Safety and Security Officer needed at Nkafamiya Rescue Mission

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Job title : Safety and Security Officer

Job Location : Adamawa

Deadline : September 22, 2023

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Job Description

  • Analyse the parameters of the working environment by assessing the nature of the threats and vulnerabilities in relation to the emergency situation.
  • Collect the necessary data and information to develop a comprehensive risk assessment.
  • Monitor political, social, economic and military situation and identify trends relevant to security situation

Key Responsibilities

Safety and Security Officer will be responsible for Security activities at the community level.

  • Contribute to developing a safety and security culture within the mission by addressing and helping staff to address safety and security-related issues.
  • Ensure that security planning becomes an integral part of day-to-day operations and is integrated into the development of future programs
  • Assist with the strategic and operational analysis and assessments, and with the refinement of the program strategies
  • Ensure that the Field Level Security Plans and associated documents are kept up to date and reviewed regularly
  • Perform security risk assessments or evaluation missions to the field and regularly review safety and security procedures.
  • Organize and circulate relevant safety and security information to the staff and provide an opportunity for employees to voice Safety and/or Security-related concerns.
  • Supervise and enforce compliance safety and security standards and procedures.
  • Liaise with government, Army, Police, SSS (State Security Services), Local Heads and other key external stakeholders to ensure that NRM staff can maintain regular and safe access to program areas
  • Represent NRM and coordinate amongst all actors (state, military, UN, NGO, etc) on all matters pertaining to safety and security.
  • Train staff on the incident reporting form and procedures and ensure timely and accurate reporting of safety and security incidents.
  • Ensure all staff understand and fulfil individual and collective responsibilities for safety and security
  • Ensure that the contracted guard force maintains a high standard of guarding for NRM office and residence, and when required take corrective action in coordination with the Guard force management


  • Minimum of First degree in a field related to Humanitarian Work or Risk Management
  • At least 3 years of demonstrative experience in INGO/NGO field (operations) with at least 2 years of field safety management experience included
  • Competent and literate in English, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions
  • Competent and literate in local language of the assigned location(s), verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions
  • Sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with others at all levels
  • Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and strategic planning skills
  • IT literate, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint  
  • Qualifications and / or experience in professional security related fields

How to Apply for this Offer

To apply for this position, please submit your resume/CV along with a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are interested in joining Nkafamiya Rescue Mission. Applications can be sent to . 

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