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    Schneider Electric develops technologies and solutions to make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green. The Group invests in R&D in order to sustain innovation and differentiation, with a strong commitment to sustainable development.

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    Country Security Manager

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 10 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Security / Intelligence&nbsp

    Your Mission:

    • We’re seeking a Country Security Manager responsible for implementing and maintaining company-wide security programs within their respective country or area. Responsible for developing, communicating, and implementing the company’s security policies, directives, procedures and programs.
    • Has ultimate accountability for the function and provides high-level advice and recommendations to the senior leadership team and business units operating within the country.

    Your Role – Magic happens when you bring great people together!

    • Manage, develop and implement global security policy, directives, standards, guidelines, and procedures to ensure ongoing security maintenance.
    • Develop, implement, and continuously improve strategies for deploying security strategies on significant projects.
    • Conduct internal and external audits, training and communication on security topics (raising awareness and level of practices).
    • Crisis Management (assistance in implementing local emergency response plans and delivering training whenever necessary). Lead local crisis management teams and actively support the country’s leadership during a crisis/emergency.
    • Assist with business continuity planning and emergency response.
    • Support ongoing operations with appropriate advice, industry knowledge and direction that assists local management in complying with internal documentation, national regulations, and regional and international standard.
    • Provide security support to travel undertaken in medium and high-risk countries by assessing the nature of the risks and designing and deploying security plans to support travel in a risk-mitigated environment.
    • Assess compliance with clients’ security plans if they are used to protect business travellers and company employees deployed on a project.
    • Provide regular or emergency security risk and security foresight briefs to the country leadership team and business leads on an ad-hoc basis as events unfold.
    • Maintained oversight of all business travellers in-country, including travel validation and actively monitored employees in high-risk travel destinations.
    • Participate in monthly security meetings with the Regional Head of Security or when required. Provide regular updates on the country’s security situation, risk levels and company operations.
    • Manage the emergency evacuation process for all expatriate employees and business travellers in the country should events dictate. Local evacuation plans are to be developed and implemented where necessary.
    • Fleet management coordination


    Skills & Experience:

    • B.SC Degree or equivalent.
    • Tertiary education in the field of security (Degree or Diploma).
    • Relevant industry professional certification.
    • High-calibre security professional with a minimum of 10 years experience within a corporate/business environment, government service, loss prevention, or military security experience at a senior level.
    • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and must be able to build a strong and high-level security network.
    • Proven track record of implementing and managing security initiatives in a multi-country environment and across various business groups.
    • Ability to work in groups, lead groups, and assist others with solution events across business divisions and working with other cultures.
    • Must advocate for cultural diversity and possess a ‘global mindset’.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Schneider Electric Nigeria on to apply

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