Security Manager

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British American Tobacco

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Job Type

Full Time





Description :

Role purpose:

To advise the LEX Manager on an ongoing basis on:

  • The current security situation, including criminality, in the country as a whole; and
  • Any specific threats to company personnel, assets and information and business operations/activities, as soon as these are known.



  • Provide the input and advice necessary for the development, review and updating of the security element of contingency plans throughout the Company.
  • Provide briefings for international staff/visitors on ‘in-country’ security issues and on the security situations prevailing in the country.
  • Conduct any security enquiry, investigation and survey/review in relation to any aspect of security.  The aim of such enquiry, investigation and survey/review being to determine what happened, identify any weaknesses, draw appropriate and supportable conclusions and make recommendations to prevent any recurrence.
  • Investigate all work serious accidents and illness or environmental incidences in compliance with the British American Tobacco reporting procedures.
  • Formulate, propose, implement and revise when necessary, the security policy for the Company
  • Formulate, direct and supervise security procedures for the protection of:
    • Company personnel/families/visitors.
    • Tobacco products in respect of their storage and distribution.
    • Company assets, information, property and business operations activities.
  • Ensure that a report, in standard format, is submitted monthly to the Area Security Manager.
  • Ensure that security procedures within BAT Zimbabwe are according to British American Tobacco Policies and Best Practice and adequately protect company personnel, assets, business operations/activities and intellectual property/information throughout the area.
  • Devise and co-ordinate appropriate security officer training.
  • Compile and agree security budget and manage within them.
  • Ensure that complete, accurate and fully referenced records are kept and maintained for EHS related licenses, permits, inventories, measurements and data arising from the day-to-day management of all EHS matters affecting the company, and to provide evidence of compliance or non-compliance to regulatory or company policies.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree in security management or social sciences
  • Minimum 6- 7 years of working experience
  • Professional qualification in security management
  • Prior experience with military/ police service
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cross functional
  • Previous experience in a management role would be a plus


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