Physical Security Manager / Maritime Port Security Officer (Filled)

West Africa, Equatorial Guinea
Position Reference Number: EGPHYSECAF
$100,000 - $115,000 Base Range, Mid to High $100s package
Relocation Package: Yes
Job Type: Full-Time
Required Education: Bachelor Preferred

Job Description has been engaged by one of the world's largest energy (Oil & Gas) companies to recruit a physical security manager for one of their International locations in Africa. This position is responsible for the development, implementation, validation, exercise and management of physical and technical security protection programs and procedures. This position protects business personnel and Capital assets, serves as the Host Nation Liaison, develops and implements security limited scope performance testing programs, national employee development and all associated security initiatives to protect shore-side facilities, terminal areas, maritime exclusion zones, work boats transit and platform assets, business operations, production storage areas and company housing.Specific responsibilities include:development, implementation and maintenance of industry-best security plans;Conduct and oversee periodic internal security self-assessments;Global Security and Host Nation;Meet quarterly with Host Nation officials to discuss site security progress;Global Security and Host Nation; Meet quarterly with Host Nation officials to discuss site security progress;Update joint short timeline emergency response plans and procedures with Host Nation; Coordinate / implement the evacuation plan as needed; Interface with US Embassy representatives; Develop and maintain a barrier protection plan;Interface with Corporate Global Security regularly; Develop and maintain vehicular and personnel access control procedures including Random Anti-Terrorism search measures; Interface with Host Nation Naval authorities; Manage a security staff that includes in excess of 150 unarmed local Host Nation security guards and their expatriate supervisors. Many perks and benefits accompany this job.  Company housing is provided along with special dinners, group trips, food, travel expenses, etc.  This is an abbreviated job description. A full corporate job description will be provided t o selected candidates. Spouses are welcome to join the employee hired for this position but there are no accommodations for school-aged children.

Job Requirements

The desired candidate will be a business-savvy physical security manager who excels at managing large numbers of people through supervisors and who also excels at managing multi-million dollar budgets.  Candidates will demonstrate leadership experience that qualifies them to provide direction to expatriate staff.  Candidates will demonstrate the following:Intimate knowledge of graded protection programs;Intimate knowledge of Security Vulnerability Assessment programs; Ability to accurately and efficiently document all plans, procedures and findings;Highly articulate and will have outstanding written communication skills;Ability to interface with Host Nation officials;Maritime security experience including International Shipping & Port Security regulations and procedures; Intimate knowledge of security limited scope performance testing programs;Knowledge of Site Security plan development and implementation; Knowledge of Security Event Response Plan development and implementation;Knowledge of international oil & gas, upstream exploration or international refining operations is strongly preferred;Experience with security systems (Intrusion Detection Systems, CCTV, Duress, Lenel Access Control, Multi-Site Loss Prevention), etc. Candidates who have prior military / international law enforcement background combined with more recent corporate security experience are appreciated. This position will interface directly with Cabinet level government officials regularly so professionalism, cultural sensitivity, patience and understanding are a must. The person selected will have to build relationships with government officials intimately involved in our client's operations. A CPP designation is appreciated. Bi-Lingual in Spanish / English is a plus. The following certifications are preferred: American Petroleum Institute Vulnerability Assessment certification, International Shipping and Port Security – Facility Security Officer Protection, Office of Infrastructure Protection – Critical Infrastructure Protection Specialist (Incident Command System), Master Anti-Terrorism Specialist Certification. Africa Security Job, Global Security Job, Internatioanl Security Job, Physical Security Job, Physical Security Management Job, Security Leadership Job, Oil & Gas Security Job, Maritime Security Job, Port Security Job,