Head of Security

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Nairobi


Job Summary

Are you a seasoned security professional looking to take charge and make a lasting impact? We’re on the hunt for a dynamic Head of Security to orchestrate unparalleled asset protection and theft prevention for our clients’ businesses. Your expertise will be the driving force behind our security operations, from devising strategic plans to overseeing our security personnel. Join us in fortifying the future.

Duties and Responsibilities

Strategic Excellence: Delivering Unmatched Value

  • Elevate the Security Solutions Business Unit, leading with a service-centric ethos and unwavering customer support.
  • Shape and monitor budgets for security operations, skillfully managing expenses for optimal outcomes.

Operational Prowess: Orchestrating Security Symphony

  • Engineer efficient deployment of resources, aligned with business growth needs and Quality Assurance benchmarks.
  • Champion adherence to Business Security Management System processes, driving enhancements that enhance effectiveness.

Safety and Compliance: Fusing Policy and Protection

  • Craft and execute potent safety and security policies, ensuring airtight implementation across the board.
  • Oversee the onboarding of new security officers, cultivating a cohesive team from day one.

Client Empowerment: Relationship Forged Through Results

  • Develop and execute compliance processes in harmony with client policies, regulatory standards, and legal requisites.
  • Foster strong client relations, through regular updates and strategic meetings, aligning services with expectations.

Team Synergy: Leadership for Collective Triumph

  • Collaborate with senior management in setting and achieving collective security goals.
  • Spearhead thorough investigations, generating impactful reports that pave the way for resolution.

Empowerment and Growth: Nurturing Talent, Elevating Success

  • Ensure compliance and certification of security personnel in line with rigorous regulatory benchmarks.
  • Galvanize the security team with inspired leadership, driving upskilling initiatives for heightened performance.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Degree in Security Management or relevant field, a solid foundation for your security journey.
  • Minimum of six years in high-level security, with at least two years in security task management – your experience sets the tone.
  • Proven expertise in managing a contract guard force, a testament to your leadership prowess.
  • Adept knowledge of diverse security functions and technology solutions, underscored by a history of strategic planning and coordination.
  • Your interpersonal prowess shines with a strong track record of building trust-based relationships across organizational levels.
  • Flawless understanding of security best practices and legal implications, a cornerstone of your decision-making.
  • Your management and leadership flair are undeniable, complemented by exceptional communication, negotiation, and engagement skills.

Ready to Lead? Apply Today!

Seize this opportunity to carve your legacy in security leadership. Send your detailed CV and academic credentials to careers@securex.co.ke with the position mentioned in the subject line by August 31, 2023. Your journey to shaping the future of security begins here. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

EXPERT Tips To Be A Successful Applicant

Embarking on the journey to become our Head of Security? Here are some expert tips to bolster your application:

  1. Customize Your CV: Tailor your CV to highlight relevant experience and skills that directly match the job requirements. A personalized CV stands out.

  2. Showcase Leadership: Emphasize instances where you’ve led teams or managed security projects. Leadership experience is a key differentiator.

  3. Highlight Compliance: Demonstrate your understanding of compliance processes and how you’ve ensured adherence to regulations in previous roles.
  4. Quantify Achievements: Whenever possible, use quantifiable metrics to showcase your accomplishments, such as reducing security incidents or improving team performance.
  5. Connect with Our Values: Align your application with our company’s values and mission. Show how your approach resonates with our security philosophy.

  6. Attention to Detail: Craft a flawless application, free of errors. Attention to detail is a critical skill in security management.

  7. Express Enthusiasm: Convey your passion for security and your dedication to creating a safe environment. Enthusiasm is infectious.

  8. Networking Pays: If you have contacts within the industry or organization, consider reaching out to gain insights and potentially enhance your application.

Join us in fortifying businesses and shaping a secure future. Your expertise could be the missing link in our security chain. Apply today and let’s pave the way to a safer tomorrow.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@securex.co.ke

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