Security Officer

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Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organisations in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. We work in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers and Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors.

Job Title: Security Officer

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND  

Experience: 3 years

Location: Kano

Job Field: NGO/Non-Profit   Security / Intelligence  
Job ID: sfh-48375

Location: Kano

Job Profile

  • The Project Security Officer will be responsible for ensuring the safety and security of employees, visitors to the project, physical assets, inventory, proprietary information and intellectual asset of the organization by providing strategic direction, tactical management, emergency planning, risk assessment, intelligence gathering, threat mitigation and disaster recovery strategies.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Secures the organisation, its project and its people by maintaining an intelligence network; designing and implementing policies and strategies of organisation security including internal investigations.
  • Determine personnel protection requirements by gathering and reviewing pre-planning travel intelligence information; issuing travel advisories; modifying travel itineraries; making travel security arrangements, including guards, secure accommodations, and security-equipped transportation.
  • Maintains protection systems by developing and refining philosophy and design standards relating to protection systems
  • Provides information by reviewing, developing, and continually improving security operation's operational manuals and procedures; briefing project and organisation’s executives and managers on security-related issues.


    Minimum years of experience


    Other Requirements

    Qualifications / Experience

    • A minimum of bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Psychology, Sociology or any other related course
    • A minimum of 3 years in security management and operations in private/commercial or non-governmental organisation.
    • Must be retired in Military, not below the rank of Captain / Lieutenant / Flight Lieutenant or Police force not below Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP).

    Skills and Competency required:

    • A background of Intelligence Crime Detention, Prevention and Control of Crime-
    • Sound knowledge of various security considerations in Northeast Nigeria gathered from experience of working in the states of the zone.
    • Ability to plan and develop security training programs, prepare written procedures and instructions, and to organise observed facts into activity and incident reports, and security program reports.

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    About Society for Family Health (SFH)
    Job Summary
    January 9, 2020
    Offer Type
    Full time
    Minimum of 3years
    January 10, 2020
    Security / Intelligence
    NGO / International Agencies
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