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Security Officer Recruitment at Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC)

Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) – Buoyed by a mission to redefine customer experience and be the provider of choice wherever energy is consumed, Ikeja Electricity Distribution Plc (Ikeja Electric), Nigeria’s largest power distribution network powers lives and businesses with innovation and unwavering drive for excellence. The company began its new phase of growth and expansion on November 1st, 2013 following the handover of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) to NEDC/ KEPCO Consortium under the privatization scheme of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Security Officer

Location: Lagos
Reporting To: Business Unit Security Supervisor
Job Type: Full time

Role Purpose

  • To assist the Security Supervisors with tactical security operations at the Business Unit / Undertaking level


  • Enforce security procedures and protocols at the Business unit/undertaking level.
  • Carry out investigation on security breaches as may be directed
  • Supervise both armed and civil guards on locations
  • Gather sensitive information affecting the business and disseminate same as quickly as possible.
  • Relate and manage customers issues in a professional manner
  • Carry out routine assessment of risks that the business or its physical infrastructures may face and report appropriately.
  • Carry out routine physical survey of IE facilities and make appropriate recommendations
  • Respond to employees at risks
  • Maintain security of IE physical assets against vandalism, theft etc.
  • Support commercial and technical teams in their operations when security needs are required
  • Carry out routine briefing on awareness to staff within your location
  • Relate with the police in managing issues affecting IE business.
  • Do routine reports including compilation of data on incidents recorded within your Area of Operations (AOO) etc.
  • Ensure all IE facilities have standard opening and closing procedure and also ensure that all offices/facilities are closed as appropriate at the end of work
  • Carry out other duties as assigned by Head of Department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.Sc or HND in Social Sciences or any relevant field.
  • 1-2 years field experience in a security service company
  • Understanding of the peculiar security challenges of the power industry.
  • Basic computer proficiency (MS Excel, Word, Outlook).

Technical Competencies:

  • Ability to carry our investigation, interrogation and provide a report
  • Ability to understand basic industry standard relating to protocols on control of access, management of an emergency and physical security
  • Ability to identify security risks indicators including steps to take to forestall them.

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Ability to work under pressure and multi task effectively
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to details
  • Persuasive
  • Good customer relation skills
  • Problem sensitivity and integrity.

Deadline: 2nd May, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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