Investigative Assistant Job in Nigeria

 The U.S. Mission to Nigeria comprises of the Embassy in Abuja, FCT, and the Consulate General in Lagos. U.S. Consulate General Lagos is the Mission’s representative to the Nigerian people in the southern region.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Investigative Assistant

Announcement Number: Lagos-2024-039

Location: Lagos


  • The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos, Nigeria is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the Investigative Assistant position in the Regional Security Office.


  • The Investigative Assistant (IA) assists in an array of sensitive and complex criminal investigations related to document fraud, human smuggling, trafficking in persons, and other criminal issues as directed by the Assistant Regional Security Officer- Investigator (ARSO-I).
  • The job holder provides investigative, analytical, and administrative support in the operation of the Diplomatic Security (DS) Overseas Criminal Investigations (OCI) program at post.
  • The job holder updates the ongoing investigations database in Department of State (DOS) computer systems, and controls access of sensitive information. The incumbent must be able to obtain a secret security clearance. 

Education Requirements

  • Two (2) years of general college or university studies is required.


  • Minimum of three (3) years' experience in administrative, journalism, education, business, logistics, investigative analysis, legal, law enforcement, emergency response, analytical or research-related fields is required.

Other Requirements:

  • All selected candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret Security Clearance. 
  • All selected candidates will be subject to a background investigation and, may be subject to a pre-employment medical exam.
  • Selected candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) upon receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

USD 42,391 / Per Year

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online