Chief Security Officer at Media Trust Limited

Media Trust Limited, owners of Daily Trust, Aminiya and Trust TV, is one of the leading players in the Nigerian media industry. We reach millions of people through our print, TV and digital platforms.

We are recruiting a competent, self-motivated and result-oriented candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Security Officer

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Details

  • The candidate’s main responsibility would be to protect and safeguard all company’s assets, both, human and material.
  • He will also be responsible for preparing daily incident reports, and other inter office memos and ensure that all allegations of crime and other incidents are investigated and properly recorded and reported to Management.

Duties and Responsibilities
Develop and implement strategic security protocols and procedures for the company. These include but not limited to:

  • Develop and advise key personnel on emergency procedures.
  • Conduct regular walk-through rounds for observing the entire company premises and mitigating risk.
  • Supervision of all security personnel and giving clear direction on all security related aspects.
  • Utilize information technology tools/gadgets to protect company properties, and the entire perimeter of the company.
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of all security personnel in the company.
  • Ensure that all security staff provide services that are standard.
  • Ensure the safety and security of staff, visitors and contractors at all times.
  • Conduct investigations and compile reports in a timely manner for theft, loss or any other issues that risk the safety of the company. These may in addition include:
    • Liaison with all departmental heads to ensure employees are adhering to established security procedures.
    • Ensure compliance by staff to all security standards and preventive measures.
    • Initiate, facilitate and promote activities to foster information security awareness within the organization and related entities.
  • Perform all tasks consistently in line with the company’s standards and adhere to all legal and statutory requirements.
  • Be available for genuine emergencies within the company at any given time.
  • Partners with Human Resources department to ensure consistent sanctions for security violations.

Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum of First Degree in Sociology, Criminology or related disciplines.
  • The candidate should preferably be a retired police officer or has served not less than (10) years.
  • Experience working in a corporate environment, being a retired colonel or other rank in the Nigeria military will be an added advantage.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Demonstrated skills in collaboration, teamwork and problem solving to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrated listening, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • A high level of integrity and trust.
  • Possess ability to develop and implement strategic security protocols and procedures.
  • Good knowledge of computer applications.
  • Age Band: 40 – 50 years old.
  • Gender: Male.

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