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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.

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

Security Officer I

Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/1154 

Reporting to Senior Security Officer, the 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 in the region, participating in implementation of security measures in the region;
  • Carrying out prevention and investigation of fraud and theft cases in the region 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 Region 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
  • 6 years relevant working experience 2 of which must have been at supervisory level for Security Officer I

Security Officer III

Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/1155

Reporting to Senior Security Officer, the 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 in the region, participating in implementation of security measures in the region;
  • Carrying out prevention and investigation of fraud and theft cases in the region 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 Region 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
  • 5 years relevant working experience 2 of which must have been at supervisory level for Security Officer III

Security Officer IV

Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/1156

Reporting to Senior Security Officer, the 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 in the region, participating in implementation of security measures in the region;
  • Carrying out prevention and investigation of fraud and theft cases in the region 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 Region 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
  • 3 years relevant working experience for Security Officer IV

Senior Security Officer

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

Method of Application

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)

Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Power on e-stima.kplc.co.ke to apply