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  • Posted: Aug 31, 2021
    Deadline: Sep 6, 2021
  • The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries throughout the world. DRC fulfils its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations - refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the wor...
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    Safety and Access Officer

    Location: Mubi, Adamawa
    Contract Type: National Contract

    Key Requirements

    • Tertiary education (Bachelor minimum) in Security Operations, Communication, Criminology, Risk Management, Public Administration or related field.
    • Computer skills (primarily MS Office applications), especially Microsoft Excel.
    • A minimum of six (6) years military experience as a commissioned officer with proof of honourable discharge and service records.
    • 4-years experience working with INGOs, or UN agencies.
    • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
    • Stable, moral and robust character and a good team-player.
    • Excellent communication skills, calm and a good sense of humour.
    • Proven commitment to accountability practices.
    • Ability to comprehend security related subjects as threats/risk management, security management, personal and organizational security awareness.
    • Competent and literate in English, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions.
    • Demonstrative experience in INGO/NGO or UN field (operations) with experience of safety and security.


    • Master’s in security Operations, Management, Communication, Criminology, Public Administration or related field.
    • 8-years’ experience working with international agencies or multinational business.
    • Previous services with any of the Nigerian Disciplined forces (police, Army, NSCDC etc) will be a desired advantage, Certificate of discharge or recommendation from immediate supervisor will be required as proof.


    • Salary and Conditions: In accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment.
    • The income will be subject to statutory deductions as per applicable Nigeria laws.
    • The employee is responsible for the tax returns.

    Method of Application

    Application Method and Notice

    • CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the position applied.
    • Provide contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional non-related references, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations.
    • Applications should be addressed to: DRC Nigeria Mission Humanitarian Access and Safety Advisor
    • Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered. CV-only applications will not be considered.
    • The position is for Nigerian Nationals Only.
    • DRC Nigeria does not charge any fees for recruitment and does not use any employment mediator.
    • Applications sent/received after the deadline will not be considered.
    • Only short-listed applicants who are invited for written test and oral interview will be contacted.
    Interested and qualified? Go to Danish Refugee Council (DRC) on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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