Security Manager

Security Manager

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral And Research Hospital (Kutrrh)

Security Manager

Details of the offer

Reporting to the Senior Manager Administrative Services, the Security Manager job exists and is responsible
for the coordination of security function and operations ensuring that security infrastructure facilities and
staff are in place in order to provide security services at KUTRRH.
Minimum Qualifications
At least seven years’ working experience as a security officer in an institution or serving as an Inspector in the National Police Service or a Lieutenant in Kenya Defense Forces.

Must have held a supervisory role for at least 3 years

Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology, security management or any Social Sciences from a recognized institution;

Master’s degree in Security Management, Business Management or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution;

Certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service;


Plan for security of human and non-human resources for the security function of the hospital.

Ensure sufficient supply of commodities such as CCTV cameras, alarms, patrol dogs etc, needed in the security function of the hospital.

Ensure that CCTV cameras and alarms are well installed and properly functioning in the designated areas of the hospital.

Manage and supervise staff such as security officers, security guards and alarms and CCTV Operators.

Participate in budgeting and management of resources needed at and allocated to the security unit of the hospital.

Participate in the tendering process for security firms to be contracted to provide security services in the hospital.

Oversee and ensure preparation of periodic work plans for the security unit and ensure that they are appropriately implemented in the hospital.

Ensure that the security unit provides quality, sufficient and timely security services to patients and staff in the hospital.

Participate in the recruitment and disciplinary action of staff in the security unit in collaboration with Human Resource Management unit of the hospital.

Ensure and facilitate acquisition and maintenance of security appliances and machines and facilities of the hospital.

Ensure proper security and safety services by providing training and development of security staff in the hospital.

Ensuring that all security vulnerable areas and points of the hospital are properly and sufficiently manned at all times in the hospital.

Ensure reporting, documenting and investigation of all security incidences, criminal activities, and presentation of reports and the appropriate actions taken in the hospital.

Work with the law enforcement agencies of the state to handle crime and suspected criminal activitiesand incidences occurring or reported, and respond to the same whenever they occur in the hospital.

Work in collaboration with the emergency response agencies such as fire and other disasters for effective disaster response and management in the hospital.

Ensure continuous training and development of security staff in the hospital in collaboration with human resource management unit of the hospital.

Advise the management and other stakeholders concerning escalating security concerns, threats and incidences in the hospital.

Monitor and evaluate the progress, performance and productivity of the security unit of the hospital in order to ensure continuous provision of timely quality and sufficient security services in the hospital, and disseminate the reports appropriately

Job Requirements
Required education
: Post-graduate education

Required relevant work experience
: 5 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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