Kenyatta University Hospital - Security Manager Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - 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 - Security Manager Jobs in Kenya

Security Manager- (DCSASM/KUTRRH/10)

1 Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Administration
Section/Unit: Security Services
Job Title: Security Manager
Reports to: Deputy Director Administration
Direct Reports:
a) Security Officers - Operations
b) Security Officers - Investigations

2. Purpose of the Job

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

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Plan for 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 monitors.
  • 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 action in the
  • Work with the law enforcement agencies of the state to handle crime and suspected
    criminal activities and 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 stakeholder 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

    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 institution

    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:
    a) Communication skills
    b) Leadership skills
    c) Organizational skills
    d) Observation skills
    e) Security sensitive
    f) Analytical skills
    g) Team building skills
    h) Problems solving skills
    i) Ability to manage crisis
    j) 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 seven years’ working experience as a Security Manager, or in the National Police
    Service or KDF with experience in security management.

    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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