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August 26, 2011

Jobs Kenyan 2011: NSP Security Analyst and Safety Coordinator

Position: 2 (two) Security Analyst and Safety Coordinator

Location: Kenya (Nairobi) with frequent travel to Somalia

Starting Date: Immediate
Duration of the Contract: 1 year renewable

Purpose of position

The Security Analyst and Safety Coordinator, is the key person responsible for the management of the NSP
Field Operation Specialist team.

The purpose of this position is to: provide geopolitical analysis and write high quality security report based on data provided by the Field Operation Specialists team targeting an audience of NGOs; support NGOs during crisis management.

The ability to interact with all parties while maintaining and emphasizing a position of principled political neutrality and operational independence is paramount.


* At least a Bachelor in Journalism, Political Sciences, History, Anthropology or any other equivalent diploma. Master degree preferred.


* 5 years of experience in positions requiring high level information sourcing, processing, and analysis and reporting.
* Minimum 2 years of Somalia experience and proven experience of high quality reports production on the Somali context.
* Previous experience as an NGO or UN Security Focal Point is a strong added advantage
* Previous experience in security (UN, NGO or government institutions) at a management level is an added advantage
* Previous general experience with NGOs is an advantage
* Candidates having a strong journalistic background, strong demonstrated analytical skills, and experience specific to Somalia could be also considered

Application Procedure:

This is a senior position and a competitive package will be offered.
Please indicate your current remuneration in your submission.

For more information on this position, application procedure and detailed job description please refer to our website:

Applications should be submitted no later than 12th September, 2011.

Only short-listed applicants will be notified, no phone calls – this will be considered as canvassing.

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