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Position Director Security Services in the Judiciary
Job Reference Number8/2019
Number of Posts 1
Terms of Service Contractual, Three (3) years renewable once subject to satisfactory performance
Work Station NAIROBI
Date registered12-Feb-2019
Opening Date of Advert12-Feb-2019
Closing Date of Advert5-Mar-2019

-For appointment to the position of Director Security Services, an applicant must possess the following qualifications:
- 1. A Master’s degree in Security related studies.
- 2. A Diploma in Forensic Audit or in a related field.
- 3. Knowledge of Law and IT is an added advantage.
- 4. Minimum of fifteen (15) years’ relevant work experience with at least five (5) years at senior managerial level.
Duties and Responsibilities
-1. Provide strategic direction on all security related issues within the Judiciary.
- 2. Manage and provide effective leadership to the security team
- 3. Ensure that security resources are appropriately and effectively allocated to key areas of concern and that priorities are always covered adequately.
- 4. Ensure that physical security to all onsite customers is delivered within the Judiciary.
- 5. Manage the Security docket’s budgets to achieve best value for money. 6. Ensure that training needs are identified and processed promptly to ensure security personnel are in the best shape possible at all times.
- 7. Ensure that performance agreements, interim and main reviews are undertaken within set timelines.
-8. Maintain the security operational manual up to date for use by all on-site security personnel to cover duties, individual instructions, attendance, use of security equipment, dress, drills and training.
- 9. Develop, administer and maintain policies that ensure physical safety of property and assets of the Judiciary.
- 10. Ensure effective administration and operations of security equipment and staff.
-11. Participate in hiring, training and supervising new employees who will be part of the Judiciary security and safety team.
- 12. Oversee the development and implementation of preventive security programs.
- 13. Ensure effective security audits and physical survey of premise security and equipment are carried out and implemented
- 14. Prepare and ensure implementation of disaster management and contingency plans across the Judiciary.
- 15. Act as focal point for any investigations involving security within the Judiciary, prepare and submit necessary reports and ensure that follow up actions are carried out.
- 16. Record, analyze and report any significant security breaches to the Chief Registrar and undertake full investigation and recommend course of action.
- 17. Participate in the role of incident manager during any incidence and emergencies.
- 18. Monitor and evaluate current security policies, procedures, and practices.
-19. Implement PMMUS within the Directorate.
Important Information
-Interested and qualified persons are asked to make their applications by:-
-(1) Filling an Online Application for Employment Form available at the JSC jobs portal: jobs.judiciary.go.ke. Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application:- (a) A letter of application, (b) A detailed and updated curriculum vitae, to include background information such as community service, financial discipline, pro bono activity, involvement as a party in litigation and involvement in political activity including financial contribution to political party
-parties (if any) and criminal record, professional engagement for the last five (5) years, three (3) professional referees and two (2) character references who can verify and comment on the applicant’s past and present employment, (c) Applicant’s three (3) recent coloured passport size photographs, (d) Certified copies of testimonials, professional certificates and academic transcripts. (e) Shortlisted candidates will be required to obtain current clearance certificates from the following bodies:- • Kenya Revenue Authority, • Higher Education Loans Board, • Directorate of Criminal Investigation, • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and • A recognized Credit Reference Bureau.
- (2) Applicants are also required to forward one (1) hard copy of the completed Employment Application Form JSC 2 for non-public officers or JSC 2A for public officers which can be downloaded from www.judiciary.go.ke (downloads) and to attach all the documents cited in item No. 1 (a to e)above. TO: THE SECRETARY JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION P.O. BOX 40048 – 00100 NAIROBI E-mail: jscsecretariat@jsc.go.ke Commission Secretariat: Reinsurance Plaza. Taifa Road, Podium Floor so as to reach the Commission NOT LATER THAN 5TH MARCH, 2019 AT 5.00 P.M. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification. The Judicial Service Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selects candidates on merit through fair and open competition from the widest range of eligible candidates.