Job Vacancy: Facilities and Security Coordinator

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Job Vacancy: Job title: Facilities and Security Coordinator

Job description: Company DescriptionHusk Power Systems (“Husk”) is an award-winning clean energy company serving rural India and Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2023, it was named “World’s Best Challenger Brand” in the energy industry and is a 3-time Global Cleantech 100 company. The company’s AI-powered rural energy platform provides 24/7 renewable power to rural households, commercial customers, institutions, and small factories. It also delivers a range of other products and services, including e-commerce and credit financing of branded appliances for home and commercial use, as well as community-based solutions for e-mobility and the agricultural value chain. Husk’s mission is to supercharge economic growth and social well-being in rural communities that are unserved and underserved.Husk ValuesHonesty and Integrity; Act with discipline and integral to your job; Respect each other; Respect Human rights within our responsibility and contractual obligations. Frugal Innovation, Quality and Reliability; Respect for environment, health, and safety. Excellence as an attitude; We shall align perception to a common understanding of performance rating and measures., We > I, Fail Fast and Learn Faster Continuous Learning.Husk is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion and welcomes all applicants regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, or religion. Husk is committed to improving gender balance within its teams in Nigeria and globally. Female candidates are therefore highly encouraged to apply even if not all requirements are met.BenefitsHusk offers flexible working conditions with employee benefits that are in line with global best practices. These include clear career growth planning, transparent annual review processes that are gender inclusive, maternity, and paternity leave, gender-inclusive workplace conditions, family health insurance, and frequent training to assist the employees to grow in and to the next roles. Husk does not believe in micromanagement and encourages its employees to have a healthy work-life balance hence giving them the freedom to manage their workload to be compatible with their life.Job DescriptionPosition Name: Facilities & Security CoordinatorDivision / Function: Facility & Security ManagementLocation of the Job: Lafia, NigeriaReports to: Assistant Manager, HR & Admin with a dotted line to the Country DirectorRole SummaryHusk is seeking a Facilities and Security Coordinator to join the growing team in Nigeria. This individual will play an integral role in ensuring the timely implementation of all activities to ensure proper facilities management as well as lead all security engagements across Husk Minigrids and Potential Minigrids. We are looking for someone who has experience within the Nigerian context and understands the need to ensure that facility and security management requirements are coordinated efficiently.The individual should also be passionate about contributing to solving one of Nigeria’s most critical challenges – energy access deficit and supporting the growth of the Husk business in Nigeria. This position provides the opportunity to join a growing team that is changing the face of rural electrification in many countries in Asia and Africa, including India, Tanzania, Nigeria, etc.Key ResponsibilitiesGeneral

  • Responsible for all physical security and risk vulnerability inspections, evaluations, and recommendations for employee/equipment movement across locations.
  • Overall responsibility for advising the top management on all applicable security engagements.
  • Coordinate site maintenance activities to ensure a safe and clean working environment.
  • Coordinate timely responses on facility, security, and maintenance updates and requests.

Facility Management

  • Develop and implement procedures for managing all Husk Nigeria facilities and locations, ensuring efficient and timely action is taken for required remediation as necessary.
  • Review facilities’ designs and advise on locations for holding sensitive materials.
  • Overall responsibility for facility management and engagement with employees, stakeholders, and suppliers/vendors on best practices for ensuring facility maintenance is a priority.

Security Coordination

  • Conduct and report on security assessment on proposed locations prior to entry.
  • Act as the first point of contact with all security personnel at Husk locations for effective coordination of security within these locations
  • Train and supervise all field personnel on self-preservation basics and security awareness.
  • Participating in surveillance and recommending actions to avoid conditions conducive to security threats such as vandalism, terrorism, kidnapping or theft.
  • Access threats and security compromises of staff and equipment during field engagements between staff and various stakeholders and conduct proper de-escalation procedures.
  • Lead engagements with all relevant security agencies and community security apparatus.
  • Lead recommendations for best practices in efficiently mitigating theft, damage, and other security-related risks.
  • Overall responsibility for security coordination and journey management.

Administrative Support

  • Research and analyze security-related information from a variety of local and international media sources, in order to produce a formal weekly security update.
  • Ensuring that procedures and requests related to physical security are efficiently treated, such as: issuing/revoking access cards, regulating visits by consultants, subcontractors, etc., and coordinating alarm system operations.
  • Evaluate clearances for management and personnel according to the information and property they may access.
  • Ensure that contingency plans for Evacuation, Relocation, Hibernation, and Medical Evacuation are in place, disseminated, and adopted amongst relevant employees, including a detailed contextual assessment and regular sitreps.
  • Other admin-related tasks may be assigned from time to time.

QualificationsRequired Skills & Attributes

  • A degree in security studies, security management, facilities management, or a related degree.
  • A Postgraduate degree and/or related professional qualifications, a plus.
  • 4-7 years of experience in a similar role, within the power/telecoms/Oil & Gas etc.
  • Experience engaging with stakeholders in core rural locations is highly desired.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to interact with stakeholders, senior management, and law enforcement.
  • Ingenuity and persistence to obtain case information not readily available with an eye for detail.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Good organizational skills needed to manage a high volume of assigned cases.
  • Knowledge of the relevant regulations, safety protocols, maintenance planning/scheduling, and investigation methods.
  • Display good interviewing and interrogation skills along with the capability of drafting reports.
  • Honest and ethical with high levels of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Fair knowledge of field security and Fraud Mitigation.
  • Excellent skills with MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint plus information analysis/reporting skills
  • The ability to communicate fluently in Hausa is highly desired.
  • Must be able to live and work out of Lafia and in/around rural off-grid locations where Husk has its assets and potential asset locations.
  • Has a collaborative attitude and the ability to drive that through across other business units and work functions.
  • Should possess knowledge of applicable regulations, customer and personal service, administration, and management.

Additional InformationLocation and Travel

  • This role is based in Nasarawa, Nigeria, and requires frequent travel to Husk Minigrids/Potential Minigrids locations for business-related goals.

SalaryNGN200,000 to NGN500,000, based on experience.Women candidates are encouraged to apply.DISCLAIMER:This description indicates the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as the essential functions a person must be able to perform to do this job. It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.Husk Power Energy Systems and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and make employment decisions on the basis of merit and business need. We hire without consideration of race, colour, religion, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law.

Location: Lafia, Nasarawa State

Job date: Mon, 18 Mar 2024 23:31:18 GMT

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