Security Officer

July 14, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC)

Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) – Buoyed by a mission to redefine customer experience and be the provider of choice wherever energy is consumed, the Ikeja Electric (IE), Nigeria's largest power distribution network, came into existence on November 1st, 2013 following the handover of the defunct Power Holding Company Of Nigeria (PHCN) to NEDC/ KEPCO Consortium under the privatization scheme of the Federal Government of Nigeria.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Security Officer
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time
Reporting To: Security Supervisor
Role Purpose

This role is responsible for ensuring that an effective security coverage is provided at Business Unit.


Prepare security weekly postings timely for the outsourced guards and ensure that they are deployed to the beats to carry out security duties.
Conduct of weekly security activities for the outsourced guards – parade and review of previous security activities and issues on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 6 hours and 715 hours.
Conduct of quarterly general security parade and drills for outsourced security personnel from other Business Units on the last Saturday of the quarter between 8 hours – 1 hours.
Supervision and routine patrol of beats to ensure that the civil and armed guards deployed to the beats are on duty, in proper outfits and at alert.
Maintain and inspect regularly the appropriate duty registers – Log Book, Incident duty, Assets Movement, Vehicle Movement, Weekend/After Hour staff/Contractor and Office Key registers to ensure that they are properly kept.
Conduct of duty shift transition to ensure the full guard strength is deployed and report shortfalls.
Conduct and supervision of access control processes to ensure that unauthorized personnel and vehicles are not admitted into the facility during his tour of duty.
Supervise and ensure orderly parking of vehicles in and outside of the facility.
Ensure that access control systems and equipment – metal detectors, turnstiles, biometric access systems, emergency exit doors, fire alarm systems, signage and CCTV are functional and in proper use and report defects to your supervisor for immediate remedy.
Ensure compliance by all with access control procedures – screening and wearing of identity cards/tags.
Participate in the conduct of Fire drills and Emergency Evacuation procedures.
Report any security incidents, breach or security alerts that affects the security operation of IE business for immediate action.
Gather and inform your supervisor security intelligence on planned activities against the IE for proactive security action.
Follow up on reported security incidents with the Internal and External public as may be directed by your Supervisor.
Initiate security ideas and plans to assist in the protection of the assets of IE.
Comply with Quality Management System / Occupational Health & Safety requirements including objectives and applicable regulations relating to assigned jobs.
Assist in performing other duties and assignments as may be assigned by the CSO.

Minimum Dualifications

First Degree and professional security certification with at least 3 years’ experience
Broad-based experience and exposure in security matters (public law enforcement and industrial security practice).

Technical Competencies:

Security, Patrol & Enforcement
Security Operations
Workforce Engagement – Safety awareness and Culture Building
Security Management
Safety & Health Compliance

Behavioral Competencies:

Communication and Interpersonal Relations
Supervisory/Managerial Skills
Problem Solving and Decision Making
Managing Resources
Business Focus

Application Closing Date
31st July, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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