Safety and Security Officer at Save the Children


Save the Children is the main unbiased organization for kids in want, with packages in over 120 nations. We save kids’s lives. We struggle for his or her rights. We assist them fulfil their potential. Save the Children is working in Nigeria as a result of one in 5 kids in Nigeria dies earlier than their fifth birthday. About 40% of kids miss out on faculty and need to work to outlive whereas practically 2 million kids have misplaced one or each dad and mom to an AIDS-related illness.

We are recruiting to fill the place under:

Job Title: Safety and Security Officer

Job No.: 200006RE
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employee Status: Permanent

Child Safeguarding
Level 3: 

  • The publish holder may have contact with kids and/or younger people both regularly (e.g. as soon as per week or extra) or intensively (e.g. 4 days in a single month or extra or in a single day) as a result of they work nation packages; or are visiting nation packages; or as a result of they’re accountable for implementing the police checking/vetting course of employees.

Role Purpose

  • To cut back the dangers posed to the program, personnel and property of Save the Children in Borno and facilitate program implementation, Nigeria.
  • This will embody ongoing menace evaluation and advising on danger administration; the upkeep of applicable tips; and guaranteeing that discipline working practices are strong and that each one employees are conscious of, skilled in, and adhere to those insurance policies and procedures.
  • Integral to the posting is the skill to work efficiently with discipline groups to domesticate capability and motivation, thereby guaranteeing field-based duty for security evaluation and administration.

Key Areas Of Accountability
Works with the Safety and Security Coordinator to coordinate:

  • The improvement of an organisational tradition that displays our twin mandate values, promotes accountability and excessive performance, encourages a crew tradition of studying, creativity and innovation, and frees up our people to ship excellent outcomes for kids and glorious customer support for our Members and donors
  • Ensure the Office complies with all Save the Children Management Operating Standards and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Ensure that each one required assist is offered promptly, at scale and in step with the guidelines and rules throughout emergencies.
  • Provide assist as required to the Office Incident Management Team in case of security-related disaster

Assessment and Analysis:

  • Coordinate with the Security Coordinator for the preparation & supply of top of the range reports, evaluation and security by gathering info from a wide range of sources.
  • The Security Officer will submit month-to-month written report on Vehicles 1st Aid bins, Hibernation gadgets Firefighting gear, Vehicles instruments and briefing tracker to the Security Coordinator and National Security Manager
  • Ensure that incident reports are correctly compiled in a well timed method by employees and shared with the Security Coordinator and National Safety & Security Manager
  • Monitor occasions, overview incidents and coordinate evaluation, observe up actions and suggestions
  • Provide security updates which embody situational evaluation, actions taken and actions really helpful to SCI administration crew, along with security and security coordinator
  • Prepare the month-to-month Guards transport allowance and firm’s fee
  • Access management and administration by supervision of security guards deployed at SCI services 
  • The Security officer will  present weekly security briefing and security briefing to new/arriving employees to Maiduguri

Policies and procedures:

  • Ensure that each one Borno employees perceive the country-wide security plan and comply with abide by its insurance policies and procedures
  • Monitor the security atmosphere and regulate security insurance policies and procedures accordingly in session with security and security coordinator
  • Ensure high quality and relevance of space security plans
  • Undertake opinions of insurance policies and procedures; determine alternatives to boost security in session with security and security coordinator

Programme Implementation:

  • Advise on secure  motion for employees e.g. correct automobile fleet administration insurance policies, ample security and communication gear in automobiles and coaching drivers in established procedures and requisite abilities
  • Assist with proposal improvement to make sure ample consideration of security and security want and inclusion of security prices
  • Undertake security assessments of and discipline missions to programme areas and potential programme areas; report on findings and design crucial enhancements
  • Provide security and security assist and advise to the discipline operations in session with security and security coordinator

Communication and Training:

  • Liaise regularly with UN businesses, INGOs SFPs, authorities   and native administration and the place doable with group leaders in the strategy of gathering and verifying security info as delegated
  • Support the gathering and move of knowledge with different related actors; classify security info in response to its reliability and accuracy
  • Coordinate and handle the correct use of SCI communication gear/methods and alert the security coordinator to any {hardware} failures
  • Plans, prioritises and performs duties properly without having direct supervision
  • Actively listens to new and totally different views and experiences of these they work with
  • Proactively helps crew members and trusts their capabilities
  • Demonstrates understanding of their abilities and how they complement these of others inside numerous groups and teams
  • Ability to analyse info
  • The skill to work harmoniously in a multi-national / multi-cultural atmosphere.
  • The skill to work independently, multi-task and anticipate issues
  • Commitment to Save the Children values
  • Regularly replace the briefing slides base on the context of Borno
  • Support Safety and Security trainings to SCI Borno/NE employees and companions. Trainings will embody First Aid, communications, security guards and drivers however will even embody different higher-level security trainings.
  • Keep monitoring of discipline employees to make sure security and security, and to be proactive in the occasion of emergency
  • Provide well timed security briefings for guests to Borno/NE and on events escort guests on discipline missions
  • The profitable candidate may have a excessive degree of widespread sense and a real curiosity in people.
  • Takes duty for his or her work and its impression on others

Behaviours (Values in Practice):

  • Holds self-accountable for making choices, managing sources effectively, attaining and position modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the crew and companions accountable to ship on their tasks


  • Sets formidable and difficult objectives for themselves and takes duty for their very own private improvement
  • Widely shares their private imaginative and prescient for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future oriented, thinks strategically and on a worldwide scale.


  • Builds and maintains efficient relationships, with their colleagues, SC Members and exterior companions and supporters
  • Values variety, sees it as a source of aggressive energy
  • Approachable, good listener, simple to speak to


  • Develops and encourages new and revolutionary options
  • Willing to take disciplined dangers.


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest ranges of integrity.

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • The duties and tasks as set out above are usually not exhaustive and the position holder could also be required to hold out extra duties inside reasonableness of their degree of abilities and expertise.

Experience And Skills:

  • B.Sc / HND in related course
  • 3 years publish NYSC related expertise
  • Demonstrated success in group resilience packages and technically sound in money transfers, capability constructing and different money switch parts;
  • Self-motivated and outcomes oriented;
  • Highly diplomatic and emotionally clever with sturdy oral and written communication abilities.
  • Knowledge of and adherence to Save the kids Code of Conduct, understands different worldwide improvement tips.
  • Excellent communication abilities, calm, with a great sense of working in inter-cultural atmosphere;
  • Excellent Microsoft Office functions abilities (Excel, Word, Power level, Emails, Skype, Web researchers);


  • Ability to talk native language particularly Kanuri, and Burra/Babur or any of the native language in Borno
  • Preferably with security background Military, NSCDC, SSS and Police
  • The candidate should be ideally from the State with a great contextual data of atmosphere and good reporting/analytical abilities.

The Organisation

  • We make use of roughly 25,000 people throughout the globe and work on the floor in over 100 nations to assist kids affected by crises, or those who want higher well being care, training and baby safety. We additionally marketing campaign and advocate at the highest ranges to understand the proper of kids and to make sure their voices are heard. 
  • We are working in the direction of three breakthroughs in how the world treats kids by 2030:
    • No baby dies from preventable causes earlier than their fifth birthday
    • All kids be taught from high quality fundamental training and that,
    • Violence towards kids is now not tolerated
  • We know that nice people make an incredible organization and that our workers play an important position in serving to us obtain our ambitions for kids.  We worth our people and provide a significant and rewarding profession, together with a collaborative and inclusive office the place ambition, creativity, and integrity are extremely valued.
  • Save the Children is dedicated to making sure that each one our personnel and programmes are completely secure for kids.
  • We undertake rigorous procedures to make sure that solely people appropriate to work with kids are allowed to hitch our organization and all candidates will, due to this fact, be topic to this scrutiny.
  • We have to maintain kids secure so our choice course of displays our dedication to the safety of kids from abuse.

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates should:
Click here to apply


  • Applicants are suggested that Save the Children International doesn’t require any fee or expense throughout the complete recruitment course of. Any request on this course should be instantly reported as it’s opposite to the values and practices of our organization.
  • Due to the quantity of functions obtained, Save the Children might not present suggestions to all candidates. Only shortlisted candidates will probably be contacted.
  • Qualified candidates are inspired to use as quickly as doable, as functions will probably be reviewed as obtained. Save the Children reserves the proper to vary the deadline, if thought-about crucial

Application Deadline  twenty second November, 2020.

Latest Post

Latest Jobs In Nigeria

News In Nigeria


For Breaking News, or Eye witness report Contact us on: SMS/Whatsapp: +2347033247217 Email: [email protected].com

The views expressed in this article are the Author/writer’s, they do not reflect the views of EJES GIST MEDIA. Please report any fake news or defamatory statements to [email protected]


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.