Senior Security Advisor at Forte Oil

We are a foremost indigenous major marketer of refined petroleum products with a strong presence in the thirty-six states of Nigeria and Abuja.

With well over 500 Forte Oil owned, dealer-assisted and dealer-developed retail outlets spread across the country, a major fuel storage installation at Apapa, Lagos, another major storage depot at Onne, Rivers State, an aviation joint users hydrant in Ikeja, Lagos, and joint aviation depots in Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kano, we are indeed a major marketer of choice in Nigeria.

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Job Title: Senior Security Advisor

Reports To: General Services Manager

Job Band: TBA

Function: Corporate Services

Sub Function: N/A

Location: Lagos


Purpose Statement

To safeguard Forte facilities, installations and staff by ensuring the deployment of efficient and effective security infrastructure and services.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Articulate the unit’s operational plans and programs in line with departmental and overall organizational goals.
  • Effectively communicate the unit’s plans and programs to subordinates ensuring mutual understanding of goals, responsibilities and accountabilities
  • Define Forte’s overall security management framework and ensure the development of accompanying policies, procedures and guidelines in line with best practices.
  • Track and monitor global and local best practices in security management of people and assets and make appropriate recommendations
  • Provide insight/information for the evaluation of the performance/suitability of security service providers.
  • Build and promote relationship with Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and other relevant Security agencies to ensure that relevant support is given and security alerts are com


Knowledge, Skills and Experience

The position requires University Degree in any discipline. Certification in Security issues management is an added advantage.

The following skills are essential

  • Good knowledge and understanding of security systems and management.
  • Good communication, interpersonal and networking skills.
  • Problem analysis and solving skills: ability to think on his/her feet.
  • Awareness of Safety.
  • Previous military/paramilitary/policing experience.
  • Oil & Gas Downstream experience.
  • High level of integrity.
  • 5 – 7 years’ cognate experience.


Working Relationships

Internal: Top Management and HSEQ

External: Government Security agencies, 3rd party Security organization and Industry Security Officers


How to Apply

Interested employees whose skills and capabilities match the job profile should send their CV subject: “Senior Security Advisor – FO/CS/SSA/0815” to [email protected]



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