Regional Security Co-ordinator at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Regional Security Co-ordinator

Location: Asaba, Delta
Job Type: Permanent

Job Description
Candidate’s Profile:

  • Our ideal candidate must have a service mind-set with strong leadership and supervisory skills. He/she must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in any of the armed forces, NPF or DSS and a member of a recognized security professional body.

Job Objective (s)

  • Supervise security operatives to ensure business offices are unattractive to criminals.
  • Liaise with law enforcement agents and guards service providers for deployment of quality/well trained officers to business offices.
  • Investigate security breaches in business offices.
  • Supervise all physical security functions including armed police officers and security guards in branches

Management and implementation of security policy standard, guidelines and procedures:

  • Deploy armed police officers and guards in all business offices.
  • Liaise with law enforcement agencies in the region.
  • Vet guards before deployment to business offices.
  • Timely report of security breaches, incidents and investigations.
  • Periodic security threat analysis report on bank security trends.
  • Enforce access control measures in business offices.
  • Participate in and represent the bank at Lagos State Safety Commission, Federal & State Fire Services, LASEMA and other regulatory agencies.
  • Support the development and implementation of OHS policies and procedures.
  • Lead incident investigations, review and analyse occupational health and safety incidents to avoid reoccurrence.
  • Advice and support management through incidents trend analysis with a robust incident investigation recommendation action tracker for close out of corrective actions

Management of a well-structured security network for the region.

  • Maintain cordial relationship with both Federal and State Law Enforcement Agencies and other related agencies.
  • Interface between the security department of Head Office and the Regional Banks on security matters.
  • Timely deployment armed police officers to areas of need.
  • Regularly sensitize staff and security operatives on security matters.
  • Training and retraining of guards to meet bank security requirements.
  • Investigate security breaches and proffering solution to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Prepare and present to Head Office daily, weekly, monthly situation reports and periodic threat analysis in the region.

Provision of a well-secured environment for business activities to thrive:

  • Maintain round the clock security surveillance in all business offices.
  • Timely replacement of erring police officers and guards.
  • Provision of adequate security for customers’ properties within the bank premises.
  • Creation of security awareness within the bank environment.

Deployment of security personnel to business offices:

  • Ensure only trained and experienced guards force are deployed to protect the business offices.
  • Ensure police officers deployed to the bank are armed with rifles.
  • Ensure only able and agile guards are deployed to protect the bank’s assets.

Process Administration:

  • Prevent crimes within and around business premises
  • Maintain cordial relationship with service providers.
  • Get information/intelligence to assist in maintaining a secured business environment.
  • Ensure the right physical security apparatus are in place in all business offices.
  • Ensure compliance to security standard policies and procedures.


  • First degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized university.
  • Professional certification is an added advantage.
  • 10 years related experience.

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Banking operations, policies and procedures
  • Banking organizational Structure
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Computer appreciation
  • Leadership & supervisory skills
  • Customer service

What We Expect From You:

  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and responsibility.
  • Highly organised, proactive, ability to work independently and take ownership of tasks assigned.
  • Team player with ability to work under pressure and ability to work with a wide variety of people and maintain excellent business relationship.
  • High sense of confidentiality and discreteness.

What You Should Expect From Us:

  • Our corporate culture is defined by our core values. We do not just train our people to be the best in the job, we also offer encouragement, recognition, and rewards.
  • Whatever level you are at in your career, we offer plenty of opportunities and support to build a rewarding career at UBA.

Deadline: 30th March, 2022.

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

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