the business unit including sales and marketing, finance, operations, systems, security training, human resources, etc.
  • Implement improved processes and management methods to generate higher ROI and work optimization
  • Develop innovative initiatives to enhance internal efficiency and effectiveness; and revenue generation.
  • Maintain productive relationships and partnership in business deals, product development  and collaborations
  • Respond and direct personnel to immediately respond to client concerns and issues
  • Ensuring the implementation of the G4S health and safety program that is geared towards ensuring a safe work environment for all
  • Manage labour costs for a guard force of about 12,000 located in all major urban centres in the country
The Ideal Candidate:
  • A minimum of University degree, preferably in a Management related discipline
  • Demonstrated business acumen and leadership skills
  • A minimum of 7 years experience at senior management/leadership role in an operationally driven business
  • Though not a prerequisite candidates with experience in security management in a commercial environment will have a distinct advantage
  • Demonstrated ability in financial understanding and analysis
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Leader and team player with unquestionable integrity
In addition to the above qualifications, the job requires someone whose integrity is beyond reproach, numeric, collaborating as well as well developed interpersonal and communication skills.

Package Description: Basic salary Pension scheme Medical cover Performance based bonus scheme

How to Apply

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Vacancy: Technical Training Manager - G4S Kenya
 
Job Reference: G4S/TP/28961/50991
 
Number of Positions: 1
 
Job Category: Human Resources / Health and Safety
 
Contract Type: Full Time
 
Salary: Attractive market related salary
 
Location: Nairobi - Kenya
 
G4S Region: Africa

G4S Business Unit:
 Kenya

Role Responsibility:

Overall job purpose:
 To work as a member of the Learning and Development Team to achieve its organizational purpose, specifically by identifying customer/sector specific needs and designing appropriate interventions by delivering the relevant training programs; Coordinating with external providers to deliver specific interventions to meet organizational needs; improve the overall competence and performance  of frontline staff.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan, convene and deliver security training courses & workshops to a large workforce across Kenya designed with the overall intention of improving the competence of commercial Security Officers
  • Design commercially viable industry specific programs as a revenue stream proposition to the Kenyan market
  • Keep up to date with developments in training methodology and security issues in the protective security industry and impart the same to Security Officers
  • Liaise with customers and other stakeholders to ensure security needs are understood and met through delivery of high class technical/operational training of Security Officers
  • Contribute to the design, planning and reviewing of courses across the business in a commercial security environment
  • Work with Learning & Development Manager to develop security training material and ensure consistency in use of materials and training practice
  • Liaise and offer support where appropriate for other training courses to ensure consistency of practice
  • Ensure the efficient administration and smooth running of  courses by working closely with operational teams and the larger HR team
The Ideal Candidate:
  • A university degree
  • Minimum of 5 years experience preferably in a security training role
  • Have attended the Training of Trainers course
  • Good understanding of DIT processes and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of commercial  security and a commitment to security training
  • Demonstrable competence in and enthusiasm for practical training methods
  • A sound appreciation of technical issues affecting commercial security in Kenya
  • Ability to work effectively to tight deadlines with minimum supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills including tolerance and flexibility
  • Computer literacy in MS Office packages such as Word, Excel and Outlook
Package Description: Base salary Pension scheme Medical scheme Group personal accident cover

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Closing Date: August 20, 2015


G4S offers a competitive market related salary

G4S Recruitment Policy addresses itself to the core values of best practice, diversity and equality. Those who attempt to canvass will be disqualified from the process.

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