Security Manager

  • Airtel Tanzania
  • Dar es salaam
Posted over 2 years ago
About the job
  • Job Type : Full Time

  • Industry : Security /Safety

  • Education Level : Managerial Level

Job Description

About us

Airtel Tanzania PLC is one of the leading providers of telecommunications and mobile money services with operations across Tanzania. Headquartered in Dar es Salaam, Airtel Tanzania ranks amongst the top 3 mobile services providers in Tanzania in terms of subscribers. Airtel Tanzania offers an integrated suite of telecommunications solutions to its subscribers, including mobile voice , data services as well as mobile money services both nationally and internationally. Airtel Tanzania aims to continue providing a simple and intuitive customer experience through streamlined customer journeys.

Airtel Tanzania PLC was launched in October 2001 and is Tanzania’s most innovative mobile phone operator, which has introduced many “firsts” in the telecommunications sector.

Role Purpose

Airtel Tanzania PLC wishes to recruit for a Security Manager Position. The role reports directly to the Human Resources Director in Human Resources Department. He/She will be responsible responsible for site and building access, patrol, monitoring staff, visitors and the public to ensure compliance with security and safety procedures, information exchange and reporting of unusual or emergency conditions to appropriate authorities. Supervises day to day security programs and operations including agency security officers;

The Role Holder duties will include but not limited to;

1Security policies and procedures developed and implemented;

  • Plan and implement proper security and safety programs and systems within budget
  • Implement company security procedures within budget
  • Relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions

2Safety and security related issues planned and advised to Management;

  • Accurate & timely monthly reports on security issues
  • Security policy communicated to all staff
  • Reduce costs arising from security breaches
  • Tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

3. Lead all Criminal investigations that arise, in liason with the police;

  • Follow through and appropriate closure of all criminal cases
  • Ensure security and confidentiality of Information.
  • Communicate in a positive and professional manner

4.Implement systems and security procedures for crisis management;

  • Crisis management security procedures implemented

5. Recruit, train and develop agency security guards and make sure our people and properties are safeguarded ;

  • Personal Development to improve performance
  • Develop positive relationship with customers and co-workers.

Academic and Qualifications and Experience;

  •  A Degree in Business, Criminal Justice and/or Related Qualification
  • IT Literate
  • Security Management Certification is a plus
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in Security Management at a senior level
  • Business Awareness and Telecommunications Experience is a plus
  • Competent with MS Office applications
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving skill
  • Excellent planning skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent and effective communication skills, both orally and in writing

Competencies and Behavior required;

  • Able to operate in a performance driven organization
  • Good organizational and team work skills
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, energetic
  • Attention to detail
  • Confident, assertive with good negotiation skills
  • Excellent time Management Skills
  • Customer-centric

Deadline for receiving applications is 13 December 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We therefore do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of; among others, their race, disability, religion or gender. All employment opportunities are decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.


“Airtel Tanzania Plc does not charge any fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it”.


About the Company

Airtel Tanzania was launched in October 2001 and is Tanzania’s most innovative mobile phone operator, which has introduced many “firsts” in the telecommunications sector.

Airtel Tanzania subscribers have access to the only network that allows them to roam at the local rates while in East Africa. These services include:

GPRS Services – Internet, WAP and MMS, Me2U, Mobile Top-up, SMS information services, Prepaid plans, Postpaid plans, International Roaming, Local and international text message, 24-hour Customer Care Centre, We also offer Value Added Services that come as a standard package on our network.

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