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Security Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya

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 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 ICRC’s Regional Delegation in Nairobi is seeking for an experienced and highly motivated person to fill the above position:

The Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Head of Security, the tasks and responsibilities include;
  • Ensure the security of the ICRC property, assets and staff;
  • Supervise the deployment of private security guards;
  • To undertake general administrative duties within the unit as delegated;
  • Attend to traffic accidents involving ICRC vehicles and follow up with relevant authorities.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Academic – O-level;
  • 3 years experience in a similar position, preferably with Non-governmental organisations or 5 years experience in the Armed Forces (Captain) / Police ( Inspector rank) ;
  • Computer literate (Ms word & excel);
  • Valid driving license with experience for over two years;
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct.
The Profile:
  • Good communication skills;
  • Able to work independently and in a team;
  • High level of honesty and integrity;
  • Flexibility and willingness to work irregular schedules.
Interested persons with the required background and experience are invited to submit their application to the Head of Human Resources on the below address or e-mail, on or before 14 October 2011. 

Please include detailed curriculum vitae, current and expected 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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