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  • Posted: Jul 9, 2020
    Deadline: Jul 24, 2020
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    The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit, non-governmental organisation. We provide assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide. What is NRC? NRC promotes and protects the rights of refugees and people who have been displaced within their own country. We take ...
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    Security Officer - Maiduguri (Nigerian Nationals Only)

    Security Officer - Maiduguri (Nigeria National only)

    Nigeria, Norwegian Refugee Council

    NRC is looking for a Security Officer for our area office in Maiduguri, Borno State in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Security Officer is to implement Security activities in Borno State and support the implementation of Security activities in other field offices

    NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja. NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA), Education, and Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.

    The Security Officer reports to the Security Coordinator - Maiduguri

    Application deadline:



    Norwegian Refugee Council




    Security Officer - Maiduguri (Nigerian Nationals Only)



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    Duties and responsibilities

    • Immediately report to Security Coordinator all threats to NRC staff, beneficiaries, activities or asset
    • Immediately report to Security Coordinator all breaches of safety and security procedures
    • Helps support the establishment and/or maintenance of NRC offices and field offices.
    • Implementation of NRC’s safety and security policies at the office level
    • Preparing security and risk assessments to identify safety and security needs in new areas for implementation
    • Facilitating the training of staff in safety and security procedures
    • Carry out emergency procedures and drills
    • Liaise with stakeholders regarding safety and security information
    • Compile relevant information for the preparation of regular security updates and reports
    • Ensure vehicle and staff movements are monitored according to procedures and that necessary safety and security equipment are available and in good condition
    • Performs any other duty assigned by the Security Coordinator.


    • University Degree or equivalent from a polytechnic in a relevant field, preferably in Security ManagementUniversity
    • Experience working at least as a Security Assistant or Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context. Experience in North-East Nigeria is required.
    • Previous experience working in complex and volatile contexts
    • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
    • Fluency in English, both written and verbal. knowledge of local languages (Hausa or Kanuri is a plus)

    Personal qualities

    • Planning and delivering results
    • Empowering and building trust
    • Communicating with impact and respect
    • Handling an insecure environment
    • A good sense of humour is an asset
    • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive, and accountable.

    We can offer

    • Commencement: August 2020
    • Duration: 5 months (One-year renewal)
    • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general direction of grade level 5 step 1
    • Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
    • An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start.
    • Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the "Company name" field for both company and location.


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