Chief Security Officer
Kwame Nkrumah University
Kumasi, Ghana
6d ago
source : Current Jobs in Ghana

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) invites applications from suitably qualified persons for appointment as CHIEF SECURITY OFFICER in the University.

The appointment is a Senior Staff status and on full-time basis. . salary and fringe benefits attached to the post are attractive.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will assist the KNUST Security Command to :

  • Plan, direct, oversee and coordinate security activities on campus.
  • Supervise Security Officers in the performance of duties to ensure the security and safety of life and property on campus
  • Organise training for Security Officers.
  • Ensure the implementation and compliance of Security Policies, Procedures and Programmes.
  • Organise Muster Parades for the Security Officers.
  • liaise with local Security Agencies.
  • Investigate security breaches and report on same to the Security Command.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
  • Qualification Required & Experience

  • A serving or an Ex-Military Officer not below the rank of a Warrant Officer or its equivalent in the Ghana Armed Forces.
  • A minimum of a FIRST DEGREE from any recognised Tertiary Institution.
  • Must have done all the relevant military courses commensurate to a Warrant Officer Rank, with Drill and Duties Course being an advantage
  • Ability to operate with utmost discretion.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Should not be more than 45 years by January 2020.
  • Knowledge & Skills Requirement

  • Very Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Very Good interpersonal skill,
  • Very Good analytical skills, investigative skills and sound decision-making ability.
  • Ability to effectively lead and manage a team and people
  • Sober with maturity and drive for sound and impartial judgement.
  • Duty-conscious and have capacity to manage crisis situations.
  • 07 March, 2020

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