Senior Security Manager


Admin & Office

Unspecified NGN Confidential
1 month ago

Job Summary


Job Description/Requirements


The Senior Security Manager oversees the safety & security aspects of Jhpiego’s projects funded by the US government, private foundations, and other donor’s.S/he will ensure that security strategy for the Nigeria Country Office is developed, implemented, monitored, and reviewed; consistent with Jhpiego policies, standards, and requirements. Ensure proper security coordination of all Jhpiego offices and field locations in Nigeria.

SALARY RANGE (BASIC ANNUAL GROSS): NGN10,707,750 - 13,075,018.75


Assisting the CD in establishing an effective Safety, Security and Emergency Management Team (SSEMT)/Local Incident Management Team (LIMT); Communicating the membership and function of the Safety, Security and Emergency Management Team /LIMT to all stakeholders; Develop, review and ensure effective implementation of the Jhpiego Nigeria Security Management Plans including a security plan in assigned offices, together with key staff. Prepare timely security updates, based on information from internal and external sources including the US Government, to support policy and procedure reviews as well as to mitigate risks to programming. Monitor implementation of safety and security protocols and promptly advise the CD of any non-compliance and/or concerns/issues. Undertake regular site assessments of Jhpiego properties and implementation areas, communications equipment, and options; report on findings and implement necessary improvements under the guidance. Ensure adequate supply and maintenance of necessary safety and security-related equipment at all offices and international staff residences. Under the supervision of CD, develop and implement a regular process of review and revision of security plans, policies, protocols, procedures & standard operating procedures, etc. in collaboration with RSM Consulting (or Jhpiego’s security contractor). Maintain regular contact with other agency security focal points, including NGOs, UN, USAID, and local authorities related to security issues and concerns especially in program implementation areas. Under the direction of CD, provide direct support and advice on response related to safety/security incidents to all staff of Jhpiego – Nigeria. Provide safety and security orientation for all new staff, short-term technical assistance, expert staff/visitor/ guests, and update training for existing staff. Maintain an updated Jhpiego staff contact list and security notification tree and test the tree regularly. Conduct regular site visits to state offices and field sites to assess safety/security arrangements. Implement and ensure effective monitoring of a personnel and vehicle tracking system in each office. Conduct regular mock drills in all offices (e.g. fire drill, evacuation, etc.) Be readily available at all times to the Country Director and field staff to advise on security developments.

Required Qualifications

First degree in security management, criminology, or a related field. A post-graduate degree will be an added advantage Professional security management certification A minimum of eight (8) years of works experiences with not less than 3 years in a similar role in a multi-cultural work environment. Considerable practical experience of security assessment, planning, and implementation of procedures in the context of INGO operations. Proven experience in field-based training. Good attention to detail with an ability to follow, applies, interpret, and explain instructions and/or guidelines. Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff and partners. Good oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate findings and analyses Be cooperative, hardworking, flexible & dependable. Be of high integrity and have a sense of confidentiality Extensive experience in setting up and managing safety and security systems and protocols and provide training to staff and partners. Excellent negotiation and representation skills and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff in a very sensitive environment. Good context analysis skills Knowledge of institutional donors (United Nations, USAID/CDC, DFID, etc.) regulations, procedures, and requirements a plus.

Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package.

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Applicants must submit a single document for upload to include: cover letter, resume, and references.

For further information about Jhpiego, visit our website at

Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

Jhpiego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Jhpiego, a Johns Hopkins University affiliate, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, other legally protected characteristics or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. Jhpiego promotes Affirmative Action for minorities, women, individuals who are disabled, and veterans.



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