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Job Vacancy At G4S

Date Posted: 31/Jul/2014
Deadline: Not Specified

G4S is the world’s leading international security solutions group, which specialises in outsourced business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and 657,000 employees.


G4S operates in over 26 countries in Africa and employs over 110 000 people on the continent.


At G4S, our vision is to be recognised as the leader in providing security solutions. We therefore endeavour to build and maintain a motivated, capable workforce who are proud to work for our region and able to deliver our commercial strategy. We continue to build on the excellent people management practices which are in place across the Group in order to fully engage our workforce. Our employees are the public face of G4S and we recognise and respect the value they add to the business by delivering excellent service day after day.


G4S is an organisation which is defined by its values, which are:

  • Customer Focus
  • Expertise  
  • Performance
  • Best People
  • Integrity
  • Collaboration & Teamwork

One of the G4S Group’s core values is to ensure we employ the Best People. We strive to develop our employees’ competence and inspire them to live our values. G4S ensures that we provide our employees with opportunities for growth and development within a dynamic and challenging business environment.


At G4S, we place great value on attracting and retaining the best people at all levels, to ensure the continued success of the organisation.


Expression of Interest - Guardforce Commander

Job description

To assist the Project Manager to manage the site by being in charge of a G4S Corporate Customer, and efficient deployment of personnel.

Main Responsibilities


 On a daily basis, the successful candidate will analyze the operational security environment throughout region, country and the city and work closely with the Project Manager  to ensure Post’s security posture and countermeasures are commensurate with the overall threat to the prospective client's mission and personnel.

  • Supervising the guard force that provides protection to all contract facilities;
  • Preparing guard orders, deployment of guards and weekly scheduling;
  • Conduct muster;
  • Conducting regular inspections of guards and guard posts;
  • Investigating irregularities, maintain inventory reports;
  • Preparing reports and making recommendations regarding discipline and termination actions;
  • Overseeing the refresher training program to ensure compliance and effectiveness;
  • Overseeing guard program logistics including, e.g., explosive detection and x-ray equipment;
  • Acting as a point of contact with the /Local Guard (LG) Coordinator on operational guard force matters;
  • Ensure all guards are properly uniformed, equipped and staffed per client and G4S requirements
  • Plan, coordinate and lead LGF during integrated training and emergency response drills

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A minimum of ten (10) years experience as a non-commissioned officer in the military, police or similar guard force with proven experience in leadership roles is required.
  • A minimum of (3) years experience working in Africa is required.
  • The GFC shall demonstrate good command of English at the S5/R5 level.
  • GFC shall be computer literate to a basic level, that is, able to write basic reports, Standard Operational Procedures, and email.
  • Advanced security training and experience with risk management including problem identification and problem solving required.
  • Must be licenced to drive in Nigeria

Method of Application

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