Staff Safety & Access Coordinator

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Development and Project Management, Economics, Social Sciences and Community
Bahirdar, Amhara 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description


•       Supports NW AO at field level by addressing safety and security issues, facilitating training opportunities, and distributing information on all matters related to safety and security.

•       Communicates and Coordinates with CO Security and receives direction from the Director of Staff Safety and Access

•       Supports the Director of Staff Safety and Access in Providing security orientation/briefing for incoming or newly appointed SC staff in Ethiopia North West Area.

•       In close collaboration with Director of Staff Safety and Access; reviews reports, and other technical documentation, to support the needs of all departments/ programs in the areas of safety and security, including summarizing requirements and identifying deliverables for departmental response; coordinates with all departments to ensure uniform application of safety and security policies and practices; coordinates and performs on-site safety and security reviews.

•       Conducts Security Risk Assessment & supports the Field offices on this area.

•       Collects and critically analyze safety and security information and reports from all field offices and provide advice to the Head of Security.

•       Represents safety and Security department in partner meetings, program management meetings and events and reports on outcome.

•       Coordinate the gathering and flow of security information with other relevant actors.

•       Classifies security information according to its reliability and accuracy.

•       Follows & updates safety & security KPIs;

•       Ensures that regular security meetings are conducted with relevant departments.

•       Undertake security assessments of program areas and potential programme areas as requested & report on findings and design necessary improvements.

•       Coordinates meetings with the Supply Chain and Human Resources departments to address the compliance of Safety and Security Essential Standards and to ensure staff safety & security.

•       Update or develop new safety and security documents for field office and submits to Director of Staff Safety and Access in timely manner.

•      Performs other duties as assigned. 

Job Requirements

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

·       Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Social Science field.

·       5 years of relevant progressive experience, out of which 3 years of experience with INGOs is advantageous 

  • Formal security qualification or advanced security management training
  • Experience in liaising with civilian, police and military government authorities, as well as with regional, national, and international institutions
  • Experience of incident reporting, incident mapping, intelligence collation and analysis functions, set up and execution of an incident warning system (warden system), compilation of security reports and assessments
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation, and coaching
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner
  • Excellent planning, coordination and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities
  • Willingness to work and travel in often difficult and insecure environments
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and other database/mapping systems
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken
  • Ability to speak Amharic and preferably other local languages
  • Commitment to Save the Children values

How to Apply

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at

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