Security Trainee Career Opportunity in Nairobi, Kenya

L√§karmissionen/LM International 

Position Title: Security Trainee 

LM International is a non-profit faith-based global Swedish foundation working for sustainable poverty alleviation from a human rights perspective. We are committed to drive transformative and innovative change in the thematic areas of food security and livelihood, health, education, and WASH*.***

LM International operates in about 25 countries in Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Middle East with a focus on fragile states and crisis affected areas.

Since 1958, the foundation has built up enduring local, national, regional, and global partnerships around the world. Our vision is “Dignified Life – Sustainable World” and our mission is to “to save lives and empower people*”*.

Role Overview

As a Security Trainee at LM International, you will work closely with the Global Head of Security to ensure the safety and security of our personnel operating in diverse environments. You will assist in implementing security protocols, supporting day-to-day operations, and contributing to the enhancement of our security framework. This role offers an excellent opportunity to develop your skills and contribute to a meaningful cause.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide support to regional and country offices to ensure the safety of staff during visits and program activities in high-risk locations.
  • Assist in the implementation of day-to-day security operations in alignment with LM International's security framework.
  • Establish and maintain proper security procedures to safeguard personnel and resources.
  • Contribute to the development of staff capabilities through training and support initiatives.
  • Share insights, lessons learned, and drive security-related training programs across LM International.
  • Support ad hoc security activities aimed at enhancing security procedures and plans in various countries.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Security Management, International Relations, or related field preferred.
  • Prior experience or exposure to security-related roles is advantageous.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize effectively.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities to work collaboratively in diverse teams.
  • Understanding of security protocols and procedures in challenging or high-risk environments.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to evolving security challenges.


  • A paid traineeship with a monthly stipend of $500.
  • Hands-on experience in global security operations.
  • Exposure to diverse regions and high-risk environments.
  • Opportunity for growth and learning within a dynamic international organization.

If you are enthusiastic about contributing to global security initiatives and are eager to learn and grow within a dynamic team, we encourage you to apply! Join us in making a difference in ensuring the safety and security of our team members around the world.

How to apply

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Please use reference code ‘Security Trainee’ in the email subject line.

For questions about the position kindly email Christophe Sacko, Head of Global Security at

Closing date: 15 Feb 2024

Starting date: As soon as possible

Length: 9 months

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To learn more about LM International kindly go to