Associate Consultant (Security ) , Nigeria

Location: Nigeria

The associate consultant role is an entry level position; the individual will be introduced to the broader security and risk consulting opportunities at Control Risks in a structured manner with the appropriate mentoring available. The Associate Consultant will be heavily involved in proposal development, the peer review process and increasingly be capable of independent working on client facing tasks.

Tasks and Responsibilities 
Work with team members on crisis and security consulting engagements of diverse scope and complexity consistent with industry best practice and drawing on personal experiences. Specifically, with guidance from senior team members: 

Security risk consulting 
The associate consultant will be expected to deliver physical security reviews and audits and physical security planning across all industry sectors.
The incumbent may also be required to support senior team members in undertaking broader crisis and security consulting tasks as directed. 

Task Management 
Support service delivery and consultancy assignments 
Participate in client meetings 
Ensure that practices, policies, strategy and services are fully aligned with client need 
Support maintenance of client relationships; act in conjunction with consultants and key account managers 
Maintain time and expense records to ensure accurate invoicing in accordance with company procedure 

Task Delivery 
Delivery of tasks for clients on time, on budget, to the highest standards 
The role will involve significant travel to client sites 
From time to time the role may require consultants to support in crisis or emergency evacuation situations, sometimes requiring short-notice and/or extended deployment to the field. 

Knowledge and Experience 
Exceptional written and interpersonal communications skills 
Creative and analytical problem-solving skills 
Detailed understanding of the security environment in Nigeria (or demonstrated aptitude to learn) Aptitude to learn principles of physical security protection and risk management, particularly management systems 
Demonstrated team player as well as independent capacity to work with minimal supervision 
The ability to multi-task and balance competing requirements 
Commitment to continuous professional development 
Excellent presentational skills 

Right to work in Nigeria 
Management consultancy 
Project management methodologies (e.g. PRINCE2) and expertise in their application 
Current standards and practices used security risk management 
Experience working, or consulting to one or more of the following sectors: oil and gas; engineering; manufacturing; construction; power and utilities; infrastructure. 
Experience working or living in several regions in Nigeria 
Languages (French) 
Commercial skills Qualifications and Specialist Skills 

Minimum Qualifications 
Educated to degree level or equivalent 

Preferred Qualifications 
Appropriate professional membership 
ISPS Ship Security officer or Chief Security Officer 

Problem Solving / Decision Making 
Information gathering 
Analysis and judgement 

Relationship / Personal Impact 
Strong interpersonal skills – building trust and rapport 
Managing clients 

Report writing in English to the highest professional standard 
Ability to communicate using range of techniques with clients and colleagues alike 

Attention to detail 
Excellent time management skills 
Proven ability to prioritise work 
Sound knowledge of all Microsoft programmes 

All employees are expected to display behaviours reflective of our company values: Integrity and Ethics, Collaboration and Teamwork, Commitment to People and Professionalism and Excellence

How to apply 
If your qualifications, experience and aspirations match our requirements please email a covering letter and C.V., stating your current salary to:

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