Experienced Regional Security Manager - Nigeria

Employer: GardaWorld
Location: Nigeria

Closing date for applications: Friday 02 September 2016

Shortlisted candiates will have have some previous operational experience in Africa


* Must have previous experience working on USAID projects
* Must have Nigerian or at least African experience
* Ideally have former experience of operating in either Iraq or Afghanistan
* Military experience of not less than 10 years
* Former experience for a commercial private security company in a training role and/or Security Manager role of not less than 1 year
* African languages and/or Arabic language skills are highly desirable
* Must have excellent written and verbal briefing skills
* Must have previous experience of providing Threat and Vulnerability Assessments
* Ideally with previous experience of delivering HEAT Training
* Deliver training for guards, drivers, LN security managers
* Investigative skills and report writing as required
* Fluent English speaking both written and verbal
* Experienced in managing risks in remote areas.
* Experienced in producing comprehensive risk assessments
* Hold an International driver license.
* Hold clear criminal records check
* Good team & interpersonal skills.
* Good understanding of Human Rights and International Law
* Strong communications and IT skills, including use of all Microsoft programs; Excel, Word, Visio, Outlook
* Must have experience of writing, complex security plans; coupled with developing standard operating procedures for the project locations.
* Must have strong understanding of financial accounts for payroll, as well as operational expenses for the projects.
* Must have a good understanding of Health and Safety at work
* Must be able to communicate with clients and prepare daily reports as well prepare security briefs as required.
* Must have experience of dealing with Government officials; understand the complexity of local stakeholders in Nigeria

Job Duties

* Regional Security Manager
* Based in Abuja (hub) providing operational and administrative support to over eight (8) project locations
* Daily communications with USAID and US Embassy Security Chiefs, Client Chiefs of Party (COP) and Operations Managers, GardaWorld leadership and sister projects
* Expect frequent travel across the northern states of Nigeria and prepared to work in isolation and at reach
* Unarmed role
* Deliver training for guards, drivers, LN security managers
* Update and rehearse emergency planning, SOPs and contingency plans in line with PSC1 compliance
* Work in conjunction with the Regional Director Nigeria and management team
* Deliver HEAT training

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