Security Systems Officer at Safaricom Kenya

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  • Company: Safaricom Kenya
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: IT/Telecom Jobs in Kenya
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Job Description

Safaricom is a leading communications company in Kenya with the widest and strongest coverage. The home of the famous Mobile Money service- M-PESA


We are pleased to announce the following vacancy for  Security Systems Officer  within  Security department  in the  Corporate Security Division . In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

Reporting to the  Manager Security System officer  the position holder will provide skilled security systems & safety support in installing, altering, maintaining and repairing security systems, safety and mechanical systems in Safaricom facilities.

Key Responsibilities:

Preventive, General Maintenance & Emergency works attendance:

  • Oversee, maintain & repairs all CCTV & safety installation in all Safaricom Facilities.
  • Carry out tasks in accordance with industry/trade practices and Standards. Proactive approach to work /planning.
  • Security Systems testing and monitoring performance of equipment
  • Emergency attendance to solve the problem
  • Guide in equipment and system technical specifications.
  • Maintain Access control database to current, manage entry and exit of staff and contractors.

Working diagrams & Drawings updates

  • Keep all Security systems & safety drawings for facilities, MSR and BTS. Installations to current (two months).
  • Keep all other documents & records i.e.  manual specifications, software, warranties and best practice documents

Stocks for Equipment, Fittings and Components     

  • Keep record for in & out store date entry
  • Disposal data
  • keep inventory of all equipment per facilities
  • keep Database for all equipment

Supervision on Project and Upgrades

  • Overseeing works for new projects.
  • Overseeing works for upgrades
  • Ensure all new projects have handover checklist signed off.

Surprise Systems testing & Checks 

  • Surprise checks for all systems on physical tests and ensure systems are kept on normal status
  • Review faults and advice

Health and Safety:

  • Ensure compliance with environment health and safety regulations
  • Systems audits once a year
  • Systems checks with supplier or contractor 3 times a year


  • Prepare weekly & monthly reports and maintain updated security systems & safety working diagrams.

Role requirements;

  • Degree in Computer Science/ Electrical & Electronic/Instrumentation/Mechatronic Engineering
  • Two years working experience in a commercial organization with graduation on the survey, installation and inspection of Security & safety & Electrical system.
  • Experience in the Military or other security agencies is an added advantage
  • Strong analytical skills and a keen attention to details;
  • Self-driven, results oriented, proactive and an ability to work without supervision

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 20 December. 2021
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