2 Site Services and Security Assistants at Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

November 24, 2022
Application ends: December 6, 2022
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Job Description

General Summary

The SSSA is a member of the Security and Facilities management team within the Operations Unit under the Finance and Administration department.  The overarching task for the SSSA is to ensure the safety and security of the staff and assets within the assigned facilities and ensure those facilities are fit for purpose.  The SSSA is a member of the Security and Facilities management team within the Operations Unit under the Finance and Administration department.  The overarching task for the SSSA is to ensure the safety and security of the staff and assets within the assigned facilities and ensure those facilities are fit for purpose.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implements security and safety protocols for all assigned facilities.
  • Patrolling and monitoring activities on the assigned premises regularly to discourage criminals and ensure the environment is safe and secure
  • Conducts regular sites inspections for assigned facilities
  • Responsible for opening and closing all the IDI assigned facilities offices as per the recommended timelines
  • Evicting trespassers and violators and detaining perpetrators while following legal protocols before relevant authorities arrive to take over
  • Where necessary, monitoring surveillance cameras to watch out for any disruptions or unlawful activities
  • Providing reports on daily activities and any incidents that may have occurred to management and maintaining daily security and administrative records
  • In liaison with the SSTL, supports in testing security systems in use
  • Work hand in hand with the Security Team in reporting and following up on security-related incidences.
  • Work hand in hand with the External Security guards deployed at assigned facilities.
  • Support and coordinate infrastructure projects, supervise facilities maintenance, fittings and repairs
  • Supervise the contracted companies carrying out the cleaning and waste management within the facilities
  • Keep records of all maintenance work, occupational health and safety and asset inventory
  • Manage the firefighting equipment and fire detection devices available on the premises
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Respond to emergencies when called upon.

Person Specification

  • The ideal candidate for this role should hold a Diploma from a recognized institution in Security Management
  • Demonstrable training in security-related procedures and practices from a recognized Security organization.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in managing security in any reputable organization/ industry
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Professionalism in executing duties
  • A sense of ownership and pride in performance and its impact on the Institute’s success
  • At least class “A” Valid Driving/riding permit
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office and Excel packages

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