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Security Officer at Umodzi Park and Resort

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary: 00

Umodzi Park and Resort

The company
Umodzi Holdings Limited (UHL) was incorporated under Companies Act on 15th May 2012. UHL is 10075 owned by the Government of the Republic of Malawi. UHL is currently managed as a highly prestigious domestic brand under the name ‘Umodzi Park and Resorts’ (UPR) and
has the following properties at the heart of Malawi’s Capital City of Lilongwe which form part of its business establishment:

    • Umodzi Park which comprises the magnificent Bing International Convention Centre (BICC), Banqueting Hall, a 5-star hotel comprising 130 rooms, presidential suites and
    • The Presidential Village comprising 14 world class presidential villas which offer unique accommodation and office rental facilities.

UHL commenced operations in May 2015. Strategic governance of the company is overseen by a non-executive Board of Directors composed mostly of professionals from both the public and private sectors in Malawi. The Government appoints the Board of Directors and has investor
and sovereign oversight of the company to ensure that it contributes to the national development goals through the travel and tourism sector.

UHL seeks to urgently engage suitably qualified Malawians to fill the vacant position of


General Description of the Job
The Security Officer’s main role is to ensure the protection of Company assets, guests, and staff, in accordance with Company Policies and Procedures. The incumbent shall report to the Security and Surveillance Manager.

Key qualification and attributes

    • Must be in possession of a Diploma in Security studies or its equivalent; with not less than 6 years of working experience notably from the Malawi Police Services or Malawi Army.
    • Excellent knowledge of investigative skills and practices with attention to detail.
    • Extensive knowledge and experience in the usage of computer and relevant security software applications.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and able to complete assignments in a timely manner
    • Fair understanding of the criminal procedure and evidence code.
    • Must be conversant with modern corporate governance practices including reporting.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Identify risk areas on daily Security Checklist received from security shift Officer by assessing security risk of the complex and access posts.
    • Provide guests with advice with regards to security and care for possessions.
    • Exercise discipline in conjunction with Human Resources Manager, report staff incidents that does not fall in line with company’s policies and procedures.
    • Monitor Stock audits done by team members and ensure that variances are actioned.
    • Coordinate with the security staff while responding to alarms and emergency situations.

Method Of Application

Interested persons who meet the min mum requirements outlined above may forward applications by to the address below, to be received no later than close of business on 16th January 2023.

Applications must be accompanied by:

  • A concise letter, outlining how the applicant meets the requirements for the position and providing a written consent to be subjected to whatever recruitment probity checks necessary,
  • Detailed curriculum vitae which contact details of three traceable referees of good standing.
  • Certified copies of academic and professional qualifications;
  • A certified copy of a valid identification document (ID) such as a national ID or passport.

Please note that applications that do not meet all the requirements specified above will not be considered. Only shortlisted applications will be acknowledged.

The Human Resources Manager
Umodzi Park and Resort
P. O. Box 31489
Lilongwe 3

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