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  • Posted: Aug 3, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 16, 2022
  • Pwani University began as Kilifi Institute of Agriculture in 1984 though the first intake of 200 students for the Two Year Certificate Course in Agriculture and Home Economics was in July 1987. By 2007, Kilifi Institute of Agriculture had graduated 3,837 students. The Institute also hosted a number of Masters and PhD research students from other national un...
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    Senior Security Officer Grade F

    REF: PU/ADV/03/08/2022

    Academic Qualifications

    • The candidate must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology, Sociology or Psychology plus a pass in Supervisory course.


    • The candidate must have minimum of three (3) years of work experience at the level of Senior Security Officer Grade E or its equivalent in a busy organization with proven integrity, independence, innovativeness and compliance to deadlines.

    Skills and knowledge

    The candidate must have skills in:

    • First Aid
    • Public relations
    • Communication (fluent in English and Kiswahili)
    • Crime detection
    • Driving and riding
    • Team building and team work
    • Computer applications

    In addition, the applicant should:

    • Be physically fit
    • Have undergone senior NCO training and passed
    • Have a certificate of good conduct from the Kenya Police
    • Possess a valid driving licence without current endorsement
    • Have held a clean record of service

    Duties and responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities of the Senior Security Officer Grade F will include but not limited to:

    • Investigating and preparing incident reports as instructed by the Chief Security Officer
    • Reviewing and implementing security procedures and routines
    • Training of security personnel
    • Ensuring implementation of the University policies, standards and guidelines on security
    • Preparing weekly security summary reports
    • Protecting people and property
    • Preventing commission of offences
    • Collecting intelligence information
    • Supervising the performance of security officers
    • Providing operational support to the Chief Security Officer in all security functions
    • Overseeing the maintenance of prescribed records and document
    • Any other duty as assigned by the Head of Section/ Department

    Method of Application

    The appointment will be for a contractual period of three (3) years(For both Registrar Positions) while 2 years(For the Security Position) renewable for a further period of three (3) years subject to satisfactory performance, age, citizenship and any other reason. Interested applicants should submit four (4) copies of their application accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae (detailing academic qualifications, professional experience, academic leadership, publications, awards/scholarships/funding, membership to professional association and linkages) and copies of certificates. Applicants should also provide names and contact addresses of three referees who are knowledgeable of the competence of the applicant. Applications and letters of recommendation from referees should be addressed to,

    The Vice Chancellor
    Pwani University
    P. O Box 195-80108, Kilifi

    Candidates with foreign qualifications MUST submit a Certificate of Recognition from the Commission of University Education (CUE). The deadline for submitting application is Tuesday 16th August 2022. Applications received later than this date will not be considered.

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