University of Zambia (UNZA)
University of Zambia (UNZA)
Posted Job
over 1 year ago

Deputy Chief Security Officer (x1)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following positions at the University of Zambia:



  • Responsible for the planning and implementation of security strategies and safeguarding of University community members, stakeholders and property to create a crime free environment.


  • Assisting the Chief Security Officer in 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 process.
  • Protecting the University property and assets and safeguard the lives of all members of the University community.
  • Controlling security activities such as guarding and inspection of vulnerable and strategic points in the University.
  • Investigating and preventing 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), AntiCorruption 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 and investigating theft reports in residential areas, schools, departments and other units through shift reports and other sources to establish crime data in terms of type of crime, prevalence and scene of occurrence.
  • Representing the Unit at preparatory meetings for Student Orientations, Registration and Graduation.


  • Grade Twelve Certificate or its equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law, Criminal Justice or Social Sciences from a reputable University
  • Certificate in Police or Military Training
  • Minimum of seven (7) years work experience in security, law enforcement or related field at a level of Chief Inspector/Lieutenant or above
  • Must be Computer literate.

How to Apply

Applications to be sent to:

The Registrar University of Zambia,

PO Box 32379,


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The University of Zambia IS an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For detailed job specifications and descriptions, please check the UNZA website:

Application deadline
9 Apr 15:00
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Established in 1966, the University of Zambia is the oldest and biggest university in Zambia. The institution's main campus, located in Lusaka, offers programmes in the schools of Agricultural Science, Education, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law, Medicine, Mines, Natural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine. The motto, service and excellence has steered the development of the university since its inception. A provider of world class services in higher education and knowledge generation.

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