Monday, April 09, 2012

Job Opportunity


JOB LOCATION:    Economic Development Center - Warri , Nigeria

Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) is a foundation established to provide support for socio-economic development programmes in the Niger Delta. The foundation will be funding programmes in partnership with other donors from the public and private sector, seeking to create a dynamic, multi-stakeholder partnership that takes full advantage of synergies involving diverse organisations and interests. The Economic Development Center (EDC) will generate opportunities for sustainable and equitable economic development in the Niger Delta.

The foundation is seeking for a qualified candidate to fill the position below;

Chief Security Officer
Responsibilities
a.     Lead operational risk management activities and assessment
b.    Identify protection goals, objectives and metrics consistent with foundation strategic plan
c.     Manage the development and implementation of security policy, standards, guidelines and procedures to ensure ongoing maintenance of security. Physical protection responsibilities will include asset protection, workplace violence prevention, access control systems, video surveillance and more.
d.    Oversee the continuous monitoring and protection of facilities, personnel and information systems.
e.     Maintain relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement and other related government agencies
f.      Oversee incident response planning as well as the investigation of security breaches, and assist with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such breaches as necessary
g.    Environmental scanning on threat, determine level of risk and apply security phases. 
h.    Interfacing with security departments in other organisations
i.      Manage security escorts to support the needs of the center
j.      Work with outside consultants as appropriate for independent security measures
k.    Create, maintain and improve safety in the center.

Educational Qualification
A bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or any relevant field.  A Masters degree in a relevant field is  an added advantage.

Knowledge, skill and experience
  • Must be an intelligent, articulate and persuasive leader who is able to communicate security-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff.
  • Must have strong working knowledge of pertinent law and the law enforcement community.
  • Consensus-builder, while still results-oriented and commitment focused
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with risk analysis and contingency planning 
  • Must have a solid understanding of information technology and information security.
§  10 – 12 years progressive experience working in a security department / organisation / agency.

Suitability statement and CV’s with the job title clearly indicated as the subject of the mail should be sent to; edc@rhizomeng.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applicants from any of the 9 states in the Niger Delta will be given a priority over other applicants

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, April 13th, 2012

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