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General Manager, Operations - Private Security Services Company

  • Industry / Sector: Security Services
  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Ref #: BG01
  • Date Posted: 15-Jun-2017


Our client is a leading indigenous player in the private security services space with clients across various sectors including oil and gas, banking, telecommunications and public sectors.

In line with the Company’s desire to ensure that key roles are filled by best in class talent with the requisite skills and experience, the Company seeks to recruit a General Manager, Operations.

Detailed Job Description:

The General Manager, Operations will lead and direct all activities relating to the provision of security services to the Company’s clients including physical security and electronic security.

The role which will report directly to the Managing Director, will oversee and engage with regional operations managers to ensure that security operations across all regions in the country meet the Company’s service delivery standards and client operational requirements. The role holder is expected to maintain strong relationships with relevant security/ law enforcement agencies, be responsible for client relationship management and also serve as liaison with client’s management team periodically.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • First degree or equivalent in any discipline

  • Postgraduate/ professional qualification in a related field will be an added advantage

  • Eight (8) to twelve (12) years’ work experience within security services industry (including military, paramilitary or private security services), with at least five (5) years in a senior managerial role

  • Excellent knowledge of the Nigerian private security services industry and Nigerian security legislation at state and federal levels

  • High level of commercial awareness

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