Safety And Welfare Officer in Kaduna, Nigeria

at Save The Children

Security and Investigations
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

The Safety and Welfare Officer will work closely with the National Safety & Security Manager and Kaduna Field Manger to carry out safety and security assessments, make recommendations and provide support for their implementation of SCI programs in Kaduna Kano. Bauchi and Plateau states. 



Candidate should have a Formal security qualification or advanced security management training and an advanced level of understanding with the philosophy and mode of operation of NGOs; s/he must have a minimum of 5 years field based experience in complex and insecure settings. Experience in liaising with civilian, police and military government authorities as well as with regional national and international institutions, experience of incident reporting, incident mapping, intelligence collation and analysis functions, set up and execution of an incident warning system (warden system), compilation of security reports and assessments; s/he should have strong analytical capacity, resourcefulness and creativity in developing the role of security within programmes and ensuring the most effective support to line management; ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies; experience in providing safety & security trainings such as personal safety & security, fire safety, and first aid; willingness to work and travel in often difficult and insecure environments; s/he should have a high level of IT expertise; knowledge and understanding of Nigeria-the Northern States and its language and culture particularly Kaduna, Bauchi, Plateau and Kano. 

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