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  • Posted on: 20 September, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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    Our client is a reputable international non-governmental agency that offers grants and assistance to humanitarian organisations and public institutions to tackle critical social problems across the world.

    Security Manager



    Job Summary:

    The Security Manager is a key position that manages the security workforce locally and serves as the security liaison to the Region Security Team, working as the first point of contact for the facility security matters within the country, Nigeria.  The Security Manager oversees security management on ground and the country office in Nigeria. He is also responsible for assessing the threat, vulnerabilities and risk assessments as well as security networking with INGO’s, US Government and UN and overall security management.  The security manager also assumes the duties of the Security Focal Point.

    Key responsibilities & duties

    • Monitor all access control related duties and include maintenance of the Foundation and building visitor management system - VMS
    • Undertake reporting and record keeping of all security related operations
    • Monitor, respond and report to the Regional Security Advisor and Seattle Operation Centre (SOC) any prohibited and dangerous items
    • Handle emergency/critical incidents and related reporting
    • Maintain security related equipment and systems and undertake reporting and record keeping related to security operations and inventory control
    • Support the appointed fire warden for the office, maintaining up to date knowledge and qualification and undertake security management of facility related issues
    • Supervision of the guard force that provides protection to all foundation facilities, assets and drivers
    • Preparation of driver and guard orders, deployment of drivers and guards.  Maintaining the weekly guard and driver schedule
    • Conducting inspections of the guards, guard post, drivers, vehicles on a daily basis
    • Security investigation and investigation of irregularities
    • Preparing reports and making recommendations discipline and termination actions
    • Overseeing the driver and guard training programs to ensure effectiveness
    • Assumed tasks of the Security Focal Point
    • The security focal point is a staff member in a country office who has some degree of responsibility for security in the absence of a full time security professional
    • Assist the Regional Security Advisor to prepare, maintain and update the country office security contingency plans (COSCP)
    • Assist the Operation Manager to prepare, maintain and update country office Business Continuity Plans ( BCP )
    • Undertake reviews of individual security procedures and policies as requested and make recommendations to the Regional Security Advisor
    • Deliver security orientation, explain policies and procedures and the related security roles and responsibilities.  This briefing must include the Country Office Security Contingency Plan and should be done within one week of assuming duty.
    • Ensure all staff understand and comply with incident reporting requirements and procedures
    • Collect and disseminate all incident report data
    • Ensure that appropriate systems are in place to effectively disseminate security information and updates the security situation to security staff
    • Liaise with administrative and operational staff all security related information regarding vehicle movement and facility security issues
    • Assess communication needs and requirements and recommend improvements to the Regional Security Advisor
    • Represent the Foundation Regional Security Team at the interagency and international organization security forums
    • Liaise with the UN, government, diplomatic, consular officials and community leaders in the process of gathering and verifying security information on a regular basis and on request
    • Submit security updates to the Regional Security Advisor upon request
    • Situational Analysis
    • Actions taken
    • Action recommended


    • Must have a First degree or Post Graduate degree in any Security Management discipline.
    • Must have minimum of 3-5years professional working experience in a similar role for a reputable security organisation
    • Must be perceptive and should have an excellent communication skill
    • Must have the ability to lead and manage a team.
    • Ability to gather and analyse security information

    Method of Application

    To Apply: Forward an updated copy of your resume to

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