Chief Security Officer

Job Description

Lashibi Funeral Homes & Crematorium the premier funeral home in Ghana is currently recruiting to fill the following position Chief Security Officer

The holder of this role takes full responsibility for the safety and security of all persons and goods belonging to/present on the funeral home premises.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan direct and supervise security activity on the funeral home premises.
  • Overseeing the daily operations of the company to identify potential security risks and room for improvements.
  • Reviewing existing security measures and updating protocols as needed.
  • Manage electronic security systems – CCTV, alarms etc.
  • Supervise and continuously train security officers to ensure safety of people and property on site.
  • Ensure implementation and adherence to all safety protocols and procedures.
  • Maintain proper records of movement of persons and goods into and out of the premises with particular attention to the reception and departure of bodies.
  • Maintain strict protocols regarding access to deceased, unplanned/unauthorised family gathering etc. while displaying a great amount of tact.
  • Maintain a good relationship with local security agencies, Police Service, Fire Service etc.
  • Determine requirements for additional/third party security arrangements.
  • Investigate security breaches and report to Management as well as security reports on a monthly basis.
  • Fostering a culture of security and safety awareness for all staff through training sessions and informal interactions with staff.
  • Managing, evaluating, and resolving any security incidents or breaches.
  • Ensuring that the company’s security policies comply with the Countries laws and legislations.
  • Presenting risk assessments and improved security policies to management team members.

Required Skills or Experience

Education and Experience
  • Minimum of a diploma certificate
  • At least 5 years working in Security at a Senior Level
  • Strong security credentials backed by relevant experience from a recognised National or Other Security Agency.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Provide leadership for security officers.
  • Good interpersonal skills and empathy toward LFHL clients
  • Strong eye for detail, analytical, quick and sound decision-making ability
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Possess the necessary tact, respect and empathy while being firm.
  • Physically fit and within a healthy weight range.
  • Integrity and the ability to act responsibly and ethically.

How To Apply

Applicants should send applications to . The deadline for receiving applications is Friday 19th May 2023. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.