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Latest Search for Common Ground SFCG jobs vacancies in NigeriaAugust 9, 2022

Search for Common Ground (SFCG) is an international non-profit organization that promotes the peaceful resolution of conflict. With headquarters in Washington, DC and Brussels, Belgium, Search’s mission is to transform how individuals, organizations, and governments deal with conflict – away from destructive approaches towards cooperative solutions. With more than 600 staff worldwide, Search implements projects in more than 30 countries across the globe.

Search for Common Ground (SFCG) is an international non-profit organization that promotes the peaceful resolution of conflict. With headquarters in Washington, DC and Brussels, Belgium, Search’s mission is to transform how individuals, organizations, and governments deal with conflict – away from destructive approaches towards cooperative solutions. With more than 600 staff worldwide, Search implements projects in more than 30 countries across the globe.

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 August 9, 2022. Safety and Security Officer (SSO)

Location: Yola, Adamawa Employment Type: Full-time

Position Summary

  • Search Nigeria is seeking Safety and Security Officers who will be responsible for implementing all policies and procedures regarding security & safety and promoting its day to day management for Search in Nigeria.
  • They will continuously assess the safety / security environment and devise risk reduction measures as needed in coordination with the National Safety and Security Manager (SSM).
  • This full time position and subject to performance and funding availability, may be extended beyond a year. The Security and Safety officer will be based in Yola.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Safety & Security Manager (SSM) to ensure security strategies for Search Nigeria and that responses are appropriate and aligned with regional and global priorities.
  • Deliver oversight of security prevention, preparation, and response and recovery activities, particularly in their respective offices and to counter threats emerging from changing political, social and economic situations.
  • Support in developing, reviewing and ensuring effective implementation of the Search Nigeria Security Management Plans, SOPs/Contingency Plans, including a security plan in assigned offices, together with key staff
  • Ensure that all safety and security management systems are in line with existing Search security policy, protocol and approach
  • Implement and ensure effective monitoring of a personnel and vehicle tracking system in each office.
  • Support the SSM in planning and implementing risk mitigation strategies (acceptance, deterrence, protection) to improve safety and security.
  • Ensure that appropriate safety and security systems are in place to provide timely and accurate security information to all staff members and visitors.
  • Provide crisis/Incident management support (evacuation and hibernation) as required.
  • Be readily available at all times to the HOOs and field staff to advice on security developments.
  • Maintain an updated Search staff contact list and security notification tree and test the tree on a regular basis.
  • Conduct regular site visits to field sites to assess safety/security arrangements.
  • SSO will work closely with Search program staff to facilitate easy access to program location, conduct regular security risk assessment of Search program location and facilities.
  • The SSO will further assist the SSM in building up the capacity, awareness and preparedness of staff to deal with security-related risks, threats and incidents through the delivery of high quality, regular trainings or briefings to staff and Search visitors within the area of responsibility
  • Supervise and liaise on a daily basis with the contracted guards to ensure the guard force is trained and aware of Search SOPs and are effectively enforcing the required regulations.

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