Senior Security Officer Job in Kenya

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Senior Security Officer Job in Kenya


Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/1153

Reporting to Chief Security Officer, the Senior Security Officer will ensure provision and management of security services as per approved standards.

The keys tasks of the position are as indicated hereunder:

  • Interpreting and implementing policies, standards norms and procedures pertaining to the security function;
  • As member of the security team, participating in implementation of security measures.
  • Carrying out prevention and investigation of fraud and theft cases as per laid down procedures;
  • Conducting investigations on criminal cases and presenting them to police for appropriate action;
  • Participating in implementation of safety and security measures and regulations by employees and customers;
  • Safeguarding security of the Company assets against theft, pilferage, damage, misuse or sabotage;
  • Participating in conducting investigations of Motor-vehicle accidents and recommending ways of reducing them;

  • Liaising with law enforcement agencies to ensure effective execution of Security functions;
  • Supervising contracted guards manning Company installations and premises; Ensuring effective utilization of resources assigned;
  • Preparing, implementing and controlling the Security budget;
  • Representing the company in the external investigation on matters of security in the Company as necessary;
  • Holding meetings with internal/external customers on matters of general security;
  • Ensuring Security Operations are consistent with the corporate objectives; Preparing timely and accurate reports;

Appointment Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from recognized institution
  • Diploma on security/Forensic Science or related field Computer Literacy
  • 7 years relevant working experience or a Security officer 2 of which must have been at management level

Key Competencies

  • 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 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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