Sightsavers Country Security and Safety Officer Jobs in Nigeria
Sightsavers is recruiting for a Country Safety and Security Officer, reporting to the Global Head of Security.
This role is responsible for the coordination of the country security plan within Nigeria.
The Country Safety and Security Officer will ensure that local risk controls and standard operating procedures are adhered to and coordinates field safety.
The position will be based in our office in Kaduna, Nigeria.Implementing and coordinating access control procedures
Key responsibilities for the Safety and Security Officer role include office security, domestic travel, international travel, communications and risk assessment. This is an important and varied role and duties will include:
Managing office safety and security equipment such as fire and first aid kits and hibernation boxes
Coordinating journey management and conducting risk assessments on all journeys outside the office location
Acting as point of contact for traveller communications
Coordinating assessment of all hotels in Nigeria used by Sightsavers staff in line with SOPs
Coordinating and assessing all travel in Nigeria for international staff in conjunction with the Global Head of Security
Holding responsibilities for airport pick-ups and drop-offs
Delivering safety and security briefings to international visitors
Maintaining and updating the country welcome pack and arrivals brief
Holding the country emergency phone and maintaining the emergency communications system
Holding responsibility for all incident reporting within Nigeria
Coordinating country call tree, emergency contact lists and incident alert system
Assisting the GHoS and the Country Director in preparing risk assessments for current and new programmes
Attending INGO security forums as Sightsavers’ representative
Preparing monthly threat situational reports for the country director and GHoS
Coordinating vehicle safety checks in liaison with the lead driver
Ensuring all vehicles are registered and drivers are licensed
Ensuring all Sightsavers vehicles are equipped in line with SOPs
Responsibility for the vetting of third-party vehicle providers
Updating and maintaining approved hospital/clinic lists throughout Nigeria
Ensuring staff have appropriate medical equipment for domestic travel.
The ideal candidate will be a Nigerian national with a good understanding of operating in the central and northern states of Nigeria as well as having previous experience of working for an INGO. A security management qualification (CPP, PSP or equivalent) preferred.
Required skills include:
A good standard of spoken and written English
Previous police or military experience desirable due to wider contact network
Experience of conducting risk assessments
Solid understanding of physical security management processes.
How to apply
Send the application form and equal opportunities form as two separate documents to [email protected] By 31st August, 2018
For more information and job application details, see; Sightsavers Country Security and Safety Officer Jobs in Nigeria
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