Job Title: Security Adviser
NRC is therefore seeking a Security Adviser in NRC Nigeria for 2015 to assist NRC Nigeria’s management in mitigating field risk emanating from the current conflict in North Eastern Nigeria. The SA will manage safety and security management systems at field levels, and mitigate safety and security associated risk for all staff, visitors, programs, assets and beneficiaries.
Overall responsible for management NRC Nigeria Security Section in close collaboration with CD and senior technical project staff in compliance and adherence to NRC security policies and protocols;
Implement, adapt and monitor NRC’s overall Security Risk management system;
Conduct Security Risk Assessments SRA according to programmatic needs;
Coordinate and manage Security activities, draft budgets, contribute to proposals and strategies in accordance with NRC and donor requirements;
Contribute to the development of Country, Area and programme strategies;
Responsible for development of SRA and Security SOPs guidelines;
Ensure capacity building of NRC staff with regard to security requirements;
Liaison and collaborate with relevant local and national authorities and stakeholders;
Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.
Humanitarian programme experience preferred especially humanitarian security management experience;
Basic military or police training may be useful, or an exposure to such an environment and interaction;
Safety and security management education through formal workshops or seminars;
Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts and knowledge of the context in Nigeria will be an asset;
Experience with start-up operations in the new country;
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;
Extensive leadership skills;
Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
Valid driver’s license