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Job Opening at Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger 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.



The Deputy Safety and Security Manager is the second focal point of contact for all relevant security information within Action Against Hunger bases in Northern Nigeria (specifically for Borno, Jigawa and Yobe states). He/she will support the National Safety and Security Manager, northern Nigeria and also provides support to the Field Coordinators in Damaturu and Dutse. He/she will serve as an advisor for daily operational planning of safety and security for all staff and programs in Northern Nigeria. The position will be based in Action Against Hunger. Maiduguri Office with regular trips to Damaturu and Dutse office based on Action Against Hunger security policies.

The successful candidate will;
Support the Field Coordinators in ensuring the safety and security of all Action Against Hunger staff,location, and assets.
Be required to represent Action Against Hunger, its mandate and activities with external actors and also participate in humanitarian, governmental safety and security forums as appropriate.
Ensure that Action Against Hunger staff and operations (Borno, Yobe and Jigawa state-wide) apply the Action Against Hunger Mandate, Charter and Code of Conduct, as well as safety and security operational      policies, procedures and regulations.
Have a Bachelor’s degree and minimum of three years’ experience within safety and security setting.
Be Fluent in speaking/reading/writing in English, Kanuri and Hausa languages.
Have excellent writing skills and in-depth knowledge of security operations.
Have the ability to work independently and write short coherent reports on relevant security topics.
Have current network with influential actors in Jigawa, Yobe and Borno state (e.g. on security, political, social, cultural, religious level).
Expertise on political and security situation in Jigawa, Yobe and Borno state.
Have been based in Jigawa, Yobe and/or Borno state for over five years.
Have experience within the humanitarian sector including dealings with safety and security threats.
Previous management experience, including management of multiple teams/departments.
Have Basic experience in Nigerian security forces (Military and/or Police) preferably.


DUE DATE: 3 July, 2017


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