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  • Posted: Nov 26, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 3, 2021
  • Safaricom is a leading communications company in Kenya with the widest and strongest coverage. The home of the famous Mobile Money service- M-PESA
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    Security Systems Officer




    We are pleased to announce the following vacancy for Security Systems Officer within Security department in the Corporate Security Division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

    Reporting to the Manager Security System officer the position holder will provide skilled security systems & safety support in installing, altering, maintaining and repairing security systems, safety and mechanical systems in Safaricom facilities.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Preventive, General Maintenance & Emergency works attendance:

    • Oversee, maintain & repairs all CCTV & safety installation in all Safaricom Facilities.
    • Carry out tasks in accordance with industry/trade practices and Standards. Proactive approach to work /planning.
    • Security Systems testing and monitoring performance of equipment
    • Emergency attendance to solve the problem 
    • Guide in equipment and system technical specifications.
    • Maintain Access control database to current, manage entry and exit of staff and contractors.

    Working diagrams & Drawings updates                                       

    • Keep all Security systems & safety drawings for facilities, MSR and BTS. Installations to current (two months).
    • Keep all other documents & records i.e.  manual specifications, software, warranties and best practice documents

    Stocks for Equipment, Fittings and Components     

    • Keep record for in & out store date entry
    • Disposal data
    • keep inventory of all equipment per facilities
    • keep Database for all equipment

    Supervision on Project and Upgrades

    • Overseeing works for new projects.
    • Overseeing works for upgrades
    • Ensure all new projects have handover checklist signed off.

    Surprise Systems testing & Checks 

    • Surprise checks for all systems on physical tests and ensure systems are kept on normal status
    • Review faults and advice 

    Health and Safety:

    • Ensure compliance with environment health and safety regulations
    • Systems audits once a year
    • Systems checks with supplier or contractor 3 times a year


    • Prepare weekly & monthly reports and maintain updated security systems & safety working diagrams.


    Role requirements;

    • Degree in Computer Science/ Electrical & Electronic/Instrumentation/Mechatronic Engineering
    • Two years working experience in a commercial organization with graduation on the survey, installation and inspection of Security & safety & Electrical system.
    • Experience in the Military or other security agencies is an added advantage
    • Strong analytical skills and a keen attention to details;
    • Self-driven, results oriented, proactive and an ability to work without supervision

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    Regional Security Officer


    We are pleased to announce the following vacancy for Regional Officer within Security department in Corporate Security Division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

    Reporting to the Regional  Security Manager the position holder will be responsible for the management and delivery of all round- Regional physical and personnel security and emergency management   requirements. They will also provide supervision and coordination of provision of security, safety and emergency management related requirements for company facilities, staff and ecosystem partners.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

    Manage all aspects of physical and personnel security for company facilities and regional staff: Design & plan; Propose; Implement; Manage; Monitor & improve all elements including: -

    • Access Control
    • Perimeter Security
    • Surveillance Systems
    • Physical Guarding
    • Back-up Response
    • Security Escorts
    • Event Security
    • Network infrastructure security
    • Conduct Emergency evacuation drills
    • Coordinate fire marshal activities within the region, including their training and daily operations rosters.
    • Issue Security updates and advisories to staff
    • Provide a single point of contact for staff and all ecosystem partners for security, safety and emergency management.

    Undertake the following activities in relation to Security Management operations: -

    • Security Sweeps
    • Penetration Tests
    • Intruder Detection and Alarm Response infrastructure serviceability and Tests
    • Ensure all regional security and fire safety infrastructure is serviced and maintained serviceable as per SLA
    • Journey management
    • Security surveys
    • Internal security audits.
    • Proactively deal with operational gaps in security and staff safety.
    • Operate the regional security control rooms

    Liaison & Investigations:

    • Investigate, follow-up and resolve security issues/cases affecting company mobile and immobile assets e.g. facilities, network equipment/property, staff, documents etc.
    • Assist company & regional staff, through liaison with law enforcement agencies, on resolution of matters that require such intervention.
    • Liaise with law enforcement agencies and sensitize company regional staff on general insecurity trends, personal /residential security awareness
    • Coordinate the conduct of bi-annual security awareness briefs at all manned company facilities in conjunction with contracted Security Risk Management Consultant
    • Conduct adhoc security briefings and updates to address contemporary security trends
    • Work in close liaison with the Health & Safety Manager where necessary on health & security related investigations.
    • Provide a linkage to other business units with other government and county authorities
    • Support all LEA elements in the respective regions with necessary liaison

    Policies, Processes & Procedures:

    • Apply and continuously review policies, processes and procedures pertaining to Physical and Personnel Security.
    • Ensure alignment of Policies and Procedures to ISO standards
    • Document and enforce SLA’s with all service providers

    Project, Budget & Financial Management:

    • Develop inputs into the budgets and forecasts for all physical and personnel security related services for Safaricom facilities in the region.
    • Manage the assigned security budget for the respective region and all security related projects.
    • Project management of all security related projects within the region.


    • Indirect: Manage security personnel seconded by contractors on service provision.


    Role requirements;

    • Degree in Security Management/Administration or any technical/business discipline.
    • At least 10 years’ experience in the Military or Police with adequate exposure in command appointments preferably not below the rank of “Major” from the Military and “Senior Superintendent - (SSP)” from the Police.
    • At least 2 years’ experience in Corporate Security Management in a large corporate firm with multiple facilities
    • General knowledge of Kenyan Laws and Government Regulations pertaining to law enforcement.
    • Experience in investigations will be an added advantage

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