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Job Title: Security and Anti-Counterfeit Manager

Location: Nigeria  

Recruiter: Hamilton Lloyd and Associates

Our client is a global Pharmaceutical. The Nigerian office has decided to start the search for a Security and Anti-Counterfeit Manager.

Reporting: GM, (Regional Security Director on technical and policy)

PURPOSE: To advice, co-ordinate and implement action plans on a range of security issues for which the job holder has direct accountabilities by effectively utilizing internal and external resources as appropriate.


•   Advise the GM on security strategies and plan mitigation measures to protect personnel and business operations.

•   Be responsible for physical security operations in Nigeria and other North East Africa (NEA) countries as determined.

•   Be responsible for anti-counterfeit actions in Nigeria and NEA countries as determined.

•   Follow security guidelines in providing people protection (PEVAC, business travellers, expatriates, local employees), asset protection, information management, anti-counterfeiting, as detailed in the attached Job Profile.

•   Perform local protocol and movement logistics operations

Additional Information:

Decision making – Accountabilities;

•   Prompt resolution of all security issues raised or identified. Up to date contact details of all relevant security agencies.

•   Basic understanding of company guidelines by security reports and other company employees. Feedback from stakeholders elicits satisfactory responses

•   Carry out periodic security reviews to ensure all security activities adhere to group and company policies

•   Prompt and effective response to all emergency situations and remedial actions taken to mitigate loss.

•   Provide periodic reports on crime trends and develop appropriate counter measures

•   Prompt and detailed security reports and maintenance of appropriate data to inform decision making.

•   Liaise with Competent Authorities to protect the company’s interests.

•   Detailed security review submitted and signed off

•   Detailed and satisfactory information regarding utilization of all allocated resources in place.

Role Related Expertise at selection – Qualifications, skills and knowledge required:

•   Preferably a Degree in Security Management, Criminal Justice or related fields.

•   Must have at least 5 years’ experience in a supervisory or management position in police or military security operations; additional experience in private sector security is a distinct advantage.

•   Possession of specialized skills in coping with threats in a hostile environment, such as hostage negotiation, journey management, emergency evacuation procedures, designing security protection and alarm systems, are highly sought after.

•   Demonstrated knowledge of the security environment in Nigeria and ability to liaise with competent authorities, including in anti-counterfeiting investigations are prerequisites.

•   Ability to work with stakeholders in private sector and civil society organizations to strengthen networking to safeguard the company’s interests is required.

•   Exhibits a high level of initiative, confidentiality & commitment

•   A high level of decision making, objectivity, creativity & Integrity

•   Has strong people skills

•   Excellent Interpersonal & leadership skills are also required

•   Sound IT knowledge/skills to generate operate and run reports in the following packages word perfect, excel and power point

•   Due to the peculiar nature of the Security function, it is imperative that the jobholder can adapt to changes as and when necessary

•   Possession of a valid driving permit is a necessity.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should apply online or forward CV’s to

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