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Group Technical Manager in Kenya (private risk and security company)

Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
November 29, 2018


Group Technical Manager in Kenya - big salary, top employer, new environment.

Our Customer is one of the most trusted private risk and security management companies in East and Central Africa. Built on the belief that creating a safe environment enables people and businesses to thrive. Customer focuses on the delivery of world class risk mitigation through superior local knowledge and outstanding people. The group has over 7,000 employees and turnover has grown in excess of USD 35 million annually. Clients include Tier One Mining, Oil & Gas, UN, NGOs, government and commercial entities in some of the most difficult and complex environments in the world.

Key Responsibilities

Manage development of products in the most cost effective manner within quality standards;

Responsible for the design and development of products;

Involvement in the proposal stage with other departments;

Oversee technical department to attain maximum efficiency in designing and delivering technical solutions to clients;

Direct activities so that technical solutions are developed on schedule and within quality standards and cost objectives and meet customers’ requirements;

Review, analyze and approve the department’s operational and project budgets;

Establish financial benchmarks and projections for departments as products and sales increase;

Formulate and recommend operational policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and the profitability of the technical operation;

Achieve optimum labor, overhead and material costs;

Evaluate and approve new headcount, hiring, and employee performance within the


Drive the company to achieve and surpass sales, profitability, cash flow and business goals and objectives;

Working conditions:

5 working days; 8 hours per day with lunch break

Salary level 5000 USD

Visa, tickets and insurance are provided

Single accommodation

Required Qualifications:

Graduation Degree in Electronics/ Computer science/ Communications.

Demonstrated ability to envision and architect security solutions that meet consumer needs or solve business problems

Minimum of 6 years of professional experience

Minimum of 4 years’ experience managing tech teams

Experience and knowledge in video analytics

Experience in Back Office systems and knowledge in business workflow

Ability to have effective two-way communication with management and other staff

Provide leadership and motivation to the development team

Knowledge of Internet protocols, Security communication protocols, Database management systems

Familiarity with information security vulnerabilities and risk management