Security Advisor/ Coordinator at Oxfam Nigeria

Oxfam is a leading International NGO working to end poverty and injustice. We work directly with communities and we seek to influence the powerful to ensure that poor people can improve their lives and livelihoods and have a say in decisions that affect them. Our humanitarian, development and campaigning projects change lives around the world.  It is an exciting time to join Oxfam, as it commences its transition to One Oxfam, merging affiliates and activities in country to provide a fully integrated programme.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Security Advisor/ Coordinator Oxfam PurposeTo work with others to overcome poverty, stress and suffering.Team PurposeTo ensure Oxfam has the management, technical and logistical capacity to scale up and to respond rapidly to major humanitarian emergencies and development anywhere in the world.Job PurposeTo serve as an advisor to the Country Director on safety and security related issues. Ensuring that country Security Management Plan as well as Standard Operating procedures is developed, implemented, monitored and reviewed regularly; Support and help the in country Safety and Security Coordinator with the day to day management of safety and security for Oxfam in Nigeria.Reporting Lines:Post holder reports to:  Program Manager North East / Country Director.Budget Responsibility:Safety and Security budget and all costs related to guards and other security related functions or work Dimensions:The position is based on the need to build and sustain long-term safety and security risk reduction capacity within the Oxfam’s programmes in NE Nigeria.Key ResponsibilitiesAnalysis:Reports, analyses and communicates current socio-political context and the security situation and the wider context (country, region, global trends as applicable).Advise on up-to-date context analysis and risk assessment.Develops an incident reporting system and ensuring that the incident register is updated regularly.Undertakes regular and ad hoc security assessment missions as necessary, in order to gather information and to analyse the overall security situation in existing and potential areas of Oxfam intervention.Conducts ongoing threat assessments and compile s daily/weekly situation reports/monthly security analysis and ensures that the information is shared on a timely manner.Security Management and Support:Design/update reliable safety and Security Management System/Standard Operating Plans/Contingency PlansManages the implementation of a comprehensive security and business continuity management system taking cognisance of the evolution of situations.Ensures that all safety and security management systems are in line with existing Oxfam security policy, protocol and approach.Supports the Program Manager, Country Director and Security Officer to determine and address security issues as they ariseSupports in planning and implementing risks mitigation strategies (acceptance, deterrence, protection) in order to improve safety and security.Ensures that appropriate safety and security systems are in place to provide timely and accurate security information to all staff members and visitors.Supports on incident management, lessons learnt and any follow up actions/ changes to procedures.Supports in the case of crisis management (support to the Crisis Management Team).As the security expert in the Region, provides strategic and operation leadership in the management of security.Provides crisis management support (evacuation and hibernation) as required.Capacity Building:Review induction documents with respect to security; identifies organisational training safety and security training needs and coordinates required trainings for staff, security officers and third party security personnel’s.Ensures that there is system in place to enhance security skills and awareness that are required for effectiveness especially in areas of accident prevention, safety, health and occupational hazards by planning and facilitate appropriate learning and development opportunities.Assists and leads security and emergency related training.Facilitates / provides learning & development as well as exchange experiences at all levels. Identifying staff security training, learning and development needs and ensuring access to the training across the region (including appropriate planning and resourcing).Networking:Builds and maintains close contacts with all relevant stakeholders to gather reliable security information, facilitate the sharing of best practices and the adoption of an integrated approach where possible.Attends security & emergency related briefings and meetings and share security related information accordingly.Interfaces with, and coordinates the support of, third party security and risk management service providers.Collaborates with Field Office and Field Operations teams to determine and address security issues in the field as they arise; 

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