Security Manager: Temporary - Volvo Group

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Reporting : This position reports to Head of Security APAC & Sub-Saharan Africa.

Job Objectives:
  • The Security Manager will support the implementation of security programs across VGSA sites
    Ensures compliance with Volvo Group security policies, directives, requirements, and guidelines to ensure consistency across all sites.
  • Support VGSA management during the absence of the Regional Security Director.
  • Coordinate Loss Prevention activities and secure VG people and assets.
  • Report all security matters to the Regional Security Director, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Head of Security APAC & SSA and works closely on all security matters with the Regional Security Director.
  • Work diligently on intelligence gathering on potential security threats and evaluate risks that impact the business and people.
  • Supports VGSA in Crisis Management.
  • Support the Regional Security Director in travel security and response within the region.
  • Support in creating awareness of information security among VGSA employees.
  • Work closely with all stakeholders to strengthen security governance and security culture.
  • Supports Regional Security Director with all security investigations within VGSA The work is primarily performed by, but not limited to;
Site security survey and identification of risks
  • Supporting the Regional Security Director in conducting site security surveys/conduct independently as per plan and identifying potential risks at sites proactively.
  • Following up on and implementing the recommendations and working with all stakeholders to mitigate risks.




  • Liaise with stakeholders and support all security projects at sites.
  • In consultation with the Regional Security Director, facilitate appropriate security investment decisions by advising site management, local VGRE, SD&I and project teams on applicable security requirements for construction, renovation, and production-related project.

Security Systems and Processes

  • Evaluate and ensure that security systems and processes are fit for purpose and operational at sites —Perimeter Protection, Access Control, CCTV, Intrusion Detection, Security Lighting, etc.
  • Evaluate Security services such as guards, alarm monitoring & response,
  • Evaluate access control and material movement and ensure compliance with security procedures.
  • Raise security awareness across the organisation via Security training and communication.

Security Services

  • Ensure proper governance of security services and deliveries to sites and inform the Regional Security Director.

Crisis Management

  • Support the Regional Security Director and VGSA Crisis Management team during a crisis, and provide advice protecting the people, property, and other VG interests.
  • Support the Regional Security Director in conducting Crisis management training where needed.

Security Investigations

  • Collaborate with and support the Regional Security Director in all security-related investigations in VGSA.

Qualification & Job Experience:

  • Accredited qualifications and/or certifications in security management/loss prevention will be advantageous.
  • Demonstrated success in delivering effective security risk management programs.
  • Subject Matter Expert in physical security, people security, crisis management, and investigations.

Key Competencies:

  • Knowledge of Information Security will be advantageous.
  • Able and willing to travel to all sites within VGSA as required to support security activities.
  • Good analytical, reasoning and communication skills.
  • Proficient in the use of MS power point, excel, word and other applications.



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