FHI 360 Safety and Security Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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FHI 360 Safety and Security Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

FHI 360 Ethiopia looking for “Safety and Security Officer”.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before 02nd February, 2024.

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization based in North Carolina. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. Established in 1971, the organization has long managed in projects relating to family planning and reproductive health.

The FHI 360 has published a job vacancy announcement on 17th January, 2024 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Safety and Security Officer to be based in Maichew, Ethiopia.

FHI 360 Job Vacancy 2024

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables:

  • Takes lead in the preparation of the Maichew Security Plan
  • Establishes and maintains close relations with host country security agencies and acts as liaison between the senior security professionals and the host country services, to discuss potential problems and plan possible methods of resolutions.
  • Maintains dialogue with authorities and international institutions such as UNDSS, NGO Security forum, and other Red Cross/Red Crescent movement in matter of security.
  • Serves as a member of interdisciplinary team on matters of non-routine nature, such as mine removal, evacuations, medical emergency, kidnapping, arms attacks, arrest and detention, or hostilities that threaten the safety of FHI360 staff
  • Supports the ongoing evaluation of air, land and evacuation routes and resources for use in emergencies, ensuring the availability of vehicles, aircrafts, fuel supply and assessable roads.
  • Ensures that fire detection devices and firefighting equipment are available on the premises.
  • Maintains fire evacuation plan and conducts fire drills and training as necessary.
  • Conducts routine security surveys of office and residential areas and premises.
  • Conducts physical security inspections of facilities, including safe room and issuance of identity cards, if possible, background checks and entry control.
  • Ensures that staff members are kept fully informed on matters affecting their security and safety.
  • Investigates and prepares reports on minor cases of theft, illegal entry, assault or other incidents when the extent of the infraction is readily determinable.
  • Establishes policies and procedures for reviewing crisis situations and preparing contingency plans for emergencies.
  • Ensures availability of emergency communications system by making periodic checks to determine if systems are functioning properly, arrange for necessary repairs or adjustments.
  • Manages and supervises all FHI 360 guards, including the creation of the schedules.
  • Assists in creating a security culture around the organization.

Position in Organization:

  • Safety and Security Officer
  • Location: Maichew, Ethiopia
  • Time type: Full time
  • Posted on: Posted Today
  • job requisition id: Requisition – 2024200052

Minimum Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree or International Equivalent in security and protective services or international relations with focus on security management or other relevant education.


  • Minimum of 3 years of progressive responsible experience in investigation, military, police, security management, preferably in the police or military context or related area.
  • Previous experience in a similar role with another organization is preferred.

Language Requirement:

  • Fluent in local language (Amharic) and excellent in English.

How to Apply FHI 360 Safety and Security Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://fhi.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/FHI_360_External_Career_Portal/job/Maichew-Ethiopia/Safety-and-Security-Officer—Maichew_Requisition-2024200052-1

The Closing Date: 02nd February, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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