British American Tobacco (www.bat.com) is a market leading, global
organisation with a long, established history and a bright and dynamic
future. Thanks to our people we have continued to deliver growth and
exceed expectations in an increasingly complex and challenging
If you have the talent and motivation to help us succeed you’ll find we
are equally committed to helping you reach your full potential too.
British American Tobacco is recruiting to fill the job position below:
Job Title: Country Security Manager
Job Number: 12074BR
Appointment type: Permanent
Job purpose and key deliverables
The main responsibilities of this role will include:
- Advise the Director responsible for security, on an on-going basis, on:
- The current security situation, including criminality, in the country as a whole.
- Any specific threats to company personnel, assets and
information and business operations / activities, as soon as these are
- The general security threats to company personnel (including
families and visitors), assets, information and business
operations/activities (including the distribution chain) and of any
changes in the threat as soon as this occurs.
- Cost effective, timely and appropriate measures to counter threats to security.
- The implementation of security Policy, Common Platforms,
‘Best Practice’, and Guidance Notes received from British American
Tobacco (H) Ltd and other sources.
- British American Tobacco Nigeria
Directors/Managers/Supervisors, on the appropriate security measures, so
as to ensure that standards are maintained consistent with actual or
potential threat levels.
- Relevant Directors/Managers on the technical standards of
security and the quality of professional expertise required throughout
the Company, including that required for office/residential
accommodation, and provide security assistance where necessary.
- British American Tobacco Nigeria
- Formulate, propose, implement and revise when necessary, the security policy for the Company.
- Assist with the establishment and maintenance of a suitable
‘Security Overlay’ for British American Tobacco Nigeria, in accordance
with British American Tobacco ‘Best Practice’.
- Formulate, direct and supervise security procedures for the protection of:
- Company personnel/families/visitors.
- Tobacco products in respect of their manufacture, storage and distribution.
- Company assets, information, property and business operations activities.
- Ensure that a report, in standard format, is submitted monthly to the Area & Regional Security Managers.
- Ensure that security&fleet procedures within the company are
according to British American Tobacco Policies and Best Practice.
- Devise and co-ordinate appropriate specialist security training
in respect of security and / or other nominated personnel employed
within the Area.
- Devise and implement induction driver training packages and refresher training packages for BATN / BATM drivers.
- Compile and agree budgets and manage within them.
- Management and oversight of the Business Continuity Management programme and requirements for Security function.
- Monitoring the business activities and risk exposure to properly
review and update the functions risk register on a quarterly basis.
- Adequately protect company personnel, assets, business
operations/activities and Intellectual property/information throughout
- Develop and maintain the professional standards and
effectiveness of all subordinate security staff, by conducting such
inspections and reviews as necessary for this purpose.
- Produce a suitable Succession Plan
- Maintain and oversight on the review of the functions BCP
document using the BCM manual as a guide and creating awareness of the
BCM activities within the function.
- Control the functions of other security personnel, employees and
contractors and those with security responsibilities so as to provide a
properly co-ordinated and cost effective service.
- Provide the input and advice necessary for the development,
review and updating of the security element of contingency plans
throughout the Company.
- Provide briefings for international staff/visitors on ‘in-country’ security issues.
- Conduct any security enquiry, investigation and survey/review in
relation to any aspect of security, draw appropriate and supportable
conclusions and make recommendations to prevent any recurrence.
- The Country Security Manager, Nigeria will preferably be a
graduate or expert in security management; with not less than 2 years in
a similar managerial role.
The ideal candidate will:
- Be a mature individual, with a broad experience in corporate security management.
- Possess good communication skills in English, which he is able to exercise at all levels.
- Be capable of exploiting all sources of information to obtain
and collate detail on all threats or potential threats to the Company.
- Have a detailed knowledge of the operations of manufacturing facility.
- Keep abreast of current trends and techniques in the security
field and disseminate the product of such knowledge to relevant
personnel within the company.
- Be capable of commanding a contracted and/or ‘in-house’ guard force.
- Be capable of carrying out and managing effective investigations involving breaches of security and security incidents.
- Able to prepare, conducting and record interviews.
- Understand the principles involved in the protection of Company
information, including that which is computer based, and the
measures/procedures required to achieve this.
- Have the ability to provide security input to contingency plans.
- Be capable of issuing clear written and verbal orders.
- Have the ability to produce timely, accurate, detailed and concise written and verbal reports/reviews.
- Have a detailed technical and operational knowledge of all
aspects of physical and electronic security, specifically, locks,
building security, control of access procedures, perimeter protection,
the use of Close Circuit Television (CCTV) and Intruder Detection
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply
Application Deadline 19th October, 2016.