International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) is recruiting for fulltime LCB Deputy Safety Advisor.
The International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO), is a global charity dedicated exclusively to issues of humanitarian safety and to the operation of NGO Safety Offices (NSO) in volatile or insecure contexts. INSO Nigeria aims to support safety awareness and safety management capabilities amongst NGOs within Nigeria.
We are seeking a qualified and experienced individual to join our team as:
Job Title: LCB Deputy Safety Advisor
Location: Maiduguri - Borno/Abuja
The Deputy Safety Advisor will be responsible for the co-production of analytic and research products related to the security and humanitarian context in North East Nigeria under the supervision of the Safety Advisor and the Regional Analyst for the Lake Chad Basin
The work will involve multiple field trips across Borno, Yobe, Adamawa and Gombe states, as well as creating and maintaining relations with other national researchers, scholars and journalists.
Responsibilities We are actually seeking for a Deputy Safety Advisor to support the Safety Advisor for Maiduguri and the Regional Analyst for the Lake Chad Basin region in the following areas of responsibility:
Provide contextually specific inputs for thematic & special reports, scenario forecasts, area briefs/assessments and other products:
Liaise closely with NGOs, the UN, local authorities, traditional and religious leaders, academic community, journalists and others to obtain relevant contextual information for NGOs use
Monitor media in local languages, providing summaries and translations
Monitor open sources for AOG and SF activity, statements, and external analysis related to the conflict
Identify useful sources of information, including public archives, and help building an INSO North East library
Contribute to enhance INSO’s analytical and research products with contextually specific knowledge on the political, ethnic and historical aspects
Conduct regular field trips to develop local expertise of the context
Suggest research topics and prepare research proposals
Support the Safety Advisor and the Regional Analyst with INSO scheduled services and products:
Prepare presentation drafts and give support during the scheduled presentation of INSO services
Conduct database searches, including manual disaggregation of incidents
Prepare drafts for INSO written scheduled products
Information and database management:
Assist with database maintenance, regularly monitoring data consistency
Research on different models of graphic representation of data to enhance INSO analytical products
Assist in the preparation of presentations and meetings related to the products
Adhere to INSO safety policies and procedures
Fully comply with INSO policy directives;
Observe and maintain the confidentiality and safety of all NGO information;
Observe and maintain the confidentiality and safety of any documentation/procedures as outlined by INSO
Adopts professional conduct and positive attitude
Other tasks may be requested and should be executed diligently
Manage your time in the office effectively.
Work to ensure a positive working atmosphere by enhancing a cordial working relationship.
Min Required Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in either Journalism, Communication, Political Sciences, History, or any other equivalent Diploma. Experience in journalism will also serve.
Excellent English writing skills as well as a fluent conversational level of at least one of the following languages: Hausa, Kanuri or other local languages relevant to North Eastern Nigeria.
A good understanding of NGO approaches to safety
A proven ability to develop and maintain working relationships with key safety interlocutors in the North Eastern Region
Excellent Computer skills and knowledge of Windows and Office programs
Key Personal Competencies:
Excellent understanding of the Nigeria North East context and curiosity
Ability to identify useful sources of information
Attention to detail and a good editorial eye for written texts
Excellent analytic skills
Creativity and proactive attitude
Good presentation skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
High level of confidentiality and integrity
Experience of working under high pressure, in fast-paced environments
Strong organizational skills ability to handle multiple priorities in an autonomous manner
Strong skills in data management
Application Closing Date 22nd June, 2018.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should send the following below to email using “INSO Deputy Safety Advisor – Maiduguri/Abuja”as the subject of the email. Curriculum Vitae (up to 3 pages maximum) Cover Letter specifying how your profile and experience meet the mandatory requirements.
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