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    Security Officer - Kericho, Kenya - Finlays Kenya

    Finlays Kenya
    Finlays Kenya Kericho, Kenya

    2 weeks ago

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    ABOUT THE COMPANY

    Finlays is a vertically integrated and geographically diversified agri-business that takes a leadership role in sustainability. The group has established itself as a reliable, responsible, innovative and sustainable producer with a deep knowledge and passion for its products. Sustainability is pivotal to the group's success and it lies at the heart of what Finlays does and stands for.

    Finlays is Kenya's largest agricultural export group employing over 12,000 people and annually exporting over 130 million stems of flowers, 26 million kilos of black tea and 3 million kilos of tea extract. The organization is geographically located in Kericho and Mombasa and works with over 10,000 tea out growers.

    Finlays is a subsidiary of the Swire Group which is a diversified conglomerate, headquartered in London. It controls a large range of wholly owned businesses, including deep-sea shipping, cold storage, road transport, and agricultural activities, along with energy and oil businesses and investments. Swire controls a large property empire in Asia - mainly Hong Kong.

    JOB SUMMARY

    Finlays is a leading independent business-to-business supplier of tea, coffee, and botanical solutions to beverage brand owners worldwide. The group has established itself as a reliable, responsible, innovative, and sustainable producer with a deep knowledge and passion for its products. Sustainability is pivotal to the group's success, and it lies at the heart of what Finlays does and stands for.Finlays is a subsidiary of the Swire Group, which is a diversified conglomerate, headquartered in London. It controls a large range of wholly owned businesses across nine countries selling into more than 80 countries worldwide. Our powerful global network gives us exceptional reach and comprises; Tea Farms and Tea Processing Facilities, Trading and Sales Offices, Manufacturing / Extraction Sites, Blending Facilities, Packing Facilities, and Innovation Centres. We invite applications for the position of Security Officer for our Finlays Tea Extracts Business Unit -Kericho. This is a Junior Management position. THE JOB HOLDERReporting to the Healthy and Safety Manager; The job holders will be responsible for providing security for all company premises, property, employees, and company visitors by using the right security intelligence and putting up robust systems to manage site security while maintaining high integrity and honesty. The ideal candidate must possess the qualifications/competencies outlined below:Bachelor's Degree, investigative skillsReport writing and previous experience with the disciplined services.Good understanding of security legal framework and best practices.Good experience working with various stakeholders such as Local security agencies/ bodies & the policeAPPLICATION PROCEDUREIf you meet the requirements of this position, please apply, including a detailed CV, your postal, e-mail, and telephone contacts, and the names and addresses of three referees. Your application, clearly indicating the position you are applying for, should reach us not later than 30th March 2024 and be to Senior Human Resources Manager - Finlays Tea Extracts

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Use security intelligence to conduct a detailed security risk assessment for FTEK & its villages and ensure there are robust measures to manage security. Manage FTEK's overall security risk profile.Offer deterrent, response, and protective security services for FTEK'S operations by effective manning of FTEK's sites compound, entry, and exit points.Develop appropriate security policies & procedures. Ensure FTEK's food defense system is robust enough.Supervise FTEK premises security team including arranging effective patrol systems within FTEK villages.Lead FTEK's security team to ensure the safety of personnel, company property, & food (extracts).As a member of the FTEK's Emergency Response Team (ERT) & Crisis Management Team (CMT), ensure effective disaster response, business recovery, and continuity for the business during emergencies.Enforce compliance with relevant security-related policies, procedures & standards.Report all incidents and critical issues as per developed procedures. Be part of incident/accident investigation.Supervise usage and/or monitoring of the CCTV system, access control, alarms, telecommunication systems, radios, and any other vital security equipment. Initiate incident response as appropriate.Carry out investigations into reported cases of theft or any other security incidents.Generate monthly security and fire reports and returns. Tracking of FTEK's performance against its annual objectives.Regularly perform basic tests on all security equipment and report any that is faulty/out of service.Coordinating FTEK's security-related activities/programs toward meeting annual strategic objectives. Develop annual security objectives to be in line with organizational strategic objectives.Carry out security-related training either individually or in coordination with HR or the training department.Enforce proper management & compliance by contractors on-siteSupport company/departmental initiatives and ongoing projects.Support, Implement, and adhere to all food safety and Quality management system requirements.

    REQUIRED SKILLS

    Risk management, Reporting, Fire safety and fire fighting, People management, Risk analysis, Security operations, Ability to coordinate, Security system installation and maintenance, Security systems monitoring, Crisis management

    REQUIRED EDUCATION

    Bachelor's degree



  • Finlays Kenya Kericho, Kenya Full time

    ABOUT THE COMPANY · Finlays is a vertically integrated and geographically diversified agri-business that takes a leadership role in sustainability. The group has established itself as a reliable, responsible, innovative and sustainable producer with a deep knowledge and passion f ...