Security Officer || Women’s University in Africa

  • Harare

Women’s University in Africa

DUE: 10 FEB 2023

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the above position which has arisen at the Women’s University in Africa, Harare campus.
The incumbent reports to the Deputy Registrar, Human Resources and Administration.

Ensuring that all University property and personnel are safeguarded from possible eventualities that may occur at any given time;
Safeguarding the University property/assets against abuse;
Developing and implementing a robust security structure that will ensure the safety of staff and property of the Women’s University in Africa;
Identifying areas of potential loss within the University and designing functional systems to prevent loss;
Developing and implementing preventative measures against accidents, thefts and other security risks;
Ensuring compliance to applicable policies and regulations;
Supervising and overseeing all security functions in the University;
Introducing electronic surveillance systems in identified areas to minimise loss;

Training and supervising CCTV operators, and evaluating their performance;
Supervising the security team in accordance with the University’s policies and
applicable laws including, planning, assigning and directing work, training security personnel, appraising performance and maintaining discipline among security personnel;
Preparing and submitting security reports i.e. incident reports, monthly, quarterly and annual reports to the Deputy Registrar, Human Resources and Administration;
Conducting investigations and/or ensuring that investigations are undertaken on all allegations and types of crimes that may occur at the University’s premises;
Developing organisation-wide security awareness programmes as appropriate for the business and culture of the University; and
Performing any other duties as assigned by the Deputy Registrar, Human Resources and Administration.

Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Security Studies from a reputable university; or
Bachelor’s degree in a Social Sciences discipline plus a Diploma in Security Studies/Management from a reputable university or examination board;
Professional security qualification is an added advantage;
At least three (3) years security supervisory experience;
Experience in the National Security organs such as the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) or Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) would be an added advantage;
Computer literacy; and
A clean criminal record.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal;
A high degree of honesty and integrity;
Good communication and teamwork skills;
Good report writing skills; and
High organisational skills with the ability to direct, supervise and motivate the security team.

Interested candidates should submit six (6) sets of applications with detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic and professional qualifications by Friday 10 February 2023 to:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resources & Administration)
Women’s University in Africa
P.O Box GD 32 Greendale
Hand deliver at
Women’s University in Africa
Number 549 Arcturus Road Greendale
P.O Box GD 32 Greendale