NIGERIA – SECURITY & ACCESS COORDINATOR (M/F) – MAIDUGURI 378 views0 applications


Desired start date: 1st of June 2022 Length of the mission: 12 months Location: Nigeria, Borno State, Monguno and Maiduguri

ABOUT THE MISSION

SI is present in North-East Nigeria since 2016 and is currently operating in 4 bases across Borno State (Maiduguri, Monguno, Ngala, Dikwa) with outreach capacities across all BAY (Borno, Yobe and Adamawa) States through its emergency component. Current coordination is based in Maiduguri while a representation office is set up in Abuja. In 2020, SI opened a base in Zamfara State to start Emergency Response in North West where the security and humanitarian situation has been deteriorating in the past few years. Security and humanitarian situation in both North East and North West as well as epidemic outbreaks continue to affect millions of live in those areas.

SI is responding to the humanitarian needs of displaced populations and host communities through Wash, Shelter & NFI, FSL (Food Security and Livelihood) and Emergency/Rapid Response activities. In order to promote an integrated approach, SI is also lead partner of 1 consortiums: with INTERSOS implementing CCCM and protection activities and Health and Nutrition.

Security context is challenging in both North East (Borno) and North West (Zamfara), Nigeria, justifying specific arrangements. Depending on evolution of the security situation, access to the field vary from limited to none.

ABOUT THE JOB

Job description:

Under the direct management of the Country Director, the Safety and Security Coordinator supports the Country Director in the adaptation of SI safety & security framework in Nigeria to the constant evolving context.

He/She also contributes to the monitoring of and reporting on the security context.

He/She aims to continuously build the capacity of the staff on security awareness and management and to diffuse an adequate security culture within the organization.

He/She develops access strategies in all relevant areas of operation, current or prospective.

YOUR PROFILE

Specific skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years working with INGO specialized in humanitarian assistance.
  • Considerable and strong security planning and implementation work experience gained in the context of field relief operations in insecure areas
  • Substantial experience of working in conflict-affected areas and of associated risks to personal and organizational security
  • Security assessment/review experience and analytical and planning skills
  • Previous experience in Nigeria context is an advantage

SI WILL OFFER YOU

A salaried position According to experience, starting from EUR 2400 gross per month (+ 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly i.e. 2640 euros gross per month) and a monthly Per Diem of USD 600. SI also covers accommodation costs and travel expenses between the expatriate’s country of origin and the place of assignment.

Breaks: During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of 7 working days every three months.

Social and health cover Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which refunds all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.

LIVING CONDITIONS:

The Security & Access Coordinator will be based in Maiduguri, where all the coordination and regional teams are based.

In Maiduguri, the base offers a comfortable environment despite limited movements outside of the compound for security reasons. The Guest House offers good living conditions, with a private bedroom and bathroom and shared and comfortable common spaces. Electricity and internet are available at the office and at the GH at all times. Volleyball and badminton court, ping pong, and some gym equipment are available in the GH. All essential goods (food, hygiene etc..) can be bought locally in the small shops around the office, or in the pre-validated supermarket. Maiduguri has a good social life, even though the Covid-19 context has slowed it down. Visits to other NGOs are possible, as well as some pre-validated place.

Covid 19 :

SI recommends vaccination against Covid-19, using WHO approved vaccines. If possible, the vaccination should be done before departure in order to reduce the logistical constraints once on the ground.

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SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL is particularly committed to fighting water-related diseases, the primary cause of death in the world today. Drawing on their expertise, our teams develop and carry out aid programs in the fields of water, sanitation and hygiene, as well as in the essential domains of food security and reconstruction.In 2014, SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL teams, comprising 188 international and 1742 national employees. The association is directed by Jean-Yves Troy.Founded by Alain Boinet and presided by Edouard Lagourgue, SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL is a non-profit organisation under the French 1901 charities law. An annual general meeting is held each year, and the charity has a Board of Governors and a steering committee.
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Desired start date: 1st of June 2022 Length of the mission: 12 months Location: Nigeria, Borno State, Monguno and Maiduguri

ABOUT THE MISSION

SI is present in North-East Nigeria since 2016 and is currently operating in 4 bases across Borno State (Maiduguri, Monguno, Ngala, Dikwa) with outreach capacities across all BAY (Borno, Yobe and Adamawa) States through its emergency component. Current coordination is based in Maiduguri while a representation office is set up in Abuja. In 2020, SI opened a base in Zamfara State to start Emergency Response in North West where the security and humanitarian situation has been deteriorating in the past few years. Security and humanitarian situation in both North East and North West as well as epidemic outbreaks continue to affect millions of live in those areas.

SI is responding to the humanitarian needs of displaced populations and host communities through Wash, Shelter & NFI, FSL (Food Security and Livelihood) and Emergency/Rapid Response activities. In order to promote an integrated approach, SI is also lead partner of 1 consortiums: with INTERSOS implementing CCCM and protection activities and Health and Nutrition.

Security context is challenging in both North East (Borno) and North West (Zamfara), Nigeria, justifying specific arrangements. Depending on evolution of the security situation, access to the field vary from limited to none.

ABOUT THE JOB

Job description:

Under the direct management of the Country Director, the Safety and Security Coordinator supports the Country Director in the adaptation of SI safety & security framework in Nigeria to the constant evolving context.

He/She also contributes to the monitoring of and reporting on the security context.

He/She aims to continuously build the capacity of the staff on security awareness and management and to diffuse an adequate security culture within the organization.

He/She develops access strategies in all relevant areas of operation, current or prospective.

YOUR PROFILE

Specific skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years working with INGO specialized in humanitarian assistance.
  • Considerable and strong security planning and implementation work experience gained in the context of field relief operations in insecure areas
  • Substantial experience of working in conflict-affected areas and of associated risks to personal and organizational security
  • Security assessment/review experience and analytical and planning skills
  • Previous experience in Nigeria context is an advantage

SI WILL OFFER YOU

A salaried position According to experience, starting from EUR 2400 gross per month (+ 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly i.e. 2640 euros gross per month) and a monthly Per Diem of USD 600. SI also covers accommodation costs and travel expenses between the expatriate's country of origin and the place of assignment.

Breaks: During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of 7 working days every three months.

Social and health cover Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which refunds all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.

LIVING CONDITIONS:

The Security & Access Coordinator will be based in Maiduguri, where all the coordination and regional teams are based.

In Maiduguri, the base offers a comfortable environment despite limited movements outside of the compound for security reasons. The Guest House offers good living conditions, with a private bedroom and bathroom and shared and comfortable common spaces. Electricity and internet are available at the office and at the GH at all times. Volleyball and badminton court, ping pong, and some gym equipment are available in the GH. All essential goods (food, hygiene etc..) can be bought locally in the small shops around the office, or in the pre-validated supermarket. Maiduguri has a good social life, even though the Covid-19 context has slowed it down. Visits to other NGOs are possible, as well as some pre-validated place.

Covid 19 :

SI recommends vaccination against Covid-19, using WHO approved vaccines. If possible, the vaccination should be done before departure in order to reduce the logistical constraints once on the ground.

2022-07-27

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