FHI 360 Security Director Jobs in Nigeria

FHI 360 Security Director Jobs in Nigeria

Job Summary

  • Working closely with the Nigeria Country Director and FHI360 Headquarters Global Security Department, the position holder will fill a leadership role over a growing security team in Nigeria.

  • Through security networking, the conduct of risk assessments, security assessments, and the development and implementation of countrywide security and emergency plans, the Security Manager will support several hundred FHI360 employees in every state in Nigeria whose activities encompass both development and humanitarian work in multiple sectors.

  • This duty station has been designated as high risk or extreme risk and poses a heightened risk or direct threat to personal safety. Applicants should research this location and the associated risks before submitting an application.

    Task / Responsibilities

  • Conduct country/region Security Risk Assessments to determine risk levels for personnel and operations.

  • Develop a set of procedures – annual Country Security and Emergency Action Plans – in line with FHI360 organizational policy which include minimum security guidelines and protocols for Nigeria.

  • Support the operations and oversight of a Security Management Team and closely advise the Country Director and Headquarters Global Security on security situations in Nigeria.

  • Supervise subordinate security staff to include (1) Regional Security Coordinator, (~3) Security Officers and up to (~30) Security Focal Points.

  • Establish and sustain close working relationships with managers and field-based personnel to exchange security information and provide advice.

  • Ensure the full implementation and enforcement of these security guidelines.

  • Supervise the technical aspects of the award and supervision of the guard force contract to ensure service quality.

  • Supervise conduct of office and residential security surveys; recommend appropriate measures for FHI360-owned and managed property.

  • Collect, collate and analyze security threat information.

  • Provide timely situation assessments and recommendations for action during security incidents.

  • Prepare daily and weekly security reports covering significant security-related incidents and provide analysis of how each event impacts the overall safety and security of personnel and operations.

  • Prepare and deliver security briefings for movements throughout the region

  • Prepare security reports to update personnel on major security developments and their potential impact on operations.

  • Establish productive liaison with security departments at other INGOs, UN, diplomatic missions,
    USAID’s Partner Liaison Security
  • Operations (PLSO) and vendor security information providers.

  • Contribute security plans and costs to new project proposals, maintaining security involvement in all ongoing and prospective FHI360 operations in Nigeria.

  • Collect and coordinate security information, conduct operational-level analysis, and disseminate information and guidance via redundant communication channels to key recipients.

  • Organize security, first-aid, fire, HEAT, and other emergency trainings and drills as well as security briefings for incoming staff and consultants. Ensure staff readiness, resilience, and adherence to security policy.



  • Bachelor's Degree or international equivalent in Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, Security Administration or related field.


  • Typically requires 8+ years of security experience in corporate or government organizations or military asset protection programs.

  • Demonstrated experience with implementing security strategies, policies, procedures and standards.

  • Demonstrated experience with risk management and contract and vendor negotiations.

  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.

  • Prior work in a non-governmental organization (NGO)

  • At least five years’ INGO or other Humanitarian security experience, preferably with a large (200+) operation, directly related to West Africa.

  • Extensive leadership, training, and supervisory experience

  • Field work in “extreme-risk” zones.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 Security Director Jobs in Nigeria

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