Mar 30, 2016

Security Advisor , Papua New Guinea

Employer: Reconnaissance Group
Location:  Papua New Guinea

Reconnaissance Group is a private security and risk consultancy firm that provides advice and services that enable companies, governments and international organisations to manage strategic and operational risks. Reconnaissance Group specialises in facilitating its clients to operate their daily business in emerging markets and operates on the principle of creating strategic partnerships with our clients.

Reconnaissance is currently recruting for an exciting new project with an existing client through out Papua New Guinea. The role will be a 12 month contract with a rotation of 3 months in and one month out. Candidates with Medical and/or Occupational Health and Safety accredication will receive additional consideration.

Reporting to Country Manager, the Security Advisor role will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to work in a dynamic and challenging environment and to operate at the forefront of delivering solutions to meet our daily operations and future strategic developments.

The selected candidates will work on a collaborative basis with the various departments within Reconnaissance Group and within the client on a day-to-day basis. .

Key responsibilities and Goals:

1. Operational delivery
Provide management and advice with support provided to operations pertaining to client service delivery
Direct daily activities to ensure delivery of service and security of client staff
Provide insight, guidance and hand ons support to all aspects of the clients security and operational needs
Plan and assist in management of Special Task such as visits of Board and VIPs
Liaise with Police to ensure awareness of security situation on the ground on a daily basis
Liaise with fleet manager to ensure matching of resources to delivery of service
Assist in the development of the strategic plan for all operational activity
Implement and monitor the operational plans on a day to day basis
Be prepared to provide support to all client departments under the guidance of Reconnaissance Country Manager

2. Communication and Information:
Ensure effective internal communications both within the operations team and across the organization.
To liaise with sub-contractors ensuring supply of service
To report directly to Country Manager
To report directly to CEO and COO as required
To flag all issues risks with client and Reconnaissance CEO via email

3. Financial management
Ensure expenses are administered correctly as per Finance Policy
Assist Finance in inspection and cross checking of invoices received
Manage Operational Petty Cash as assigned and issued by Finance Dept

4. Staff management
Create and maintain weekly rosters for the operation
Manage all staff in an efficient manner
To carry out monthly reviews of all staff in co-ordination with HR
Ensure thorough tracking of service from sub-contractors

5. Organizational Effectiveness
Manage daily operations and address issues raised by clients
Ensure procedures are implemented
Increase the effectiveness and efficiency of services through improvements to the operations
Drive initiatives in the security Team

Note: Successful candidates will be reviewed bi-annually to ensure delivery. The external Auditor will audit as per this document

Key skills:

Minimum 2-yrs experience in a similar role.
Relevant security industry certification
FPOS certification (or similar)
Operational experience
Experience of internal/external audit requirements.
Knowledge of Service industry.
Bilingual – English

Candidates must also be able to demonstrate a proven capability to deliver solutions in a high-pressure environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills together with strong analytical capability, problem solving and troubleshooting skills with sound judgment are essential.