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Security Officer

The Alliance Française de Nairobi is a not-for-profit language and cultural relations organization.  It is one of the largest in Africa offering French language courses to thousands of students annually.  It is the only accredited institution in Kenya for international and professional French language certification, and for certified translation services.  The institution offers a rich programme of annual activities, encouraging creativity and exchanges, showcasing local and international Arts, and promoting cultural diversity.

We are looking for a full-time experienced Security Officer to ensure the safety and security of the designated properties, assets, personnel, and visitors.

Responsibilities

  • Inspecting and patrolling premises regularly throughout the day to maintain order and establish security presence.
  • Monitoring and checking surveillance cameras regularly.
  • Monitoring entry and exit to the basement parking for authorized vehicles as well as public accesses.
  • Ensuring all doors, windows, entrance and exits are closed within the premises when not in use.
  • Verifying security alarms and responding appropriately.
  • Reporting/investigating any suspicious activity, incidents, and security breaches.
  • Providing assistance to personnel and visitors as and when required.
  • Submitting daily reports in the occurrence book and communicating any incidents via the Security Whatsapp group.
  • Adhering to internal policies and legal regulations.

Qualifications and skills

  • High School (KCSE) Diploma.
  • Experience as a security officer.
  • Strong reporting skills.
  • Excellent surveillance and observation skills.
  • Experience in surveillance systems.
  • Training in First Aid/Fire Safety/Self- defense.
  • Knowledge of French will be a plus.

Deadline to submit application with three references by the 17th June 2022 to the following email: pa@alliancefrnairobi.org

Gardener

The Alliance Française de Nairobi is a not-for-profit language and cultural relations organization. It is one of the largest in Africa offering French language courses to thousands of students annually. It is the only accredited institution in Kenya for international and professional French language certification, and for certified translation services. The institution offers a rich programme of annual activities, encouraging creativity and exchanges, showcasing local and international Arts, and promoting cultural diversity.

We are looking for a full-time experienced and competent gardener to maintain the Alliance Française green spaces.

Responsibilities

  • Performing basic maintenance: cutting/trimming, managing weed control, leaf raking.
  • Monitoring the health of all plants and greenspaces.
  • Watering, nurturing, and planting flowers/plants/grass as needed to keep the garden healthy and beautiful.
  • Working with hand tools and light machinery.
  • Maintaining a clean garden and grounds by clearing rubbish and litter.
  • Providing guidance on matters related to greenspaces and sourcing competitive plants and gardening material.
  • Ensuring a safe environment for staff and visitors.

Qualifications and skills

  • High School Diploma (KCSE).
  • Groundskeeping experience.
  • Ability to handle tools and light gardening machinery.
  • Knowledge of plants and gardening techniques.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding of health and safety regulations.
  • Some knowledge of French will be a plus.

Deadline to submit application with three references by the 17th of June 2022 to the following email: pa@alliancefrnairobi.org