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Security And Safety Expert At Action Against Hunger

Date Posted: 20/Feb/2017
Deadline: Not Specified

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.

Job TitleSecurity and Safety Expert


Location: Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
Job Description
You’ll Contribute to Ending World Hunger by . . . 


  • Collecting and analyzing security information, recommending actions to be taken, developing a security culture building on best practices existing within the mission and updating mission’s security policies, SOPs and risk analyses as per need.

Key Activities in your role:


  • Conduct threat assessments & risk analysis of Action Against Hunger operational areas.
  • Support bases and field teams in Security Risk assessments and building network of security stakeholders to acquire/share security/safety data at field level
  • Conducting safety & security briefings for all visitors & new staff when they arrive on mission.
  • Oversee the preparation of monthly security reports in accordance with Action Against Hunger security policies.
  • Coordinate and liaise on safety and security matters with all relevant actors such as national and international NGOs, UN, donor organizations and governmental authorities.

Does This Description fit you?
You’re a seasoned humanitarian aid worker:


  • You have a formal security qualification or appropriate security management training.
  • You have practical field experience in security management/leadership role
  • You have experience and knowledge of personnel and organizational security issues, threat/risk assessment, security management and security awareness in an insecure environment
  • You have facilitation skills to train and coach national and international staff.
  • You have the ability to adapt to needs and balance demands of beneficiary and security actors while maintaining appropriate contextual NGO security advice and coordination.
  • You have strong communication skills and report writing, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • You have work experience in insecure/hostile environments, preferably in an INGO capacity
  • You are able to work within a multi-cultural, multi ethnic team and have comprehensive knowledge of the context and challenges of operating within the region.

Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to: 


  • Health Insurance
  • R&R Breaks
  • Paid annual leave (vacation)
  • Training opportunities
  • Child allowance

Method of Application

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