Aug 14, 2015

Technical Training Manager - G4S Kenya - Kenya

Employer: G4S
Location: Kenya
Job Reference: G4S/TP/28961/50991
Closing Date: August 20, 2015

At G4S Kenya, we place great value on attracting and retaining the best people at all levels, to ensure the continued success of the organization.

Overall job purpose
To work as a member of the Learning and Development Team to achieve its organizational purpose, specifically by identifying customer/sector specific needs and designing appropriate interventions by delivering the relevant training programs; Coordinating with external providers to deliver specific interventions to meet organizational needs; improve the overall competence and performance  of frontline staff.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan, convene and deliver security training courses & workshops to a large workforce across Kenya designed with the overall intention of improving the competence of commercial Security Officers
  • Design commercially viable industry specific programs as a revenue stream proposition to the Kenyan market
  • Keep up to date with developments in training methodology and security issues in the protective security industry and impart the same to Security Officers
  • Liaise with customers and other stakeholders to ensure security needs are understood and met through delivery of high class technical/operational training of Security Officers
  • Contribute to the design, planning and reviewing of courses across the business in a commercial security environment
  • Work with Learning & Development Manager to develop security training material and ensure consistency in use of materials and training practice
  • Liaise and offer support where appropriate for other training courses to ensure consistency of practice
  • Ensure the efficient administration and smooth running of  courses by working closely with operational teams and the larger HR team

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A university degree
  • Minimum of 5 years experience preferably in a security training role
  • Have attended the Training of Trainers course
  • Good understanding of DIT processes and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of commercial  security and a commitment to security training
  • Demonstrable competence in and enthusiasm for practical training methods
  • A sound appreciation of technical issues affecting commercial security in Kenya
  • Ability to work effectively to tight deadlines with minimum supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills including tolerance and flexibility
  • Computer literacy in MS Office packages such as Word, Excel and Outlook

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