Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Applications close: 17th August 2020
WYG is delivering the DFID-funded United Kingdom Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (UKNIAF) infrastructure improvement works. The program’s duration is contracted for an initial 48 months with a possible 24-month extension.
Through the facility, technical assistance will be provided on a responsive and demand-driven basis to Ministries, Departments, and Agencies of the Federal Government of Nigeria within the following sectors.
Component 1: The power sector (40%)
Component 2: The Federal Road Network (35%)
Component 3: Infrastructure Financing (25%)
This is a full-time role, as the Security Manager within the overall UKNIAF Operations team with the following responsibilities:
Provide security orientation, advice, and support to include written and verbal updates & briefings to all staff
Provide health & safety advice and support across all program activities and office locations
Maintain and support the development of operational Security, Risk Management and Health & Safety protocols, procedures and manuals
Coordinate risk mitigation elements of journey management processes including oversight of travel requests, staff movement tracker, etc.
Maintain and manage secure communications to all staff related to Safety & Security, e.g. WhatsApp, alerts, and advisories, etc.
Develop a Nigeria information & intelligence network across areas of operation to support the safety & security of staff
Oversee the vetting of employee applicants prior to engagement, e.g. reference checks, police checks, social media checks, etc with the local security manager.
Conduct physical security reviews of offices, residences, hotels and medical facilities in support of staff safety & security
Liaison with security & safety suppliers to ensure service levels are achieved or procured to meet the needs of the programs/operations
Participate in all security breaches, investigations, and incidents affecting people, properties, IT and information
Manage and coordinate Operations functions for the wider team in the absence or illness of the Operations Manager’
Support, review, write and deliver security analysis affecting program delivery
Provide expeditionary security support across Nigeria as required by programs
Other duties related to safety & security as required
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (KPI’s)
KPI’s will be set on a yearly basis. They will be used to determine any performance-related pay increase. They are likely to be in the following categories:
Timely onboarding and tracking of all project staff and successful management of journey management processes
Effective control of compliance requirements related to staff, e.g. immigration, background checks, etc.
Effective implementation of SOPs e.g. Induction briefings, journey management, office security, etc.
Client and stakeholder satisfaction, including positive feedback related to timely analysis and communication of security events to project staff
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
Security Risk Management qualification
Experience of working in a Fragile and Conflict State
A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in security & risk management on international donor-funded projects (Nigeria experience would be useful)
Adult trainer qualified
Health & Safety qualification
Ability to develop information networks
Fluency in English is a requirement
Good IT skills