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Security Officer and Deputy Security Officer Jobs in Kenya

Great Lakes University of Kisumu (GLUK) is a private chartered university offering degree and other programmes in various disciplines including Health Sciences, Community Development, Education, Theology, Agribusiness, Business Administration, IT, Hospitality and Tourism among others.  

The University is looking for highly qualified, experienced, motivated and reputable team players to fill the positions of Security Officer and Deputy Security Officer.


Security Officer


Responsibilities

  • Supervise other security personnel
  • Ensure security of visitors of the University and create reports thereof
  • Enforcement of traffic discipline within the University
  • Make regular security surveys and summary reports on University security
  • Prevent and report any theft or loss of GLUK properties
  • Handle welfare matters of security staff such as uniforms, leave roster, off duty, duty rota
  • Monitor movement of vehicles and assist the transport officer on security of the vehicles (e.g parking places, accidents, inspections etc)
  • Coordinate outsourced security services and internal security operations
  • Handle staff security cases and security administrative issues
  • Collect and gather intelligence data/information
  • Compile security reports
  • Assist the University authorities in maintaining law and order
  • Assist the University in day to day administration of students hostels (specifically evicting unauthorized occupants/intruders)
  • Perform any other duty that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.
Qualifications

The successful candidate should have /be:
  • At least a bachelors degree in security related studies from a recognized institution
  • A Masters degree in security studies or equivalent from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
  • Must have served as a Security Officer for a minimum of 5 years in a similar setting
  • Having served as a Police Officer or Intelligence Service Security will be an added advantage
Deputy Security Officer

Responsibilities
  • Assist the Security Officer in supervising other security staff
  • Assist in collecting and gathering intelligence data/information
  • Assist in ensuring security of visitors of the University and making reports thereof
  • Assist in making regular security surveys and  summary reports on University security
  • Maintain contact with the local police department for handling of emergency cases
  • Assist in preparing incident reports
  • Perform any other job-related duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor
Qualifications

The successful candidate should have /be:
  • At least bachelors degree in a security related field or equivalent from a recognized institution
  • A masters degree or a post-graduate diploma in a related field will be an added advantage
  • Must have served as a deputy Security Officer for a minimum of 3 years
  • Having served as a Police Officer or Intelligence Service Security will be an added advantage
How to Apply

Each application shall be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or passport, Testimonials and other relevant supporting documents. 

Applications should be addressed to the 

Vice Chancellor, Great Lakes University of Kisumu, 
Main Campus-Kibos, Off Miwani Road, 
P.O. Box 2224-40100 
Kisumu.  

All applications shall clearly be marked “Application for the position of Security Officer/Deputy Security Officer.” 

And

Send electronic copies of credentials in PDF format by email to recruitment@gluk.ac.ke. 

Applications must be submitted on or before 5th August 2016.

GLUK is an equal opportunity employer: Women, marginalized and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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