Security Manager

at SILA Security & Safety
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 8, 2020
Category Management
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


SILA Security & Safety is a first class licensed private security company that is officially

registered and based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. We are a client-focused and result

driven private security firm that provides broad-based security services at an affordable


Sila Security and Safety is looking for an energetic, dynamic and highly professional Security Manager to manage the overall aspect of security projects being implemented by Sila Security and Safety in Ethiopia.


Plans, designs and produces security solutions while managing all project delivery elements within time limits and budget
Responsible for developing and implementing security control policies and procedures for different clients.
Manages the overall activities of security staff members and equipment
Achieves maximum profitability and over-all success by controlling costs and quality of service.
Completes weekly/monthly schedules: Schedule employees as necessary to ensure adequate and consistent levels of security service.
Supervises weekly/monthly schedules: Schedule staff as necessary to ensure adequate and consistent levels of service
Submit security reports on a regular basis to the management of the organization and give professional advice when required.
Responsible for interviewing and hiring security guards, vendors, selecting and ordering materials, negotiating rates, coordinating the sequence of events as it relates to security services
Liaises with clients to identify their security needs and to ensure customer satisfaction
Provides security feedback and periodic reports to stakeholders
Proposes ideas to improve provided security services
Ensures compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations
Specifies staff requirements and coordinate their activities
Cooperates with marketing and PR to promote and publicize safety concerns
Proactively handle any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on the event day
Conducts pre- and post – security evaluations and report on outcomes
Research market, identifies security services opportunities and generate interest
Offers security advisory and consultancy services to clients
Measure and track department's success regularly
Create report and present KPIs
Adhere to company's rules and regulations
Other task assigned by line manger
Job Requirements

Requirements and Qualifications

Education in security administration and other related studies and certifications
Experience in military, police and other security sector is desired
10 + years of experience as security manager or similar role
5 + years of experience with security protocols and procedures
Previous leadership experience in the security industry
Excellent communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and leadership skills
Ability to navigate under minimal supervisor
Ability to prioritize and manage a high-volume workload in a fast-paced work environment.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and other basic computer applications.
Experience living and working in Ethiopia.
Fluency in written and spoken English and Amharic

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