Assistant manager, operations (security)


Job Summary

Assist in monitoring, detecting, remediating, and containing security threats, including security systems administration and security incident response.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

A reputable organisation seeks to fill the above position with suitable and qualified persons.


  • Assist in overseeing the recruiting, deployment and training of highly qualified security operations personnel.
  • Manage the operational routine of each shift, which includes; arrange cover for dropped shifts; production of local operational records, reports and returns, ensuring compliance to client and company procedures.
  • Supervision of designated staff, ensuring duties are performed in accordance with training, assignment instructions and local Standard Operating Procedures in a professional manner.
  • Task the security officers to carry out their duties and brief them as required (including recording daily pre-shift briefings).
  • Ensure efficient use of staff and equipment in accordance with Assignment Instructions and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Engage in night patrol to the beats at least twice in a month.
  • Implement all processes and procedures in line with both client and company standards and compliance with legal requirements.
  • Ensure operatives are correctly and smartly kitted (including PPE where appropriate).
  • Ensure all equipment are in good working order.
  • Production of reports as applicable (i.e. monthly, survey, client reports).
  • Accurate record keeping of incidents and escalate it to the client in a timely manner.
  • Maintenance of records associated with duties while highlighting areas of concern to the operations manager.
  • Ensure that full training and personnel records are maintained for all company personnel.
  • Build excellent client relationship between the Company and the clients.
  • Engage in revenue drive, a collection of cheques/cash from clients and depositing same within 12hours in the Company’s account.
  • Attend to client’s complaints with timely intervention.

Job Requirements:

  • A first-degree holder in any relevant discipline from a recognized university in or outside Nigeria. A post graduate qualification will be an added advantage.
  • Possess a minimum of 4 years’ and above cognate experience, preferably in private security sector. Foundation experience in the military, paramilitary and security agencies supported with valid documents, will be an added advantage. 
  • Membership of recognized security professional bodies will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess sound knowledge in security risk assessment, investigations, intelligence gathering etc.
  • Must be good in report writing, team cohesion and result oriented.
  • Proficiency in computer applications especially Microsoft office
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written).
  • Must possess leadership skills.

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