Levan Gogua

Levan Gogua

Assistant Director Of Security at W Doha Hotel & Residences
Lives in Doha, Qatar
over 6 months ago

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Security professional with significant experience in hospitality security, emergency management and developing bespoke crisis management solutions. Exceptional performance has led to increasing responsibilities in key supervisory and management position at W Doha Hotel & Residences.

Experience

  • Assistant Director Of Security

    W Doha Hotel & Residences - Doha, Qatar

    Security
    April 2017 - October 2018

    Leading security, health and safety function of a Marriot brand 5 star hotel Managing a staff of 50 people, from internal and external hotel guards, to shift leaders and supervisors Maintaining strong relationship with Qatar`s law enforcement, fire safety, health & safety and food hygiene departments Responsible for the management and direction of all internal and external audits as well as the development and implementation of a wide range of new Qatar laws and best practices Complete management of all CCTV, access control and fire life safety systems Overseeing and leading all internal staff and customer investigations Providing thorough and detailed investigation reports to HR leader for internal investigations. Point of contact for guests for external investigations Ongoing risk assessments for all hotel business activities Opening and closing security procedures Ensuring compliance with legal and industry regulations, at international, regional and local levels Directing management of all outsourced security providers, up to and including all CCTV engineers, access control personnel and fire life safety contractors Conducting monthly Safety and Security meetings with the Executive Committee Providing training on Emergency and Crisis procedures Conducting Fire, Safety & Security training for all new joiners and refresher trainings for older associates Conducting Bomb Threat & Suspicious package training to all employee’s quarterly Organizing Drills (All outlets & all emergencies) Established shelter in place agreement with sister properties Planning and organizing security for high profile events, fashion shows, international and local celebrity visits

  • Security Manager

    W Doha Hotel & Residences - Doha, Qatar

    Security
    October 2014 - April 2017

  • Assistant Security Manager

    W Doha Hotel & Residences - Doha, Qatar

    Security
    March 2014 - October 2014

  • Security Supervisor

    W Doha Hotel & Residences - Doha, Qatar

    Security
    February 2012 - March 2014

  • Night Club Security

    W Doha Hotel & Residences - Doha, Qatar

    Security
    March 2010 - February 2012

  • Security Officer

    Naia Ltd. - Tbilisi, Georgia

    Security
    January 2008 - March 2010

    Private security agency protecting embassies and international organizations. I was assigned at European Union Monitoring Mission Headquarters in Georgia as a Security Officer and my duties were perimeter control, access control, CCTV, inspection of vehicles for weapons and explosives and providing security during high level meetings and briefings.

Education

  • National Aviation University of Georgia - Tbilisi, Georgia

    September 2006 - August 2009

    Studied for Civil Aviation Engineering

Languages

  • English
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • Georgian
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • Russian
    Professional working
    60%

Skills

  • Access Control
  • Conflict management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Crisis management
  • Emergency Management
  • Excellent interpersonal
  • Experience in recruitment
  • Fire Marshal
  • Fire Safety
  • Good customer service
  • Handling complaints
  • Investigations
  • Physical Security
  • Risk Assessment
  • Security Training
  • Team builder
  • Team Leadership
Connections
Vladimir Miljkovic
Security Supervisor at DoubleTree by Hilton Doha - Old Town
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