Zonal Security Manager ( West Africa )
Fadac Resources and Services
Lagos., ng
6d ago

Job Description

Our client is one of the world's largest outsourcing and technology service specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide.

Due to expansion, they are in need of a ZONAL SECURITY MANAGER in Lagos to manage West Africa.

Purpose of the role

  • To ensure implementation of security regime across the cluster of VAC’s which he / she is responsible for.
  • To monitor the security policies and conduct investigations.
  • Job Respnsibility.

  • Conduct operational risk assessment of proposed VAC and passport / VAF movement from VAC to Post
  • Create relevant processes required to implement Corporate Security Strategy and Policies within the given zone
  • Liaise with local Post and Government authorities
  • Ensure all critical service levels are met & contractual obligations complied to, with deviations reported through incident report framework
  • Ensure compliance with VFS Global defined information security policies and procedures applicable to the role
  • Plan & monitor security arrangements involving preparation of security plans, deployment & training of security personnel within the given region, etc.
  • Support / Generate periodic Reports and information / details for the MIS. Send MIS reports on performance indicators.
  • Ensure timely reporting and handling of security issues.

  • Maintain logs of Critical Service Level-3 fulfilment for UK VACs and send timely & accurate MIS reports
  • Assist in carrying out investigations / Inquiries as mandated by the management
  • Collaborate in implementing security policies and data protection laws in business
  • Assist Operations and HR in corporate governance
  • Responsible for guard force management at all Visa Application Centres(VACs) within the specified zone
  • Ensure life safety of all inside VAC and institute loss prevention measures to prevent incidents / accidents
  • Plan the resource allocation & budgeting of security equipment and measures for the given region
  • Ensure expenditure is as per the risk profiling of the given zone and as given in the annual budget
  • Ensure maintenance of customer (Missions) satisfaction levels on security issues.
  • Undertake initiatives & conduct research to ensure cost implementation of best practices and cost effective measures within the given zone.
  • Conduct regular safety drills & ensure communication of necessary safety measures to all employees
  • Ensure that security incidents and / or crisis do not compromise operations & are reported immediately using VFS Global Corporate Security Incident Management framework
  • Liaise and maintain relationships with Security service providers / Vendors
  • Co-ordination of resources to ensure appropriate and cost-effective control and management of security risks
  • Ensure appropriate protective security awareness, training, and education programs are implemented to maintain high Security awareness levels among employees
  • Keep a track of the political security scenario and possible threats to business, assets, employees, etc. and update the Operations team accordingly in a timely manner.
  • Maintain adequate vigilance and surveillance with continuous monitoring of the Security functioning of the VAC / VFS Global centers
  • Upkeep and maintenance of the Security equipment’s of the VAC to minimize Security downtime
  • Ensure appropriate and consistent compliance with relevant Security policies, contracts and regulations
  • Support, as appropriate, protective security management initiatives in respect of secure transportation of business related confidential data
  • Management of Incidents with prompt reporting and early closures with robust mitigation actions
  • Periodic review and risk assessment of the Security set-up of the VACs and initiate measures to mitigate the Risks.
  • Judicious use of natural resources
  • Shall adhere to environment health and safety policy / objectives and guidelines of the organisation
  • Indicative KRA’s / Budgetary and Revenue Responsibilities

  • Comply with budgets
  • Training
  • Maintain MIS
  • Prepare budget for security equipment and guarding area of responsibility.

  • Education : Minimum : Graduate or its global equivalent degree
  • Additional : Post graduate or its global equivalent degree
  • Certification Courses related to Security measures and norms
  • Experience : 6 10 years’ experience in Armed Forces / Corporate Security Division
  • Demonstrated experience in multi-site security environment
  • Knowledge & Key skills :
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully conduct investigations and interviews conclusions
  • Must possess strong interpersonal communication (verbal & written) skills and ability to effectively present information to top management and public groups and accurately document investigative and other job-related activities
  • Working knowledge of computer based databases and word processing programs and concepts
  • Ability to operate independently in a fast-paced, highly demanding work environment with minimal supervision of day-to-day activities
  • specific Knowledge & skills : its global equivalent degree
  • Understand operational, regulatory and compliance issues
  • Requirements

  • Experience : 6 10 years’ experience in Armed Forces / Corporate Security Division - Demonstrated experience in multi-site security environment
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