Factory Security Manager
British American Tobacco
Jhelum, PK
6d ago

Purpose Statement :

Develop and implement proactive and efficient measures to mitigate identified risks and provide comprehensive security service of the highest quality, ensuring that threats to Factory personnel, and assets are properly identified, evaluated and countered in a timely and cost effective manner.

Principal Accountabilities :

1. Operational / Professional / Business

Develops and implements installation specific policies, procedures, standards, training and methods for identifying and protecting information, personnel, property, facilities, operations, or material from unauthorized disclosure, misuse, theft, assault, vandalism, product tampering, espionage, sabotage, or loss at following locations :

  • Akora Khattak & Jhelum Factory
  • Factory Residences
  • Prized Leaf warehouses in Akora Khattak
  • Leaf Area Depots
  • Ensures accounting, sealing and dispatch of finished goods transport under proper security escort.
  • Directs the initiation of proactive facility assessments and surveys and based on results of trends and survey results, recommends corrective measures.
  • Act as coordinator of BCP of factory and as secretary of Factory Crisis Management Committee.
  • Provides advice for the design, development and maintenance of Factory Emergency Preparedness Program.
  • Conducts enquiries / investigations of security incidents / breaches with a view to determining facts, identifying weaknesses, drawing appropriate and supportable conclusions and making recommendations to prevent recurrence.
  • Prepares procedures to secure proprietary information of the company and develops methodologies to ensure compliance with policies and procedures, including IT (in coordination with IT manager), by all.
  • Participates in the definition of physical security system standards, required upgrades, maintenance and day to day operation of all security systems through system integrators or internal resources, with the goal of minimal business disruption as the result of failed or improperly configured systems.
  • Provides security advice during planning and execution of factory level corporate events and visits by dignitaries and VIP guests of the organization to ensure a safe environment.
  • Performs role of fire master at factory level and ensures preparedness of the factory security outfit to meet fire situations in a professional and apt manner.
  • Management
  • Monitors performance and assignments of security personnel and makes sporadic inspections to ensure they are properly equipped, trained and fulfilling their duties in compliance with company policies.
  • Manages the capital and security expense budget for assigned security setups / factories.
  • Devises and co-ordinates appropriate security awareness training in respect of nominated personnel employed within factory.
  • Plans, develops and manages the corporate Emergency Preparedness / Disaster Recovery programs for the company under senior management direction.
  • Ensures that security service providers adhere to contractual obligations and provide the highest quality security services to the factory.
  • Ensures that mitigation plans pertaining to risks to factory operations are properly documented in a risk register, tested and updated on a regular basis.
  • Assists management in handling matters pertaining to local government agencies / authorities
  • Additional Information : Context / Environment :

    Context / Environment :

  • Tensions along the Afghan border and continuing low-level insurgency in Balochistan have added to internal security problems of the country.
  • Suicide bombings are a new ominous phenomenon capable of causing devastation in any part of the country.
  • Police and security forces remain hard-pressed to control religio-political extremists, lawlessness, tribal unruliness and militant groups.
  • Periodic outbursts of ethnically and religiously driven violence, often exacerbated by underworld turf wars occur frequently.
  • The law and order situation in the country has taken a plunge for the worst fuelled by unemployment, corruption and an ineffective and slow judicial system.
  • Dacoities, assaults, car and mobile thefts, kidnappings and homicide statistics have shown an upward trend of between 20 to 30 percent over the last few months.

  • The function operates in factories with unionized environment with large number of contract employees taken on during leaf processing season.
  • Both the unionized and contract workers come from rural background, hold conservative / religious mindset, are mostly illiterate / semi-

    illiterate, are not very security conscious and hence there is a need for constant extra vigilance by the function and awareness training for the workers.

    Knowledge, Skills & Experience :

    Competencies

    Professionalism - Excellent knowledge of security management combined with solid background of security specialization; ability to effectively deal with stress factor when encountered in security management.

    Technology awareness -Good computer skill.

    Leadership - Demonstrated leadership skills; ability to make quick decisions in emergencies or when rapid response is required.

    Preference to corporate security experience.

    Education

    Bachelor’s Degree preferably in business administration / security management or alternatively a recognized international security certification with a bachelors degree in political / social science or international relations.

    Work Experience

    A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in security with extensive command or leadership experience.

    Proven crisis management capabilities are an asset, with regards to corporate organizations.

    Key Success Factor : Working Relationships

    Internal :

  • All functions of the Factory
  • Secretary of Factory Crisis Management Committee
  • Business Continuity Manager
  • External :

  • Local Police authority
  • Local Security managers of MNCs
  • Local Intelligence Agencies
  • Management of guarding companies
  • District administration
  • Local authorities
  • Mutual Assistance Programs (fire,industrial action etc)
  • If you have the talent and motivation to help us succeed you’ll find we are equally committed to helping you reach your full potential too.

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