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  • Posted: Apr 2, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 16, 2024
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    The Kenya Pipeline Company Limited is a State Corporation established on 6th September, 1973 under the Companies Act (CAP 486) of the Laws of Kenya and started commercial operations in 1978. The Company is 100% owned by the Government and complies with the provisions of the State Corporations Act (Cap 446) of 1986.
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    Chief Security Officer (Security Operations)

    Job Description

    • Develop, implement, and monitor security strategies, policies, and standards in line with the Company’s mission and vision.
    • Provide advisory services to the company on matters related to security in their respective functional areas.
    • Liaise with national security agencies to ensure security of Company’s assets and business operations.
    • Coordinate management of outsourced security service providers to meet KPC’s security objectives and enhance performance.
    • Liaise with the provincial administration at all levels on administration matters concerning the security of the Kenya Pipeline.
    • Develop and implement appropriate controls for all admissions within the operational areas and offices.
    • Ensure provision protection and safety of company life, properties, and assets.
    • Ensure all physical security equipment in force are inspected regularly and maintained in good working order.
    • Provide technical leadership to multidisciplinary teams in Security operations to enable them to develop, implement and evaluate strategic corporate plans and budgets aimed at improving organization performance.
    • Participate in developing and implementation of strategies for creating a high performing organizational culture.
    • Initiate and participate in organizational performance reviews and business process improvement programmes.
    • Participate in the recruitment and selection of staff and support in orientation and induction programme necessary for effective job performance.
    • Review incidents of violations against organizational policy and regulations as well as handle employee disputes and take appropriate action in line with approved policies, procedures, and regulations.
    • Coordinate and implement training programs in Security department, aimed at equipping staff with appropriate job competencies.
    • Plan, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff against set targets and objectives and implementing development.
    • Ensure agreed search procedures are used at all company’s workstations to deter and detect attempts to remove property from company premises.
    • Initiate and maintain the company’s security keys holder in safe custody and emergency call out procedure.
    • Ensure continuous review of company security procedures to cope with changing work environment.
    • Ensure staff are conversant with the company security policies and procedures.
    • Carry out any other duties as assigned from time to time.

    Person Specification

    • Bachelor’s degree in security-related studies from a recognized university.
    • Must have served for a minimum of eight (8) years, out of which three (3) years must have been at the level of a Senior Superintendent of Police or equivalent and above or its equivalent experience with a clean record of discharge from any of the disciplined forces.
    • Have with a clean record of discharge from any of the disciplined forces.
    • Proficiency in computer applications.
    • Demonstrated competency in work performance.

    Key Skills & Competencies

    • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to write investigative and other reports.
    • Must be able to work long hours.
    • Ability to take initiative and work with minimum supervision.
    • Flexibility and responsiveness in handling and determining security-related issues.
    • Demonstrate a professional approach and appearance including enthusiasm, drive, commitment, honesty, trust, and loyalty.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates are requested to visit the KPC website under the Career Opportunities section where the respective Job Descriptions and Specifications as well as the User Manual containing instructions on how to apply for the positions have been posted.
    All applications should be received not later than midnight EAT on Tuesday, 16th April 2024.
    Candidates who previously applied for re-advertised positions are encouraged to re-apply.
    Candidates offered employment shall be required to present the following clearance certificates:

    • A valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
    • A valid Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    • A valid Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
    • A current Clearance from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Authority (EACC)
    • A current Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    KPC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
    Please note that, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) Limited on to apply

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