U.S. Mission Security Investigator Jobs in Nigeria

U.S. Mission Security Investigator Jobs in Nigeria

  • The U.S. Mission to Nigeria comprises of the Embassy in Abuja, FCT, and the Consulate General in Lagos. U.S. Consulate General Lagos is the Mission’s representative to the Nigerian people in the southern region.


  • The incumbent serves as one of three FSNI Security Analysts embedded within the FSNI office which specializes in criminal, threat management and/or terrorist investigations against any Department of State equity.

  • The primary purpose of this position is to provide expert guidance and support to office investigations and protective operations.

  • S/he provides technical and analytical support to RSO personnel in planning, development, and assisting in information gathering and in criminal, threat management and terrorist investigations including researching, compiling, and providing advice in the interpretation of data pertaining to the issue. Works on a rotational shift schedule that includes weekends and holidays.

    Qualifications and Evaluations

  • Education Requirements: University Degree in Political Science, Criminology, Statistics, Cultural/Religious Studies, or Computer Science is required.

  • Note: NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required.

  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years professional work experience related to journalism, security administration, politics, or statistics is required.

  • Job Knowledge: Must have a strong understanding of the rules/laws of the country, political climate, and crime and terrorism environment.


  • This may be tested. Applicants MUST address ALL language proficiency requirements to be considered.

  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.


  • Good working knowledge speaking/reading /writing of English is required. Good working knowledge of Pidgin is required.

  • Good working knowledge of any of the three (3) major Nigerian languages (Hausa, Igbo or Yoruba) is required.

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient in the full Microsoft Office Suite, Google applications such as Google Earth, Google Hangout and Drive and other related computer software. Use of office equipment such as fax machine, copiers and scanners is required.

  • Ability to analyze open-source reporting and provide statistical information and reporting based on information attained via open source is required.

  • Must have working level (ability to translate) in pidgin and one other native Nigerian language.

    Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

  • The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; U.S. Mission Security Investigator Jobs in Nigeria

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