Male Security Guard at Institute of Technology & Management (ITM)


Institute of Technology & Management (ITM) has been established by the Cross River State Government (CRSG) of Nigeria in partnership with Highbury College Portsmouth, UK as part of a unique, transformational state wide Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Ecosystem project. CRSG has appointed Highbury to manage ITM to world-class standards.

The vision is to develop a world-class entrepreneurial polytechnic institute, the first of its kind in Nigeria. The Institute will have student success as its central mission and will focus on wealth creation, business formation/growth and employment outcomes to meet the needs of students and the local communities of Cross River State, Nigeria and beyond.

Position: Male Security Guard –

Location: UGEP, Cross River State, Nigeria

The Security Guard is responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for staff, students and visitors by patrolling and monitoring premises and personnel

Main Duties:

  • To secure premises and personnel by patrolling property, monitoring surveillance equipment, inspecting buildings, equipment and access points, permitting entry.
  • To prevent losses and damage by reporting irregularities, informing violators of policy and procedures, restraining trespassers.
  • To maintain crime record of incidents of theft, damage etc. to ITM property and that of staff, students and visitors.
  • To maintain a safe environment by monitoring and setting building and equipment controls.
  • To be familiar with all aspects of the ITM’s emergency procedures.
  • To answer alarms and investigate disturbances.
  • To write reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons or unusual occurrences.
  • To maintain the ITM’s stability and reputation by complying with legal requirements.
  • To contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Essential Criteria:

  • Good standard of education including GCSE in Maths/English (Grades A to C) or equivalent.
  • Evidence of commitment to self-development.
  • Experience of working within a similar role.
  • Experience of working within a team.
  • Ability to work independently with the minimum of supervision.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
  • Knowledge of Fire and security systems.
  • Good administrative skills.
  • Understanding of safeguarding in the context of education.
  • Ability to effectively plan and priorities workload.
  • Professional approach to work and appearance.

How to Apply:

Please note to apply for the dean or advance practitioner position kindly send the following;

(1)     An up-to-date CV

(2)     A letter of application of no more than 2 pages (2,000 words) explaining how your experience matches the essential and desirable criteria.

(3)     The names, addresses (including email), and phone numbers of two professional referees, one of whom must be your current line manager, Referees will only be contacted if successful at interview but prior to appointment. Interviews will then be held in mid-late January either by Skype or face-to-face at ITM, UGEP, Cross River State. Phone Interviews will not be acceptable for the position of Advanced Practitioner or Dean.

To apply in the first instance please send your CV to: hr@CSRG-ITM.GOV.NG or h.r@CRSG-ITM.GOV.NG

Deadline Date: 4th January 2015.

The Institute reserves the right to modify the deadline date.

Start Date: ASAP