Security Manager Job in Mumias, Kenya

Jul 21, 2015

Job Title: Manager Security

Job Code: MS/MS/150129
Number of Positions Open: 1

Reports To: Chief Executive Officer
Location: Mumias, Kenya

Closing Date:  22nd August, 2015

Summary: Mumias Sugar Company is Kenya’s leading producer of sugar and diversified products which include Ethanol and Bottled Water. 

The Company also generates significant quantities of electricity which is exported to the National Grid.

Our vision is to be a world class integrated producer of Sugar and green energy & related products.  

Our mission is to consistently satisfy our customer needs through efficient, innovative and ethical practices while meeting the diverse expectations of other stakeholders.
As part of the Company’s restructuring process, a refreshed organization structure has been developed that will focus on new challenges presented by the changing dynamics of the Sugar sector in our region. 

Strategies are being developed that will quickly position the Company to its former glory as a profitable business that serves the needs of all its stakeholders. 

As a result of this process, the Company is seeking highly motivated, results oriented, self-driven, experienced and qualified individuals who will drive the business of the Company to the next level.
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the job holder will be responsible for developing proactive security strategies to protect company employees, assets and brand by identifying, developing, implementing and maintaining Security Processes, Protocols and Programs to reduce risk, respond to incidents, and limit exposure. 

The scope of this role includes overseeing the physical security and safety of employees, facilities and biological assets in the sugar cane out growers’ zones

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Coordination of Security Services within and in MSC’s environment including overall management of security operations on a day to day basis. This includes giving direction to the team, assignment of guards, supervision of work and managing security response as and when required;
  • Budgeting for the function and control of expenditure within the function to be within acceptable limits
  • Investigations and establishment of root causes of all security incidents/breaches and implementing long term measures to avoid recurrence
  • Ensuring the security of biological assets including setting up necessary teams/partnerships and other measures in liaison with relevant stakeholders from the cane fields to the factory
  • Development of security systems and solutions, strategies and initiatives (personnel, physical, systems and assets)
  • Conducting risk assessment programmes and Security Audits on a regular basis to assess MSC’s security position with a view of instituting improvements where necessary
  • Managing the operations of the Contracted Security services providers at the head office and all operating sites
  • Assessing and providing support to the ICT team in ensuring Information Security including backups and business continuity
  • Managing and ensuring continued availability, reliability and effectiveness of access control systems and other employee and residents identification systems in place.
Experience and Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Diploma in Criminology, Security Management or a related field.
  • 8 years’ experience 4 of which must be in senior role in a similar position.
  • Membership/certification from a recognized relevant professional body is desirable.
Additional Attributes:
  • Good understanding of computer systems and information security.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of MSC.
  • Well networked in the security industry.
  • Results driven with a strong desire to succeed.
  • Excellent Communication & presentation skills.
How to Apply:

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by scrolling down and clicking on: Manager Security

Kindly include your current and expected remuneration in your resume

Be advised, this job is open to Kenyan nationals only


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