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Senior Security Officer at Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited

Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited

The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited is incorporated under the Companies Act of the Laws of Malawi. Its core business is to procure, transmit and distribute electric power in Malawi as well as manage System Market and Single Buyer Operations in Malawi. ESCOM is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions currently existing within the Corporation:

Senior Security Officer – 1 Position

Grade: ES6

Location: Head Office – Security Services

Supervised by : Chief Security Officer

Purpose of the Job

To support provision and management of security services

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Participating in developing, reviewing and ensuring implementation of security plans, programmes, standards, policies, and procedures
  2. Preparing security-related documents, reports, proposals, and tactical/strategic initiatives
  3. Facilitating background checks on the employees hired by the Corporation
  4. Training security professionals or other members of staff in security rules, policies and procedures
  5. Managing security for special and high-profile corporate events as delegated
  6. Advising staff on security issues
  7. Escorting staff and visitors when necessary
  8. Participating in supervising outsourced security personnel
  9. Coordinating with public law enforcement and other agencies as/when required.
  10. Investigating security incidences
  11. Assisting in emergency management and contingency planning
  12. Conducting periodic and unscheduled patrols of premises
  13. Facilitating timely servicing of firearms
  14. Maintaining the operation of CCTV and Biometric systems
  15. Conducting and supervising investigations and attending to court cases whenever required

Attributes and competencies

  • Impeccable skills in Microsoft office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Effective verbal and written communication abilities
  • The ability to manage time effectively in a high-pressure setting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good Analytical Skills
  • Critical-thinking and assertiveness abilities
  • Detail-oriented personality
  • The ability to operate effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Physically fit and without criminal record

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Security Studies or Business Administration.
  • Applicants must have four (4) years relevant work experience


APPLICATION METHOD: Hard Copies in an envelope clearly indicating the position applied for on top.

ATTACHMENTS : Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae with 3 traceable referees and Certified Copies of Certificates.

CLOSING DATE : Friday, 10th May 2024.

ADDRESSED TO : Senior Human Resources Manager, ESCOM House, P.O. Box 2047, Blantyre.

Only candidates possessing accredited Qualifications will be considered for shortlisting. In cases where one’s qualification accreditation is questionable, the burden of proof rests with the candidate to provide evidence to the contrary.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged and invited for interviews through email.

ESCOM Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.