Nuru International

Security & Logistics Coordinator

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Nuru International is recruiting for Full time Security & Logistics Coordinator

Job Description

Nuru Nigeria is a local NGO with affiliates in the US, Kenya and Ethiopia, and is starting up operations in Nigeria. The mission is to end extreme poverty in remote rural communities. Nuru’s first involvement in Nigeria was established in 2017 and began work in 2018 in Adamawa State, Nigeria with the creation of Nuru Nigeria. The long-term goal of Nuru Nigeria is the establishment of a locally led, self-sustainable, Nigerian NGO which will continue to work with local rural communities indefinitely.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Security & Logistics Coordinator

Location: Michika, Adamawa

Category: Security & Logistics

Location: Michika, Adamawa State

Employment Type: Full time

Start Date: As Soon As Possible

Reports to: Project Director

Terms and Conditions: The appointment will be for a one year based on annual contract extensions period depending on performance.

Job Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Project Director and in collaboration with the Nuru International Field Team Security Program Specialist, the general purpose of the position is to ensure the proper and effective implementation of the Nuru Nigeria Safety and Security Program and to provide technical input, guidance and support to the Project Director and Nuru Nigeria programs.
  • S/He will manage and implement the Safety and Security Program
  • S/He will work closely with the Nuru International Field Team Security Program Specialist (FT SPS) in the development and implementation of an effective strategy to mitigate risk, maintain continuity of operations, and provide for the safety and security of all staff
  • The Security Coordinator shall serve as expert on all safety and security related matters. Working with the FT SPS, S/He will be responsible policy development and implementation which ensures the safety and security of staff members, program activities, assets, and field activities at Nuru Nigeria
  • S/He will also ensure that security protocols and mechanisms are in place to address security challenges which are unique to the project
  • S/He will provide direction and technical support in developing and maintaining context-specific field security and contingency plans.

Job Responsibilities



  • Provide safety and security related training sessions to staff, communities and stakeholders
  • Build the capacity of specialized and non-specialized staff, as well as community volunteers and stakeholders in matters relating to safety and security

Plans and Policy:

  • Develop and update security plans, contingency plans and crisis management plans
  • Develop and update organizational policies and procedures in accordance with best practices and ensure their implementation
  • Ensure the Safety and Security Programs is designed, planned, budgeted and implemented in a sustainable, accountable and transparent way

Security Coordination:

  • Work closely with the colleagues to ensure the integration of the Safety and Security Program within Nuru Nigeria day to day operations and interventions
  • Monitor security conditions and liaise with external agencies (UNOCHA, UN, NGO coordinating bodies, local governments, etc)
  • Encourage and maintain active exchange of safety and security information within the region on useful news, publications, tools, best practices and lessons learned

Logistics Coordination:

  • Facilitate the shipping of products from one destination to another
  • Arrange transportation, schedule staff, and orchestrate their movement with little to no delay
  • Supervise team within the NN security program
  • Receives products and coordinates delivery within Nuru Nigeria Programs
  • Takes steps to avoid quality control issues
  • Makes sure warehouse capacity is kept at optimal levels
  • Delegates assignments to warehouse and inventory clerks.
  • Ensures that all direct report employees work efficiently.
  • Accepts and signs for deliveries to Nuru Nigeria warehouse / store
  • Coordinate in unloading new supplies.
  • Organized and coordinate inventory around the Nuru Nigeria warehouse / store.
  • Uses computerized inventory software to maintain records of all products and supplies.
  • Ensures that receipts & warehouse records match up with physical inventory.
  • Work with the procurement officer to oversees the processing & acquiring of programs orders.
  • Ensures that all orders are delivered to Nuru Nigeria Programs in a timely fashion.
  • Addresses and resolves any issues with delayed procurements.
  • Orders supplies to replenish inventory as needed.
  • Maintains and manages delivery schedule.
  • Ensures that all expenditures stay within Nuru Nigeria budget.
  • Ensures that all conveyance and organization deadlines are met.
  • Reports any problems, issues, and losses to Project Director


Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements


  • Education: B.Sc required, NDA graduate preferred
  • At least 6 years, +8 preferred, of security experience in government or military organizations
  • Demonstrated experience with implementing security strategies, policies, procedures and standards, or equivalent military experience
  • Demonstrated experience with risk management
  • Clear understanding and experience regarding security / conflict situations pertaining to Northeast Nigeria, preferably specialized knowledge of Adamawa and Borno States
  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, negotiation and problem-solving skills required
  • Structured, organized with the ability to multi-task and support other people under stressful conditions
  • Highly analytical skills and ability to assimilate and process information on a wide range of security issues
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow procedures, and work both independently and cooperatively with team members
  • Understanding of gender mainstreaming and gender equity; ability to promote inclusiveness and respect diverse perspectives
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English
  • Must be able to speak fluent Hausa, preferred skill in spoken Fulfulde and Kanuri also
  • High level of integrity and honesty.

Nuru Nigeria Offers

  • Competitive salary
  • Work in a dynamic and motivated team
  • Training and capacity building program and intensive mentorship by expat team
  • Positive atmosphere of dynamism and motivated team setting.
  • Atmosphere of a forefront professional and flexible NGO with a unique new development approach.
  • Annual, Maternity and Paternity leave benefits.
  • Transport costs and communication allowance.
  • 13th Month Salary
  • Training and capacity building program and intensive mentorship by expat team.
  • Life Insurance covering accident, disability and related benefits
  • Health Insurance covering employee and family.
  • Pension benefits.
  • Atmosphere of diversity committed to providing equal employment opportunity, forbidding discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, age and disability, with respect to policies and visions.
  • Other Labor best practices apply.

Application Closing Date

1st January, 2020.

Method of ApplicationInterested and qualified candidates should submit their Cover Letter and Resume / CV to: Please reference the Job Title and Location on the subject line of your email.Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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About Nuru International
Nuru International ends extreme poverty in remote, rural areas by equipping local leaders with the tools and knowledge to build self-sustaining, self-scaling impact programs to lift their communities out of extreme poverty within seven years.Nuru Nigeria is a local NGO with affiliates in the US, Kenya and Ethiopia, and is starting up operations in Nigeria. The mission is to end extreme poverty in remote rural communities. Nuru’s first involvement in Nigeria was established in 2017 and began work...
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January 14, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 6years
January 21, 2020
Security / Intelligence /Transportation / Logistics / Supply
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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