Chief Security Officer

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Chief Security Officer

  • Post Date:June 30, 2022
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Education
Job Description

Applications are invited to fill a vacancy in the Vice- Chancellor’s Office as a Chief Security Officer.

The Chief Security Officer will be responsible for the following:

  • Facilitates security management as well as the management of the University’s security systems and processes.
  • Oversee the day-to-day administrative function of the Security Department.
  • Ensure the security of University physical facilities, assets and staff.
  • Maintain law and order at University Campuses.
  • Develop security-related policies and recommend mitigation strategies to the University management.
  • Loss prevention by ensuring key control guidelines are put in place and adhered to.
  • Detect and supervise investigation of theft, irregularities and other security breaches and produce reports.
  • Report criminal cases that may arise to the Police and attend to matters at Court.
  • Supervise and control work activities for all Security staff.
  • Train security staff on security standards, policies, procedures and awareness.
  • Maintain a CCTV security system and work in liaison with the ICT Department in maintaining a cybersecurity system.
  • Orient new students on security-related matters.
  • Attend to calamities and incidences that may occur on Campus.
  • Any other related duties as assigned by the Vice-Chancellor.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Security Management or equivalent.
  • A Diploma in Security Management, Police Studies or equivalent is an added advantage.
  • In-depth knowledge of electronic security systems and computer literacy.
  • At least five (5)years’ experience in Security Service, of which two should be at supervisory level.
  • Experience in a University environment is an added advantage.

Conditions of Service

Medical Aid, Leave and Pension Benefits are offered. The information on salary and other benefits will be made available to the short-listed candidates.


Soft copies in a single continuous PDF file of each of the following: application letter, certified copies of educational and professional certificates, national identity card, birth certificate and curriculum vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications and previous employment and experience, present salary, date of availability, telephone number, email address, names and addresses of three referees including email addresses should be sent to: [email protected] or hand delivered to:

Assistant Registrar
Human Resources Section
Gwanda State University
Epoch Mine Campus
P O Box 30

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday, 01 July 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.