Security Officer

Summary of position

Under the overall guidance and supervision of Action Against Hunger Security Advisor (SA), the Security officer will support in implementation of Action Against Hunger- HEAR country program, field security operations and all matters relating to the management of safety and security operations, documentation that is not only limited to field assets and staff but also reputation and duty of care.


The Security officer will provide support to the SA in the Management and implementation of safety and security operations in Action Against Hunger- HEAR and ensure process integrity in all areas including Risk identification, data Management, reporting and documentation.


The Security officer will closely collaborate with Security Advisor for technical guidance. He/she will interact with Action Against Hunger sector coordinators at regional level, Security focal point staff at country level, and with external stakeholders as needed.


Consistently identify, collect, update and delivery of timely and quality security information to Countries and other stakeholders using established processes and tools. Summary of position



Education University Degree in security Management or any other related course
Experience Minimum 2 Years and above of hands on experience in security or related safety field of work is required. Prior experience with managing security plans and security risk assessment docs and or an INGO security support is desirable.
Other Skills And Requirements

Basic knowledge of humanitarian principles
Demonstrated ability to work in a team.
Detailed oriented and ability to manage multiple competing deadlines.
Knowledge of host Kenya country safety and security protocols is desirable;
Knowledge of HF and VHF radio operations


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About Action Against Hunger International

Founded in 1979, Action Against Hunger International (ACF) is an international humanitarian recognized in the fight against hunger. ACF mission is to save lives through the prevention, detection, and treatment of malnutrition, especially during and after emergency situations and conflicts. Helen Keller International (HKI) was founded in 1915 and is dedicated to saving the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. HKI aims to combat the root causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition by establishing programs based on evidence and research in vision, health and nutrition.