General Government Security

Vacancy at The British Council for Head of Security

The British Council is the world’s leading cultural relations
organization and creates opportunities for people in the UK and
worldwide to understand each other, to work together and learn from one
another. We see this as crucial to building secure, more prosperous and
sustainable futures for us all.
We build trust and understanding between
different countries and cultures and develop strong international links
that are of benefit to people in Britain and the rest of the world.

Position: Head of Security Nigeria

British Council Nigeria, the UK’s cultural relations organisation, is
recruiting a Head of Security, to lead our security capability as an
active member of the senior team. The post holder will be based in
Abuja, Nigeria and is part of a larger team of Business Support

This position will report to the Director Business Services Nigeria,
acting as security advisor to senior management in all aspects of
security. The role will encompass on going country monitoring and
analysis, security risk analysis compliant with international standards,
update of BC Nigeria Policy, Plans and Procedures in line with the
developing security environment and BC Global Security Manual.

The Head of Security will play a critical role as a member of the BC
Nigeria Senior Leadership Team and Incident Management Team (IMT)
requiring regular liaison with external security agencies and
stakeholders as well as day to day management of security staff and
service providers.

For more information on the role responsibility, refer to the role profile or contact the recruiting manager on

Applicants MUST
– Be a UK passport holder
– Have a minimum of 5 years of proven security management experience
within the security industry, corporate sector, public sector,
development sector or armed services/police.
-Have training or qualification in Security Risk Management or related discipline.

Experience of security management with an NGO or similar organisation is desirable.

How to Apply

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