Kenyatta University Hospital - Security Officers Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Security Officers 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 Officers Jobs in Kenya

Security Officer – Operations (DCSASSO/KUTRRH/12)

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Administration
Section/Unit: Security Services
Job Title: Security Officer – Operations
Reports to: Security Manager
Direct Reports:
a) Security Guard Supervisor
b) CCTV /Alarms Monitor

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Security Manager, the Security Officer - Operations job exists to coordinate day-to-day security services to patients, staff and property at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:
  • Ensure full time implementation of security and safety policies, procedures and processes in the hospital.
  • Identify all security vulnerable areas and points such as entry points, parking lots, public areas, cash offices are installed with properly working CCTV cameras in the hospital.
  • Ensure that all security prone areas of the hospital are installed with functioning and
    fully monitored CCTV cameras.
  • Ensure that the hospital is appropriately fitted with properly working security alarms and that security alarm response is well prepared for and responded to in the hospital.
  • Makes work-plans and shift schedules and allocate work to all security guards for secure and safe environment in the hospital.
  • Induct all outsourced security guards into the hospital’s security policies, procedures, processes and protocols for effective and efficient security services in the hospital.
  • Train all hospital staff and other stakeholders on security matters and disaster
    preparedness and response and evaluate the same by conducing occasional security drills in the hospital.
  • Ensure that all entry points into the hospital, perimeter walls, parking lots and
    other public areas are always manned by security guards in order to ensure full time security in the hospital.
  • Coordinate the operations of security guards and CCTV cameras and alarms monitors to ensure security and safety for all persona and property in the hospital.
  • Ensure that security alarms are installed at different points in the hospital and
    that they are always functioning properly.
  • Respond to security emergencies, security scares, bomb threats, fire alarms, or intrusion
    alarms, following emergency response procedures and immediately report the same to government security agencies and other emergency response agencies in the hospital.
  • Arrest and interrogate criminals, suspected persons, suspicious-looking persons in the hospital and if there are grounds for further interrogation or prosecution forward them to the police.
  • Prevent crime in the hospital by securing people and property within it and controlling unnecessary movement, transactions and access in the hospital.
  • Conduct occasional security drills
    among security staff, hospital staff, patients and
    other guests in order assess the preparedness for security threats and response in the
  • Receive and process security issues and complaints together with the hospital
    security team within the framework of policies, procedures, processes and protocols of the hospital.
  • Analyze security operations to identify and assess potential security risks to mitigate
    potential threats and consequences of incidents and develop a plan to respond to such incidents in the hospital.
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of security practices in the hospital in order to
    ensure compliance with its security policies, procedures and process and other security
  • Prepare reports on security operations and status in the hospital and present it
    to the appropriate stakeholders in the hospital.

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

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

    a) Diploma or Certificate in Security Management, Criminology or its Equivalent from a recognized institution
    b) Must have previous National Police Service or Kenya Defense Forces training.

    Professional qualification 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 literacy
    b) Investigation skills
    c) Knowledge of organizational security risks and response
    d) Knowledge of professional standards

    Soft skills required for the job:
    a) Communication skills
    b) Organizational skills
    c) Security sensitive
    d) Observation skills
    e) Analytical skills
    f) Problem solving skills
    g) Ability to manage crisis
    h) Ability to work under pressure
    i) Ability to work odd hours and odd days

    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 two years’ working experience as a Security Officer-Operations in a similar level

    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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