Chief Security Officer

Trades & Services

Nigeria - Lagos | Full Time | NGN Confidential

Job Description/Requirements

Key responsibilities also include:

  • Enforce compliance with all the organization’s security policies and procedures.
  • Supervise all security personnel within the organization, ensuring routine activities are carried out as specified and approved.
  • Schedule the work and duties of individual security officers including but not limited to patrols, leave, duty roaster, etc.
  • Approve all material movement in and out of the premises.
  • Ensure constant inspection of all entry and exit registers, ensuring daily logs of all activities around the company.
  • Serve as the first point of call for all security incident escalation within the organization.
  • Ensure safety and security of guests and employees within the building.
  • Work with HSE officer in areas of fire drill and emergencies, ensuring proper accountability of all employees within the building.
  • Ensure physical safety and environmental safety of all MainOne buildings and working environments, escalating any potential hazard to the HSE officer.
  • Generate appropriate security reports on all incidences for management use.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and support to all internal/external security staff.
  • Develop policies and procedures for all areas of security incidences such as loss and fraud prevention etc.
  • Develop procedures to ensure the physical safety of employees and visitors.
  • Oversee and liaise with security services providers including the Nigerian Police.
  • Liaise with the commissioner of Police/DPO in case of any security incidence etc.
  • Maintain relationships with local, state, and federal law enforcement and other related government agencies.
  • Manage the development and implementation of global security policy, standards, guidelines, and procedures within the MainOne group.
  • Ensure company-wide compliance with security policies, procedures, recommending sanctions for breaches, etc.
  • Create workplace awareness and prevention programs.
  • Ensure all electronic surveillance systems are up to date and in proper working shape, devising means of proper storage and security of all camera footage.
  • Prioritize security initiatives as may be recommended by senior management
  • Investigate security breaches, providing fact-finding and incident reports to the senior management.
  • Implement disciplinary procedures for all security staff of MainData, recommending replacement or dismissal of hired security operative.
  • Constantly conducting audits to find holes in security processes and recommending reviews as may be necessary.

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies:

  • HND/BSc certificate or equivalent with at least 8 years of works experience as a security personnel.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Skilled in the use of computer applications (Microsoft Word, Email)
  • Report writing skills
  • Ability to coordinate other security operatives (armed or otherwise)
  • People management skills

Demands of the Job:

  • Ability and willingness to work long hours and promptly respond to emergencies.

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