Co-operative University of Kenya Senior Security Officer Jobs

Co-operative University of Kenya Senior Security Officer Jobs

  • The Co-operative University of Kenya (CUK) is a Public University established under The Universities Act 2012. The Vision of the University is to be a leading Global University in Training, Research and Innovation for Co-operative Development, whereas the Mission is to provide Innovative Education, Training, Research, and Consultancy services for sustainable community empowerment.

  • CUK is situated in Karen, approximately 20km from Nairobi City Centre, a conducive environment for academic engagement and research. We are inviting applications from suitably qualified and
    experienced persons with excellent credentials to join the CUK family by filling the following vacant position: Senior Security Officer.

    Applicants should meet the following requirements:

    • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field with basic training in disciplined forces and three (3 years experience in grade 9 or comparable position.

    • Should have worked with any of the Disciplined Forces of Kenya or any other reputable security firm with a Discharge Certificate.

    • Must possess Certificate of Good Conduct.

    • Must possess a First Aid Certificate.

    • Must possess a Fire Fighting Certificate.

    • Experience in a University or academic institution will be an added advantage.

    • Commissioned Officers in the Disciplined Forces at the level of Chief Inspector of Police or Administration Police or equivalent or Major in the Armed Forces.

    • Experience in a University or academic institution will be an added advantage.

    Duties and responsibilities:

    In liaison with the Chief Security Officer:

    • Implement security standards, policies, and procedures in the University to ensure safety of both staff, students and physical assets at all times;

    • Develop, implement, manage, and evaluate policies and methods to protect staff, students and guests against harassment, threats, or violence in the University;

    • Sensitize, supervise and train
    staff on security emergency management and contingency procedures for preparedness and equipment with knowledge to avert any disaster;

    • Plan, direct, and coordinate security activities to safeguard University’s assets, employees, guests, or others on University property;

    • v. Assess risks to mitigate potential consequences of incidents and develop a plan to respond to incidents if and when they happen in the University;

    • Monitor and ensure a sound and safe environment in the University at all times;

    • Keep abreast with emerging security threats and devising appropriate information to ensure the University’s security is maintained at all times;

    • Oversee prompt response by the security staff to medical emergencies, fire alarms, or intrusion alarms, following emergency response procedures;

    • Identify, investigate and resolve security breaches in the University by reporting unusual activities in the University to the Chief Security Officer;

    • Present periodic returns on the operational security matters to the Chief Security Officer;

    • Maintain records and charts of crimes and incidents in the University, for traceability and accountability purposes;

    • Liaise with relevant security agencies in the University, to keep everyone informed on the operational security matters;

    • Coordinate investigations and prosecutions of persons held responsible for breach of security;

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Co-operative University of Kenya Senior Security Officer Jobs

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