Security Manager

Employer: Kinross Gold Corporation
Location: Nouakchott , Mauritania
AutoReqId : 6964BR

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,000 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.

Position Summary and Responsibilities
Incumbent’s office will be at the Projects Group
Relationship building with Project Management, personnel and contractors
Develop Project Security Plan
Collaborate with Global Security Manager, Projects and Exploration for electronic security system design
Develop Project Vulnerability Assessment and mitigation strategies
Comply with and maintain Kinross GSSP as related to project security
Ensure proper hand over notes to the Security Manager standing in during rotations
Shall represent the Security Department on Projects meetings and discussions
Shall have regular meetings with Projects Security team
Shall be committed to develop and train nationals in the Project Security team
Be part of the Tasiast Security Team
Specific Tasks
Respond to incident that may require managerial supervision and input
Guard force planning and management to provide security for projects
Develop Security Event Response Plans for the project and contractors focused outside the fence
Kidnap for ransom
Armed attack
Hostage situation
Vehicle accidents
Daily security briefings to Project Security Team – Copy Operations Security on Briefings
Investigations into thefts and other security incidents from the project and contractors
Maintaining SIMS for project elated incidents
Collect information and forward to the Regional Security Manager
Military situation
Project personnel situation
Project area situation
Other areas
Responsibility for implementing the Kinross Way for project security by managing the GSSP and ensuring general compliance.
Monitor and report on project action plans to mitigate security deficiencies.
Provide security briefing and awareness training to all first time visitors, expatriates as required under the GSSP
General Project briefing
Security awareness briefing
Evacuation briefing
Advise senior project and contractor management regarding security threats and protection strategies.
Develop, and disseminate security risk reports to the Regional Security Manager for locations where Kinross operates.
Coordinate with the Travel Desk to ensure Security for all contracts personnel
Interacts with and provides support for project and contractor senior management for matters such as difficult terminations, investigations, special event security, and other security related matters.
Any other relevant task or instruction that may be given to you

Desired Skills and Qualifications

Must have Military training background and or national and international security system management
Required clean criminal background and if former military a clean military records
Minimum Successful Completion of High School Degree (not equivalent)
Good communication skills and fluency in English, French and Arabic;
Proven Leadership experience either through military status, previous security team management or previous security senior supervisory experience
Required previous experience in Africa with good understanding of French institutional and legal system requirements
Specific trainings certifications aligned with the tasks/responsibilities outlined in Tasks

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