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Security manager, CSO, security specialist. 12 000
Job Type: Full-Time , open to relocation


From 0 to 2009
Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot Osurua, Ikot Ekpene.
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Regional Security Coordinator
MTN Nigeria Communications Limited
June 2011 - Present Day (6 years 1 month)
As a Regional Security Coordinator, I cover five states in the South West of Nigeria namely: Oyo, Osun, Ondo, Ekiti and Kwara States. My jobs include: • Executive Protection, escort scheduling and coordination in AOR. • Intelligence gathering and analysis for the purpose of ensuring the best protection level for MTNN Personnel and Assets. • Periodic threat and vulnerability assessment in order to help in advising staff and Management appropriately in AOR. • Investigation of all incidents • Implementation of approved SOPs in AOR. • Organization and delivering of Security Awareness Training to staff in AOR periodically and based on prevalent or perceived security threat. • Implementation of security policies and procedures. • Monitoring and ensuring that security service providers discharge their duties in accordance with their contracts with MTNN and as per the Service Level Agreement (SLA) with Security Services in AOR. • Liaison with security agencies in AOR in the best interest of MTNN. • Implementation of department’s standard quality control measure (SQCM) and KPIs in AOR. • Training of security staff in AOR, including security guards. • Ensuring high quality interdepartmental liaison in AOR. • Coordinating the security team in AOR in order to build teamwork, competencies and loyalty. • Security Report Writing. • Performing all other lawful duties that may be assigned to me in the course of my duty in my AOR.
Security Coordinator, Logistics Operation.
MTN Nigeria Communications Limited
July 2008 - May 2011 (2 years 11 months)

As a Security Coordinator in charge of Logistics Security Operations, I was responsible for the security of 22 B2B facilities and 7 Warehouses nationwide, including the Central Warehouse in Lagos. My jobs include:

  • Supply Chain Security Management – provision of armed security escorts for MTN stocks to various MTNN and Trade Partners’ locations to ensuring seamless and timely stocks delivery.
  • Security Policies and Procedures formulation/drafting for the consideration of the Senior Manager, National Security and enforcing the Implementation of the policies and procedures in the best interest of the business.
  • Gathering intelligence and carrying out regular security audit of the routes to ensure safe delivery of stocks to our B2Bs and Trade Partners.
  • Qualitative/analytical and Quantitative/statistical report writing (Security Metrics and Reporting).
  • Ensuring the security and safety of stocks and personnel in transit.
  • Ensuring strong and smooth working relationship with both internal and external security customers and stakeholders.
  • On-the-job training of security supervisors – Patrol, Control and Site Supervisors.
  • Rendering security support and advice to the Sales & Distribution – Logistics Operations, and managers and staff in AOR.
  • Intelligent gathering and analysis for the business interest of MTNN.
  • Periodic security survey of all the MTNN inventories (B2Bs) and warehouses nationwide.
  • Protection of MTNN and her Partners’ business.
  • Providing security awareness training for staff in AOR.
  • Carrying out general security duties as may be required by the business from time-to-time.
  • Making monthly, quarterly, biannually and yearly security reports to Security Management to support in security budget formulation.
Senior Security Supervisor
MTN Nigeria Communications Limited MTN Port Harcourt (under C & I Leasing PLC).
July 2007 - July 2008 (1 year 1 month)
  • Preparation of analytical and statistical reports of security operations in AOR and advising the national office accordingly.
  • Intelligence gathering and analysis.
  • Escort and Journey Management and Executive Protection scheduling and coordination in AOR.
  • Identifying, analyzing and advising staff on security and safety matters.
  • Implementation of approved policies and procedures.
  • Establishing Schedules for providing patrol duty.
  • Participating in the selection of security staff and training them.
  • Assisting in development of security policies, procedures, standard and directives and assists in communicating same in both verbal and written form.
  • Management of armed mobile policemen deployed to MTN Port Harcourt.
  • Management of Port Harcourt Region incident database.
  • Communication equipment management for PH Region.
  • Supervision of security staff (control supervisors, patrol supervisors and security guards).
  • National Crises Management Center (NCMC) coordinator – Acting capacity.
Security Supervisor and Administrator
MTN Nigeria Communications Limited, Port Harcourt (Under C&I Leasing PLC) .
May 2007 - June 2007 (2 months)
  • Senior Security Supervisor – Acting Capacity
  • Preparation of analytical and statistical report of security operation in area of operation.
  • Intelligence gathering and analysis.
  • Identifying, analyzing and advising staff on security and safety matter.
  • Implementation of approved policies and procedures.
  • Establishing Schedules for providing patrol duty.
  • Participating in the selection of security staff and training them.
  • Assisting in development of security policies, procedures, standard and directives and assists in communicating same in both written and writing.
  • Security Report writing.
Patrol Officer
MTN Nigeria Communications Limited
April 2001 - May 2007 (6 years 2 months)
  • Supervision of security guards at the BTS sites.
  • Supervision of patrol team including armed police men.
  • Protection of MTN assets.
  • Supervision of activities of staff in the warehouse/inventory to ensure that stocks are delivered to dealers/customers timely and accurately.
  • Security site survey before site built and surveillance operation as required.
  • Executive escort supervision.
  • Intelligence gathering and analysis.
  • Site supervisor in charge of PH Regional Office.
  • Maintenance of site incident data.
  • Report writing.
Security Coordintaor
Douglas ‘Veterans’ Security Limited, Port Harcourt.
August 1999 - April 2001 (1 year 8 months)
  • Attached to Schlumberger Groups Security Operations in Port Harcourt and environs.
  • Coordination of the general security and administrative operations of the company.
  • Site visitation and patrol.
  • Soliciting contracts for the company.
  • Representing the company in seminars and security meetings.
  • Acting PRO for the company.
  • Preparation of work schedule of the management staff and security operatives in our various clients’ locations.
  • Escort operations scheduling
  • Report writing.

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About Me

Sylvester is a versatile security professional with over 13 years of practical experience in Security Management and Operations. Currently, a Regional Security Coordinator with MTNN (the first and only Comapny in Nigeria with the enviable international award of Investors In People - IIP). Sylvester holds the following professional awards: Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Certified Information Security System Professional (CISSP) – Diploma in Access Control Domain, BTEC Level 4 award in Security Coordination and Management, Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM), Diploma in Security Study (DSS), Certified Protection Officer (CPO), Professional Diploma in Safety and Security Management, and many more like BurrilGreen of UK, ARC International of UK, School of Management and Security (SMS) of Nigeria, PAN African University (Lagos Business School - LBS), Nigeria, just to mention a few.