The British Council is the world’s leading cultural relations organization and creates opportunities for people in the UK and worldwide to understand each other, to work together and learn from one another. We see this as crucial to building secure, more prosperous and sustainable futures for us all. We build trust and understanding between different countries and cultures and develop strong international links that are of benefit to people in Britain and the rest of the world.
British Council Nigeria, the UK’s cultural relations organisation, is recruiting a Head of Security, to lead our security capability as an active member of the senior team. The post holder will be based in Abuja, Nigeria and is part of a larger team of Business Support Services.
This position will report to the Director Business Services Nigeria, acting as security advisor to senior management in all aspects of security. The role will encompass on going country monitoring and analysis, security risk analysis compliant with international standards, update of BC Nigeria Policy, Plans and Procedures in line with the developing security environment and BC Global Security Manual.
The Head of Security will play a critical role as a member of the BC Nigeria Senior Leadership Team and Incident Management Team (IMT) requiring regular liaison with external security agencies and stakeholders as well as day to day management of security staff and service providers.
For more information on the role responsibility, refer to the role profile or contact the recruiting manager on firstname.lastname@example.org
- Be a UK passport holder
- Have a minimum of 5 years of proven security management experience within the security industry, corporate sector, public sector, development sector or armed services/police.
-Have training or qualification in Security Risk Management or related discipline.
Experience of security management with an NGO or similar organisation is desirable.
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should visit British Council's Career Page