Description

Fixed-term contract | 12 months | ASAP

Acted

For thirty years, the international NGO Acted has been working on the last mile of humanitarian action to save lives. Acted currently supports 20 million people in 43 countries to meet their needs in hard-to-reach areas, and pursues a triple humanitarian, environmental and development mandate. Acted relies on in-depth knowledge of territories and local contexts to develop and implement long-term actions, with a wide range of local and international partners, in order to build together a “3ZERO” world: Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, Zero Poverty

Acted Niger

Acted responds to the humanitarian needs of particularly vulnerable displaced populations present in the regions of Diffa and Tillabéry. This situation, linked to the conflict in northern Mali or the Lake Chad crisis, weighs on pre-existing basic services and the natural resources of the host populations. Acted teams have been mobilizing since 2012 with water and sanitation programs, and with projects supporting economic and agricultural resilience.

Main role and responsibilities

The Country Security Manager is responsible for supervising the day-to-day security management of all Acted premises and project sites, ensuring permanent monitoring and assessment of the country’s security situation, referring and implementing Acted’s technical security management guides and protocols. He/She will also advise the Country Director and the senior management team on all safety and security issues and provide appropriate security training and support.

Main responsibilities

Department management

Context and risk analysis

Development and updating of Country Security plans, SOPs and emergency plans

Daily security management

Crisis management

Reporting

Formation et briefing

Develop and maintain a security network

Guarantee external representation

Qualifications and skills required

  • At least 2-3 years of field experience in unstable areas; preferably in Africa, Asia or the Middle East;
  • Significant experience in security procedures and management;
  • Established skills in communication and organization;
  • Ability to train, mobilize and manage national and international teams;
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure;
  • Ability to work in an unstable and changing environment;
  • Be willing to work and live in remote areas in simple conditions;
  • Ability to be creative and independent, in the field and in the office;

Conditions

  • Salary defined by the Acted salary scale according to the level of studies, expertise, level of security and level of experience: between €3,200 and €4,400 net monthly (before income taxes)
  • Monthly living expenses allowance $300
  • Guesthouse accommodation and food covered by Acted
  • Social security, mutual (MSH) and repatriation assistance (SOS International) supported by Acted
  • Transport to the mission and return ticket fully covered every 6 months (to the address specified on the employment contract)
  • Visa fees covered by Acted
  • R&R every 3 months (plane ticket covered up to $500 + additional compensation of $200)
  • One week of preparation for departure including 4 days of immersion safety training
  • Possibility of having a 30-minute call with a tax consultant
  • Psychological support (meeting with a professional)

How to apply

Send your application (CV and cover letter) by email ([email protected]), under reference: CSM/NER

Please note that Acted does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

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