Pwani University Senior Security Officer Job 2022
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Pwani University, a Premier University at the Coast situated in the beautiful scenic tourist resort town of Kilifi. The University’s Mission is to generate, disseminate and apply knowledge while sustaining excellence in teaching, learning and research by molding students to international standards and encouraging and supporting members of staff to undertake research. The University has a vacancy for the position of Senior Security Officer Grade F.

SENIOR SECURITY OFFICER   GRADE F      1 POSITION                REF: PU/ADV/03/08/2022


This is a senior position in the security ranks in the University, and appointment is either on permanent and pensionable terms, or on a two (2) year renewable performance-based contract depending on age, citizenship and any other reason.

Academic Qualifications

The candidate must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology, Sociology or Psychology plus a pass in Supervisory course.


The candidate must have minimum of three (3) years of work experience at the level of Senior Security Officer Grade E or its equivalent in a busy organization with proven integrity, independence, innovativeness and compliance to deadlines.

Skills and knowledge

The candidate must have skills in:

  • First Aid
  • Public relations
  • Communication (fluent in English and Kiswahili)
  • Crime detection
  • Driving and riding
  • Team building and team work
  • Computer applications

In addition, the applicant should:

  • Be physically fit
  • Have undergone senior NCO training and passed
  • Have a certificate of good conduct from the Kenya Police
  • Possess a valid driving licence without current endorsement
  • Have held a clean record of service

Duties and responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities of the Senior Security Officer Grade F will include but not limited to:

  • Investigating and preparing incident reports as instructed by the Chief Security Officer
  • Reviewing and implementing security procedures and routines
  • Training of security personnel
  • Ensuring implementation of the University policies, standards and guidelines on security
  • Preparing weekly security summary reports
  • Protecting people and property
  • Preventing commission of offences
  • Collecting intelligence information
  • Supervising the performance of security officers
  • Providing operational support to the Chief Security Officer in all security functions
  • Overseeing the maintenance of prescribed records and documents
  • Any other duty as assigned by the Head of Section/ Department


Benefits for the above positions include a competitive basic salary, house allowance, medical cover for staff and dependants, Life Insurance, opportunities for further development and training and other regular allowances as determined by SRC.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send four (4) copies of their application for the above position.

Application and letters of recommendation from referees should be addressed to:

The Vice Chancellor

Pwani University

P.O Box 195-80108, Kilifi

The application should include an up to date CV, providing details of age, marital status, academic and professional qualifications, work experience, present post and salary, email address, telephone, names and contacts of three referees who are knowledgeable about the competence of the applicant, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials.

Pwani University is an equal opportunity employer, female candidates and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply. The latter should attach their National Council for persons with disability (NCPWD) Certificate.

Candidates with foreign qualifications MUST submit a Certificate of Recognition from the Commission of University Education.

The deadline for submitting application is Tuesday 16th August 2022. Applications received later than this date will not be considered.

Please Note that: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification



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