Regional Security Manager East Africa at Unilever

Regional Security Manager East Africa at Unilever, Warehouse Manager Vacancy at Unilever Kenya, Leadership Internship Program at Unilever; How to Apply

Regional Security Manager East Africa at Unilever,

Regional Security Manager East Africa at Unilever, Warehouse Manager Vacancy at Unilever Kenya, Leadership Internship Program at Unilever; How to Apply
Leadership Internship Program at Unilever; How to Apply

Regional Security Manager East Africa at Unilever

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Regional Security Manager East Africa


  • Co-ordination, management, supervision, and advice to senior management on effective security management systems and solutions, within the business scope.
  • Ensure that threats to personnel, assets, and business operations/activities within the region are properly identified, evaluated, and mitigated in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Secure Unilever East Africa personnel, properties, and assets from internal and external security breaches as well as co-ordinate the activities of 3rd Party contractors and internal Unilever security managers and supervisors.
  • Ensure a hands-on ownership of security solutions with a primary focus on Unilever Kenya LTD but including Unilever in broader East Africa
  • Manage an effective Regional Security Coordination Centre/Control Room that is geared for both monitoring as well as Incident response
  • Support Africa Security Director’s office in driving Cluster security Initiatives
  • Drive standardisation across sites in East Africa


  • Advise management on any specific threats to company personnel + family, assets & information, and business operations/activities as they become known.
  • Ensuring implementation of security policy and procedures and revising them where necessary.
  • In conjunction with the respective business Leadership Teams, develop and implement security awareness programs or processes and to protect life, corporate assets and to ensure business continuity
  • Devising and co-ordinating appropriate security training for security personnel & other nominated personnel
  • Managing effective investigations on detected and reported breaches of security and security incidents.
  • Provide briefings for the international staff/visitors on in country security issues on arrival and on the security situation in the country.
  • Initiate and co-ordinate an immediate response to security incidents where there is a threat to Company employees and assets so as to ensure minimised loss or injury.  If necessary, to respond personally to these threats
  • Ensure safety and security of employees whilst on Company premises and in transit
  • Liaise with and develop relationships with various Law Enforcement & Emergency Services in the event of a security incident/emergency (i.e., fire, medical, mechanical breakdown) and to ensure timely reaction to incidents
  • Ensure availability of highly trained security personnel to implement contingency plans effectively
  • Ensuring security reports are submitted on time.
  • Manage and transact on all mandatory reporting systems
  • Participate and guide Security Risk Committees on their functions and focus areas
  • Manage constant synergy between business controls and security controls so that internal loss threats are effectively mitigated.
  • Effectively audit, maintain and guide 3 P security service provision companies in terms of fit for purpose performance and adherence/compliance with agreed SLA’s
  • Manage performance of internal Unilever Security Managers/Officers working in the region
  • Manage the key focus areas as per Group Security Directives inclusive of protection and securing of personnel, assets, and processes.

Direct Reports:

  • 2 Direct reportees:
  • Country Security Manager for Nairobi and Ethiopia

Key Interfaces

  • All units and departments, Legal Officer, Police & other Security Agencies, relevant Government Authorities i.e., Police and Departments

Key Skills:

  • Excellent Communication Skills – oral & written.
  • Persuasion & Influencing Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • People Management Skills
  • Investigations and report writing skills.
  • Capable of managing and commanding in-house security guard personnel

Relevant Experience & Qualification:

  • Must be a university graduate in any social sciences, or humanities or criminology.
  • Armed Forces or police at rank of Captain or Chief Inspector and above is an added advantage.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in Security Management.
  • Sound knowledge of physical and electronic security- access procedures, perimeter protection, CCTV, intruder alarms
  • Ability to provide a security input in contingency plans.
  • Sound understanding of principles in the protection of company information, including computer bases and measures required to achieve this.
  • Computer Literate
  • No Criminal Record

Leadership Behaviors / Competencies:

  • Should “meet expectations” on the Standards of Leadership behaviors or competencies relevant to the WL of this job.
  • Planning & execution – Passion for High Performance
  • Building Teams, Training and Team Working – Talent Catalyst
  • High Personal Integrity – Purpose and Service
  • Budgeting & Control – Business Acumen
  • Drive & networking at Management level- Consumer love

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Unilever on to apply

Regional Security Manager East Africa at Unilever

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