Safety and Security Officer , Kenya

Employer: Christian Children's Fund
Location: Nairobi Kenya
Tracking Code 302621-818 

Job Description

The application deadline date isThursday, 31 December, 2015

Reporting to the National Director, the Safety and Security officer is responsible for coordination of safety and security elements in liaison with management and security service providers.

Duties / Responsibilities  
Establish operational plans for security management of the NO; analyze safety and security needs of the organization to recommend appropriate safety and security measures.
Ensure that all safety and security installations are in line with the standards of ChildFund’s safety and security standards, SOPs and contingency plans
Conduct threat assessments and risk analysis for the National Office and program sites and makes recommendations responding to mitigated measures
Align the NO security management system with global security management by ensuring the full contingency plan is implemented and maintained at all times at the NO and program sites
Build ongoing networks for coordination and sharing of security information.
Conduct security investigations as required and follow-up on security incidents to generate reports in line with policy and procedure
Other duties as may be assigned from time to time

All offers of employment are made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background and reference checks. ChildFund International is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.

Required Experience


Bachelors degree in social sciences, security or related discipline
Security training in a military or police background
A certificate of good conduct
At least 5 years’ experience in a similar position working with INGOs
Excellent knowledge of organizational security, fire safety and first-aid
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural setting
Knowledge of MS Office computer software
Excellent communication skills in English and Swahili 

The position is open to Kenya citizens