Safety and Security Manager at CARE Nigeria

CARE is a leading humanitarian global organization. We deliver lasting change to some of the world's poorest communities and place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Last year CARE helped more 65 million people in 95 countries.

Job Title: Safety and Security Manager


  • CARE is seeking for Safety and Security Manager. CARE has recently decided to establish presence in Nigeria and launch emergency response in Northeastern Nigeria in response to the current humanitarian crisis. 
  • The security situation and humanitarian access both remain challenging, especially in NE Nigeria.  Although access has increased in many geographic areas during the 2016 period, many people remain inaccessible. 


  • Planning and Preparation
  • Procedures and Protocols
  • Act in a Crisis
  • Advise and Report
  • Manage and Build Capacity
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements and Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualifications in security management.
  • 6 years of demonstrative experience in NGO/UN field security operations. 3 years’ experience working/living in Medium or High Risk countries.
  • Demonstrable competency  in English, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions
  • Demonstrated supervisory ability, 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.
  • Experience in developing security related technical tools guidelines and systems
  • Interpersonal communication and proven written / presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions.
Location: Abuja

Closing Date
Not Specified 


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