Security Coordinator Job at SPIE Oil & Gas Services

SPIE Oil & Gas Services (part of the SPIE Group) provides a complete range of services to some of the world’s largest oil and gas companies through its network of offices in 25 countries across Africa, the Middle-East and Asia-Pacific.

Our turnover has more than doubled in the last few years thanks to the dedication of our 4,000 employees to whom we give training, recognition, and genuine opportunities for career development. In order to support this growth, SPIE Oil & Gas Services is always seeking talented individuals to join its teams.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Security Coordinator (M/F)

Job Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Full Time

Purpose of the Role

  • The Security Coordinator (SC) will report to the Security Manager (SM), working within the Security Management Section of the organization, and will assist in the delivery of the organization’s security strategy to reduce risk and respond to any threats.
  • The SC will provide active day-to-day supervision and guidance to the organization’s contracted security guard force ( Civil & Armed Guards), ensuring the effective manned guarding service delivery to top standards.


  • The main point of contact for the SM, taking a leading role in the delivery of a range of manned guarding services and to provide essential resilience to the Security Management Team during times of increased threat.
    To provide hands-on, day-to-day leadership, supervision and direction to the contracted security guard force and to liaise with the SM on contractor’s management team.
  • Under direction of the SM, to provide an out of hours response to security incidents, assisting in the coordination of security resources and management of any emergency response.
  • To monitor and report to the SM security breaches and security related incidents, and assisting with post breach/incident management.
  • To manage the organization’s guard room, ensuring security policy is adhered to and the operational effectiveness of all procedural, physical and technical security measures is maintained at all times.
  • To ensure all official security records and paperwork is administered effectively.
  • To coordinate and administer duty rosters for the contracted security guard force across the site and mobile patrol teams.
  • To coordinate and administer the activities of armed guards (MOPOLS) on escorts, guard post manning and any other protective services required.
  • To identify and report faults within security systems to the SM in a timely manner, monitoring remedial action accordingly.
  • To administer all necessary paperwork to allow timely and accurate financial forecasting on behalf of both the contracted guard force and organization, including guard leave, timesheets, overtime and requests for additional guards and other resources.
  • To develop and deliver training to the contracted security guard force to improve personal standards and ensure a robust, effective and coordinated response to incidents.
  • To maintain an accurate inventory of security equipment, ensuring all equipment is in satisfactory working order.
  • To provide back-up to SM duties during times of SM absence.


  • At least 2 years of experience supervising or managing a large security guard force or 5 years experience of providing manned guarding services
  • Exceptional leadership skills and ability to command respect
  • Must have a good knowledge of the operating base and environs – Port Harcourt.
  • Must have a good knowledge of IT systems and be able to use MS Office
  • Able to write reports efficiently and on time
  • Good attention to detail
  • Able to think innovatively and be prepared to make decisions
  • A good knowledge of fleet management and logistics support is an advantage.
  • Able to work out of hours when required.