Security And Safety Manager in Abuja, Nigeria

Security and Investigations
Security and Investigations
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Male or Female
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Job Description

Reports to the Operations Director

The Security and Safety Manager is responsible for ensuring safety and security of MSN team members and assets in all locations



Security, Safety and Fleet management

Establish and update Essential Security Package (ESP) every 6 months e.g Welcome pack. Standard Operating Procedures and Special Situation Protocols

Ensure a high level of procedural security is in place at all MSN’s premises, including access control, visitor protocols, key management and appropriate branding.

Implement and maintain vehicle, fleet logistics and movement protocols, including vehicle maintenance, fleet documentation, pre-travel authorization, travel insurance and vehicle and equipment protocols.

Recruit and line manage all security personnel including private guards management

Contextual awareness and security based networks

Attend and contribute to external security networks

Actively develop and maintain security influencer networks with stakeholders e.g religious, tribal and community leaders, government and private security companies.

Security crisis and incident reporting

Ensure consistent incident reporting from all locations

Identify the learning needs of MSN’s employees in relations to safety and security matters

Develop training packages for MSN employees to enable them to fully understand MSn’s Standard Operating Procedures and the appropriate elements of the ESP

Briefings, debriefings and information security

Develop and deliver security and safety briefings for all visitors and new employees to the MSN programme

Appropriately de-brief all employees and visitors involved in any security incident, including assisting in the identification of psycho-social or other medical requirements and implement resulting actions.


Educated to degree level or relevant certifications in relevant field e.g security and safety

3-5 years practical experienec conducting, security assessment, planning and implementation of procedures gained in an NGO or field context

Experience of developing and maintaining information systems, managing severe incidents in complex environments (e.g evacuations)

Experience of DFID, USAID,EU or Gates funded projects

A strong self-drive, excellent leadership skills, ability to build relationships.

Excellent communicator who can build relationships with key external/internal contacts, good written and verbal communication skiils, with fluent written and spoken English and the ability tocommunicate complex information in a straightforward way, including experience of producing information materials.

Experience in planning and project management skills; including the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines and adapting priorities to respond to changing demands

Proven ability to work independently whilst knowing when to refer for advice

Willingness to travel and stay in all parts of Nigeria

Strong personal commitment to the mission and goals of MSI

Pro MSI philosophy of social enterprise, cost recovery and reproductive rights

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