Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Field Security Coordinator - BP - Oman

Essential experience and job requirements
Experience in the security sector from the ROP, armed forces or commercial sector Excellent spoken and written English Good IT skills with a thorough understanding of Microsoft applications Ability to work in a small team with minimal supervision

The role is field based and rotational with the candidate spending two weeks in the field, working every day, and two weeks off. Reporting to the Security Manager, the FSC will be responsible for BP’s security in the field. Therefore, the role will require a person who has the attributes, including maturity, drive and physical fitness, to work with minimal supervision in a desert environment.

Not only will the candidate be responsible for day-to-day supervision of security implementation and the guard force, they will also be expected to work closely with BP functions and liaise with contractors, community members and government agencies, such as the ROP. Therefore, excellent interpersonal skills will be required.

Key accountabilities Adopt responsibility for BP’s field security; Support and implement the BP Oman security strategy and Contractors Security Requirements for mitigating security risks in the field; Act as the security focal point between different BP functions in the field; Provide security liaison and linkages with the local Royal Oman Police, military and security personnel of other relevant industries and businesses; Support emergency response events and incidents; Manage and supervise the guard force, spread out over several field locations. Other Duties & Responsibilities: Conduct security risk assessments and the implementation of resultant control measures in line with BP health and safety requirements; Be on-call 24 hours a day (while on rotation) to respond to security situations; Ensure close-out of actions set by the Security Manager in a time-bound manner; Coordinate and work closely with external contractors’ security functions to ensure security requirements are properly managed; Maintain and update Contractor Standard Operating Procedures and other field specific security documentation; Inform and adequately document all security incidents to the Security Manager; Conduct initial investigations of security incidents and provide investigation reports; Conduct assessments and audits in relation to security provision and provide resultant reports; Assure compliance by outsourced security service providers with the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (including Guidelines on Use of Force and Firearms) through contractual arrangements, vetting, training and monitoring; Work with BP community liaison officers in order to ensure that potential issues arising from BU operations are identified and the risks addressed.

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