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Training Instructor Job in Kenya

Job title: Training Instructor
 
Reports to: Training Manager
 
Direct reports: N/A 

Purpose of job: To ensure effective and efficient training of guards, drivers, supervisors, radio controllers, back up crew, CIT crew and Field Officers are well trained and understand their duties and responsibilities for effective performance as well as coordinating the logistical requirements of that training. 

Key responsibilities:
  • Prepare and conduct lessons on various topics during induction course programs and assist in refresher training of uniformed employees in line with the course timetables.
  • Monitor measure and report on uniformed staff training and achievements within agreed format and timescales and assist to classify guards on the basis of test conducted after the induction training.
  • Ensure training activities meet with and integrate with organisational requirements for quality management, health and safety, legal stipulation and general duty of care.
  • Manage and control departmental expenditure within agreed budget considering the costs of planned programs.
  • Take part in preparation, review and updating of training manuals and other course materials for all in house courses based on the changing organisational needs and within the agreed timelines.
  • Carry out spot checks at various sites on a monthly basis to evaluate the effectiveness of training, establish training needs and make necessary recommendations.
  • Conduct Security market intelligence to keep up with training requirements.
  • Implement proposed improvements in Trainings.
  • Providing job-specific training and On Job Training as per agreed schedule and timelines
  • Maintain an inventory of all training equipment and resource at your disposal and take responsibility for their maintenance and safety.
  • Prepare and conduct practical lessons on various topics such as drill, self-defense, search, medical etc. during induction course programs and assist in refresher training of uniformed employees in line with the course timetables.
  • Assist HRM in coordination of guard’s recruitment, shortlisting of candidates as per the KSIA training standards and regulations, such as education, height, certificates etc. and administration of psychometric tests.
  • Monitor measure and report on uniformed staff PFA test conducted during recruitment /refresher courses within agreed format and assist to classify guards on the basis of test conducted during the PFA training.
  • Plan and conduct required post-course evaluations on a monthly basis to assess the effectiveness of training and present finding in the approved company format.
  • Conduct site visits to assess learner’s current skill level then compare results with course prerequisites and provide job-specific training (OJT) if necessary.
  • Ensure all training activities presided over by you meet with and integrate with organizational requirements for quality management, health and safety, legal stipulation and general duty of care.
  • Address all disciplinary issues, punctuality and smartness of all recruits and uniformed staff at the training school in liaison with the Training Manager.
Dimensions / KPI’s
 
Corporate success factors:
  • Deliver quality service, every day, every time.
  • Leading provider of innovative technology based security solutions.
  • Adherence to a robust revenue collection policy.
  • Continuous improvement of processes, procedures and service delivery.
  • Value adding talent management and succession planning model. Key competencies/skills
  • A training professional with a proven track record in the training and security arena.
  • An ability to carry out scope of work and produce the relevant level of supporting documentation to support such schemes.
  • A sound working knowledge of security best practice and legislation affecting the security role.
  • Good knowledge of technology driven security solutions as well as a willingness to continually upgrade that knowledge.
  • Sound judgement and decision making skills, with a “hands on”, problem solving approach, able to remain calm under pressure and take control of incidents, pro-active and self-motivated.
  • An ability to work as part of team and also have the ability to lead teams.
  • Experience of writing course material, preparing lesson plans and power point lesson presentations.
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills to meet deadlines and pay attention to detail.
  • Must have the highest level of integrity, vigilant and of sound judgement.
  • Should be unrelenting in the pursuit of excellence, ensuring to lead by setting the standards. 
Required qualifications / experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or a Diploma in security studies with 2 years post experience.
  • Professional management qualification, in addition to security qualifications.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in teaching or instructing preferably in the security industry.
  • A recognised teaching or instructor qualification.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite packages.
How to Apply

Send your cover letter and CV to careers@securex.co.ke clearly indicating on the email heading: ‘Application for the role of Training Instructor’. 

Application deadline is COB 12th February 2016

Note:
 Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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