Security & Safety Manager Job in Nigeria

 Uraga Real Estate is the real estate business unit of the Honeywell Group. The Company invests and develops in all sectors of the real estate market in Nigeria and other select West African countries, to include Residential, Retail, Offices, Industrial/ distribution warehouses, other commercial properties and the hospitality sector.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Security & Safety Manager

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Objective

  • Responsible for overseeing, managing, and implementing Health, Safety and Security protocols aimed at protecting all company employees, customers and assets.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and oversee the implementation of the UPBEAT Centre’s annual Security budget, plans and processes, ensuring alignment with the overall strategic plans and objectives.
  • Set up and monitor frameworks and systems to optimize and manage the facility’s security; ensure adherence to company.
  • Participate in the development/ update of contingency plans in the event of disaster or damage to the facilities.
  • Weekly update and daily review of checklists for all equipment and security infrastructure.
  • Interview, hire, and train security guards.
  • Oversee the daily workflow, schedules, and assignments of security staff including security guards and desk clerks.
  • Prepare and conduct training for new hires and current staff including training on workplace searches, drug and alcohol procedures, and related safety and security topics.
  • Provide and/or implement security and security protocols for all assigned facilities and information systems.
  • Take proactive steps to provide a safe and secure working environment to staff and Customers.
  • Conduct regular walk-throughs and security inspections for assigned facilities.
  • Build and maintain relationships with regulatory bodies on statutory requirements.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Lead and effectively manage the performance of direct reports towards the achievement of unit, functional and organizational objectives.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare periodic activity report for the attention of the Management. Health Safety Environment.

Health Safety Environment:

  • Advise and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery etc.)
  • Conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures.
  • Review existing policies and measures and update according to legislation.
  • Initiate and organize OHS training for employees and executives.
  • Conduct fire training for employees.
  • Inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity (e.g., not using protective equipment)
  • Oversee installations, maintenance, disposal of substances etc.
  • Stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy.
  • Record and investigate incidents to determine causes and handle worker’s compensation claims.
  • Prepare reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to upper management.
  • Overriding authority in all HSE matters.
  • Ensure that Toolbox meetings, HSE meeting and Induction Courses for new employees and visitors are done.
  • Conduct fire drills once a month around the facility to ensure that staff are well informed of all procedures and contingencies.
  • Ensure all safety equipment are in working conditions.

Experience and Qualifications

  • BSc/BA in Safety Management, Engineering or relevant field is preferred.
  • Minimum of five (3-5) years’ post graduate experience.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in any safety and security role in a recreational or hospitality related business. Person Specification
  • Proven experience as safety officer
  • Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices
  • Experience in writing reports and policies for health and safety
  • Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics.
  • Proficient in MS Office; Working knowledge of safety management information systems is a plus.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Ability to traverse various areas of the facility to conduct inspections and plan security procedures.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Approachable with good interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interact with staff across all levels.
  • An enquiring mind set consistently seeking innovative ways to deliver without compromising quality.

Competency and Skills Requirements:

  • Carrying out post incident analysis.
  • Establishing workplace safety and health committees.
  • Knowledge of decontamination procedures.
  • Knowledge of good safety practices.
  • Developing emergency procedures.
  • Knowledge of first aid methods and techniques.
  • Extensive knowledge of security protocol and procedures.
  • Experienced in Crowd and Event Management
  • Proficient in the use of surveillance equipment and monitoring devices
  • Excellent management and supervisory skills.
  • Ability to provide training on security policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work with confidential and classified information.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Good interpersonal skill and communication skills.
  • Report Writing Skills.

N300,000 - N350,000 Monthly.

Application Closing Date
15th April, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter and CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.