Job ID: 13-10805
Group/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)
Dept/Unit: PDGGEN – Program Delivery Group
Project/Program: A607 – Nigeria Global Fund RSSH
Reports to: Portfolio Director
- The Security Manager will work in close collaboration with the Project Directors/Porfolio Director and staff to ensure staff and property are safe. S/He will direct the development, implementation and monitoring of an effective strategy to mitigate risk, maintain continuity of operations and provide for the safety and security of all employees.
- S/he shall also serve as the subject matter expert on all safety and security related matters.
- S/he will be responsible for establishing policies and standards affecting safety and security of staff members, facilities and assets, and program activities.
- S/he will ensure security protocols and mechanisms are in place to address country programs’ unique security challenges.
- S/he will provide direction and technical support in developing and maintaining country programs’ context-specific field security plans.
- Provide security advisory on effective physical and procedural security measures to staff in MSH focal states.
- Review staff travel schedules and projected travel itineraries to identify potential security and safety-related issues.
- Continuously monitor and analyze the security situation in the country to guarantee highest possible protection of staff and physical assets.
- Liaise with local law enforcement, diplomatic/international organizations and private security officers in close consultation with the Portfolio Director, to develop and strengthen contacts with local authorities.
- Develop and submit a Security Risk Assessment and Security Tree to the Portfolio Director.
- Report security intelligence, incidents and concerns to Senior Management and propose adequate security measurements in case of possible security threats to staff and assets.
- Provide security briefing to all newly arriving staff and visiting staff.
- Constantly monitoring the environment with the aim of issuing security advisory through the Portfolio Director, on matters that may affect the safety and security of staff.
- Conduct periodic security awareness briefings for staff.
- Organize security and fire/life safety training and briefing for staff.
- Ensure all security incidences and occurrences are well reported, coordinated and documented.
- Provide periodic security updates to all staff on project sites and the Country Office.
- Activate emergency response and provide necessary assistance and guidance to staff.
- Serve as the primary focal point for safety and security for MSH Nigeria.
- Conduct security/risk assessments, scenario planning, security plan development and crisis/contingency planning;
- Develop and implement security policies, protocols and procedures.
- Plan and coordinate security operations for specific events.
- Investigate and resolve crises.
- Analyze data to form proposals for improvements (e.g. implementation of new technology)
- Coordinate security operations or activities with public law enforcement, the Federal Fire Service and other agencies.
- Attend meetings, professional seminars, or conferences to keep abreast of changes or new technologies impacting security operations.
- Monitor security policies, programs or procedures to ensure compliance with internal security policies, licensing requirements, or applicable government security requirements, policies, and directives.
- Analyze and evaluate security operations to identify risks or opportunities for improvement.
- Conduct physical examination of property to ensure compliance with security policies and regulations.
- Communicate security status, updates, and actual or potential problems, using established protocols.
- Collect and analyze security data to determine security needs, security program goals, or program accomplishments.
- Create report and develop security KPIs.
Qualifications and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in International Relations, International Development, Criminal Justice, Security Administration or related area;
- NGO security, military or law enforcement background;
- Minimum of 9 years implementing security programs and a strong knowledge of security management in complex environments;
- Some familiarity with USAID, GF and other donor agencies policies and procedures;
- Experience using relevant technology and equipment;
- Experience working in conflict and post-conflict settings;
- Experience conducting training for small and large groups;
- Comprehensive knowledge of security issues in Nigeria
- Demonstrated understanding of complex emergencies, related security concerns and appropriate responses to such emergencies;
- Experience in reporting and emergency response planning
- Excellent knowledge of security protocols and procedures
- Solid understanding of budgeting and statistical data analysis;
- Working knowledge of MS Office;
- Exceptional communication skills for explaining complex security concerns, policies, protocols, and procedures to senior management, employees, consultants, volunteers and consistently apply them at all levels;
- Written and spoken fluency in English required; second language a plus;
- Willingness to travel to post-conflict and high-risk environments as required
20th September, 2019.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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- Location Abuja, Abuja, Abuja USD Month