Security Officer at International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
Employment Opportunity

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. 

It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and universal humanitarian principles.
The ICRC’s Regional Delegation in Nairobi co-ordinates the institution’s humanitarian activities in Kenya, Tanzania and Djibouti. 

It also runs regional specialist units that provide support and expertise to the ICRC’s delegations in East Africa, the Great Lakes region and the Horn of Africa.

Security Officer
The Regional Delegation in Nairobi is seeking for an experienced and highly motivated person to fill the above position.
 
The Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the security of the ICRC property, assets and staff;
  • Supervise the deployment of private security guards;
  • Undertakes general administrative duties within the unit as delegated;
  • Attend to traffic accident involving ICRC vehicles and follow up with relevant authorities.
The Requirements:
  • Academic – O-level;
  • Security related studies would be an added advantage;
  • 2 years’ experience in a similar position, preferably with NGO’s or 5 years in the Armed Forces (Captain), Police (Inspector rank);
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, etc);
  • Valid Driving License (driving experience for over three years).
The Profile:
  • Good communication skills;
  • Able to work independently and in a team;
  • High level of integrity;
  • Flexibility and willingness to work irregular schedules.
Interested and qualified persons with the required background and experience are invited to submit their application to the Head of Human Resources on the address below, on or before 7th September, 2013. 
Please include detailed curriculum vitae, current remuneration and contact details of three referees.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

International Committee of the Red Cross,
Nairobi Regional Delegation, 
Denis Pritt Road, 
P.O.Box 73226, 
Nairobi, 00200, 
Kenya
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