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.
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
Prepare budget for security equipment and guarding area of responsibility.
JOB REQUIREMENT .
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
Experience : 6 10 years’ experience in Armed Forces / Corporate Security Division - Demonstrated experience in multi-site security environment