Security Officer

Purpose:

The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring safety and security of assets, premises, staff, customers,
and stakeholders of Nairobi Street Kitchen, by identifying, developing, implementing, and maintaining
prudent security processes, protocols, and programs to minimize risk, respond to incidents, and limit
exposure. The role will oversee physical security, employee, customers, and facilities safety.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop, plan, and implement a solid security strategic plan
  • Collaborating with department managers to determine security needs
  • Develop and implement security policies, procedures, and protocols to ensure delivery of quality security services.
  • Manage relationships with security service providers and supervise outsourced security personnel
  • Gathering security intelligence and implement preventive measures
  • Developing work schedules, allocating tasks, and monitoring the performance of the outsourced security personnel
  • Coordinating responses to emergencies and alarms, as well as compiling incident reports
  • Preparing surveillance equipment maintenance schedules and facilitating repairs in a timely manner.
  • Keeping abreast of new technologies and advancements in security services
  • Build, establish and maintain a network of contacts with government law enforcement agencies
  • Ensuring compliance with company policies and security industry regulations
  • Manage the operations of all security systems and infrastructure within the premises.
  • Conduct investigations, audits, and security inspections, resolve issues, and document all security-related incidents within the premises and submit appropriate reports in a timely manner.
  • Facilitate training programs for departments, staff, and outsourced security teams regarding public safety and other regulatory requirements, revise and improve training where necessary.
  • Provide technical support in security/risk assessments, security plan development, crisis, and contingency planning
  • Develop and update business continuity plans, and crisis management plans in accordance with best practices and ensure their implementation
  • Provide advice and counsel to the management on matters of safety and security relating to employee and property
  • Develop and implement emergency procedures

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in Security Studies or a related field

Experience

  • Minimum five years of working experience in security operations and with a minimum of 3 years in
    management position preferably in the hospitality industry.
  • Police or Military Training desirable
  • Extensive experience in proactive and preventive security
  • In-depth knowledge of security procedures & surveillance systems
  • Knowledge of security industry regulations
  • Ability to coordinate responses to security breaches and threats
  • Experience in handling emergencies

Skills

  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Ability to carry out risk assessments & investigations

Apply for Security Officer

Applicants should forward their applications to vacancies@simbacolt.com on or before COB 30/11/2022. Applicants should indicate the job title in the subject line of their email.