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Avant Halogen is an outsourcing company. We deliver innovative talent management using our cutting-edge digital solutions that drive business performance.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Security Officer (CSO)

Location: Lekki, Lagos

Job Description

  • We are seeking the service of a competent individual for the role of Chief Security Officer (CSO).
  • The CSO will be responsible for developing and overseeing policies and programs used in the mitigation and/or reduction of security and safety threats relating to the management, personnel/staff, critical, and general assets.

Duties shall include, but not limited to:

  • Day-to-day operations: Implementing and overseeing strategies to assess and mitigate risk, safeguarding the corporation and its assets, crisis management.
  • Security: Developing, implementing, and maintaining security processes and policies, identifying and reducing risks
  • Compliance: Making sure the company is compliant with local, national and global regulations, especially in areas like privacy, health, and safety.
  • Innovation: Conducting research and executing security management solutions to help keep the organization safe.


  • A First Degree (B.Sc) in any field of study. Having a Master’s degree in any security-related discipline is an added advantage.
  • Ex-Service or paramilitary experience is an advantage, with proper evidence of credible service discharge/retirement certificate.
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in security operations management
  • Professional Certification will be an added advantage
  • The successful candidate will be operating from Ibadan
  • A demonstrable track record of developing and implementing practical solutions for strategic and operational change is essential along with extensive knowledge of security risk management issues, services, and systems.
  • Candidates should be willing to travel whenever necessary.
  • Candidate must reside in Lagos Island.
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Job Title: Close Protection Officer (CPO)

Location: Lekki, Lagos

Within delegated authority and under the general supervision of the Chief Security Officer, the Close Protection Officer will carry out the following duties:

  • Conducts close protection operations
  • Remains within the proximity at all times and implements mitigating measures to preserve his/her security, safety and wellbeing;
  • Remains vigilant and alert in case of threat
  • Maintains effective and efficient security coverage for the working office and personal residence
  • Coordinates activities with relevant parties to include the Security Operations Unit and other appropriate security organizations as required;
  • Co-ordinates with local authorities during close protection operations
  • Conducts advance work and implement pre-established security arrangements;
  • Contributes to pre-deployment briefings
  • Operates all close protection equipment to ensure equipment readiness
  • Assists in the training session on close protection subjects to keep abreast with current tactics and techniques;
  • Whenever necessary, supervises the Close Protection Unit drivers in the performance of their assigned duties.
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  • High School Certificate or equivalent Technical or Vocational certificate or B.Sc
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Close Protection Officer Certification (CPOC) is highly desirable
  • Completion of international, national, or commercial close protection training is desirable.
  • A high standard of physical fitness is desirable.
  • Training in martial arts and/or specialized security practices is an asset.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline 27th June, 2021.

Note: Candidate must reside in Lagos Island, Ikoyi, Lekki, Obalende, Ajah, etc.


we are an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce. While all applications will be acknowledged.
• We reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement
• We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements
• Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
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