REGIONAL DIRECTOR SAFETY AND SECURITY

Company:Aga Khan University
Category:Open
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Ksh. Not mentioned
Location:Nairobi

Job details

Responsibilities

Working with Chief Security Officer, Global to prioritize security initiatives and spending based on appropriate risk management and / or financial methodology  for respective campuses as and when requiredProviding technical advice and support to the Chief Security Officer and Entity Heads on the security design of new campuses/ university expansions. The   security design includes input on external campus security environment, physical security measures including standoff distance, electronic security measures,   entry and exit points with the view of managing access control, traffic and parking management and illuminations.Ensure that country security managers have developed safety, fire safety and evacuation, security, contingency plans in alignment with the Core Security  Requirements and Security Risk Assessment. Monitor safety and security incident reporting at the country and regional levels and ensure the appropriate dissemination of information vertically and   horizontallyIdentify safety & security training needs to operate in complex high risk environments including Security Risk Management Training / HVA for leadership teams   and assist with workforce planning to ensure fully qualified capacity is available when required.Ensure security policies and practices are informed by industry research and are in alignment with   organizational standards, legal considerations and   international best practice. Oversee the application of acquired learning, research findings and technological advancements to the operating strategy.Lead the process of continuous learning on international best practice in security management and identify tools and processes that can be implemented into   World Vision operations in the region. Ensure security policies and practices are informed by industry research and are in alignment with organizational standards, legal considerations and   international best practice. Oversee the application of acquired learning, research findings and technological advancements to the operating strategy.Review country security operations periodically to ensure the strategy remains appropriate, and that it is being implemented in a way that maximizes the safety  and security of staff and assets. Act as a strategic link for regional security connecting country security managers, Chief Security Officer and Entity Heads. Participate and actively   contribute in the partnership forums, working groups and networks related to security management. Work with AKDN and Jamati organizations in the region so as   to ensure that all are adequately aware of potential security issues. Liaise with external security networks (local security agencies, UN, INGO’s, Embassies,   etc) on global and regional University operations.

Requirements

Master’s degree in related disciplineTraining forensic investigationsSenior security management training e.g. Certified Protection Professional(CPP) or Certified Healthcare Protection Associate(CHPA)10+ years’ experience in safety and security Excellent analytical skillsKnowledge of ISO systems is an added advantage
 
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