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Safety Advisor Assistant Job at International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO)

International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) – Founded in 2011, the International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) is a British charity that supports the safety of aid workers by establishing safety coordination platforms in insecure contexts. INSO provides registered NGOs with a range of free services including real-time incident tracking, analytical reports, safety related data and mapping, crisis management support, staff orientations and training.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Safety Advisor Assistant

Location: Abuja

Job Summary

  • The Safety Advisor Assistant will support the Safety Advisor (SA) by assisting in the collection and verification of safety information in the North-Eastern region of Nigeria, as well as assisting the SA in the preparation of relevant safety reports and incident lists.

We are actually seeking for a Safety Advisor Assistant to support the Safety Advisor in North Eastern Nigeria in the following areas:

  • Collection and verification of safety information
  • Delivery of other INSO Scheduled Services
  • Delivery of other INSO Request Service

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in either, Journalism, Communication, Political Sciences, History, or any other equivalent diploma
  • Excellent Computer skills and knowledge of Windows and Office programs
  • Nigerian nationality
  • Excellent English writing skills as well as a fluent conversational level of at least one of the following languages: Hausa, Kanuri or other local languages relevant to North Eastern Nigeria.
  • A good understanding of NGO approaches to safety
  • At least 3 years of Police, Military, and/or NGO safety work experience or as a data entry analyst
  • A proven ability to develop and maintain working relationships with key safety interlocutors in the North-Eastern Region

Key Personal Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • High level of confidentiality and integrity
  • Experience of working under high pressure, in fast-paced environments
  • Strong organizational skills ability to handle multiple priorities in an autonomous manner
  • Strong skills in data management



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Files to: jobs@nga.ngosafety.orgwriting in the subject of the mail: “INSO LCB Director Assistant – Abuja” Or INSO SA Assistant – Maiduguri” depending on the role being applied for.

In order to be considered the application must contain the three (3) following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae (up to 3 pages maximum for LCB Director Assistant and 2 pages Maximum for Safety Advisor Assistant)
  • Cover Letter specifying how your profile and experience meet the mandatory requirements


Application Deadline   7th February, 2020.

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