Security Coordinator

Posted 1 month ago

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health interventions education and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi is an allied organization to Family Health International (FHI360) with co-existing and mutually supportive interest in advancing the collective goals of the people and communities served. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country we are seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

SECURITY COORDINATOR: will ensure AHNi staff and assets remain safe and secure from threats. Provide support in development and management of the project’s safety & security strategy and provide support to the State Team Lead on staff safety and security issues which will strive to support ACE’s program implementation. He/she will work across existing and new programs in AHNi and may be called to other state offices as may be necessary. The security coordinator will send out daily & weekly security updates on incidents, trends and risk mitigation, advise State Team Leads of the risks associated with staff working in complex and dynamic security environment, liaise with other security actors in safe access to program areas, assist the State offices in developing and overseeing the day to day conduct of office security programs, ensuring adequate responses to security incidents both natural and man-made and support the updating of AHNi security management plan, develop specific contingency plans as required or directed, maintain and periodically test the security tree for the states offices. Organize safety & security awareness, fire and life safety training for all staff, maintain and enhance the State’s travel management system to track the location and contact information for all visiting staff and consultants.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • BSC/BA degree in international relations, Security Management, Risk Management, Humanitarian Work with 3 to 5 years’ experience.
  • Experience as Ex-Military – Nigeria, SSS or Nigeria Police.
  • 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 is 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: Interested and Qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:

Vacancy closes: Friday 3rd November 2023

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 and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

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