Chief Security Officer Job in Kenya

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Chief Security Officer Job in Kenya

CHIEF SECURITY OFFICER

Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/1152

Reporting to the Manager, Security Services, the Chief Security Officer will be in charge of securing and safeguarding Company assets and resources.

Duties & Responsibilities

The keys tasks of the position are as indicated hereunder:

  • Overseeing implementation of security measures and regulations by employees and customers
  • Safeguarding security of Company assets against theft, pilferage, damage, misuse or sabotage;
  • Liaising with law enforcement agencies to ensure effective execution of security services;
  • Sensitizing internal and external customers on matters of general security, crime prevention and fraud control;
  • Supervising contracted and seconded security personnel to ensure value for money;
  • Undertaking security intelligence surveys and recommending necessary interventions;

  • Undertaking investigations of motor accidents involving Company vehicles and taking the necessary actions;
  • Evaluating changes to the security environment for impact and presenting findings to management;
  • Carrying out risk assessments and making recommendations to management; Coordinating investigations on all acts of crime or any losses incurred against the Company and taking necessary action;
  • Implementing strategies on business continuity planning, privacy, loss prevention and fraud prevention;
  • Overseeing  and  coordinating  security  efforts  across  including  information technology, human resources, communications and facilities management;

Appointment Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from recognized institution
  • Diploma in Criminology/Forensic Science or related field
  • Military/Police/ Protective Security Services Industry Training
  • Nine (9) years’ work experience 3 of which must be in middle management level

Key Competencies

Leadership skills

Communication & Negotiation Skills Attention to details

Drive for results and achievement Analytical skills

How to Apply

Interested persons should submit their applications online through visiting Kenya Power website on http://www.kplc.co.ke. Attach detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials. Please note that we may use this information to conduct background verification during the recruitment process. Quote the title of the position you are applying for and include your mobile telephone contact, email addresses and names and addresses of three (3) referees to be received not later than Tuesday, 24th January 2023.

Successful candidates will submit the following clearance certificates during the recruitment process:

Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations

Valid Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) Valid Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);

Current Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); Current Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity and gender equality.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Power does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting, interviewing, and/or offer)

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