Security Advisor at Solidarités International (SI)

For over 35 years, the humanitarian aid organization Solidarités International has been committed to providing aid in the event of conflict and natural disasters. Our mission is to provide aid as quickly and as efficiently as possible to endangered populations by meeting their vital needs:  water, food and shelter.SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL (SI) is not active in Nigeria for the moment, but has launched exploratory missions in the North-eastern state of Borno, notably in Maiduguri and in Monguno. SI plans on starting activities in North-eastern Nigeria in August in the fields of Food Security and Wash.Job Title: Security AdvisorJob description:The Security Advisor is in charge of the context analysis and security of the team and its assets within the implementation area. Under the direct supervision of the Head of Mission based in Maiduguri, he collects and analyses information, develops security measures along with a communication strategy and leads the coordination with external stakeholders.Main tasks :SecurityIn coordination with the Head of Mission, develop an analysis of the security context and define a communication strategy with external stakeholdersCollects and analyzes information by attending security meetings and following up media publicationsDevelops the information collection and capitalization systemsLeads the respect of the proper process and communication with the local authoritiesDevelops a network of contacts enabling the collection and verification of diverse informationMaintains and enriches an updated list of security contacts in the zone of interventionCoordinates and facilitates the operational movements and report to the Head of Mission any likely securityconcernsDefines an appropriate security strategy in accordance with identified risks in line with Head of Mission guidelinesUpdates security guide on his/her assignment base and train, raise awareness of the team about security issuesSupports the Head of Mission in the management of security incidents and in the implementation measures to safeguard the physical wellbeing of the SI teamsUpdates the list of security incidents and provide an analysis to the Head of MissionDevelops, updates and conducts the contextual and security briefing for new expatriatesWorks closely with the logistics department to ensure that SI building and transports are secured and that communication means are available and in working orderFiles and archives documents related to the securityRepresentation and CommunicationRepresents Solidarités International during security coordination meetingsPrograms and conducts regular visit Solidarites International’s intervention sites so as to strengthen the representation and recognition of local authorities and stakeholders.Supports and reviews upon request the Communications with the local authorities and communities in order to maintain and reinforce the implementation of the programs activities and supports the teams in sensitive negotiation with local authorities and communitiesSupports the Head of Mission and the Program Coordinator in the security of Solidarités International’s intervention strategy in the zone  and suggests program orientations In line with the humanitarian needs and organization positioning

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