Security Manager Job At Action Against Hunger


SECURITY MANAGER - Nigerians only

The listed vacancy do NOT entail any relocation compensation and priority will be given to locally-based candidates for all areas. Purpose : Provide daily safety and security support to the mission in Nigeria. Regularly review, and amend as necessary, all Nigeria based Safety and Security policies and procedures. Through validation by the Country Director create and implement new ACF Nigeria Security and Safety policies and procedures as required.. Deliver training and knowledge to all staff on Security and Safety requirements of the mission Reporting to the Country Director, the Security Manager will support the Mission in achieving its safety and security objectives of : 
1) Provision of accurate and relevant security analysis and current risk assessments to ACF teams 2) Implementation, maintenance and ongoing development of the Security plan; ensuring consistent adherence to ACF Safety and Security policies and procedures by all staff and managers 3) Conducting security assessments of ACF sites, program areas as required. 4) Liaising directly with the security units and forums of all key actors in ACF areas of operations as well as playing an active part in NGO and UN related Security forums 5) Training and sensitization of ACF staff for Safety and Security specific topics and daily or weekly security events/refreshers.
This position is a very demanding post, requiring frequent travel to field sites, a continuous attention to detail and a positive, team oriented attitude. 
Essential: • Experience working in Security management/supervisory role 3+ years, including managing teams • Strong verbal, written and communication skills including effective training and facilitation skills; approachable, diplomatic, able to maintain confidentiality ; able to work effectively in diverse, cross-cultural teams in a complex, multi-site work environment • Computer literacy including all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) • Fluency in English, written and spoken • Excellent attention to detail, highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, strong sense of responsibility, ability to work independently • Capacity for analysis, synthesis and reporting of large amounts of information

Preferred: • Previous experience working for NGOs or INGOs in Nigeria, especially in the northern Nigerian states, is preferred • Fluency in one or more National/regional languages an asset (Hausa preferred)
Applications, including CV and Letter of Motivation, should be sent as follows: By email to:

DUE DATE: 18th October, 2013

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