15 Jul 2014

Head of Risk and Security Kenya Vacancy

KK Security is a leading international safety, security & solutions provider.

Vacancy: Head of Risk and Security, Kenya

Job Summary:
A great opportunity to add a new dimension to your career. The overall purpose of this job is to continuously improve internal risk management capability across all divisions. This position reports to the Managing Director – Kenya.

Core Duties

  • Lead and develop a dedicated team of security and investigative personnel.
  • Planning, designing and implementing an overall risk management process for the organization risk assessment, which involves analyzing risks as well as identifying, describing and estimating the risks affecting the business.
  • Risk evaluation, which involves comparing estimated risks with criteria established by the organization such as costs, legal requirements and environmental factors, and evaluating the organization’s previous handling of risks.
  • Risk reporting in an appropriate way for different audiences so that they understand the most significant risks and ensure that they are aware of risks relevant to their parts of the business and to individuals to understand their accountability for individual risks.
  • Corporate governance involving external risk reporting to stakeholders.
  • Carry out processes such as implementing health and safety measures and making business continuity plans to limit risks.
  • Conducting audits of policy and compliance to standards, including liaison with internal and external auditors.
  • Providing support, education and training to staff to build risk awareness within the organization.
  • Carrying out risk and process audits and implementing risk mitigation.
  • Any other duty assigned by the management.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • A University degree
  • Post graduate qualification in Security/Risk Management.
  • At least 5 years experience managing risk/security at senior management level
  • High level of personal organization and planning skills.
  • Negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills.
  • Diligent, personable and able to build a wide sphere of influence across a large, matrix organization

Detailed terms of reference will be given to the successful candidate.

How to Apply
Candidates who meet the above qualifications and experience should send their applications including detailed curriculum vitae (CV), copies of academic and professional certificates, names, address and email addresses of three referees to:

The Country Human Resources Manager
KK Security
PO Box 14662 00800

Closing Date: 18th July 2014

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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