Security Supervisor

REPORTS TO: Chief Security Officer

JOB SUMMARY:
To have a full oversight of safety and security within and around the working environment.

JOB PURPOSE:
Supervise and co-ordinate the activities of personnel assigned to maintain security and safety of people and property.

Responsibilities

  • Supervising the activities of subordinates
  • Conducting briefings at the start of shifts, giving security officers updates on safety/security matters.
  • Scheduling security officers to cover designated facilities and shifts
  • Conducting spot/mystery checks on various locations to ensure security officers are performing their duties and also look out for potential safety/fire hazards and unusual or suspicious activities/persons.
  • Conducting routine inspections of all security equipment and making recommendations.
  • Conducting periodic risk assessments on safety and security and making recommendations for reviews/improvements of existing procedures.
  • Dealing appropriately with records and incidences reported by security officers and staff in general and escalating it to CSO where appropriate.
  • Ensuring full compliance with statutory security codes such as the ISO and ISPC codes.

Knowledge/Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge skill and/or ability required:

  • Proven leadership skills with demonstrated ability to co-ordinate and delegate responsibilities.
  • Ability to work effectively and constructively within a team
  • Ability to assess a situation quickly, using appropriate actions to diffuse a situation and provide effective solutions, particularly with people demonstrating disruptive behaviors.
  • Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles
  • Knowledge of security and fire inspection procedures and practices.
  • Skills in observing situations and decision making.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders including people of different cultures.
  • Ability to maintain a sense of calm and control in difficult situations, minimizing panic in others.
  • Ability to use initiative and be adaptable.
  • Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups and/or board of directors.

Requirement

  • A degree in Social Science and other higher degrees is an added advantage
  • Certificate trainings on security and safety especially in the Maritime industry is key
  • Experience in a management/supervisory role
  • Must have strong integrity and ethical values
  • Must have extensive knowledge of security situations in the industry and country as a whole.
  • Must have strong negotiation skills
  • Must be proactive and forward thinking.
  • Must be good at organizing and managing priorities
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Must be motivated and committed
  • Must be reliable and trustworthy
  • Ability to understand and solve complex problems

Mode of Application
If you meet the requirements for the above position, apply with copies of your CV to sifaxgroupsecsup@gmail.com email address.

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