Chief Security Officer at Mixta Africa

Mixta Africa is one of the first international and European groups to enter the Northern African Real Estate sector. Founded in April 2005, Mixta África specialises in property development projects in the African continent. The company was established with the objective of responding to the existing housing deficit in the African continent.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Security Officer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time


  • The ideal candidate will oversee safety and security and is responsible for protecting all company assets across all Mixta locations.
  • S/he will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing security operational plans in the Security Department.
  • He/She will work to improve the operations of security department and strengthen coordination, information sharing and surveillance activities across all Mixta Nigeria locations

Main Responsibilities

  • Planning, implementation and Coordination
  • Responsible for developing, planning and implementing a comprehensive security framework and architecture that covers all Mixta locations. This entails responsibility of security operation and coordination in the Company
  • Responsible for the development and design of proposals and budgets relating to security infrastructure across the facilities and buildings of the Company
  • Provide operational cover as and when required to support the security team on site:
  • Access control (Visitors/Contractors/Deliveries)
  • Carry out Stop and Search, (Vehicle/Personnel)
  • CCTV Monitoring.
  • CCTV routine operations.
  • Checking materials leaving site is correctly authorized.
  • Operation of site weighbridge and tracking systems • Control entry to site vehicles and pedestrians
  • Emergency Rules followed in accordance to the security function
  • Investigate incidents such as accidents and thefts and send reports to relevant business units
  • Inspection of fence line and general site surroundings on a regular basis
  • Lone workers monitored.
  • Maintenance of records and log books
  • Monitoring of site plant, intruder & fire alarms.
  • Operation of site communications equipment.
  • Opening and monitoring of all gates.
  • Police liaison.
  • Site Patrolling and reporting.
  • Unlock and lock of ad hoc areas when requested.
  • Provide relevant information (Security Advice) to staff on the current security situation in the country
  • Provide weekly security reports and debriefs to Management
  • Organize armed security as the need arises for any local travel

Standard Operating Procedure:

  • Develop and Implement standardized Security and Physical Safety SOP for all Mixta locations taking into consideration the peculiarities of each business/location
  • Complete and disseminate Assignment Instructions /Standard Operating and Emergency Procedures reviews and updates across all Mixta locations and facilities
  • Complete general roster management
  • Lead safety and security compliance in all Mixta locations and ensure policies and procedures regarding security in these locations are up-to-date and applied consistently and effectively.
  • Regular Security training and debrief
  • Reinforce Health & Safety protocols on all Mixta locations
  • Fire Marshall
  • Liaising with the Admin Unit to ensure ordering of Uniforms & PPE as and when required.

Experience & Education

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in the Social Sciences or a related field required.
  • At least 12 years’ experience in a Security Services role with specific focus on Security & Safety Management
  • Prior extensive work experience in a law enforcement agency and proven network of strong contacts/alliances with law enforcement agencies will be an added advantage
  • Masters, /Professional certification from a recognised Institute will be an added advantage.

Skills, Attributes & Functional Skills:

  • Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the design and execution of a Security and Safety strategy across multiple locations
  • Proven and demonstrated competence in developing and executing Safety and Security strategic initiatives
  • Good research, data gathering, intelligence, surveillance and analytical skills
  • Excellent grasp of MS Office Suite and Power BI
  • Appreciable grasp of critical and complex security issues in the Real Estate and Hospitality sector
  • Must possess exceptional attention to detail.

Generic Skills:

  • Good organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Should possess strong written, communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to multitask, manage time, prioritize to meet tight deadlines
  • Exhibit high level of initiative and proactivity
  • Great team player, but also the ability to work independently to meet team objectives.
  • Self-starter, self-motivated, and metrics-driven

Application Closing Date
15th May, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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