Kenya Ports Authority Head of Security Services - Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Ports Authority Head of Security Services - Jobs in Kenya


Overall Objective

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Head of Security Services will provide overall leadership in
security matters at the Authority ensuring and for maintaining a security compliant environment
that supports KPA operations using adequate security control measures to protect the Authority’s
assets, equipment and cargo.

Key Responsibilities

  • Draw and ensure compliance to the Port Facility Security Plan;
  • Formulate implement and review the Authority’s security policies, SOPs, ISO Quality Management Systems (QMS) manual and security guidelines and procedures;
  • Establish adequate security measures for all equipment and cargo within all port facility areas and Inland Container Depots;
  • Oversee and ensure adherence to security requirements and procedures in all security
  • Port zones including compliance with the International Ship and Port Security (ISPS) Code;
  • Provide direction and guidance in security threats and trends and advise on any new regulatory requirements;
  • Prepare and lead timely audits of the Port Facility Security; and
  • Establish and nurture good stakeholder relations in the management of the security function.

    Person Specifications
  • Be a holder of a Bachelors Degree in any of the following fields; Criminology, Security Management, Criminal Justice or any other related field;
  • Possess relevant security qualification; and specialised knowledge in security management;
  • A Masters degree in Security Management field or any other related field will be an added advantage;
  • Have knowledge and experience of not less than ten (10) years of relevant work experience with at least five (5) years served in managerial position (s) in significant
    organisation (s) with similar complexity as Kenya Ports Authority; and
  • Be computer literate.

    Candidates will be required to satisfy all the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 including:

  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and
  • Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau.

    How to Apply
  • If you meet the relevant criteria for the roles above, please submit your application including copies of your academic and professional certificates, your curriculum vitae, details of your current position, current remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees familiar with your qualifications and work experience.
  • To be considered, your application must be received by not later than 14th June 2019.
  • Email or hard copy applications will not be accepted.
  • All applications MUST be submitted through the e-recruitment portal will be considered.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Ports Authority Head of Security Services - Jobs in Kenya

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