Project Security Manager at Workforce Group

Workforce Group is in need of qualified applicants for the vacant position of a Project Security Manager. Check below for the full details of the position:

  • Job Title: Project Security Manager

  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Kaduna


At Workforce Group, we go beyond narrowly defined client issues, beyond conventional wisdom, beyond the expected, to create opportunities for our clients, candidates, colleagues, collaborators, and community.

Through a network of diversified but highly complementary lines of businesses we have helped some of the most important and exciting organizations on the continent find the critical talent, access cutting edge advice and get innovative support they require to grow in a challenging market.

We support businesses and organizations of varying size, structure and maturity across diverse sectors such as Technology, Telecoms, Oil & Gas, Financial Services, Third Sector, FMCG etc. to enhance business performance, optimise for growth and achieve exceptional results. Our ground-breaking Zone Tech Park offers startups and established companies that the cutting-edge facilities, technology and business expertise they need to break out and thrive.

Workforce Group - Project Security Manager


Purpose of the Job

  • Provide adequate security protection of all personnel and assets in the Kudenda Upgrade Project.

Key Accountabilities

  • Organize and oversee all security operations at the project site.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to maintain security standards in the project sites.
  • Provide surveillance and emergency response.
  • Proper documentation of all items received for the project as well as the issuance.
  • Manage all Security functions, activities, and accommodation in the company’s Guest Houses/Hotels for the project team.
  • Ensure security of lives and properties in project sites.
  • Coordinate pick up and drop off the project team members.
  • Develop and implement security/safety policies, protocols, and procedures.
  • Control budgets for security operations and monitor expenses.
  • Supervise security operatives and guards.
  • Attend meetings with the project installation teams to determine operational needs.
  • Plan and coordinate security operations for specific project events/requests.
  • Organise weekend outings for the project team members with the approval of the Manager.
  • Coordinate project personnel when responding to emergencies and alarms.
  • Review reports on incidents and breaches to the Manager.
  • Investigate and resolve security and safety issues.
  • Assess security situations within and around Kaduna State and respond to security situations accordingly.
  • Ensure the safety of staff and customers within the project sites
  • Perform security process evaluations and inspections.
  • Create reports for management on security/Safety status.
  • Identify and protect company assets through the development and implementation of security protocols.
  • Ensure staff compliance to security procedures and guidelines.
  • Respond to security alerts outside the project working hours.
  • Supervise evacuation of approved scraps by scrap buyers from project site.

VIP Escort:

  • Provide Escort Services for all project teams from outside Kaduna.
  • Provide armed escort for visiting expatriates and other VIPs.
  • Ensures no expatriates go out without your knowledge for any reason.
  • Updates the manager and CSM weekly expatriates’ status.
  • Monitor issuance of spares from the storage containers.
  • Daily vetting of container locks for integrity.          

Recruitment and Selection Criteria
Level of Education:

  • Qualification: B.Sc.
  • Field of Education: Social Science / Engineering.
  • Experience: Retired Police Officer, Corporate Security personnel


  • Hausa & English (Compulsory)

Behavioural Competence:
African Managerial (Core) Competencies:

  • Flexibility
  • Integrity
  • Management Empathy
  • Applied Learning
  • Numerical ability

Functional Competencies:

  • Practical Creativity
  • In-depth knowledge of security procedures and surveillance equipment
  • Leadership
  • Commitment
  • Ability to coordinate responses to security breaches and threats.


  • Delegation
  • Strategic thinking
  • Analytical thinking/problem solving
  • Decision making
  • Creativity/Innovation
  • Teamwork

Application Closing Date: Not Specified.

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