Security & Access Coordinator, Nigeria
Action Contre La Faim (ACF)
3h ago


Safety and Security Management Planning

  • Provide technical support to the CD on all policies, procedures, guidelines and planning for staff safety, operational security and program continuity;
  • Evaluate, review and support the updating of the Security Risk Analysis and associated security management plans for the mission;
  • Collaborate with the CD and the Area / Field Coordinators to develop, consolidate and implement operating procedures and contingency plans.
  • Humanitarian Access Management

  • Develop ongoing relationships with local authorities and other stakeholders within Nigeria;
  • Ensure that the mission’s work, in the areas of operations, is known and accepted to ensure staff can safely deliver programs and continue their humanitarian activities;
  • Provide technical input and advice in assessments to consider new geographic areas.
  • Monitoring, Analysis and Supervision

  • Identify, establish and manage context appropriate approach to assure that all facilities are safe;
  • Compile and submit monthly security reporting that track incidents and trends within ACF’s area of operation;
  • Work closely with ACF teams in the Field Offices to ensure all incidents and accidents are followed up with an official written report.
  • Security & Access Training and Orientation

  • Provide a development plan focus on capacity building method’s for the Safety and Security team;
  • Provide regular trainings for all staff on security preparedness, prevention and response;
  • In collaboration with HR, review and update ACF Nigeria Security Information package for new hires and visitors.
  • Management

  • Promote a strong team spirit, provide oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions;
  • Lead with commitment, integrity, accountability and ensure adherence.
  • The Applicant

  • You have at least 3 years’ experience in security and access coordination in hostile / insecure environment (which is mandatory) in humanitarian environment.
  • You must have an expertise in current safety and security practices and issues affecting aid work globally.
  • You have the ability to adapt to needs between operations and security while maintaining appropriate contextual NGO security advice and coordination.
  • You have experience working in a multi-cultural environment with comprehensive knowledge of the context and challenges of operating in Nigeria.
  • You are known for your diplomatic and sensitive to cross cultural issues, your capacity to work under pressure and your creativity.
  • You are an excellent communicator and have specifics negotiation skills.

  • You have experience of incident reporting, incident mapping, compilation of security reports and assessments. In addition, you are known for you capacity to train and coach staff on security issues.
  • You have good understanding of ACF’s mandate and you will be willing to commit to ACF’s aims and principles, as well as commit to ACF’s code of conduct.
  • Previous experience in the region will be a plus.
  • To be fluent in English (written and spoken) is mandatory.
  • Status

    6 Fixed-term contract, provided by ACF according to the French legislation.

    Salary and profits

  • Monthly gross salary from 1 805 € to 2 305 € (upon experience)
  • Per diem and living allowance monthly : 539 € net paid in cash in the field
  • 9% of monthly gross salary as regional allowance
  • 16% of monthly gross salary as reimbursement of retirement insurance for non-French citizen.
  • Transportation and accommodation

  • Coverage of transportation costs to and in the mission.
  • Individual room in guesthouse covered
  • Medical coverage

    100% coverage of medical expenses + repatriation insurance.

    Leaves and RnR :

  • 25 days of paid leaves per year.
  • 20 RnR per year.
  • 215 € at each RnR period (every 12 weeks).
  • Coverage of the transportation expenses to the RnR area of reference
  • Training

    Free and unlimited access to the certifying e-learning platform Cross knowledge .

    How to apply

    To apply, please visit our website.

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