Security Coordinator Job in Kenya

Job Summary

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Mission Security Coordinator to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the highest level of safety and security for our staff during field missions.

Duties and Responsibilities

 Perform and maintain venue assessments for frequently visited and new locations.

 Establish and maintain contact with security points of contact at these locations.

 Keep updated knowledge of access procedures for all regular venues.

 Provide training to Host Country National (HCN) Security Personnel as needed.

 Handle tactical planning for staff field missions, ensuring 360-degree protection.

 Offer guidance to drivers on route planning and emergency response during travel.

 Constantly monitor surroundings to maintain situational awareness.

 Ensure safety and security of external venues and meeting locations.

 Oversee staff location and ensure their safety during close protection duties.

 Keep in constant communication with the operations room during field deployment.

 Plan and be aware of safe room/area drills for emergency situations.

 Ready to rapidly extract staff from any location in case of hostile incidents.

 Conduct briefings and emergency instructions during vehicle movements.

 Implement and oversee Journey Management Plans.

Minimum Requirements and Competencies

 Proficiency in English with SIA Level S4 capability.

 Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 A minimum of 5 years in police, security, or military roles in an international setting.

 Possession of a current SIA Frontline Close Protection License (UK), CPP certification (US), or an equivalent.

 At least 1 year in supervisory/managerial roles.

 Minimum 3 years of experience in liaising with international and governmental organizations.

 Trained or qualified to drive VR7 or equivalent armored vehicles.

 FPOS-1 medical certification or equivalent.

 Strong analytical and administrative abilities.

 Demonstrated leadership, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills.

 Excellent planning and organizational skills.

 Valid Police clearance certificate.

How To Apply

If you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, we encourage you to apply for this challenging and rewarding position. Send your CV with academic credentials to indicating on the email subject the position they are applying for by 16th February, 2024. Kindly note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.