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  • Posted: Nov 15, 2019
    Deadline: Nov 18, 2019
  • Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services-delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. Te...
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    Assistant Security Manager

    Job Summary

    • Based in Kano, this position works within the Security Services Section of a mid-sized operational services company
    • This is a mid level position provides Security support to our staff located across the Northern Region including Kano, Kaduna, and Jigawa


    • Ensuring that security plans including Standard Operating Procedures, Emergency Response Plans and other security directives are operationalized and become part of the daily routine for all staff
    • Oversight of a busy journey management program
    • Assisting the Security Manager by ensuring the use of approved hotels, hospitals, domestics airlines, taxi services and other approved vendors
    • Delivering the security briefing for staff arriving directly to Kano
    • Providing support during any critical incident
    • Contributing to an occurrences database by assisting in any investigation as required by the Security Manager
    • Conducting routine communications checks by running drills
    • Monitoring and directing guard performance and liaising with security contractors
    • Maintaining the fire safety program, testing smoke detectors and fire extinguishers regularly and carrying out fire drills twice annually
    • Coordinating and delivering security-related training as requested by the Security Manager
    • Coordinating the activities of the health and safety committee
    • Preparing reports for management on security-related issues; and
    • Other related duties.

    Requirements, Education and Experience

    • Bachelor's Degree in Security Studies, Security and Risk Management, Criminal Justice or any related field of study
    • ASIS certification will be beneficial in this role
    • A minimum of 5 years recent experience with a security agency or international company
    • Experience with the use of a variety of computer applications including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of security services including principles, theories and practices of security;
    • Knowledge of the political and security landscape of Northern Nigeria;
    • Knowledge of common safety rules, regulations, procedures and practices;
    • Knowledge of First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR);
    • Ability to operate office equipment, personal computers, and related security equipment;
    • Ability to communicate effectively in English and in Hausa;
    • Ability to draw data from multiple sources and create spreadsheets, charts, diagrams and reports; and
    • Ability to work under pressure and willingness to work outside of normal work hours, when necessary.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Package to: Please note "Assistant Security Manager, Kano" in the subject line.

    Your application package should include:

    • A cover letter detailing how you meet the Education and Experience qualifications; please include photocopies of educational certificates, ASIS certificates, First Aid/CPR certification, etc.
    • Your CV; and
    • Contact details for three recent work-related referees.


    • Only applicants who meet the Education and Experience qualifications will be contacted. If you do not meet these, you need not apply.
    • Applications received after this time will not be considered.
    • Who Can Apply: Nigerian citizens only.
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