Electronic Security Systems Director

Job Description

Preference is given to local candidates with work authorisation in Kenya, Tanzania and in other African countries

Main Purpose

The successful candidate will take responsibility for implementation and execution of Technology as a key line of business within G4S ensure the following:.

  • The business objectives and performance targets are achieved and exceeded.
  • The Regional Technology Strategy is executed
  • Drive business development, design and implementation of technology solutions for customers.

Key performance areas

  • Develop and implement a Technology Strategy, Technology Standards and Support for all countries with East Africa
  • Set and achieve Business Development targets within Technology service lines in  G4S East Africa region
  • Establish trusted long term relationships with G4S East Africa customers and suppliers and ensuring that the benefits of global procurement agreements  are passed on to the client
  • Facilitate the delivery of service as per contract requirements.

Minimum requirements

  • Relevant technical degree or diploma.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in management, sales and/or key account management within the technology sector.
  • Formal experience within Technology Project Management.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within a fast paced, competitive, blue chip/corporate service and quality aware environment.


  • Excellent written and verbal skills as well as presentation skills
  • Partnership development (including negotiation) capabilities.
  • Business and commercially-minded
  • Demonstrated business acumen and leadership skills
  • Self-motivation and highly proactive with ability to work in an unstructured environment
  • Strong consultative, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to influence others without formal authority.
  • Flexible with the ability to adapt to changing needs
  • Professional manner and attitude
  • Computer literate
  • Well-developed interpersonal communication skills

Knowledge Areas

  • Understanding of the Technology industry and the key players within the industry
  • Knowledge of the applicable legislation and regulations
  • Technology service requirements
  • Africa security and health and safety legislations
  • Management of technology projects
  • Security Technology Solutions