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Security, Health & Safety Coordinator

Job Summary

The role manages safety and security programs and related activities, ensuring compliance with Government and Taxiye policies, directives and procedures.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 7 years

Job Description

Function: Operations   
Reporting To: CEO
Direct reports: CEO   
Indirect reports:Chairman

Job Description:
The role manages safety and security programs and related activities, ensuring compliance with Government and Taxiye policies, directives and procedures. The role will develop and direct organizational safety and security strategy and oversee the implementation of efforts to minimize loss as well as enhance security and create business opportunity through the control of risk. They will serve as the lead internal safety and security consultant for the organization; train, supervise, and coordinate the activities of the safety and security teams.

Functions:
•    Administer framework necessary to ensure safety and security operations, policies, and procedures; oversee the correction of all issues in the interest of safety, security and risk reduction
•    Assess risk and assist in the development of appropriate strategy
•    Lead investigations, audits, and security inspections
•    Assist with the analysis and interpretation of trends and regulatory changes
•    Provide guidance to Taxiye’s upper management in identifying and assessing strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, risks, vulnerabilities and threats which could impact operations
•    Recommend new policies, procedures, programs, and services for continual improvement
•    Communicate information regarding procedural requirements and other government and  local mandates; collaborate with external governmental and local agencies
•    Ensure the proper operation and maintenance of special programs or projects
•    Collaborate on budgetary matters
•    Facilitate training programs for staff and partners regarding public safety and other regulatory requirements; revise and improve trainings as necessary
•    Provide guidance to Taxiye management and  staff; contribute to the strategic planning process
•    Hire, train, coach, supervise, schedule, evaluate assigned employees

Day to day activities:
•    Creating and reviewing security, health and safety plans
•    Providing ongoing training for all employees and stakeholders
•    Documenting work observations
•    Analyzing security and safety data
•    Managing incidents and associated reporting
•    Maintaining company and government compliance
•    Preventing workplace security, health and safety hazards
•    Creating sustainable practices for better environmental impact

Educational Qualification:
•    7+ years related experience or
•    Bachelor’s degree in Military Science/Security Management/Environmental Science/ Occupational Health & Safety or any other relevant field from a recognised institution
•    Professional training in Integrated Security Management Systems

Core Skills & Competencies:
•    Ability to think strategically and design long term plans
•    Quality management skills
•    Disaster preparedness and management skills
•    Investigations skills
•    Report writing skills
•    Good negotiation skills
•    General knowledge of Kenyan laws & Government EHS incidence regulations pertaining to law enforcement

Background / Experience:
•    At least 10 years’ relevant experience 5 of which should be at managerial level managing Security, Safety, Health, Environment & Quality
•    A background in security management, managing people, operations and financial resources

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