BAL


Dakar, Sénégal

BAL

Dakar, Sénégal

Security Lead - Basketball Africa League (BAL)

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  • Lieu de travail Dakar, Sénégal
  • Date d'expiration 29 Juin
  • Secteur d'activité
  • Nombre de postes 01

Position Summary:

The position will help maintain the safety of NBA and BAL employees, facilities, special events and critical information throughout the Africa region. This position will be the Security Department's primary point of contact for all security matters, including the security of games and special events in the Africa region. The position will assess, plan and execute industry-leading security programs to protect the safety of all employees, players, and fans at league sponsored games and events. This role will also include developing appropriate law enforcement liaisons, conducting investigations and other duties, such as facilities and personnel security as assigned.

 

Major Responsibility:

  • Perform assessments, analysis, and planning for NBA and BAL games and special events throughout the African region
  • Run security operations oversight of the Basketball Africa League (BAL), security representatives and venues.
  • Develop security plans and oversee the implementation of these plans for all NBA Global Games and/or special events throughout Africa
  • Utilize open source databases to prepare reports for NBA and BAL Senior Management that provide an overview of current trends, threats, and risks associated with new, emerging, and/or current African markets
  • Conduct investigations involving game and/or event incidents, NBA & BAL players, staff and others as necessary and directed
  • Serve as the Security Department's primary point of contact in Africa responsible for liaising with additional NBA and BAL departments to facilitate and coordinate all efforts for international events
  • Ensure that best practices, proactive and preventative security measures, and contingency planning are integrated into the overall planning process for international games and special events
  • Keep NBA and BAL senior management current on all international security issues that could impact NBA business in Africa
  • Responsible for the overall management and administration of security matters in the region to include related security advance work (threat/risk Assessment), facilities security and personnel security matters and crisis-management duties as assigned
  • Partner with NBA and BAL senior management in preparing budget reports and related analysis as directed
  • Serve as liaison/contact with local, regional and national law enforcement agencies, professional security organizations, and the Regional Security Office, U.S. Embassy
  • Attend security training seminars and join nationally recognized security associations to keep NBA Security apprised of new security trends, issues, and risks in Africa
  • Management of Card Access, CCTV and perimeter control systems in the Africa offices
  • Conduct periodic building security surveys at the direction of the Security Department updated 01/2020
  • Serve as the point person for maintaining and updating the office emergency response procedures to include crisis planning/business continuity for each NBA & BAL facility in Africa and provide necessary related training to staff
  • Guide the development and implementation of Arena Security Standards with a focus on providing preemptive strategies, mitigating risk and identification of appropriate contingency planning for all Basketball Africa Games (BAL) games
  • Collaborate with your team to incorporate innovative ways to refine and implement security standards while maintaining elite benchmarks
  • Craft and conduct player orientation and security awareness training

 

 

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • A strong working knowledge of law enforcement, social and cultural issues in Africa that could have an impact on the NBA's mission
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills with an emphasis on being able to prepare clear, comprehensive and meaningful reports for NBA Senior Management relating to international security matters, security plans, and investigative reports
  • Compelling background and experience around emergency planning, business continuity and crisis management
  • Aptitude to successfully navigate between business, basketball and security environments and needs Capable of maintaining utmost confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with various computer applications
  • Self-starter with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cohesively as part of a team effort Working knowledge of social media and cyber security practices
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

 

Experience needed:

  • A minimum of 10 years of previous relevant experience in law enforcement/international security operations.
  • A strong background with specific emphasis on international corporate security and event planning Extensive experience in developing security assessments in advance of special events and/or executive travel
  • Prior experience with security and special event planning, threat assessment/risk analysis, and thorough grasp of crowd control/ management strategies
  • Supervisory/management experience in previous positions is desirable
  • Some global travel is required for this position

 

Educational Background Required

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Advanced degree is desirable Formal education/training in security related matters

 

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