Gate Keeper Nigeria Maiduguri
Norwegian Refugee Council
Maiduguri, Nigeria, NG
4d ago

Project number :

Duration and type of contract : End of December 2022 (possibility of extension)

Background of the positon

Gatekeepers play a crucial role in the security risk management function in NRC Country Office. They are integral part of the protection and deterrence strategy of risk management by acting as the eye’ and barrier to deter, delay, distinguish, and detect threats that might impact NRC staff, assets, facilities and image in order to trigger appropriate reaction.

The Gatekeeper should possess highest levels of integrity, alertness, self-discipline among other qualities.

The Gatekeeper will be based in Maiduguri, Borno State and will report directly to the HSS Officer in Maiduguri.

Role and responsibilities

  • Ensuring that the main gate to NRC facility is locked at all time. Gate will only be opened when granting access to staff, visitors or vehicles in / out of the facility.
  • To enforce access control procedures SOP at all-time / round the clock 24 / 7 within the NRC facility.
  • Ensure no NRC asset or property is removed from the facility without proper documentation or approvals. Gate pass or assets removal forms will be checked where applicable.
  • To patrol and protect assigned NRC property, promote and enforce safety and security and act as a visible deterrent against irregular activity.
  • protect NRC property and asset from theft, damage, trespassing or accidents
  • To monitor and control entrance and departure of staff and visitors according to prescribed Access Control SOP.
  • Prepare written reports of daily activities, observations and incidents and submit to HSS Officer
  • Monitor surveillance cameras (CCTV). Respond to alarms and react in a timely manner. Any malfunction to the CCTV is reported immediately to the HSS Officer.
  • Performing scheduled and random checks of designated areas throughout the facility to check for any security breaches
  • The Gatekeeper will support with turning on / off the generators using timing provided by logistics or the FC / AM. Any faults on the generator will be reported to Logistic / FC or AM immediately.
  • The Gatekeeper will only fuel the generators when expressly authorized by the Area Manager or FC in the Field Offices.

  • At close of business, guards will patrol the office and turn off any lights which have been left on.
  • Gatekeepers will ensure that all handwashing stations at the gate are filled with clean water, soap and that station is kept tidy.
  • Safely keep any keys of other property that might be deposited at the guard’s room.
  • Direct or guide visitors, once cleared to the respective office to the visited.
  • To have full working knowledge of the NRC facility, and position of various equipment such as fire extinguishers, alarms, exit gates, generator locations.
  • This also include knowing the location of various offices in order to direct visitors.

  • Fulfilling any other related tasks that may be assigned by supervisor.
  • Critical interfaces

    By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments / units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are :

  • All departments / NRC Staff / Visitors / Beneficiaries
  • Scale and scope of position

    Staff : N / A

    Stakeholders : Security Services

    Budgets : N / A

    Information :

    Visitors sheet / Incident Reports / Asset Control

    Legal or compliance :

    N / A

  • Competencies
  • Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results.

    Professional competencies

    These skills, knowledge and experience are important for effective performance :

    Generic professional competencies :

  • Qualification : Diploma or SSCE
  • Communication (oral and written) in Hausa and in English is beneficial.
  • Must be honest, well-mannered and neat in appearance.
  • Computer skills is an added advantage.
  • To be Nigerian citizen.
  • Behavioural competencies (max 6)

    These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, the following are essential for this position :

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Initiating action and change
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Influencing
  • Performance Management

    The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance Management Manual.

    The following documents will be used for performance reviews :

  • The Job Description
  • The Work and Development Plan
  • The Mid-term / End-of-trial Period Performance Review Template
  • The End-term Performance Review Template
  • The NRC Competency Framework
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