NSQF-Assignment Manager.pdf

Assignment Manager

  • Job DescriptionAssignment Managers carry out site-specific threats and risks assessment, plan and organize security; help clients in developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and site instructions. They are responsible for development of a security plan and deployment of manpower and equipment for executing a security plan. Assignment Managers assess the efficacy of security unit’s guarding operations, training standards and preparedness to deal with emergencies through security officers. Planning, training, deployment, administration, documentation, reporting and liaison are some of the important tasks of assistant managers.  
  • SectorPrivate Security
  • NSQF LevelLevel 6
  • Notional Hours250
  • Accrediting BodiesSecurity Sector Skill Development Council
  • Certifying BodiesSecurity Sector Skill Development Council
  • Proposed Occupation

    Assignment Manager

  • International Comparability


  • Progression Pathway

    Career progression for an Assignment Manager with due learning and experience is Manager Security and beyond

  • Qualification File NSQF-Assignment Manager.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    SSS/N0701 - Manage the operations of security units Mandatory 40 6
    SSS/N0702 - Organise training of multiple security units Mandatory 40 6
    SSS/N0703 – Administer multiple security units Mandatory 40 6
    SSS/N0704 - Manage security operations of units in different deployment contexts Mandatory 30 6
    SSS/N0705 – Deal with emergencies and security incidents involving security units Mandatory 25 6
    SSS/N0706 – Occupational health and safety at workplaces Mandatory 25 6
    SSS/N0707 - Maintain effective communication with stake holders Mandatory 25 6
    SSS/N0608 - Conform to legal requirements while undertaking security operations Mandatory 25 6