Senior Security Officer at the African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re)

The African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) is the leading African reinsurance company with headquarters in Lagos (Nigeria). Africa Re has six regional offices: Casablanca (Morocco), Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire), Nairobi (Kenya), Lagos (Nigeria), Cairo (Egypt) and Ebene (Mauritius). The Corporation equally has two subsidiaries: African Reinsurance Corporation South Africa Ltd in Johannesburg (South Africa), Africa Retakaful in Cairo (Egypt) and one Local Office in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia).We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Senior Security OfficerLocation: LagosGrade Lvel: Support StaffResponsibilitiesReporting functionally to Group Managing Director/CEO or his representative, the Senior Security Officer will serve as Africa Re’s Chief Security Adviser on all security related matters and also report to the Director, Human Resource & Administration for administrative and logistics oversight.Duties/Job DetailsThe duties of the Senior Security Officer shall comprise amongst others:Develop/Implement security policies, protocols and procedures;Prevent loss and protect assets, including Corporation’s reputation;Ensure security education and awareness for staff membersPlan and coordinate security operations for Executive Management, for specific events and Protocol activities;Advise the Management on all security-related matters and participate in discussions and development of security policies and procedures;Conduct threat assessments and site surveys; prepare and provide security briefings, written security advice and recommendation to the Corporation;Issue security advisory when required;Issue and/or review reports on incidents and breaches;Investigate and resolve incidents/security issues involving Corporation/ Tenant’s personnel, installations and equipment, and prepare a comprehensive report;Assist in the supervision of security service providers and establish standard for security service delivery;Control budgets for security operations and monitor expenses (invoices/bills from service providers);Ensure security of the Corporation premises and issues gate passes for items coming in and going out of the premises as appropriate;Analyze data/information from security reports and/or security tools e.g. CCTV) to form proposal for improvements;Ensure adherence to safety rules and regulations, and that routine/sector patrols are conducted to check the security of the building, staff and equipment;Liaise when necessary with designated host government security, safety and emergency officials and exchange security related information with all relevant agencies;Manage all aspects of the administration and work of security operatives (duty rosters, leave schedules, uniforms and equipment);Conduct regular fire and safety inspections in the Corporation’s facilities, to report all shortcomings and make recommendations to bring the facilities to international security, fire & safety standards;Supervise all security equipment and ensure that security operatives are trained to use them in the performance of security services (fire control/extinguisher, fire alarm system, video surveillance, access control, walkie-talkie, etc.)

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