Kenyatta University Hospital - Deputy Security Manager Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Deputy Security Manager Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:

Kenyatta University Hospital - Deputy Security Manager Jobs in Kenya

Deputy Security Manager (DCSADSM/KUTRRH/11)

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Administration
Section/Unit: Security Services
Job Title: Deputy Security Manager
Reports to: Security Manager

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to Security Manager, the Deputy Security Manager job exists and is responsible for assisting with coordination of security function and ensuring that security staff are in place in order to provide security services at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:
  • Assist in ensuring 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.
  • Assist with supervising staff such as security officers, security guards and alarms
    and CCTV monitors, together with their work the hospital.
  • Participate in the tendering process for security firms to be contracted to provide
    security services in the hospital.
  • Ensure that the security unit provides quality, sufficient and timely security services to patients and staff in the hospital.
  • Take part in the recruitment and disciplinary action of staff in the security unit in collaboration with Human Resource Management unit of the hospital.
  • Assist with the facilitation of 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.
  • Assist with 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 action 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.
  • Assist in ensuring continuous training and development of security staff in the
    hospital in collaboration with human resource management unit of the hospital.

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

    a) Must be a former or serving Inspector in the National Police Service or a Lieutenant in
    Kenya Defense Forces.
    b) Diploma in Security or Business Management, or Social Sciences from a recognized

    Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:

    Certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
    a) Computer literate
    b) Investigation skills
    c) Knowledge of relevant legislations
    d) Knowledge of professional standards

    Soft skills required for the job:
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Observation skills
  • Security sensitive
  • Analytical skills
  • Team building skills
  • Problems solving skills
  • Ability to manage crisis
  • Ability to work under pressure

    5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

    Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:

    At least five years’ working experience in a Senior security role

    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

    1. Application Letter,
    2. Curriculum Vitae and
    3. Filled Application Form

    ONLY via email to

    Or hard copies can be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
    Nairobi Kenya

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