Security Manager At Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi)

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health programs, education, research, and livelihoods initiatives in Nigeria.

The USAID funded Accelerating Control of the HIV Epidemic in Nigeria (ACE) with focus on the BAY (Borno, Adamawa, Yobe) states is seeking qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Security Manager

Location: Abuja

Job Responsibilities

  • The Security Manager Will develop and coordinate the implementation of the project’s security plan, monitor and control the safety and security of Staff and assets of AHNi.
  • S/He will help to improve contextual analysis, support operational management and strengthen the security capacities of the project and supervise the Security Coordinator and Officer.
  • S/He will collect and analyze all security information, carry out a thorough analysis of the security situation in the current and potential areas of intervention and provide periodic update to Management.
  • Also, s/he will convene and participate in the review of  security  procedures for  the project/organization,  ensuring that  the elements of  the contingency plan are updated and support the admin/logistics department in monitoring movements.
  • The successful Candidate will develop and establish an effective and functioning communications system for security management within AHNi that is fully integrated into the UN Emergency Communications System.
  • S/He will identify, capture, synthesize and share lessons learned for knowledge development and build the capacity of staff and stakeholders as well as develop capacity-building initiatives to enhance the competencies of Staff/stakeholders on security-related preparedness and operations.

Minimum Recruitment Standard

  • B.Sc / BA qualification in International Relations, Security Management, Risk Management, Humanitarian Work with 8 to 9 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.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (Application) and Resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to: using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the email.

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  • Applications will be received and reviewed on a rolling basis.
  • 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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