Security Manager Job Description

March 8, 2010 | By More

Security Manager Job Profile and Description

The role of a Security Manager of an organization or facility is a combination of Security Administrator, Consultant and Security Advisor. He is responsible for overseeing the safety of the personnel, security of material and information of an organization from physical assault, fraud, industrial espionage/sabotage and arson by competitors or terrorists.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Is overall Administrator of the Security environment who reports to the Management.
  • Maintains close liaison with the Company providing the Security Unit.
  • Plans, directs, and ensures implementation of comprehensive security systems for protection of individuals, commercial and industrial establishments under his responsibility.
  • Plans and directs installation of electronic security systems, such as CCTV surveillance, entry controls, burglar alarms, smoke detectors and outdoor perimeter and microwave alarms.
  • Conducts surprise security drills to check the efficiency of all security measures.
  • Plans and directs personal security and safety of personnel of the organization.
  • Plans and coordinates safety of client during tours/travel with the Security Unit of the establishment.
  • Investigates crimes committed against client such as fraud, robbery, arson, and patent infringement.
  • Notifies client of security weaknesses and implements procedures for handling, storing, safekeeping, and destroying classified materials.
  • Organizes periodic training cadres to all security and administrative personnel dealing with the security of the establishment.

Skills and Specifications

  • Should have in-depth knowledge of Security Environment and security hazards.
  • Should have undergone appropriate training in Senior Security Management.
  • Is preferably a former member of National Guard, Police Force or Federal Agency.

Education & Qualifications

  • College under-graduate in Public Administration.
  • At least 5+ years of experience as Senior Manager dealing in management, administrative policy and security.



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