PURPOSE: Responsible for planning, organising, coordinating and directing all security operations of the University.

• Preparing and ensuring adherence to work plans
• Participating in the formulation/review of policies and preparation /review of work manuals and procedures and related documentation
• Coordinating security administration and operations for the purpose of safeguarding University property and lives
• Planning daily, weekly, monthly and annual security strategies, duty schedules and briefing supervisors on new security developments and implementation processes
• Controlling security activities such as guarding and inspection of vulnerable and strategic points in the University
• Reviewing and developing comparative security strategies in line with crime trends in the University so as to combat the same
• Investigation and prevention of crime and apprehending perpetrators of such crime for the purpose of optimum protection of University property and lives
• Liaising with other security agencies such as the Zambia Police Service (ZPS), Anti-Corruption Commission, (ACC) and Drug Enforcement Commission, (DEC) on matters relating to the University security and investigations
• Conducting security sensitization workshops for subordinates as part of training in line with the University policies to enable them acquire knowledge and skills required to meet the dictates of their responsibilities
• Examining theft reports and creating a data base in terms of type of crime, prevalence and scene of occurrence
• Preparing and controlling the unit functional budget and ensuring that all expenditure is kept within approved financial allocation
• Participating in the preparation of quarterly and annual operational performance reports
• Grade 12 School Certificate or its equivalent
• Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences
• Certificate in Law or Prosecution or Police/Military Training
• No criminal record
• Must be Computer literate
Attributes & Skills
Minimum of five (5) years work experience in security, law enforcement or related field at a level of Chief Inspector/Lieutenant or above
Closing Date
Application Process
Applications can be submitted either physically or electronically, with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of educational certificates, names and addresses of three traceable referees and contact address/telephone/e-mail details.

Physical applications should be sent to the address provided below and the position applied for should be clearly marked on the envelope.

The Registrar University of Zambia
P.O Box 32379

Electronic applications should be sent to the email address provided below: