Senior Security Officer Job in Kenya


Purpose of the Job

The person in this position is responsible for overall dispensation and supervision of security within the institution, to reduce security risks, respond to incidents and limit exposure to liabilities when conducting day to day operations at the institute.

Main Responsibilities of the Job

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology, Security Management or a related Course from a recognized institution;

Work experience in the disciplined forces and with a clean record.

Compliant with Chapter 6 of the Kenyan Constitution 2010.

Proficiency in Computer applications

Be physically and mentally fit;

Be a team player with good interpersonal and communication skills;

Have demonstrated professional competence in security work as reflected in performance and results.

Duties and responsibilities.

Preparation of departmental budget;

Taking charge of the welfare of the department staff;

Preparing and implementing work plans, schedules and duty roster;

Formulation of security regulations and guidelines for the institute;

Directing visitors to various destinations in the institute;

Protecting KINAP’s property including buildings, stores, motor vehicles and equipment;

Inspecting and maintaining records for incoming and outgoing vehicles and visitors; and compiling and submitting security reports on daily basis;

Patrolling and/ or guarding of access points;

Prevention of unauthorized persons and vehicles from entering premises and/ or protected areas;

Controlling and reporting of intruders into restricted areas and prevention and detection of crime;

Compiling and submitting security report on daily and monthly basis and recommending appropriate action;

Recording security related events in the occurrence book;

Keeping custody of lost and found property;

Conducting induction for new security staff;

Conducting drills;

Ensuring that action is taken on physical deficiencies and lapses in the institute; and liaising with the county administration and police department on security matters within the institute and its environs;

Supervising and conducting performance appraisals for departmental staff.

How To Apply

Application process: send your current CV, Academic and Professional Certificates and Testimonials to:
Principal, Po. Box 414-00900, Kiambu, on or before C.O.B Monday 15th July, 2024 in a brown, A4 envelope clearly sealed and with the advert reference number clearly indicated.

DELIVERY MODE: Hand delivery, Post Office or Courier. All applications MUST be received at the Chief Principals office and recorded in the provided book.

We shall not be responsible for loss of hand delivered documents not registered in the provided book.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

KINAP is an equal opportunity employer; women, youth and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The Chief Principal
Kiambu National Polytechnic
P.O. Box 414–00900,