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Deputy Director: Security - Great Zimbabwe University (GZU)

Hiring Organisation: Great Zimbabwe University (GZU)
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the above-mentioned post that has arisen in the University.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participating in overseeing the day to day administrative functions of the Security Department
  • Participating in formulating security related policies
  • Advising the Director, Security Services on all security related issues
  • Assisting in developing and recommending security strategies for the University Campuses
  • Supervising and directing operations of the University Guards through Security Officers and Sergeants
  • Assisting in budget preparation for security operations and monitoring departmental expenses;
  • Developing training plans and programmes
  • Investigating theft and other security breaches that may occur in the University from time to time and produce reports
  • Producing reports of criminal cases that may arise
  • Advising new students about Security issues at the University; and
  • Carrying out any other duties as assigned by the Director, Security Services.

Qualifications and Experience

  • The ideal candidate must have a minimum of a first degree in either of the following areas: Security and Risk Management, Police and Security Studies, Security and Intelligence, Security management, and Security and Disaster Management Studies.
  • The candidate must also have at least fifteen (15) years’ experience in the security field with at least five (5) years at managerial level.
  • Investigation and intelligence processing experience is a must  and experience in a University setup will be an added advantage.

Personal Attributes

  • Reporting to the Director, Security Services, the incumbent must be a team player, honest, mature, professional, hardworking and possess no criminal record.
  • Comprehensive understanding of security systems is a must.
  • In addition, applicants should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

How to Apply

To apply, visit careers on the Great Zimbabwe University website:  Applicants are urged to fill in all the necessary fields on the application platform and attach the required documents.

Deadline: 07 January 2023.

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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