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Security Coordinator, West and Central Africa – Greenpeace Africa

  • Contractor
  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Greenpeace profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.


Job Profile

To ensure that all staff, volunteers, activists, colleagues and partners at Greenpeace Africa are safe and secure by promoting a Security Culture and providing advice, tools and up to date protocols and procedures along with specific and maintained documents. This is a regional role, however requires collaboration and coordination with all our teams working across and in Africa.

  • Carry out risk identification and assessment for activities, events, ship work, actions and investigations for specific projects, including duty of care to activists, coordinators, logisticians with budget control specific to security
  • Ensure that the security management cycle is followed and each step implemented has the appropriate protocols, procedures and forms up to date and maintained for Campaign, Communication, Action and Investigations
  • Advise on the process and procedure to follow in travel awareness
  • Update on security situations across your regional hub which may affect operations,organisation, personally or information
  • Ensure that country security assessments and Standard Operating Procedures are up to date, implemented and followed by facilitating discussions on risks, mitigation and grading for an overall security management plan per country
  • To input into the unit strategy, creativity and tactical capabilities in order to achieve the objectives of Greenpeace Africa’s’ annual development plan and organisational strategy

Key Results Areas/Main Duties

Risks and Security
a) Keep the Regional teams informed on advice given for relevant parties (Greenpeace staff, visitors, Country Managers, partners, allies, activists, volunteers) on country security, SOPs and policies
b) Work closely with Office Management and Regional Country Coordinators to ensure security of all GP Africa Staff, partners, activists and volunteers is a priority
c) Supporting and Advising the Regional Teams in conceptualising security management plans and mitigation measures arising from risk analyses in projects in conjunction with Regional Country coordinator and Office Management
d) Support on travel assessments for colleagues within Your specific hub
e) Oversight of incident reporting across the organization, mitigation measures taken when necessary

Tools and Policies
Production, review and updating of all office and project security standard operating procedures (SOPs, Country Assessments and Health & Safety regulations) within the allocated Regional Hub

Risk and Security Training
Staff equipped with the training and means to work safely in the field

Critical Incident Management Team
Input to the Security Support Team (SST)and real time advice to the Crisis Response Team on in country, hub and on the ground reality checks

People Management
Communication and Literacy

Detailed Job Description

Application Deadline: 31st January 2024

How to apply

For further information and to apply visit our JobBoardat: https://recruitment.interlinkmanagementltd.com/jobs/greenpeace/754694000000494914/Security-Coordinator-West-and-Central-Africa—Greenpeace-Africa?source=CareerSite

Deadline: 31 Jan 2024

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