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Job Reference: G4S/TP/28961/23
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Strategic Management
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: £1 - £1
Location: Nairobi
G4S Region: UK, Ireland and Africa
Country:Kenya


G4S Business Unit:
Closing Date: December 14, 2012
Package Description: Basic Salary Pension Scheme Medical Scheme Group Life Cover Bonus Scheme

Job Introduction:

G4S is the world's leading security solutions group, which specializes in outsourcing of business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat.G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has an additional stock exchange listing in Copenhagen.G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and more than 635,000 employees.

 G4S operates in over 25 countries in Africa and employs over 110,000 people on the continent. At G4S Africa, our vision is to be recognized as the leader in providing security solutions. We therefore endeavour to build and maintain a motivated, capable workforce who are proud to work for our region and able to deliver our commercial strategy. We continue to build on the excellent people management practices which are in place across the Group in order to fully engage our workforce. Our employees are the public face of G4S and we recognize and respect the value they add to the business by delivering excellent service day after day.

 

G4S is an organization which is defined by its values, which are:

 

  • Customer Focus
  • Expertise
  • Performance
  • Best People
  • Integrity
  • Collaboration & Teamwork

 

One of the G4S Group’s core values is to ensure we employ the Best People. We strive to develop our employees’ competence and inspire them to live our values.G4S ensures that we provide our employees with opportunities for growth and development within a dynamic and challenging business environment.

 

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

Role Responsibility:

  • Effective analysis, understanding, management and control of the financial performance of all the services across the business clusters by managing relationship between actual results, budgets and forecasts
  • Overall operational responsibility for the business clusters in close liaison with service line directors
  • Initiate cost saving models and control with overhead control and delivery of budgeted revenue targets and profitability
  • Deliver a superior, market leading service to customers through robust operational management, including effective labour management and cost controls, and a focus on service delivery and adherence to strict SLAs
  • Provide effective leadership, development and management of a dedicated team of operational staff across the business clusters
  • Client retention and customer satisfaction through ensuring that we deliver a world class service to G4S customers
  • Responsibility for operational management across business clusters including responsibility for overseeing national projects across the service lines.
  • Responsibility for development and implementation of business strategy in line with evolving market needs
  • Additional financial responsibility for revenue growth strategy, cost control, debt collection and overall profitability

The Ideal Candidate:

 

Experience and Background Needed

  •  A business degree from a recognized university or its equivalent coupled with post qualification experience at Senior/Strategic level in a Service Industry
  • Additional training in security and risk management training will have a distinct advantage
  •  Over 7 years’ experience in operations management in the protective security services industry is desirable

Other Vital Skills and Competencies

  • Demonstrated business acumen
  • Customer thinking and focus
  • Collaborating, networking  and team working skills
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • High level of personal motivation and drive at senior level
  • High level of innovation

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Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

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