Chief Security Officer in Lagos, Nigeria

Security and Investigations
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Devise policies and procedures regarding areas such as business continuity planning, loss prevention and fraud prevention, and privacy.



  • Oversee and coordinate security efforts across the company, including information technology, human resources, communications, legal, facilities management and other groups.
  • Identify security initiatives and standards.
  • Oversee network of vendors and directors who secure the company's assets.
  • Oversee safeguarding of intellectual property and computer systems.
  • Develop procedures to ensure physical safety of employees and visitors.
  • Manage the development and implementation of global security policy, standards, guidelines and procedures.
  • Ensure security is maintained and updated.
  • Create workplace violence awareness and prevention programs.
  • Implement video surveillance.
  • Prioritize security initiatives.
  • Develop network access and monitoring policies.
  • Maintain relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement and other related government agencies.
  • Develop emergency procedures and incident responses.
  • Investigate security breaches.
  • Implement disciplinary procedures.
  • Conduct audits to find holes in security platform.
  • Develop risk management assessments.
  • Create global security policy, standards, guidelines and procedures to ensure ongoing maintenance of security.



  • Bachelor's degree or HND in a related field such as business or Computing.
  • Specific certifications in IT security or particular technological programs may also be necessary. Chief security officers providing physical security might need a background in law enforcement or criminal justice.
  • In general, a chief security officer should have excellent communication, persuasion and public-speaking skills. He or she will need to build relationships quickly and should possess a quick analytical mind and a decisive.
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