Assistant Security Coordinator – DVC FAP Division at Daystar University – May 2024

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Assistant Security Coordinator – DVC FAP Division

Purpose of the Job:

The incumbent supports the Security Coordinator in developing and implementing the security strategy including loss prevention and access control policies and procedures in the safeguarding of University property to achieve University objective.

Requirements:

  • Christian commitment and practice
  • Bachelor’s degree in security studies, Criminology or related areas from an accredited university or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with a proven track record in security operations, preferably in progressive responsible roles. Experience in law enforcement or private security sector is desirable.
  • Must have served in the National Police Service (General Service Unit, Kenya Prisons or Administration Police) in the rank of corporal and above.
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage a team effectively, including providing guidance, mentorship, and direction.
  • Evidence of attendance of a training course in intelligence and criminal investigation not lasting less than two weeks is an added advantage.
  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Excellent communication skills

Responsibilities.

  • Implementing the security strategy in line with overall objectives.
  • Managing access control and keeping out unauthorized persons and maintaining a log of visitors including vehicles.
  • Preparing a data bank of security incidences, reviewing, evaluating and recommending actions on reported incidences including undertaking investigations and corrective measures.
  • Implementing solutions in line with recommendations including formulating new procedures and approaches to security.
  • Conducting security training for university staff and students.
  • Conducting security awareness programs for the University community and overseeing continuous skills upgrades for all security staff.
  • Supervising outsourced security service providers in line with SLAs.
  • Carrying out intelligence gathering and submitting to management.
  • Coordinating evacuation procedures during emergencies in liaison with University Management and other security and safety organs.
  • Liaising with other law enforcement agencies to enhance security measures.
  • Conducting security audits and submitting proposals/recommendations for improvement in consultation with the Security Coordinator.
  • Ensuring implementation and adherence to Security Standard Operations Procedures.
  • Monitoring CCTV footage, analyzing and reporting as appropriate.
  • Ensuring consistent Christian behavior in line with the university’s vision.

Submit Your Application

Background Screening:

Daystar University conducts background screenings on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third-party administrator to conduct background Screenings.

Application Process 

Those interested in any of these challenging and rewarding positions should submit their application and detailed curriculum vitae with names and contacts of 3 referees to through Daystar University recruitment portal link below on or before: 10th May 2024.

All applications should be sent through the linhttp://recruitment.daystar.ac.ke. Hard copies will not be considered.  Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Daystar University is an equal opportunity employer. 

Interested and qualified? Go to Daystar University on recruitment.daystar.ac.ke to apply