Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Airtel Nigeria Recruits Zonal Coordinator: Security Operations - West Central

Airtel Nigeria invites application to fill the post of Zonal Coordinator: Security Operations - West Central - Akure.

Job Title: Zonal Coordinator: Security Operations
Job Code: 1024
Reporting To: Manager: Regional Security Operations
Location: West Central - Akure

Job Purpose

To effectively handle all security operational activities, liaise and manage relations with government security agencies, community activities and contractors in order to minimize disruptions and ensure continuity of business operations in the zone.

Principal Accountabilities

Motivate and manage Security resources at the zone to ensure safety and security of Airtel's assets and machinery.

Prioritizes the allocation of security resources to high-risk, high impact issues

Proactive and holistic enhancement of security across the Zone.

Overall responsibility for the Security Infrastructures in the Zone.

Coordinate Security operational activities at the zone to ensure constant presence of guards at Airtel's locations

Oversee and supervise site-specific security procedures within the zone

Performance evaluation for the various security service providers within the zone

Regular interface between central security and the zone

Ensure effective liaison and relationship with community leader and zonal indigenes and residents in the entire North

Serves as primary security contact in the Zone and ensure adequate planning and provision of resources for appropriate security initiatives

Anticipate and meet the challenges/needs of Airtel Networks stakeholders, including employees, contractors, communities, partners and service companies; manage security service delivery with internal business Groups

Works with Business Groups to prepare security strategy and ensure most cost effective service delivery.

Communicate security issues and initiatives to business Groups and key stakeholders in a timely manner.

Proactively work with Government Agencies, including Police and Military to define and clarify roles, responsibilities and ensure that these Agencies’ actions are consistent with Airtel Networks standards

Effective and efficient supervision of Security Service Providers in the Zone.

Ensure smooth communication and cordial relationship between company and host landlords, leaders and council of elders

Address community relation issues arising from time to time with communities hosting operational and proposed sites

Periodically survey host communities for the purpose of intelligence gathering and identifying relevant interest groups and principal personalities within such groups.

Sensitize host communities of company’s social development programmes and its potential benefits to the communities

Effective and proactive Claims and Liabilities Management

Crisis management and planning

Builds relationship with business Groups, identify and anticipate their needs.

Generate periodic reports and maintain database of past, current and potential community issues, threats, demands and activities.

Identifying and advising on potential claim and liabilities and taking pre-emptive action to avoid such claims or liabilities

Educational Qualifications & Functional / Technical Skills
Bachelor’s degree in any of the humanities (Legal background will be an added advantage)
Possession of a post Graduate Degree will be an added advantage
Initiative, business management and decisiveness skills
Relevant Experience (Type of experience and minimum number of years)
10 – 12 years post qualification experience in the various areas of Security Profession with a specialization in Operations, Intelligence and Surveillance, among others
Previous experience /membership of the Nigerian Police Force or any arm of the Military or State Security Service is highly essential
Membership of both Local and International Security Association is compulsory
Other requirements (Behavioural etc.)
Excellent and effective written and oral communication, as well as presentation skills
Must be a team player, confident, consistent and decisive in resolving security issues
Must be loyal and highly committed to achieving Organization objectives and equally be willing to work at odd hours
Ability to adapt in a rapidly changing business setting, and excel in a collaborative team environment.
Application Deadline
24th April, 2012

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply online