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  • Posted: Feb 23, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 9, 2021
  • Heartland Alliance International in Nigeria works at the intersection of health and human rights, to provide HIV prevention and human rights protection services to most at-risk populations (MARPs), by sensitizing and building grassroots support organizations in the country. Heartland Alliance International’s work in Nigeria builds on regional expertis...
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    Community Security Volunteer

    Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Deliverables

    • Focus on the continuous implementation of strategies and protocols that will ensure a high level of security/safety of HALG Staff, LIPs, CBOs, FSPs and programs in Lagos State.
    • Give strategic support in carrying out security risk assessment (SRA) in Lagos based on contextual risk levels including the security/safety of HALG resources, community members, programs, proprietary information while ensuring compliance with HALG Security plans & policy.
    • Give support to HALG Security officer in Community intelligence information sharing, Crisis Management & emergency response on any emergency security threats to HAL programs in Lagos.
    • Will be the single point of Contact (SPOC) in the event of any unlawful arrest/detention or harassment by Nigeria security operatives in Lagos State involving HALG Staff, Community program participants & CBOs.
    • Continuously liaise and provide support to HALG human right Officers any time the need arises.
    • Provide timely & regular security/intelligent update to the State team Lead, Zonal program Officers.
    • Provide support in terms of Community intelligence update, security communication, crisis management, Incident reporting/investigation and rescue operations
    • Provide weekly security report to HALG Security Officer.
    • Work and provide security coverage in all HALG Zones (Agege, Lagos Island, Ojo, Badagry & Ikorodu) in Lagos


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or competency required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience:

    • HND/ Bachelor Degree in relevant field
    • Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience

    Other Competencies:

    • Knowledge of the country context related to public health, social services and HIV/AIDS.
    • Familiarity with practices governing USAID, CDC, and/or other US Federal grant programs.
    • Good understanding of the international development context and experience in the sector (NGO, direct bilateral, multilateral relationships).
    • Ability to transfer knowledge through formal and informal training.
    • Skills and knowledge in program sustainability and capacity building.
    • Ability to work in a team.
    • Energetic, independent, self-motivated personality.

    Language Skills:

    • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
    • Knowledge of Local Language preferred
    • Demonstrated competency in public speaking

    Computer Skills:

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Outlook/Exchange, Windows operating systems, Power Point
    • Other software routinely used by Heartland Alliance

    Work Environment:

    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
    • The employee will be required to co-locate with local partners usually in the same office
    • The employee is required to travel regularly to often insecure and limited-resource environment

    Method of Application

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

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