Security Advisor
Lagos, Nige, NG
4d ago

Position / Employment type :

Security Advisor / Employee Position Contract

Organization / Reporting line :

Garda World Security Services Nigeria / Senior security manager and Team lead

Place of work / Travel :

Abuja / any other required state within Nigeria

Contact and Cooperation :

Internally : Company- and Group wide

Externally : Government, clients, security partners and service providers.

Job Outline :

The incumbent will be responsible for gathering, analyzing, providing of information on security issues in Nigeria.

  • Monthly Report (end of each month) : summarizing criminal / incident trend and particular concerns of the month
  • Weekly Updates (end of each week) : summarizing criminal / incident trend and particular concerns of the week
  • Field Security Report (approximately 5 times / month) : summarizing necessary information for Garda world Nigeria office to decide appropriate routes, sites, timing, and countermeasures for planned field trips, Other reports upon request from Garda world Nigeria Office
  • Current political situation, political flashpoints, and the stability of the current regime
  • Threats which include religious radicalism, ethnic confrontation, drug traffickers and insurgency of rebels in Nigeria and neighbouring countries, and how this might impact on the security situation in Nigeria
  • The security and efficiency of security forces in Nigeria, countering terrorism, hijacking, drug-related crimes, boarder security and common crimes
  • Trend and characteristics of incidents to analyze risks to Garda world operations
  • Recommendations for precautionary measures that Garda world Nigeria office should implement if any
  • The relevant information of natural disasters and their potential influences on the security situation
  • Other relevant information concerning security on Garda world Nigeria office and its personnel.
  • Provide direct intelligence-based information and analysis to the Regional Director, Operations room and projects.
  • Produce specific products and briefings on Nigeria daily and monthly intelligence summaries, visitors in country security brief, develop any specific threat reports, SMS alerts, spot reports etc.
  • information.
  • Competencies :

  • Must have advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, Google map and be able to present and accurately maintain internal and external reporting requirements.
  • High level command of English language.
  • Ability to combat physical threats in the workplace.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, Exceptional report writing and speaking skills.
  • High level research and proven analytical skills.
  • Well organized proactive individual with demonstrated ability to work to deadlines, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills and demonstrated intercultural understanding.
  • Highly motivated and committed professional.
  • Authority :

    As delegated and directed by the Garda Regional Director.

    Accountability :

    The Security Advisor shall collect and analyze security information including terrorism threat, kidnaping in Nigeria from police, military, Ministry of Interior, Bureau of National Investigations, Development Partners as well as other institutions and provide Garda world Nigeria office with the analysis reports and verbal briefing of their summary in a timely manner particularly in the areas Garda world Nigeria office has its operation (around 12 states).

    Details of necessary reports are shown in section

  • The Security Advisor shall consult and coordinate with relevant government officials in case Garda world Nigeria office personnel needs assistance on security matter upon the request from Garda world Nigeria office.
  • The Security Advisor shall immediately inform about serious crime / emergent incidents or any warning of security risks such as political demonstration, protests, religious events and so on with Garda world Nigeria office personnel whenever they occur through phone call or Social Network system (SNS) such as WhatsApp or other communication tools.
  • The Security Advisor shall propose measures to improve security information sharing system of Garda world Nigeria office utilizing ICT.
  • Rapid deployment and correspondence in case Garda world Nigeria Office personnel encounters traffic accident, crime, and other troubles
  • In case Garda world Nigeria Office personnel is involved in traffic accidents, crimes, and other troubles and in need of assistance, the Security Advisor shall rush over to the scene and provide possible support and / or advice to minimize the damage and to protect the safety, property and interests of Garda world Nigeria office and its personnel.
  • The Security Advisor shall always carry his mobile phone or smartphone and be ready to pick it up and go to the scene of accident or crime when necessary.
  • The Security Adviser shall draft emergency response procedure based on the regulations and his experiences and update it if necessary.
  • Security Inspections of housing, hotels, and others, as well as mapping the dangerous areas
  • The Security Advisor shall perform relevant duties concerning security of Garda world Nigeria office and its personnel upon request by Garda world Nigeria office such as mapping dangerous areas in relevant sites, checking security status on Garda world Nigeria office personnel residences.
  • The Security Advisor shall check security status of travel routes, project sites, hotels, guest houses and relevant locations, etc.
  • prior to missions of Garda world to areas. (1 2 times / month)

  • Security briefing of new staff / expert of Garda world Nigeria office
  • The Security Advisor shall provide security briefing to new Garda world personnel such as staff members, and experts on current security situations and preventive measures upon Garda world request.
  • Experience :

  • Education : Bachelor’s degree or a similar position in a Nigerian military or security services.
  • Work experience : 10 years or equivalent of more work experience in security related fields.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (International English)
  • Exceptional report writing.
  • High level research and proven analytical skills.
  • Possess deep network within the Nigeria security agencies and local authorities.
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google Maps.
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