Senior Security Manager at British American Tobacco

  • Security
  • Full time
  • 5 months ago
  • Oyo
  • Job Qualifications BA/BSc/HND
  • Number of vacancies 1 opening
  • Job experience 10 years

Job Description

Job Number:  26227
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Function: Legal & External Affairs
Level: Experienced Professional
Appointment Type: Permanent


  • British American Tobacco is looking to hire a Senior Security Manager to join our team in Ibadan, Nigeria

Purpose Statement

  • The Senior Security Manager will set up an efficient information system to identify risks to operations; manage security for all the operations cycle including factory processing, supply chain, exports of Finished Goods and destruction of waste, contaminated or illicit product.
  • The role holder will also secure high value assets across the Country to avoid any loss to the business.; set up and update adapted SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures) and optimize the use of technical security systems. Investigate matters related to operations as tasked in a timely way.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Design and manage the successful execution of the Operations Security Strategic Plan
  • Set up a reliable information network including service providers and multiple external sources
  • Liaise with government security Agencies and other external sources to optimize risk assessment
  • Identify all risks to operations across Nigeria by conducting Business Impact Analysis
  • Propose cost-effective measures to mitigate such risks
  • Review and update SOP’s for Supply Chain, Ibadan factory, Exports and destruction security
  • Develop and manage control measures to support and sustain a controlled environment in Operations arm of business.
  • Task, develop and train the security manager and CSO (Chief Security Officer) under his responsibility to implement SOP’s and templates
  • Validate stocks count at month end
  • Ensure the embedding of the Security Risk Management Model across BAT operations in Nigeria
  • Facilitates the Business Continuity Management process for Operations
  • Contribute to the setup of pragmatic Security BCP (Business Continuity Plan) for political and civil unrest including evacuation planning (election periods for instance)
  • Organize security support to factory and Ibadan market visits for all staff, especially for WAALT (West African Area Leadership Team) and Regional visitors
  • Issue Month End security reports reflecting key activities, highlighting security issues, incidents and key trends (High Value Assets and consumables, FG (Finished Goods) to Distributor, FG Exports)
  • Send timely situation and incident reports when required
  • Responsible for the Management of Security service providers and ensuring that required services are provided and delivered in full and on time as per contractual arrangements. Send out Monthly nominative headcount to that effect
  • Carry out objective enquiry / investigation into all reported cases or incident, breaches by determining facts, understanding vulnerability and drawing appropriate supportable conclusions to make recommendations

Secondary Accountabilities:

  • Organize a database of Operations security documents in the Security shared folder
  • Create and update a contact database
  • Share security updates and alerts with Operations staff by Email, SMS, WhatsApp as appropriate
  • Collaborate to Country inductions for new assignees and visitors to Operations
  • Conduct a Quality Assurance and Quality Control program with Operations Management to assess security service providers and prepare tenders if required
  • Contribute to the development, submission and management of Security Budget

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a Technical Area
  • Preferably 10 years of professional experience (minimum of 5 years) in Security Field, within large international companies and within a factory environment
  • Secondary professional experience in engineering or legal field would be a plus
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills, communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to make swift, balanced decisions in emergencies when rapid response is required
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to manage a high number of employees, including contractors
  • Up to date with the latest trends in digital security
  • Willingness to work in Ibadan and availability to work “on-call”
  • Proficiency in English language
  • Valid driver’s license.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to British American Tobacco on to apply
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