Hospitality / Travel / Tourism

Head of Security / Chief Security Officer at Precious Palm Royal Hotel

Precious Palm Royal Hotel is a sensational resort strategically located in a serene and cozy and Transport, Headquarters, Lagos – Benin Expressway. Isiohor, Ugbowo environment; and shares a common boundary with the Nigerian Army School of Supply, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Security / Chief Security Officer

Location: Benin, Edo
Employment Type: Full-time

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Direct and coordinate the activities of all security personnel.
  • Ensure that all security staff provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Ensure the safety and security of guests, staff, visitors, and contractors at all times.
  • Liaise with all department heads to ensure employees are adhering to established security procedures.
  • Record and notify all risks, deviations from safety standards, and any untoward incidents.
  • Oversee first aid program for guests and employees.
  • Oversee the claims process and protects company assets
  • Watch for suspicious persons entering, exiting or loitering around the hotel public or guest areas.
  • Follow up on all unusual activities in and around the property that would impair the well-being of guests and employees.
  • Ensure compliance with all security standards and preventative measures.
  • Conduct investigations and compile reports on a timely manner for any theft, loss, accidents or any aspect that risk the safety of the hotel.
  • Handles complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.
  • Develops and maintains a monthly checklist for all CCTV equipment, alarmed doors, and panic / duress alarms to ensure that they are fully functional.
  • Conduct regular mock fire evacuation drill as per emergencies
  • Develop and advise key personnel of emergency procedures.
  • Implements action plans to monitor and control risk.
  • Establish crisis management and contingency planning.
  • Conduct regular walk through rounds for observing the entire company surrounding.
  • Supervision of all Security Personnel and giving clear direction on all security related aspects.
  • Perform all tasks consistently in line with standards and adhere to all legal and statutory requirements.
  • Ward off intruders or undesirable elements from the hotel premises and its environs.
  • Liaise with other security agents as need arises.
  • Direct guest coming to make inquires to the appropriate authority.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by management from time to time
  • Ensure the safety of lives, hotel property and facilitation at all times.
  • Monitor movement of guest within the premises
  • Ensure search of all in-coming and out- going vehicles
  • Conduct proper search on contractors
  • Ensure vehicles are parked in an orderly manner
  • Conduct proper search of staff coming-in and going-out at all times and ensure proper documentation of staff valuables
  • Prevention of fire out break and fire -fighting.
  • Maintain a register of all goods and equipment coming into and going out of the company.
  • Participate in checking goods into the store and ensure they sign appropriate column.
  • Prepare daily report on security matters and suggest to management corrective measures.

Job Requirements

  • Interested candidates should possess an OND / HND / B.Sc in relevant fields with a minimum of 5 years experience.
  • Proven work experience as Head of Security or Chief Security Officer
  • Must be Ex-Military Personnel
  • Must be fluent in English and Hausa
  • High level of security consciousness and investigation intelligence.
  • Must be agile and smart.

Personal Skills:

  • Conscientious, flexible, versatile and determined.
  • Capable of assertive and positive communication and performance.

Leadership Skills:

  • Exemplary safety and managerial leadership skills.
  • Clear understanding of behavioral and personnel issues.

Technical Skill:

  • Appropriate standard of technical, legal and professional knowledge as defined by competences.

IT Skills:

  • Practical familiarity with standard ‘Office’ software package.
  • Operation and use of internet and electronic system.

Deadline: 30th August, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: copying and using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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