Officer Security Job Careers – Stanbic Bank

Title:   Officer Security
Organisation: Stanbic Bank
  Kampala, Uganda
Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is a
subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited which is in turn owned by
Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”), Africa’s leading banking and
financial services group. The Standard Bank Group is the leading banking group
focused on emerging markets. It is the largest African banking group ranked by
assets and earnings. Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is the largest bank in Uganda
by assets and market capitalization. It offers a full range of banking services
through two business units; Personal and Business Banking (PBB), and Corporate
and Investment Banking (CIB).
Job Summary: The Officer
Security is accountable for the Stanbic Bank’s physical and other security operations.
The incumbent will ensure tight security standards and disciplines are observed
and entrenched across the Bank with the objective of influencing sustainable
and efficient operations in line with Standard Bank Group security standards
and regulatory guidelines.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Operational Performance:
Researches, develops and recommends strategic
interventions for security operations with the aim of improving the bank’s
Actively monitors key security trends in the banking
sector both locally and internationally and the external environment as a
whole, and disseminates the same.
Researches, develops and implements security
interventions to continuously improve the bank’s security
Aligns relevant security processes and procedures to
ensure the achievement of the Service Level Agreement (SLA) signed with the various
business units and customers
Security Operations including:
o   Physical
security (business, employees, customers, vendors)
o   Electronic
security channels
o   Cash services
o   Risk management
o   Operations
support management
o   Processes and
procedures review and updating
Customer Service and Stakeholder Management:
Stakeholder Management – builds and strengthens close
working relationships with the Bank’s Branch and Unit Heads management and
Suppliers of goods and services so as to ensure that service/ support
Participation in security organisation meetings and
briefing including the police and relevant security organisations
Risk Management:
Identify risks affecting the security function
within overall group security framework.
Seek compliance based on risk matrix, staff awareness
and education, security scoring and controls by ensuring that correct systems
and procedures are implemented to reduce this risk.
Ensure that routine checklists are actioned to
ensure their adequacy and effectiveness.
Action risk assurance and audit findings within
agreed time frames.
Drive for improved routine control and audit ratings
through team member motivation and coaching.
Take part in BCP programs to ensure adequacy of
Security Asset Management:
Ensure asset movement is in line with bank policy by
verification and final approval of such movements.
Resource Utilisation:
Ensures effective, efficient and optimal utilisation
of all resources (human and capital) to be responsive to competitive pressures,
changing market conditions, client needs and business strategies
Capacity management, identifying areas with excess
or shortage in capacity and coming up with resourcing plans to address the gaps
Operational Performance – Processes and Procedures:
Manage documentation, standardization,
implementation and continuous improvement of country security operations
processes and procedures.
Continuous evaluation of operational security
efficiencies and incorporation of best practice
Responsible for the identification and assessment
of  risks facing security thereby
providing effective loss and risk management and so minimising the operational
Work closely with business stakeholders in ensuring
that security regulatory, group policy standards and minimum operating
procedures are observed to minimise the Bank’s exposure
Occupational Safety and Security:
Ensure all business units are adequately and
appropriately secured by means of alarms, guards where necessary, bullet proof
glass, access restriction devices, CCTV, etc.
Keenly check that all security systems are
functional and are regularly tested in line with Group Security Standards.
Support the conducting of investigations for all
incidents for reporting to Directorate of Occupational Health.
Project Management:
Ensure the analysis, due process and implementation
of security projects
Post project analysis and feedback
Self Development:
Identifies appropriate formal and occupational
(informal) training needs and courses (internal/external) to develop oneself
Up-Skills oneself regarding new products and procedures
through attendance of workshops/presentations and reading of internal and
external communications
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
The Officer security should be a University
Additional certification or experience from the
disciplined forces in criminal investigations / forensics
A minimum of three to four years’ experience in
security operations in a similar organization
Prior experience in security operations
Knowledge and experience of strategy generation and
Business Knowledge and Contribution
Skills in Security Operations
Excellent risk management skills and ability
Knowledge of financial management
Broad banking knowledge
to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the one
of Africa’s biggest Banking Groups, Standard Bank in the aforementioned
capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by visiting Link below.
Deadline: 4th January, 2016
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