Security Guard job at Cress Africa Foundation Limited


Contract Type: Fixed Term
Reports to: Administration and HR Assistant

Job Purpose:
The Security Guard is responsible for ensuring the safety and security of the office premises. Reporting to the Administration and HR Assistant, this role involves monitoring access, responding to incidents, and collaborating with local authorities to maintain a secure environment.

Roles and Responsibilities:
1. Monitor and control access to the office premises.
2. Conduct regular patrols of interior and exterior areas.
3. Respond to security incidents, emergencies, and disturbances.
4. Maintain a visible presence to deter unauthorized activities.
5. Check identification and verify credentials of visitors, patients, and staff.
6. Assist in enforcing office rules and regulations.
7. Report suspicious activities or security breaches promptly.
8. Collaborate with local law enforcement and emergency services.
9. Assist in implementing emergency response plans and drills.
10. Provide a welcoming and helpful presence to visitors.
11. Perform routine security checks and inspections.

Qualifications and Competencies:
• Previous experience in security-related roles preferred.
• Knowledge of security protocols, emergency response, and first aid.
• Good communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to remain calm in emergency situations.
• Physical fitness and ability to stand or walk for extended periods.
• Strong observation skills and attention to detail.
• Integrity, reliability, and a sense of responsibility.
• Respect for confidentiality and patient privacy.
• Training or certification in security procedures is a plus.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education: High School

Job application procedure

Email Application to  by Close of Business on 17th February 2024.
Application and CVs Should be ONE PDF document and a maximum of 5 pages.
Include in your application letter:
• Mention in the subject line the position you are applying for.
• Include your gross salary request.
• Contact details (email and telephone) of 3 professional reference persons.
• Do not include copies of any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Please note that CRESS AFRICA Foundation does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process.

CRESS AFRICA Foundation is committed to observing all local, national, and international laws that protect children, vulnerable adults, and basic human rights of all. CRESS AFRICA Foundation is committed to a policy of “zero tolerance for sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment (SEAH)” and expects anyone who works for CRESS AFRICA Foundation to uphold protection and safeguarding as a priority.

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