Chief Security Officer

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Job Description

PR24 Nigeria is a leading security and risk management company operating out of West Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Security Officer


Job Description

  • Security coordinators develop and implement the physical protection of the people and property of a business or residence.
  • They are generally behind the scenes and provide continuous monitoring of and feedback to, the security guards that actually provide visible protection. Tasks of a CSO include strategic planning, appropriate personnel placement and training of the staff of security guards.
  • You must also be able to effectively communicate your plans to members of management and staff.
  • Must know how to use a wide range of technical equipment and must have knowledge of safety procedures. You would often be required to communicate with local authorities, including police officers, firefighters, and emergency services.


  • Generally, CSO’s must have a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. Pertinent degrees include criminal justice or police science.
  • Equivalent experience may include tenure as a police officer or military service member or years of experience as a CSO.
  • Job experience as a security guard is important because of the necessary decision-making skills and knowledge base.
  • This is a position of authority so you must have good people skills and previous management experience.
  • Exhibit a strong physical and authoritative presence that will help deter criminal activities.
  • Recognize potentially dangerous situations and respond in the safest and most effective manner.
  • Investigate and remove trespassers and violators.
  • Conduct frequent security checks by patrolling the perimeter and grounds; remain vigilant for anything unusual or potentially threatening.
  • Develop, Coordinate and oversee the proper protective measures.
  • Write, maintain, and present detailed reports, noting any damages, theft, and/or other irregular activity.
  • Coordinate the security of the organization's premises.
  • Recruiting and training agents, using surveillance systems, developing and implementing security procedures.
  • Accomplishing security goals, leadership skills and knowledge of security operations, organizations and planning, attention to details, effective communication, and computer competence.


Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements


  • 5 years of relevant experience
  • Relevant certification
  • A recognized degree is an added advantage
  • Should have a commanding presence

Application Closing Date
26th October, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV (PDF formats only) to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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About PR24 Nigeria Limited
Job Summary
October 12, 2019
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 5years
October 26, 2019
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