FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for Security Manager for the upcoming eight-year DFID Nigeria Health Investment programme. The position is contingent on the requirements of the solicitation and upon award to FHI 360.
- Provides technical expertise to members of the organization’s Emergency Team (General Counsel, HR, IT, Compliance) as they plan, develop, direct, and coordinate effective security programs designed to identify and mitigate risk to employees, executives, visitors and material assets at multiple operating locations.
- Serves as the primary advisor to senior executives regarding security matters.
- Leverages extensive subject matter expertise in the security arena in order to provide strategic guidance to the organization on a wide array of issues, seeking innovative ways to identify and address organizational security risk in a manner that will support continued growth and innovation.
- Manages, and coordinates, security programs to address a variety of issues including, privacy, physical security, investigations, regulatory compliance, illicit trade, and ensuring that programs meet appropriate regulatory guidelines
- Serves as a resource for security issues across the organization.
- Responsible for managing of security professionals and vendors to safeguard the company’s assets, and intellectual property, as well as the physical safety of the employees and visitors.
- Assists with identifying security and related goals, objectives and metrics consistent with corporate strategic plan.
- Prepares risk and threat assessment reports and recommendations to senior management.
- Develops and establishes security policies and procedures.
- Provides advice and counsel to management on matters relating to employee and property safety and security.
- Compiles, submits records and reports as required reflecting and recording departmental activities.
- Complies with all applicable laws, statutes, or standards from regulatory and accrediting agencies.
- Investigates risk management and public relations issues.
- Maintains good working relations with all external agencies including governmental and international agencies.
- Works with local management to gain insight on local regulations.
- Adheres to and applies all aspects of security regulations in a consistent manner.
- Monitors security conditions and conducts ongoing analysis of data received from both external and internal sources.
- Conducts training needs assessment with key stakeholders resulting in increased security management capacity.
- Supports performance management and professional development of direct reports, including ongoing feedback, coaching, and career support.
- Bachelor’s degree or international equivalent in Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, Security Administration or Related Field.
- Typically requires 8+ years of security experience in corporate or government organizations or military asset protection programs.
- Demonstrated experience with implementing security strategies, policies, procedures and standards.
- Demonstrated experience with risk management and contract and vendor negotiations.
- Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.
- Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.
- Prior work in a non-governmental organization (NGO).