If you are a forensic scientist in Nigeria then here are the best forensic science Jobs 2021, job opportunities, and available job vacancies for you to grab and utilize.
In this article, we have listed the available Job vacancies for forensic scientists in Nigeria.
Additionally, we have also explained in detail at the bottom of this page how you can qualify for a forensic job in the Nigerian Police Force.
Note; the highest paying forensic job vacancies in Nigeria are those in the government security and law enforcement sectors.
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So grab the forensic job opportunities below and utilize them by applying to your acquired skills.
Where Do Forensic Scientists Work in Nigeria?
Government Sector: if you are lucky to secure a forensic science job from the federal or state government, then you will likely work in one of the law enforcement agencies
The most popular forensic job in Nigeria is in the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) department of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID).
In the SCIID unit, you may be assigned the duty of carrying out intelligence investigation of crimes and making intelligence reports that will help in further investigations.
Private Sector: if you are employed to work in a private sector, then you likely be employed as a forensic accountant, a forensic investigator, a forensic analyst, etc.
Do well to check the available governmental, state, and private jobs for forensic scientists in Nigeria below.
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Attention: kindly know that before any federal, state, or private sector can employ you in their company, you have to submit your forensic science qualifications which may include;
- Diploma or Degree in Forensic Science
- Professional forensic skills
- Work experience (sometimes)
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Forensic Scientists Salary in Nigeria 2021
Before we proceed, we think it will be helpful to share the estimated forensic scientists’ salary structure in Nigeria with you.
Firstly, kindly know that there is no fixed salary for forensic scientists in Nigeria. Salaries vary depending on the company you are working for or the position you are handling.
Statistically, the table below shows the estimated salary for forensic scientists in Nigeria depending on their job positions;
|Forensic Job Position||Minimum Salary||Maximum Salary Expectation|
|Forensic DNA analyst||N120,000||N500000|
|Crime laboratory analyst||N130,000||550,000|
|Forensic medical examiner||N120,000||N470,000|
Note: you may only earn high when working with governmental agencies. But if you are working in the private sector, the expected salary may be lower than stated above.
Forensic Jobs Vacancies in Nigeria 2021
The following are the available forensic jobs opportunities and job vacancies in Nigeria 2021 to try out.
Note; make sure you do personal findings directly from the companies to your satisfaction before applying.
|Job Positions||Company||Locations||Job Status|
|Forensic Investigator||Alfred and Victoria Associates||Lagos State||Open|
|Forensic Investigation||United Bank for Africa (UBA)||Headquarters||Open|
|Forensic Analyst||First Bank||Headquarters||Close|
|Forensic Investigator and Internal Control||Stanbic IBTC||Lagos||Open|
|Forensic Auditor||Lagos||Leventis Function||Open|
|Financial Control and audit||Stock gap Fuels Limited||Lagos||Open|
|eFraud and Digital Forensic Investigation||First Bank||Headquarters||Close|
|Cybersecurity and computer forensics||Asseco Software||Nigeria||Open|
|Investigations/forensic audit||Montaigne Place||Lago||Open|
|Principal Investigation and Forensic Accountant||African Development Bank||Headquarters||Close|
|Junior Internal Auditor||Montaigne AH Limited||Lagos||Open|
|Financial Crime Control||Smilet||Nigeria||Close|
|Audit Junior Trainee Recruitment||Nexia Agbo Abel||Abuja||Open|
|Cybercrime Expertise||Expertise France||Nigeria||Open|
|Operational Risk||Stanbic IBTC Bank||Nigeria||Open|
|Fraud System Analyst||Supervisory||Nigeria||Open|
|Forensic Program Assistant||International Committee of the Red Cross||Nigeria||Close|
|IT Experts on Cybersecurity and Computer forensics||Expertise France||Nigeria||Open|
|Forensic Structural Engineer||EFI Global||Lagos||Open|
|Forensic Biologist||Sunrose Consulting||Lagos||Open|
|Internal and Fraud audit||MTN||Osun||Open|
|Senior Network Administrator and Computer forensics||Josheke Solutions||Lagos||Open|
|IT Application Security Analyst and computer forensics||Standard Bank||Lagos||Open|
|Computer Analyst/Forensic Investigator||DCSL Corporate Services Limited||Nigeria||Close|
|Information Security and computer forensics||9mobile Nigeria||Osun||Open|
|IT Security Engineer and Computer forensics||Growth in Value Alliance||Lagos||Open|
|Forensic Accountant||Daa Rhoda Farms Limited||Owode||Open|
|AML Compliance Investigator – Tier III||Chipper Cash||Lagos||Open|
More Forensic Job Opportunities in Nigeria.
To secure a Governmental forensic science job in Nigeria, make sure you do the following:
- Make sure you have a degree in forensic science
- To gain a suitable degree, apply for admission into the Nigerian Police Academy (NPA) to study forensic science
- If you have a degree already, apply for the Nigerian Police recruitment.
- Apply for the department of State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID).
- If you are accepted, then you have automatically become a forensic scientist in the Nigerian Police Force.
Those are the available forensic science Jobs 2021 in Nigeria, job opportunities, and job vacancies for now.
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