Niger : Country Security Manager – Niamey At Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development

CDD | 12 months | ASAP


For thirty years,’ONG International Acted has been working on the last kilometer of’action humanitariane to save lives. Acted currently supports 20 million people in 43 countries to meet their needs in hard-to-reach areas, and pursues a triple humanitarian, environmental and’acteur du development mandate. Acted S’ relies on a fine knowledge of local territories and contexts to develop and implement actions over the long term, with a wide range of local and international partners, to build together a world “3ZERO” : Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, Zero Poverty

Niger Acted

Acted meets the humanitarian needs of particularly vulnerable displaced populations present in the regions of Diffa and Tillabéry. This situation, linked to the conflict in northern Mali or the Lake Chad crisis, weighs on pre-existing basic services and on the natural resources of the host populations. Acted teams have been mobilizing since 2012 with water and sanitation programs, and with projects to support economic and agricultural resilience.

Main roles and responsibilities

The/the Country Security Manager is responsible for supervising the day-to-day management of the security of all the premises and project sites of’Acted , by ensuring ongoing monitoring and assessment of the country’s security situation, by referring to and implementing the’Acted safety management technical guides and protocols. He/She will also advise the Country Director and the’ senior management team on all safety and security issues and provide appropriate security training and support.

Main responsibilities

Department management

Analysis of context and risks

Development and updating of Country Security, SOPs and’emergency plans

Safety management on a daily basis

Crisis management


Training & briefing

Develop and maintain a secure network

Guaranteeing the external representation

Qualifications and skills required

  • At least 2-3 years of’ field experiments in unstable area; preferably in Africa, Asia or Middle East ;
  • Extensive experience in security procedures and management ;
  • Established communication and organizational competence ;
  • Ability to train, mobilize and manage national and international teams ;
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure ;
  • Ability to work in an unstable and changing environment ;
  • Be prepared to work and live in remote areas in simple conditions ;
  • Ability to be creative and independent, in the field and in the office ;


  • Salary defined by the Acted salary grid according to the level of’studies,’expertise, the level of safety and the level of experience : between 3200 and 4400€ monthly net (before income taxes)
  • Monthly cost of living allowance 300 $
  • Guesthouse accommodation and food supported by Acted
  • Social security, mutual ( MSH ) and repatriation assistance ( SOS International ) supported by Acted
  • Transport to the mission and return ticket fully supported every 6 months ( to the address specified on the employment contract )
  • Visa fees covered by Acted
  • R&R every 3 months ( plane ticket supported up to 500 $ + additional compensation of 200 $ )
  • A week of departure preparation including 4 days of safety training in immersion
  • Possibility of having a 30-minute call with a consultant in taxation
  • Psychological support ( date with a professional.the )

How to apply

Send your application ( CV and cover letter ) per email ( ), under reference : CSM / NIG

Please note that Acted does not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process

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May 2024