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Senior Executive – Security Services

India (India)

  • Organization: ICRISAT - The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
  • Location: India (India)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Security and Safety
  • Closing Date: 2021-10-17

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ICRISAT seeks applications from dynamic Indian Nationals for the position of Senior Executive – Security Services to ensure overall security coverage for the Institute through proper monitoring and reporting mechanism. The Incumbent would oversee the Security Assistants and facilitate with necessary logistical support as and when required. In case of any safety or security issue, the supervisor must take appropriate steps with the help of available security team to neutralize such threat.  The incumbent will be based at ICRISAT Headquarters in Patancheru, Telangana State, India and would report to Manager – Security and Transport Services.

ICRISAT is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world. Covering 6.5 million square kilometers of land in 55 countries, the semi- arid or dryland tropics has over 2 billion people and 644 million of these are the poorest of the poor. ICRISAT and its partners help empower these disadvantaged populations to overcome poverty, hunger and a degraded environment through better agricultural production systems.

ICRISAT is headquartered at Patancheru near Hyderabad, India, with two regional hubs and eight country offices in sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT envisions a prosperous, food-secure and resilient dryland tropics. Its mission is to reduce poverty, hunger, malnutrition and environmental degradation in the dryland tropics. ICRISAT conducts research on its mandate crops of chickpea, pigeonpea, groundnut, sorghum, pearl millet and finger millet in the arid and semi-arid tropics. The Institute focuses its work on the drylands and in protecting the environment. Tropical dryland areas are usually seen as resource-poor and perennially beset by shocks such as drought, thereby trapping dryland communities in poverty and hunger and making them dependent on external aid. Please visit –


  • To carry out regular patrolling of the property during the shift
  • To take charge of the shift as scheduled along with the keys/vehicles/property held at the main gate.
  • To allocate suitable security assistants with proper instructions at various posts across all areas or as directed by the Manager – Security and Transport.
  • To carry out regular checks on teams to all perform in their area of responsibility.
  • To ensure that discipline and orders are maintained by the security assistants and other staff and to initiate reports against defaulters.
  • To ensure that all the vehicles and personnel entering and exiting the premises are properly checked.
  • To actively lead any emergency situations.
  • To ensure the relevant rules and regulations of the Institute are adhered at all times.
  • To ensure the safety and security of the people and equipment inside the premises.
  • To maintain all records events and incidents diligently in a chronological order. Important incidents are to be conveyed through email and telephone immediately.
  • To respond to fire alarms and organize a firefighting drills to extinguish the fire as soon as possible. Ensure all fire precautions are undertaken/observed during the tenure of duty.
  • To ensure that the firefighting equipment deployed is in a ready to use condition at all times.
  • To seal any doors, windows, Almirah left open by the program staff after office hours.
  • Keep watch on all the fire Hazardous material dumped / stored and reporting. Ensure that all the buildings and fields are thoroughly monitored for any fire.
  • To ensure that the Guard Tour System is activated during guard checks.


  • Retired Junior Commissioned Officer/Sr. Non-Commissioned Officer from the Armed Forces/ Paramilitary Forces with 20 years’ experience or experienced ex-serviceman security staff with proven track record of working in International organization with a total of 20 years’ service.
  • Any graduate with good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Adequate driving skills with a valid 2 & 4-wheeler driving license is a must. Should be willing to work in shifts.
  • A formal training in fire safety and communication skills in Telugu will be an added advantage.
  • Positive attitude, High Integrity and good decision making skills are important to this role


This is a contractual role for a period of 36 months (3 years).

How to apply:

Applicants should apply on or before 17 October 2021, with their latest Resume, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about their professional qualifications and work experience. All applications will be acknowledged; however only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer

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