Principal – Corporate Security Business Partner, Commercial

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Category:Accounting & Auditing
Job Type:Permanent
Location:Athi River

Job details

Key accountability and decision ownership;


Efficient and effective coordination of activities between Business Units and Corporate Security

  • Timely awareness and participation in SBUs programs, product, services initiatives & developments by the wider Corporate Security team. Negotiate for specialist resource allocation for each project.
  • Carry out a preliminary risk analysis at concept stage and provide a risk log to the SBU and Corporate Security.
  • Track Risk Assessment status to confirm that SBUs are up to date with testing and that new controls are updated in the document.
  • Assist in scheduling of Corporate Security activities within the business unit.

Timely and adequate communication between BUs and Corporate Security

  • Provide and manage efficient communication and feedback mechanisms within Corporate Security and SBUs.
  • Reporting to Corporate Security on risks affecting the SBUs while recommending action that should be implemented by relevant department.
  • Effective relationship management. Ensure that Heads of Department are fully aware of Corporate Security support issues. SBU responsible managers should own and article concerns.
  • Rollout client Satisfaction Survey by Head of Departments and Senior Managers.
Enhance Risk Management quality within the business units.
  • Documentation, implementation and periodic updates of Business Partner ISO processes.
  • Adopt a best practice, industry wide approach in relation to Risk Management.
  • Identify client-responsive, cost-effective Risk Management solutions to mitigate risk in liaison with unit managers.
  • Effectively research and communicate on emerging risks to SBUs and Risk Management.



Must have technical / professional qualifications:


  • Degree in a Business or IT related discipline. 
  • Relevant Risk Management Certification is an added advantage
  • Must have at least 4 years working experience within wide scope in a Risk Management, Project Management or Commercial Business Unit/environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of Safaricom products and services.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (articulate) coupled with good listening and critical reasoning skills.
  • Proactive, confident, energetic and able to work under pressure with a positive attitude and use good organization skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Trainer of trainer’s skills.





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