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Regional Security Manager, West Africa At Unilever Nigeria Plc

Date Posted: 12/Jun/2019
Deadline: 16/Jun/2019

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Regional Security Manager, West Africa

Job Number: 190006A5
Location: Oregun, Lagos
Function: General Management – Security
Reports to: Africa Security Director
SC Sponsor: SC Lead
Job Field: Supply Chain
Job Type: Regular
Job Schedule : Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Scope: Regional
WL: 2

Business Context and Main Purpose of the Job

  • Co-ordination, management, supervision and advice to senior management on effective security management systems and solutions, within the business scope.
  • Ensure that threats to personnel, assets, and business operations/activities within the region are properly identified, evaluated and mitigated in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Secure Unilever West Africa personnel, properties and assets from internal and external security breaches as well as co-ordinate the activities of 3rd Party contractors and internal Unilever security managers and supervisors.
  • Ensure a hands-on ownership of security solutions with a primary focus on Unilever Nigeria
  • Manage an effective Regional Security Coordination Centre/Control Room that is geared for both monitoring as well as Incident response
  • Support Africa Security Director’s office in driving Cluster Security Initiatives
  • Drive standardisation across sites in West Africa
  • Manage country as well as site security officers across both West Africa MCO’s
  • Support complex loss investigations
  • Constantly drive a loss prevention culture within the security structure
  • Interact with business as well as external partners to ensure synergy of security and loss prevention efforts
  • Support and play a leading role in terms of capacitating the business for Incident Management/Crisis Response

Main Accountabillities Accountabilities

  • Advise management on any specific threats to company personnel + family, assets & information and business operations/activities as they become known.
  • Ensuring implementation of security policy and procedures and revising them where necessary.
  • In conjunction with the respective business Leadership Teams, develop and implement security awareness programs or processes and to protect life, corporate assets and to ensure business continuity
  • Devising and co-ordinating appropriate security training for security personnel & other nominated personnel
  • Managing effective investigations on detected and reported breaches of security and security incidents.
  • Provide briefings for the international staff/visitors on in country security issues on arrival and on the security situation in the country.
  • Initiate and co-ordinate an immediate response to security incidents where there is a threat to Company employees and assets so as to ensure minimised loss or injury. If necessary, to respond personally to these threats
  • Ensure safety and security of employees whilst on Company premises and in transit
  • Liaise with and develop relationships with various Law Enforcement & Emergency Services in the event of a security incident/emergency (i.e. fire, medical, mechanical breakdown) and to ensure timely reaction to incidents
  • Ensure availability of highly trained security personnel to implement contingency plans effectively
  • Ensuring security reports are submitted on time.
  • Manage and transact on all mandatory reporting systems
  • Participate and guide Security Risk/Loss Preventon Committees on their functions and focus areas
  • Manage constant synergy between business controls and security controls so that internal loss threats are effectively mitigated.
  • Effectively audit, maintain and guide 3 P security service provision companies in terms of fit for purpose performance and adherence/compliance with agreed SLA’s
  • Manage performance of internal Unilever Security Managers/Officers working in the region
  • Manage the key focus areas as per Group Security Directives inclusive of protection and securing of personnel, assets and processes

Direct Reports:

  • As to be determined but strong dotted management line to Country Security Officers in Region of responsibility.

Key Interfaces

  • All units and departments, Legal Officer, Police & other Security Agencies, relevant Government Departments

Requirements
Qualifications:

  • Minimum qualification of any of BSc degree.
  • Professional qualifications security is a welcome advantage.
  • Must have completed NYSC

Leadership Behaviours/Competencies:

  • Should "meet expectations" on the Standards of Leadership behaviours or competencies relevant to the WL of this job
  • Planning & execution - Bias for Action.
  • Training and Team Working - Building Talent & Teams.
  • High Personal Integrity - Accountability & Responsibility.
  • Budgeting & Control - Accountability and Responsibility.
  • Drive & networking at Management level.

Skill Profile
Functional Skills:

  • Establishing Support Systems - Working Knowledge
  • Management Of Customer Interface - Working Knowledge
  • Negotiation - Working Knowledge
  • Asset Investment and Care - Fully Operational
  • Security Management - Leading Edge
  • Asset/personnel protection - Leading Edge
  • Responsible Care - Leading Edge
  • Crime prevention and Investigation - Leading Edge
  • Management Support - Leading Edge
  • Extended Supply Chain Interaction - Basic Appreciation

Other Functional Skills:

  • Finance - Working Knowledge
  • Communication - Fully Operational
  • Business Function, Supply Chain - Fully Operational

General Skills:

  • Business Strategy and formulation - Working Knowledge
  • Business Planning and Implementation - Working Knowledge
  • Project Management - Working Knowledge
  • Change Management - Working Knowledge
  • Business Process Design and Management - Basic Appreciation
  • Information Management - Working Knowledge
  • Application and Exploitation of IT - Working Knowledge.

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