Area security manager


Job Summary

Wärtsilä is recruiting to fill the role of an Area Security Manager.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description

Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasizing sustainable innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximizes the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and energy solutions of its customers. In 2015, Wärtsilä’s net sales totaled EUR 5 billion with approximately 18,800 employees.The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki

Job Descriptions

  • If you are a dynamic and energetic person and you like working in a challenging and exciting environment, a team player who is creative and thinks outside the box, constantly seeking to improve your performance by setting and reaching your goals, read on!
  • We are seeking an experienced Security Manager to provide technical leadership in regional security management across our Africa operations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Leadership: Lead the development of the area security activities
  • Subject matter expertise: Provide expertise and specialist support on all aspects of security for local persons (security coordinators) having the responsibility of implementation of security measures. Loss prevention activities are supervised, but the responsibility lies on a local level.
  • Assurance: Assure that corporate policies, strategies, and guidelines for security are being implemented within the area together with the managing directors of countries. Monitor the effectiveness of policies and processes and take necessary action when required.
  • Threat Monitoring: Monitor and assess relevant threats in the area and ensure that proactive measures are taken in order to mitigate potential risk to the Wärtsilä's employees and operations.
  • Security Assessment: Implement and manage a security risk assessment process to ensure the timely identification and management of threats and mitigation measures.
  • Training: Provide necessary training and development of global and local personnel concerning premises security, travel security, crisis management, and personal security.
  • Development: Develop security measures in local companies according to local legislation, company policies, and instructions.
  • Development: Develop travel security tools and processes in the area
  • Development: Participate in the development of area security concept including relevant area security plans.

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