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To achieve the ambition, we have set for ourselves, we are looking for colleagues who are ready to live our ethos every day. Come be a part of this journey!

BAT SRI LANKAIS LOOKING FOR A COUNTRY SECURITY MANAGER

SENIORITY LEVEL: Experienced Individual

FUNCTION: Legal & External Affairs

SALARY RANGE: Competitive salary + excellent benefits + market leading bonus

LOCATION: Colombo, Sri Lanka

ROLE POSITIONING AND OBJECTIVES

This role is part of LEX

The role is responsible for supervision of operational deployments and taking appropriate measures to maintain the level of Security readiness of all CTC establishments.

Reports to: LEX Director

Reporting Level: Individual Contributor

Geographic Scope: Colombo, Sri Lanka

WHAT YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR

  • Responsible for periodical Security Risk Management (SRM) inspections on all company establishments and reviewing security plans/operational procedures will form an important part of maintaining the operational readiness. You are to ensure 100% readiness of troops under your Command to counter any eventuality in your TAOR.
  • Contribute to Planning Cycle to meet Local Business and Regional Functional objectives.
  • Continuously review, implement, and maintain effective security policy, procedures, and practices to ensure safety and protection of all personnel, assets, information, and business operational activities.
  • Provide timely advice based on analysis of security risk / threat and impact to enable well informed business decision.
  • Develop “encouraging and customer service” orientated culture in the security team and lead them to act as a key supporting function adding value to the business and linking the Company guiding principles.
  • Develop and implement Security Awareness Programmes for all employees and business partners to ensure full cross-functional dedication to security policies, procedures and strategies through communication, training, and evaluation.
  • Build an effective internal network and proactively provide security and other possible support to all functions to achieve their business objectives and the integration of security services within the business.

CAN THIS BE YOUR FUTURE ROLE?

  • Do you possess twenty years of experience in either military or police?

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Professional qualification of military/ and/or Police institution; ideally a degree level (BSc) in Defence Studies or formal qualification in security management. For military officers, passed staff course (psc) is a mandatory requirement.
  • Should have minimum of twenty-two years of Military/Police experience
  • A Commissioned officer in the rank of Colonel or above and equivalent in Navy/Air force or Police Officer above the rank of a Superintendent of Police
  • Should have at least five years of Command experience at Battalion/Station/Unit level. Same level of experience on staff and training is a plus point. 
  • Excellent command of English language (both oral and written) A high level of communications skills with ability to explain and defend difficult issues with respect to key decisions/ sophisticated concepts.
  • Proven track record of strong leadership skills in the management of security operations.
  • Expected applicants to be at the age of 50 or below

WE ARE BAT

At BAT we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at BAT.

  • Global Top Employer with 53,000 BAT people across more than 180 markets
  • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries
  • Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations
  • Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner
  • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies

BELONGING, ACHIEVING, TOGETHER

Collaboration, diversity and teamwork underpin everything we do here at BAT. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!

BAT is evolving at pace
truly like no other organisation

You’ll paint the picture of
A Better Tomorrow with us

Apply today and you can help us become carbon neutral by 2030