Senior Safety/Security Officer

Job description

Under the supervision of the Country Security Manager, the Security Officer is responsible for supporting the CSM in the overall security management of ACTED programs, staff and properties. He also assists the CSM in liaising with local authorities in and off camp to ensure ACTED programs and operations are running smoothly.

Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Staff/Program and Premises Safety/Security :

  • Secures ACTED premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring  surveillance equipment; inspecting office compound, equipment, and access points and entry gates;
  • Ensure ACTED compound are safe and secure, fences and gates are strong enough and maintained to prevent unauthorized entries;
  • Take appropriate security/safety measurements to limit  and mitigate the security/safety risk and damages of ACTED premises;
  • Ensure ACTED office in the camp and sites or well equipped with fire extinguishers, first aid kits and emergency contact list;
  • Ensure security guards have access to basic security equipments (torch, mobile phone + charger and credit and ACTED emergency contact list.
  • Ensure there is safe area for fleet parking, drivers alerted for any evacuation in an immediate notice;
  • Ensure all vehicles equipped with updated fire extinguishers, first aid kits and ACTED emergency number, if not, immediately report to CSM to proceed with logistic team;
  • Ensure staff are always updated on security situation within the camps – weekly meeting with staff in the camp (with support of CSM) to be organized;
  • Responsible for tracking and controlling the reporting schedule of ACTED staff when travelling or working outside KRI
  1. Distribution safety/Security:
  • Conduct security assessment of ACTED distribution points at least one day before any distribution;
  • Assist CSM to provide further security measurements for distribution points and coordinate with police and gendarmerie to provide security back up in case of any request;
  • Identify an exit  route for all distribution point, arrange transportation and safety measurements to evacuate staff – in case the distribution turn to violence;

III. Communication/Reporting:

  • Communication is the main pillar of security; ensure always to maintain a solid communication with staff, security organization and other stakeholders within the camp and value any information, even based on rumors and pass to direct supervisor (CSM);
  • Ensure that communication tools and equipments are functioning well and in working condition;
  • Never relay on single communication net work, always have 2nd or even 3rd means of communication,
  • Coordinate with Local security organization in the camp (police and gendarmerie);
  • Participate in security, FLATS meetings
  • Assist in the preparation of weekly summary reports, including Incident Reports
    • Proactively support program and operational staff with ongoing security challenges


  • Proactively report upon staff conduct or misconduct to CSM
  • Train key staffs on security protocol, reporting and information feed procedures, and contribute to the production of accurate security advice to ACTED staff.


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