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  • Posted: Dec 1, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • We provide flexible and effective plans centred on our clients’ needs. This flexibility is mirrored in commercial proposals that provide cost effective solutions based on economies of scale derived from accurate pre-planning and efficient resource management. The company has world-class expertise in the areas of manned guarding, secure mobility se...
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    Chief Security Officer (Kano)

    Job Purpose

    • The purpose of the role is to execute, coordinate and implement action plans on a range of security issues with respect to factory security, finished goods while in the factory, and all internal warehouses in the factory.
    • The general factory operations, including all aspects of personnel security, access control, running the security Command and Control Centre, journey management, and company information security are the primary areas of responsibility for this role.

    Principal Accountabilities

    • Identify all risks to factory operations by conducting periodic (daily & quarterly) assessments.
    • Propose effective measures to mitigate such risks
    • Review and update SOP’s for the Ibadan factory. Task, develop and train security personnel to implement SOP’s.
    • Ensure compliance with company access control procedures and maintain an appropriate record of access control activities/resources.
    • Conduct a Site Security and Vulnerability Assessment (SSAVA) of the factory and its environs to ensure set
    • standards are met. Propose mitigating actions where risks are identified.
    • Coordinate all factory personnel to ensure that all company assets and equipment issued out for use are carefully handled and recommended for repairs and or replacement as soon as they occur.
    • Keep an accurate database of all contractors working with the factory.
    • Coordinate security personnel to ensure that all security procedures for the protection of: Company personnel/families/visitors. Tobacco, and finished goods, in respect of its storage and despatch. Company assets, information, property, and business operations.
    • Ensure the compilation and submission of a weekly security report for operations, in standard format, is submitted weekly to the Operations Security Manager.
    • Carry out all forms of periodic checks on all alarm systems and electronic equipment.
    • Monitor the journey management system for the operations team and ensure seamless ground transport always in line with agreed schedules.
    • Ensure the embedding of the Security Risk Management Model acrossoperations in Nigeria
    • Send timely situation and incident reports when required
    • Carry out bi-annual training sessions on different security subjects for the guard force and other security personnel.
    • Work with the Operations Security Manager to facilitate business continuity management in the factory.
    • Design and ensure the conduct of emergency simulations to ensure the readiness of the security team to handle emergencies.
    • Liaise with various regulatory authorities/ government agencies (such as police, DSS etc) to maintain a safe and secure environment at the factory.

    Secondary Accountabilities:

    • Ensure that operations security documents in the security shared folder are kept in the right order
    • Create and update a contact database for factory operations
    • Delivering a timely, sequential and detailed record of all incidents during any period of duty.
    • Ability to coordinate the activities of escort teams to achieve an efficient service delivery in line with all escort guidelines.
    • Ensuring that the activities of visitors, consultants and contractors, are effectively monitored and that their activities conform to stipulated access control requirements.
    • Ability to lead a team of supervisors and other security officers in the successful enforcement and protection of all company interests.
    • Maintaining full control of access at all locations, staff searching, key systems, packed stock movements, asset transfer, ensuring that no products or other company assets/property are illicitly removed from factory or other operations premises.
    • Share security updates and alerts with operations personnel staff by designated communication channels.


    • A Bachelor's Degree in Safety Management, Information Technology Systems, or a similar field.
    • Between 3-5 years of experience in a similar role, preferably in an FMCG company.
    • Experience on managing people. The incumbent manages the entire contracted security workforce including more than 20 control room supervisors aside from 80 others security personnel.
    • Good report writing skills. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
    • Good knowledge of security operations. Experience in factory security will be an added advantage.
    • Good technical skills in security (CCTV, Access Control) will be an added advantage.
    • Candidates must be physically and mentally fit, with a minimum height of 5.8ft (1.76m)
    • Good knowledge of potential threats to factory operations.
    • Proven proficiency in developing physical and digital security protocols and procedures.
    • Solid communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Knowledge of principles of personnel protection and demonstrable experience planning & executing executive protection tasks.
    • Ability to communicate with senior management, on threat assessment, security requirements and
    • provide timely and actionable recommendations.
    • Be sensitive to processes, and have clear, logical thinking for related duties.
    • Team player with strong communication skills and can handle high pressure in a fast-paced work environment
    • Experience, Diploma or further education in security administration or similar field will be an asset
    • Excellent knowledge of MS Office applications.

    Leadership Capabilities:

    • Ability to make swift, balanced decisions in emergencies when rapid response is required
    • Demonstrate Empathy, emotional intelligence and self-awareness
    • Ability to resist to stressful situations and remain cold headed during crisis
    • Strong business acumen in order to advise Operations on how to deliver results whilst managing risks across Nigeria
    • Proactively promote a threat-driven security programme, driving a customer service culture that is effectively
    • integrated with Business and which enables consistent standards of security risk mitigation
    • Set clearly measurable targets to the operations security team
    • Ability to display objectivity and balance in judgment whilst investigating any reported case and proffering adequate recommendations.

    Method of Application

    Send your CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.
    Submit Application and CV in person at:
    No 10, Honorable Adeboyejo Street,
    Odunlami Bus Stop, Ibeju Lekki,

    Lagos State.

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