Commercial Security Manager at British American Tobacco Nigeria (BAT N)

Title: Commercial Security Manager | Number: 36425 | Location: Lagos, Nigeria | British American Tobacco Nigeria (BAT N) | Seniority Level: Management | Function: Legal & External Affairs

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Role Details

  • BAT is evolving at pace – truly like no other organisation.
  • To achieve the ambition, we have set for ourselves, we are looking for colleagues who are ready to live our ethos every day. Come be a part of this journey!

Role Positioning and Objectives

  • Reports to: Area Head of Security
  • Reporting Level:  Management
  • Geographic Scope: Nigeria

What You Will Be Accountable for

  • Set up a reliable information network including BAT service providers and multiple external sources
  • Liaise with government security Agencies and other external sources to optimize risk assessment
  • Identify all risks to BAT Commercial activities across Nigeria by conducting Business Impact Analysis
  • Conduct SSAVA (Security Assessments) for all BAT premises and premises used by BAT (Distributor and warehouses owners)
  • Propose cost effective measures to mitigate such risks
  • Set up an efficient information system per region to forward timely alerts
  • Re Organize the Control Room in Lagos to optimize use of electronics systems and improve the alignment with the Ibadan Control Room
  • Review and update security SOP’s for Rising Sun head offices and residences in Lagos, BAT offices and warehouses in country
  • Task, develop and train Business Risk manager and CSO under his responsibility to implement SOP’s and templates
  • Ensure the embedding of the Security Risk Management Model across BAT Commercial activities in Nigeria
  • Facilitates the Business Continuity Management process for Commercial activities in Nigeria and the test of a realistic BCP for loss of distributor
  • Contribute to the set-up of pragmatic Security BCP for political and civil unrest including evacuation planning (election periods for instance). This includes the ability to print a POB list for RS
  • Coordinate security support to head office and market visits for all staff, especially for WAALT and Regional visitors
  • Issue a Month End security report highlighting country risk assessment, delivered activities, incidents, and key trends as well as a forecast for the following month
  • 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
  • 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

Essential Experience, Skills and Knowledge

  • Good knowledge in understanding potential threats to BAT Commercial activities across Nigeria
  • Bachelor’s Degree with NYSC (National Youth Service Corps) completed
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant professional experience in Security Management, ideally in an FMCG environment
  • Clear and compelling written and verbal communication skills including ability to write concise reports
  • Understand and analyse developing situations, drawing probable conclusions, and making recommendations to sustain Operations while mitigating risks
  • Ability to multitask and support various managers with proven business partner engagement skills at all levels and functions
  • Sound and mature judgement as well as decision making ability during crisis situations
  • Availability to work across the country and outside of standard working hours
  • Strong people leadership and team management capabilities
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office Package tools

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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