Security Officer

Umodzi Holdings Limited (UHL)

About the company

Umodzi Holdings Limited (UHL) was incorporated under Companies Act on 18th May 2012. UHL is 100% owned by the Government of the Republic of Malawi. UHL is currently managed as a highly prestigious domestic brand under the name ‘Umodzi Park and Resorts’ (UPR) and has the following properties at the heart of Malawi’s Capital City of Lilongwe which form part of its business establishment:

  • Umodzi Park which comprises the Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC), The President Hotel comprising 130 rooms.
  • The Presidential Village comprising 14 world class presidential villas which offer unique accommodation and office rental facilities.

UHL seeks to urgently engage energetic, result oriented, suitable qualified Malawians to fill the following vacant post tenable in Lilongwe:


Reporting to: Security & Surveillance Manager

Role Overview:

The Security Officer’s main role is to ensure the protection of Company assets, guests, and staff, in accordance with Company Policies and Procedures. The incumbent shall report to the Security and Surveillance Manager.

Key qualification and attributes

  • Must be in possession of a Diploma in Security studies or its equivalent; with not less than 6 years of working experience notably from the Malawi Police Services or Malawi Defence Force.
  • Excellent knowledge of investigative skills and practices with attention to detail.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the usage of computer and relevant security software applications.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and able to complete assignments in a timely manner.
  • Fair understanding of the criminal procedure and evidence code.
  • Must be conversant with modern corporate governance practices including reporting.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Patrol the Umodzi Park premises (Both Interior and Exterior)
  • Identify risk areas on daily Security Checklist received from security shift Officer by assessing security risk of the complex and access posts.
  • Assist Police with enquires by providing access to CCTV footage and recording.
  • Provide guests with advice with regards to security and care for possessions.
  • Exercise discipline in conjunction with Human Resources Manager, report staff incidents that does not fall in line with company’s policies and procedures.
  • Provide guidance and oversight to outsourced security guards.

How to apply

If you are a dynamic Internal Audit Risk & compliance Management professional & a Security Officer looking to join a prestigious five-star hotel, we invite you to apply by sending your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications to the below Address.

Umodzi Holdings is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply before the close of business on 28th June, 2024.

Please note that applications that do not meet all the requirements specified above will not be considered. Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

The Chief Executive Officer
Umodzi Holdings Limited
P O Box 31489
Lilongwe 3, MALAWI