Diakonie Emergency Aid Regional Security Advisor-Eastern and Southern Africa Jobs in Kenya

Diakonie Emergency Aid Regional Security Advisor-Eastern and Southern Africa Jobs in Kenya


Job Details

  • Diakonie Emergency Aid (DKH) - Regional Office Nairobi seeks to recruit a suitable candidate to fill the following position: Regional Security Advisor-Eastern and Southern Africa. .

    Job Responsibilities

  • Drafts and/or revises Health Safety and Security (HSS) plans and Standard Operation Procedures(SOP) for Areas of Operations (A00) regularly in accordance with the HSS Standard 2018

  • Receives, assesses and redistributes HSS related information from security networks and coordination partners in the Area of operations of the Regional and Somalia office

  • Recommends the allocation of Security Phases to specific Ao within the AOR of the RO and CO Somalia

  • Conducts HSS event mapping and tracking and reporting to HQ Security Advisor

  • Acts as focal point for Security Cluster coordination in all Area of Responsibility (AOR) in Eastern and Southern Africa

  • Ensures/ facilitates/ develops/ delivers/ sources trainings to keep staff "fit for work in accordance with the HSS minimum training requirements: first aid, safe driving, fire and evacuation drills, communication and field equipment, security seminars et cetera

  • Enforces compliance of staff with HSS plans/ security regulation

  • Conducts travel risk assessments, travel briefings, traveler monitoring and advises on travel risk mitigation for all staff based in the Nairobi offices (RO, CO-Somalia) or staff based
    abroad with Kenyan nationality and authorized third party persons traveling to respective AoR of the two offices

  • Approves travel applications/ gives travel clearance and provides security back-up

    Job Qualifications

  • Masters in Arts, Social Sciences, Management, Business or a related Security field. However, an Undergraduate degree in the relevant field, backed by strong technical experience will also be considered.

  • At least 5 years relevant experience, preferably in NGO Security Management environment

  • Proven experience of working in a conflict/post-conflict or crisis environment with NGOs is a must

  • Must be willing and be able to travel extensively in Eastern and Southern Africa

  • Prove to work in Kenya will be required

    How to Apply

  • To request complete details of the TOR and application instructions, send an email to: dea.recruitment@gmail.com

  • Deadline for applications: Sunday, 5th January 2020

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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