Security Manager

Heritage Energy

Join our team in Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited – (HEOSL)


Role: Security Manager

Role Summary

The Security Manager will report directly to the General Manager – Operations Integrity and would have accountability to execute Heritage Energy Operational Service Limited (HEOSL) strategy to create and maintain a secure and stable environment for all personnel, assets, and infrastructure within Nigeria.


The role’s responsibility will span:

  • Strategic Security Planning:
    • Implement a dynamic risk-based and intelligence-based organizational security strategy.
    • Identify and mitigate potential threats to personnel, assets and infrastructure, proactively providing intelligence feedback to HEOSL management.
    • Define measurable security goals and risk reduction targets to track progress and effectiveness.
  • Performance Management and Oversight:
    • Maintain strict accountability for security Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
    • Ensure adherence to optimum security standards and practices, and promptly address any gaps.
    • Manage and supervise the performance of the engaged security and access control personnel.
    • Provide daily and monthly security reports outlining activities, incidents, and risk assessments.
  • External Engagements and Relations:
    • Secure and nurture the support of government security forces and agencies (including, but not limited to, the Military, State Security Service, and Police Force) for HEOSL operations.
    • Collaborate with Community Relations Department and other relevant host community stakeholders to maintain a secure, collaborative and conducive operating environment.
    • Ensure community involvement in security initiatives, where appropriate, adhering to the Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU) and maximizing utilization of indigenous personnel.
  • Information Gathering and Technology Integration:
    • Establish and maintain overt and covert information gathering structures to anticipate and respond to direct and indirect security threats.
    • Explore and implement relevant technologies to enhance security effectiveness and efficiency.

Critical Competencies

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in security management within the oil & gas, mining, construction, or allied sector.
  • Minimum of a university degree or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement comprehensive security strategies.
  • Proficiency in security risk assessment methodologies and reporting tools.
  • Strong understanding of community engagement and conflict resolution techniques.
  • Proven experience in managing and motivating diverse teams of security personnel.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills.


Additional Notes

  • This job description is not exhaustive and may be subject to change.
  • Role is based out of Warri, Delta State, with travel required based on business needs.
  • Preferred candidates should have hands-on onshore/offshore security experience.
  • HEOSL is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, or disability status.

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