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Job Title: Safety and Security Expert

Company: Action Against Hunger

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Experience: 3 years

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Job Field: Medical/Health/Safety

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Action Against Hunger | ACF-International works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

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Key activities in your role will include: – Collecting & analyzing security information from a range of local & international sources, & representing ACF at security related meetings. Conducting risk & threat assessments whenever the context changes. – Working closely with the Field – Coordinators to define & evaluate the security rules & procedures for their projects & bases. – Developing contingency plans to minimize each risk identified for the mission. – Conducting safety & security briefings for all visitors & new staff when they arrive on mission. Ensuring that copies of all security rules & procedures are kept updated & disseminated to all staff. – Coordinating and liaising on safety and security matters with all relevant actors such as national and international NGOs, UN, donor organizations and governmental authorities.

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Does this description fit you? – You’re a seasoned humanitarian aid worker – You have a Bachelor’s degree in logistics, security management, humanitarian action, international relations or a related field. – You have 3 years’ experience managing team safety & security in volatile contexts, as well as practical training in leading the security function for humanitarian aid organizations. – You are familiar with field-based

communications systems like HF Codan, Motorola VHF, Thuraya, satellite & internet systems. – You’re a very capable communicator – You enjoy working with strong,

committed teams, including colleagues who do not speak your language fluently. – You like the challenge of helping teams find ways to work where ACF’s activities will have the most impact. – You are comfortable explaining complex policies & procedures simply, in non-technical terms. You are able to succinctly summarize & analyze current field activities. – Your work style builds trust & calm within the team – You are highly organized & pay attention to small details. You remain handle highly stressful situations with composure & are able to easily adapt to changing circumstances. – You are able to build relationships with external actors while ensuring that ACF’s humanitarian principles & program needs are clearly understood.

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