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  • Posted: May 19, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, GardaWorld provides business solutions and security services around the world. Our 45,000 highly trained, dedicated professionals serve clients throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. We work across a broad range of sectors, including natural resources, retail, construction, tel...
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    Regional Operations Manager (ROM)

    Location: Lagos, with travel throughout Nigeria
    Project: RMT
    Est. Start Date: TBC (subject to further confirmation/successful induction/visa processing)
    Role Type: Contractor, GW Consulting Middle East Limited
    Duty Rotation: 8 weeks on, 4 weeks off, subject to operational requirements
    Business Unit: International Security Services

    Duties of Role
    Under the direction of the Regional Director Nigeria, build and maintain the operational platform to deliver GW’s security services to clients within Nigeria.  The ROM Nigeria is responsible for the leadership, supervision and operational delivery of all staff and projects deployed across all states in Nigeria.

    • Manage all operational activities
    • Responsible for production and regular revision of all SOPs and SOIs specific to Nigeria
    • Ensure all operational activities adhere to SOPs
    • Responsible for implementation, maintenance and audit of ISO 18788 standards
    • Responsible for rotation management of all consultants including authority to authorize flight changes for operational reasons.
    • Responsible for producing the Nigeria Weekly Situation Report to the RD by close of play every Saturday
    • Develop and maintain relationships
    • Responsible for initiating project managers’ appraisals
    • Manage discipline across the projects and all staff
    • Advice on selection of consultants for project management teams and RMT positions
    • Advice on and define job descriptions for RMT positions and project management team positions
    • Execute issuing of job bulletins via the Consultant Recruitment Manager
    • Responsible for the correct contracting and implementation of T&Cs for all local staff
    • Responsible for coordination of resourcing with the Resource Manager Dubai
    • Supervision of and audit of projects and RMT resources
    • To write CONOP’s and PSP’s for all proposals submitted by GW for Nigeria
    • Continually advise RD on all costs incurred in-country
    • Maintain close client relationships with existing and potential clients
    • Identify and develop new clients.
    • To check all payrolls on receipt from Project Managers prior to submission to RD
    • To verify monthly cash requests from Project Managers prior to submission to RD
    • Cover RD position during periods when out of the country
    • Oversight of all expenditure throughout Nigeria.

    Required Skills

    • 5 years (min) Operational Security Management experience
    • Must have experience of writing, complex security plans; coupled with developing standard operating procedures for the project locations
    • Must have strong understanding of financial accounts for payroll, as well as operational expenses for the projects
    • Must have a good understanding of Health and Safety at work; making sure the HSE manager is informed of all issues in a timely manner
    • Must have experience of dealing with Government officials; understand the complexity of local stakeholders and their position within Nigeria.
    • Strong communications and IT skills, including use of all Microsoft programs; Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio and Outlook
    • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the operational and tactical requirements for mobile armed security operations and static guard operations including journey management in hostile environments


    • GardaWorld offers a competitive daily rate (Contractor will only be paid whilst on-duty – no payment made for Off-duty)
    • Subject to local tax (if applicable)

    Travel Pay:

    • Contractors are not entitled to pay while travelling. The first day of pay is the day of arrival in the country of operations. The last day of pay is the day of departure from the country of operations.

    Visa Requirements:

    • The Company will arrange the Letters of Invitation and entry visas


    • GardaWorld will provide the Independent Contractor with appropriate accommodation, insurance, flights and life support while on duty.

    Flight Package:

    • GardaWorld will provide an economy class return ticket per rotation to the project location from a hub airport as close as reasonably practicable to the Contractor’s declared home address.
    • The Contractor will be asked to declare their preferences for a primary, secondary and tertiary hub airport from the GardaWorld hub list at the commencement of their engagement.
    • Where possible and commercially acceptable, GardaWorld will look to book travel to and from one of the preferred hubs.
    • The Contractor will be responsible for any travel arrangements between the hub airport and their home address.
    • Further information can be found in the GardaWorld Contractor Travel SOI, a copy will be provided upon acceptance.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to GardaWorld on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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