Head, Security

at Dangote Group
Location Lagos, Nigeria
Date Posted December 26, 2022
Category Security
Job Type Full-time
Currency NGN


Job Summary

  • Manage the physical security of the respective plant’s facilities, assets, installations, and personnel in the assigned location

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop work schedules for Security Officers in assigned plant in line with the approved security plan and program.
  • Conduct a physical inspection/ review of the plant to identify potential security incidences.
  • Ensure the plant’s facilities, assets, installations, and personnel are secure in compliance with approved security policies and procedures.
  • Respond to security requests/ emergency situations and take adequate steps to resolve security issues.
  • Oversee and direct the activities of Security Officers to ensure adherence to the defined work schedule.
  • Participate in relevant programs at the designated plant to nurture a security-conscious culture among employees.
  • Mobilize Security Officers to carry out detailed investigations of security incidents.
  • Deal with reports of suspicious or potential risk observations, and escalate to the Plant Director where necessary.
  • Coordinate the provision of first-level fire-fighting support in the incidence of fire breakout at the plant.
  • Ensure all security occurrences are properly documented and records maintained and reported.
  • Provide timely information to the Plant Director for the development and dissemination of security and incident reports.
  • Provide justification for the unit’s operating expenses and obtain the required approval.
  • Submit periodic activity reports to the Plant Director.
  • Liaises with other security agencies to ensure effective support to the company’s operations.
  • Articulates the training and logistics needs for the security Department’s optimal functions.
  • Forges strong and firm connections between departments by reducing friction.

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field

Work Experience:

  • Rank of Brigadier General in the Army or equivalent
  • 20 years experience in industrial security/Government Intelligence Agencies/Armed Forces.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Basic understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations, and legislation relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
  • A sound understanding of DCP’s security requirements and ability to deploy best-fit systems.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of security systems and law enforcement practices.
  • Sound knowledge of physical and security risk management approaches
  • Ability to think strategically and holistically
  • Very good problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to pay adequate attention to detail


  • Private Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development
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