Chief Security Officer at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, formerly Federal University of Agriculture, Umudike, was established as a specialized University by the Federal Government of Nigeria via Act No 48 of 2nd November 1992. It began formal activities in My 1993 with the appointment of the first Governing Council and Vice-Chancellor.The Institution is located in the well-known Agricultural Training and Research town of Umudike about 9 kilometres from Umuahia town, the capital of Abia State. The major link road to the University is the Umuahia-Ikot Ekpene Federal Road a direct route to the State Capitals of Abia, Akwa-ibom and Cross River States. Being close to Umuahia the University is linked through a major North-South Express Road to most parts of the country.Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:Job Title: Chief Security OfficerLocation: AbiaJob DescriptionsUniversities are ever changing entities and therefore are targets for both small scale and professional criminal activities.The security objective is therefore to be prepared and be able to respond to security challenges as they occur and where possible plan for and take preventive measures.Consequently, the Chief Security Officer (CSO) who shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor/Chief Executive for day-to-day security of the University would amongst other duties perform the following functions:Development and implementation of security policies and code of conduct.Provision of professional advice to ensure that strategies adopted meet all internal and external service delivery requirements.Managing crisis and resolving complex risk issues and mitigating activities in response to security related emergency situations. 

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