Engineer – Systems at Safaricom Limited

On Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Safaricom Limited is the leading mobile telecommunications company in Kenya. 

We are at the forefront of the industry and always seek to attract and retain talented, creative and innovative team players who are excited by the opportunity of pushing the frontiers of this evolving technology, growing our services, exciting our customers and contributing to our community. 
At Safaricom, we take pride in our talent and develop them to realize their maximum potential!
Engineer – Systems


We are pleased to announce the following vacancy within Resources Division. 
In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager in the Facilities Health & Safety Section, the engineer will roll out and maintain facilities engineering systems, services and equipment (e.g., Access control, electronic security surveillance, emergency preparedness and evacuation systems).

The successful candidate will be responsible for;

  • Ensure all Access control, electronic security surveillance, emergency preparedness and evacuation, fire safety equipments are maintained as per schedule within established SLA.
  • Update all Fire, security & safety drawings for facilities.
  • Ensure that all electronic surveillance information for all facilities is stored in a secure server
  • Ensure 100% availability of Building Management Systems.
  • In liaison with Security department, conduct quarterly emergency evacuation drills, issue reports and follow up on action items therein to closure.
  • Improvement of fire detection & suppression and security systems to meet requirements of changes within Facilities
  • Implementation of facilities risk assessments findings
  • Implement intelligent power monitoring systems for critical facilities and equipment.
  • Deliver all special projects related to systems
  • Custodian of all SLAs with other departments/divisions.
  • Responsible for revision and issuance.
  • Custodian of all M&R procedure
  • Quality management representative for facilities – in charge of operationalization and maintenance of quality management system.
  • Project supervision as assigned.
The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and competencies:
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in engineering from a reputable university or an equivalent qualification;
  • Have over 4 years post-graduation work experience in engineering, with experience on the survey, installation and inspection of Fire, Security, Safety & Electrical systems;
  • Fully proficient in Project Management software applications;
  • Have the proven ability to work and deliver under pressure, pay attention to detail and follow up on issues until they are resolved;
  • Fully conversant with Health, Safety, Environment and Quality policies and requirements;
  • Focused individual who possesses excellent analytical skills, is dynamic, innovative and creative;
  • Excellent communication skills, high level of integrity and honesty;
  • Demonstrated leadership while working with a large team;
  • Must have the ability to work within strict deadlines under minimum supervision;
If you meet the requirements and are self-driven, proactive and up to the challenge, please send your resume and application letter quoting the job title and reference number to the address below. 
All applications must be delivered on or before Monday, 2nd December 2013.

Head of Talent & Resourcing,
Safaricom Limited,

Via email to; [email protected]
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