Security Officer at FHI 360


FHI 360 is a non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology- creating a unique mix of capabilities to address todays interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

The Global Fund is a 21st-century partnership organization designed to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. Founded in 2002, the Global Fund is a partnership between governments, civil society, the private sector and people affected by the diseases. The Global Fund raises and invests nearly US$4 billion a year to support programs run by local experts in countries and communities most in need. Since 2003, the Global Fund has invested more than 1.4 billion dollars in the fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria in Nigeria.

FHI360 is collaborating with AHNI on Global Fund North East Initiative (NEI) project management and we are currently seeking qualified candidates for the positions below:

Position Title: Security Officer

Contract Type:    Fixed Term

No. Reqd.:           1

Project:                Global Fund-NEI

Location:             Maiduguri

Security Officer will work closely from time to time with the FHI 360/AHNi Security unit on technical areas, project team leads and various Coordinators in ensuring all AHNI programs, staff and assets remain safe and secure from threats, responsible for monitoring situation in operation areas, provision of daily & weekly security updates to the on incidents, trends and risk mitigation.

Minimum Recruitment Standards:

Degree level or relevant certification in International relations, Security Management, risk management, humanitarian work, ex-Military – Nigeria, SSS or Nigeria Police

A formal security qualification or security management training work experience in complex environments (minimum 5 years).

Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi ethnic team experience and knowledge of personnel and organizational security issues, threat/risk assessment, security management and security awareness in complex context.

Working experience with an INGO or development organization preferred

Experience in incident reporting, incident mapping, compilation of security reports and assessments

Experience in training and coaching national staff in safety and security.

Technical competency and training experience in field based communication systems, Thuraya and internet systems.

Sound knowledge of humanitarian principals of humanity, neutrality, impartiality and independence

Nigeria experience and understanding local languages an advantage.

Strong report writing, analytical and interpersonal skills, competency in internet and Microsoft office systems including word, excel, power point, access and other database mapping systems

Method of application: Please forward your resume (cv) and cover letter as a single document to e-mail address as indicated below:

Vacancy closes on 15th November, 2017. AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Only applications sent electronically (i.e. by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered.

Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.