Head of Technical Department
Summit Recruitment & Search
Nairobi, Kenya
4d ago
source : BrighterMonday

Job Summary

Our client, a security firm with its head office based in Nairobi, is looking to recruit a competent Head of Technical Department.

The successful candidate will be based in Nairobi with expected travel nationally.

  • Minimum Qualification : Diploma
  • Experience Level : Mid level
  • Experience Length : 4 years
  • Job Description

    The desired candidate must haveexperience managing / supervising other staff and at least 4 years oftechnical installation experience .

    Key Responsibilities :

  • Conduct site visits with a potentialclient to assess their exposure to risk.
  • Suggest suitable technical securitysolutions.
  • Prepare quotations and risk assessmentreports to send to clients.
  • Sourcing and conducting pricecomparisons with hardware suppliers.
  • Organizing the technical team’s rosterand calendar.
  • Communicating with Clients in an openand articulate manner to ensure they understand how to use their securitysystems.
  • Preparing bespoke instructions for Alarmclients.
  • Using Microsoft Excel to prepare reportsfollowing alarm tests and financial incoming and outgoing reports for thedepartment.
  • Advise the Managing Director ontechnological advancements that may lead to better product and service.
  • Staying up to date with technicalsecurity solutions and hardware and the leading supplier of such.
  • Qualifications :

  • Must have a Diploma in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • At least 4 years’ experience as atechnical installer.
  • At least 1-year leadership experience.
  • Experience in Security is beneficial.
  • Knowledge of the function andinstallation of security Alarm systems.
  • Knowledge and experience of vehicletracking systems and their operation.
  • Knowledge and experience in networkingand system integration.
  • Basic IT course qualification essential.
  • Advanced IT course qualifications areadvantageous.
  • Vocation technical qualifications,including basic electrical (telecommunications) qualification.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Candidate must be friendly,dynamic, a good communicator and have strong leadership skills.
  • Monthly Gross Salary : Ksh. 50,000 100,000 / (Approx. 500 1,000 USD) depending onindividual skills and experience.

    Career Level : Lower Mid-Level.

    Education : Diploma Certificate.

    Location : Nairobi, Kenya.

    Deadline : 15th December 2019.

    We endeavour to makecontact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes ofapplications make this unrealistic.

    If you do not hear from us within two weeksyour application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not meanyou will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our jobboard and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

    Summit Recruitment & Search, as a policy, does not charge any fee as apre-employment or post-employment requirement

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