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Commercial Security Manager at British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN)

British American Tobacco is all about freedom of choice – whether it’s our people or our products. Combined with our entrepreneurial spirit, it’s what’s driven our phenomenal success. We started trading tobacco over a hundred years ago. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar company with more than 200 brands in our portfolio. With robust positions in each of our regional markets, our future looks equally bright too.

We are  recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Commercial Security Manager

Job Number: 36425
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Seniority Level: Management
Function: Legal & External Affairs

Job 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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

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