DIRECTOR OF SECURITY SERVICES – GRADE 14 VACANCY

Machakos University was Chartered on 7th October, 2016 and is a successor of Machakos University College. It is Located one (1) Km from Machakos Town along the main Machakos-Wote road.
The Vision of the University is: A Preferred University of Excellence in Scholarship and Service Delivery; whereas the Mission is: To Provide Scholarly Education through Training, Research and Innovation for Industrial and Socio-economic Transformation of our Communities.
Machakos University invites applications from candidates who are suitably qualified and experienced with excellent credentials to fill the following vacant positions in the University:

DIRECTOR OF SECURITY SERVICES – GRADE 14 – REF.
MKSU/HR/DSS/01/19 (1 POST)


Job Description

This position reports to the Vice Chancellor and is responsible for coordination of all security matters that pertain to the University. This is through proper management of the various security mechanisms in place which entail surveillance systems and three security groups namely: employed guard force, outsourced guard force and the national police service.


Main Responsibilities

a) Develop the University’s security strategic plan every 5 years as well as review it periodically when necessary so as to guide in the long term planning of security enhancement in the University.
b) Develop and review security and safety guidelines periodically to inform/enlighten the various internal stakeholders of the University on how to face contingencies
c) Develop the University’s security policy every 2 years and review the same when need be to guide the operations of the various categories of security staff i.e. employed guard force, outsourced guard force and the national police service.
d) Develop the annual budget estimates of the department to guide in departmental expenditures upon allocation of funds every financial year.
e) Develop and review the pre-employment check system on a periodic basis to guide in determination of suitable new security employees
f) Oversee the regular deployment and daily supervision of subordinates to ensure proper coverage of the entire University and performance of work is as per laid down rules and regulations.
g) Develop promotion recommendations/proposals for suitable staff within the department when need be to guide in staff growth and development.
h) Develop reports on the state of security within the university for the Deputy Vice chancellor based on demand so as to demonstrate progress in implementation of approved security strategies.

Job Requirements

Must have an earned Master’s degree in a relevant area with twelve (12) years’ work experience with disciplined forces three (3) of which as Deputy Director Security Services Grade 13 or equivalent.
Should have Clean Certificate of discharge from the previous employer.

Application Procedure:

Applicants should submit FOUR (4) HARD COPIES and ONE (1) SOFT COPY of their application documents (i.e application letter, detailed curriculum vitae, latest payslip, academic and professional certificates-including KCSE/KCE/EACE/KACE/EAACE /KCPE) via EMAIL and addressed to hr@mksu.ac.ke.

Applicants should also attach copies of their latest payslip and addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) referees.

NB: KINDLY NOTE THAT IT IS A MUST THAT YOU TYPE IN THE REQUIRED INFORMATION IN THE JOB APPLICATION FORM AVAILABLE IN THE UNIVERSITY WEBSITE, PRINT, SIGN AND ATTACH TO YOUR APPLICATION.

Applications should be sent to:
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration, Planning and Finance)
Machakos University
P.O BOX 136-90100
MACHAKOS

so as to reach the office on or before 11th September, 2019.

Machakos University is an equal opportunity employer and women,
persons with disabilities and those from marginalized regions are
encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Alternatively, click here to download the Job Application Form

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