Shell Plc: Asset Security Advisor, Niger Delta – Port Harcourt

Job Application ID: R78202

The role is responsible for the management of general security operations & coordination of various assets and field facilities.

About us:

According to the United Nations, the global population could increase to more than 10 billion people. A key role for society – and for Shell – is to find ways to meet the growing demand for energy, with less carbon emissions. We need people who dare to think differently – to take part in developing tomorrow’s energy solutions today.

What’s the role?

     Manage general security operations, Asset & Personnel Protection, Budget, Coordination and management of all security correspondents in SPDC Gbaran Production Unit Operations contributing to achieving safety and production target, to maximize business profitability and protect shell group reputation.


•             Performs oversight functions of 16 x (ASA & DSS) activities in the various field locations and 10 Cage Technical Support Personnel.

•             Manages security budget of the Gbaran Production Unit in relation to monies expended on external security and other security logistics.

•             Advises Production Unit Manager and Security Manager on SRA and crime trends.

•             Facilitates the close out of outstanding security gaps/actions raised from the Production Unit.

•             Reviews and endorses security plan to reflect current security reality, in view of prevailing SOL.

•             Periodically conduct SRA of the Production unit by continuously liaising with location DSS on need-to-know bases and ensure adequate security mitigation.

•             Review and update facility security plan of various field facilities.

•             Conduct periodic refresher training session and provides daily SIS intelligence summary report to location DSS for awareness.

•             Updates Production Unit Manager with reviewed and cleared intra-field visit request for SSPA progression.

•             Ensures prompt payment of GSAs allowance and security vendors invoices and continue to interface with them for the security of asset.

•             Ensure Key performance Index are effectively managed and achieved.

•             Periodical presentation of security lectures and briefs to location personnel.

  • Delivery of security operations services to Asset and other functional teams in the Production Unit when needed in line with National, SPDC and Group Security policies, standards and guidelines.
  • Delivery of value relationship and collaboration with Government Security Agencies (Local) to protect Company Assets.
  • Delivery of security operations services to Asset and other functional teams in the Production Unit when needed in line with National, SPDC and Group Security policies, standards and guidelines.
  • Delivery of value relationship and collaboration with Government Security Agencies (Local) to protect Company Assets.
  • Reduction in Security related deferment and Non-Productive time (NPT) due to security/
  • Effective implementation of access control measures within the Production unit
  • Efficient and effective supervision of Supernumerary Police (SPY) and other Security resources deployed to the production unit to counter threats to SPDC operations, assets and personnel in the PU.
  • Identification of potential sources of security threats to company business activities and implement actions to manage and mitigate them in line with National, Shell and Group Security policies, standards and guidelines.
  • Maintain close operational relationship and liaison with government security agencies in the Area/Asset to deliver value to the business.
  • Equip and train area security supervisors and field security supervisors in the implementation of critical asset operations and security contingency plans.
  • Provide security guidance and recommendations to contractor and project teams to work within the Asset.
  • Oversee the management of all security contracts with Gbaran, ensuring they deliver value for money.

Key Experiences and Qualifications:

  • At least a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution. Post graduate qualification in relevant fields will be an advantage.
  • Professional industrial security certification (PSP and/or CPP) from ASIS or equivalent body.
  • Good knowledge of E&P business, especially in the Offshore environment.
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience – at least 8 years industrial security experience in managing security in complex environment.

Good knowledge of E & P business and understanding of Niger Delta and Gulf of Guinea environment

  • Strong in intelligence gathering and dispensing of same, maintaining good interpersonal relationship with Government Security Agencies.
  • Sound Leadership and people management skill, ability to supervise, delegate, and manage feedback.
  • Security background or similar role is preferred.
  • Very effective in the management of community “stakeholders”.
  • A strong and committed team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Familiar with Shell Group HSSE policies, standards and procedures, and the Global Security processes.
  • Endowed with problem solving skills with a creative and imaginative mind. 

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Job title: Asset Security Advisor, Niger Delta

Job Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria

Job Application ID: R78202

Job Family Group: Health Safety Environment and Security

Worker Type: Regular

Business unit: Upstream

Experience Level: Experienced Professionals