Security Officer at FHI Jobs in Nigeria
Security Officer at FHI Jobs in NigeriaJob Title: Security Officer
The Security Officer under the direct guidance of the Security Coordinator will mitigate the risks poised to Programs, personnel and assets through provision of expertise and focused Security Management support.
Duties and Responsibilities
S/He will focus on the continuous implementation of strategies and protocols to ensure a high level of security for staff, assets and programs.
S/He will maintain a high level of contextual awareness of his/her operating area and strong coordination with program and program support teams.
S/He will promote a strong Safety and Security culture at field offices through continuous security trainings.
S/He will support in carrying out security risk assessments (SRA) based on contextual risk levels including the Safety and Security for all IHANN staff, eligible dependents, resources, assets, facilities, programs while ensuring compliance with FHI 360’s Security policy.
Assist the State Offices, field locations in the day to day conduct of office security, ensuring adequate responses to security incidents both natural and man-made.
Supervise implementation of security contractors and guard companies as per agreement.
Manage physical security, fire safety and office evacuation drills periodically.
Establish network with other key security players for information sharing and joint lobbying on security matters where possible.
Attend security meetings such as INSO and provide feedback from such meetings.
Implementing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and regulations for working in the North-East.
Draft security advisories and for general situations and specific incidents during periods of heightened threat.
As part of the North East Security Team, deal with security incidents involving FHI 360 staff and assets, inform as necessary and recommend response actions.
Perform any other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Requirements
Bachelor’s degree preferable in Security Management or related field.
Professional certification in security risk management or advanced security management highly desirable.
Security or management certifications will also be an added advantage.
5 - 7 years working in security Industry, experience working in complex insecure settings preferred.
3 years working in Security management for NGO or donor funded organization.
Experience in liaising with law enforcement agencies in Nigeria.
Experience in managing incidents, incident mapping, developing and producing high quality security reports and assessments.
Minimum of 2 years of demonstrative security management experience in hostile environment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Competent and literate in English, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions
Sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with others at all levels
Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and strategic planning skills
IT literate, MS - Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Interpersonal communication and proven written / presentation skills
Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions
Demonstrated knowledge of the historical and socio-political context of Nigeria
The following is a summary of fringe benefits provided by FHI 360 to eligible employees:
Comprehensive medical plans (PPOs)
Group life and AD&D insurance
Health savings account
Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
Dependent life insurance
Business travel insurance
Supplemental personal accident insurance
Paid vacation, sick and parental leave
403(b) retirement plan
Other benefits (will vary depending on work location):
Public transportation program
On-site fitness center
Local credit union membership
Health and wellness program
Employee assistance program
Qualified tuition programs (529 plans)
Legal assistance plan
How to Apply
Interested candidates should apply online by 15th February 2019
For more information and job application details, see; Security Officer at FHI Jobs in Nigeria
Note;The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job.
It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.
This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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