Vacancy: Chief Security Officer

Job TypeFull-time
Working Experience5 years
Education LevelTertiary
Application DeadlineJun 10, 2018
IndustryICT - Security/Law
Salary RangeGHS
Job Description

To oversee the day to day administration of the security of the company, and manage security guards at various work stations.


  • Ensures Security of staff and property
  • Supervises investigation of security breaches, theft, fraud and other irregularities
  • Supervises of the maintenance of security equipment
  • Administers security equipment and ensures that the equipment is maintained to standard, using a Maintenance Service Report from the vendor as a management tool
  • Appoints and coordinates Project Committees, using Tender Rules and Procedures to decide on the purchase of major Security Equipment
  • Attends to faults on equipment and liaises with the vendor regarding any specialized cases
  • Attends to security reports on security equipment failure, breach of security procedures, and incidences recorded in the Occurrences Book from Departmental Managers, Security Officers and Guards or from Security System reports
  • Responsible for the production of Equipment Specification Reports when required and to assist in selection of any replacement of new Security equipment
  • Assigns the day to day duties to respective subordinate staff
  • Creates a climate for optimal performance

Required Skills or Experience

  • Tertiary level education or equivalent
  • Experience in Expat Industry
  • Relevant Industry certified qualifications
  • At least 5 years’ work experience at managerial level in Corporate Security Management
  • Proven experience of managing up to 300 workers
  • Military, Police and or Law Enforcement background will be an added advantage
  • At least 5 years’ experience at managerial level in Facilities Security management
  • Age (30-50 years)

Personal attributes

  • Trustworthiness and reliability
  • Fast thinker
  • Have a high level of business awareness
  • Be analytical and have good judgement
  • Good planning and organizing skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills

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