Chief Security Officer (CSO)
- Lagos, NG
About Remedial Health
Remedial Health (YC W22) is a technology-based platform that aims to improve business to business access to medicines. The platform provides direct access to manufactured/registered distributor medicines to large and small healthcare retail businesses, including large pharmacies and remote chemist/PPMVs. Remedial Health uses technology to deliver just-in-time stock and provide financing and a wide selection of inventory to such retail business.
About The Role
This is a full-time on-site role for a Chief Security Officer located in Lagos. The Chief Security Officer will be responsible for the maintenance and management of all safety and security measures for the company. This will include the implementation of security policies and procedures, regular assessments of potential risks, and monitoring of security operations. The Chief Security Officer will be responsible for supervising security teams and coordinating with internal and external stakeholders as needed.
Develop and implement a comprehensive security framework to protect the company's assets and infrastructure.
Design and implement security policies, procedures and protocols to mitigate risks and maintain a secure environment.
Investigate and monitor incidents which includes conducting investigations, looking into root cause analysis and develop corrective actions.
Collaborating with cross-functional teams to assess risks, identify vulnerabilities and devise preventive measures.
Establish and maintain strong relationships with external stakeholders, such as regulatory bodies, law enforcement agencies and industry associations.
Lead security awareness programs and training initiatives to educate employees about best practices and potential threats.
Conduct regular security audits and risk assessments to identify vulnerabilities in and around the warehouse and ensure remedial health is in compliance with relevant regulations.
Preside as the head of the security team over all remedial health warehouses and the Head Quarter.
Work alongside the IT support to implement and manage security technologies.
Monitor security systems and networks for potential threats as well as oversee the management of physical security measures. These include access controls, CCTV systems, and security personnel.
Promptly investigating and mitigating every security incidence that is reported.
Develop and maintain incidence reports, response plans and ensuring timely and effective responses to security breaches.
Manage records, documentation and reporting to demonstrate compliance and facilitate audits.
Stay updated with the latest security trends, technologies and regulatory changes, ensuring continuous improvement of the security function.
Develop and maintain relationships with local police divisions within Lagos and other states in Nigeria.
Ensure the organization is compliant with applicable security-related laws, regulations and standards in Nigeria.
Skills & Qualifications
A bachelor's degree
7+ years of experience in a senior security management role, with a demonstrable track record of developing and implementing security strategies and frameworks.
Experience in assessing and responding to potential security risks, conducting security audits, and managing incidence response processes.
3 years experience working in the capacity of a CSO in FMCG supply chain sector, or in a warehouse.
Excellent knowledge of security protocols and procedures
Solid leadership and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and senior management.
Analytical, problem-solving skills to assess risks, analyze complex security issues and develop appropriate solutions.
Excellent knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards related to infrastructure security in an organization is an added advantage