Vetting Officer at ShepherdHill Security Limited

ShepherdHill Security is an outstanding Security Company with a vision of positioning itself as the first and last name in security industry, by building a reputation that substantially outstrips its rivals.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Vetting Officer

Location: Mainland, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Responsibilities

  • Supervisory/Operational Duties
  • Ensures proper vetting and background checks are carried out on all operatives and employee of the company.
  • Conduct vetting and background checks on commercial basis
  • Confirms the eligibility of the prospective employee’s guarantor.
  • Confirms the correctness or otherwise of the information provided in the staff file.
  • Carries out criminal checks with the police
  • Undertakes investigation of incidences and recommend as appropriate
  • Ensures the arrest of perpetrators of criminal activities and their subsequent prosecution.
  • Liaise with the Nigerian Police Force and other forces on issues.
  • Prepares weekly reports of activities on vetting and investigations.
  • Any other job assigned by the Commandant.

Strategic, Reporting and Analysis:

  • Develop and present weekly vetting reports/trends for necessary decision making.
  • Presentation of any project or trend analysis reports as may be required from time to time for effective decision making
  • Key reports as required by supervisor/line manager
  • Serve as an expert on tasks that are delegated and assigned to, delivering them within specified time and defined expectation
  • Adhering strongly to the standards and practices in Data Management procedures
  • Provide adequate and prompt feedback on key Assignments and Responsibilities
  • Ensures compliance to all laid down policies of the company
  • Collaborate with all Staff to committing to effective tasks delivery.


  • Candidates should possess an HND / B.Sc Degree in Management and related discipline
  • At least 3 years’ experience of working in a security environment/company, to include administration and vetting.
  • Preferred candidate must have worked in a security company before.
  • Experience of supporting managers across a variety of departments at different levels in all aspects of HR and training.
  • Experience of volunteer background check, retention and development is desirable.
  • Organized and methodical approach to administration and record keeping
  • Excellent IT Skills and ability to ride Bike.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.

Skills, Competencies and Requirements:
General Requirements:

  • Ability to ride bike
  • Young and vibrant
  • Focus on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Commitment to Right First Time
  • Articulate, focussed and organized
  • The ability to present information to management teams.

Application Closing Date
20th April, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated Resume to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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