Sep 11, 2016

Experienced Regional Security Manager - Nigeria

Employer: GardaWorld
Location: Nigeria

GardaWorld now seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced contractors for potential hire for this contract in Nigeria (Temporary Task)

Shortlisted candiates will have have some previous operational experience in Africa

Asap – Must be available to deploy immediately


30 to 60 days only with all leave unpaid - subject to operational requirements


* 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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