OXFAM in Indonesia Vacancy: Senior Security Officer - Based in Palu

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Oxfam in Indonesia is currently seeking qualified candidates to support the organization responding to earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi;Oxfam – Calling for :
 Sr. Security Officer – Sulawesi Emergency Response.

 Performed the role as Security Vocal Point for the Sulawesi Earthquake and Tsunami Response  program with primary responsibility for :
-        Ensuring security and protection to staff members of Oxfam, JMK and Volunteer in Central Sulawesi
-        Collecting, updating and communicating information regarding the security situation in Central Sulawesi
-        Performed regular update on Security Management Plan
-        Ensuring the implementation of Minimum Operational Security standards
-        Assisting in reporting security incidents affecting staff, offices and assets
-        Organizing and delivering training courses on security awareness and preparedness

-        Hold Bachelor Degree in any discipline  
-        Minimum 2 Years experience in relevant security management.
-        Good written and spoken English
-        Have Personnel management ability.
-        Previous work experience as Security Vocal Point, ideally with non-government organizations would be an advantage
-        Knowledge of policies, procedure and work systems in non-government organizations (NGO) ideally with International NGO would be an advantage
-        Team-work skills
-        Understanding of local authorities’ architecture and management lines in Central Sulawesi
-        Flexibility under pressure and in response to changing needs. Ability to work within minimal supervision
-        Having wider network with security forces, police and military or retired POLRI / TNI


      1). Security

-        Assess premises, workspaces, base camps and ensure minimum security measures are in place: emergency exit, fire extinguishers, lockable doors, first aid kits, emergency lighting, contingency stocks;
-        Make clear security plan which well understood with indication of methods and triggers for hibernation, relocation and evacuation;
-        With attention to possible new natural disaster, elaborate security plans based on the following scenarios: earthquake, floods, heavy rains, etc
-        Ensure safety and security of team, beneficiaries, volunteers and visitors
-        Ensure implementation, revision and update of security Standard Operating Procedures
-        If necessary, re-assess security situation in the field and advise on measures to ensure safety of staff, beneficiaries and volunteers
-        Conduct security assessment in all locations for Donggala sub office and guest houses both for Oxfam and JMK
-        Manage security personnel in Palu office and sub offices including making security schedules and ensuring capacity building for security

 2). Field Operations

-        Ensure that distributions are operated in a safe and dignified manner, with adequate spaces for repair, crowd management measures, safe access to relief aid;
-        Ensure warehouse premises are adequately secured and prevented from looting;
-        Assess fleet and ensure safety of cars/trucks/other transport, provision of first aid kits, water supplies and fuel supplies.
-        Ensure adequate coordination with local authorities, police and military forces when necessary;
-        Ensure that local authorities are adequately informed about activities, that compliance with their regulations and provision is consistent, while maintaining neutrality and independence;
-        Assess distribution field locations and ensure that access for humanitarian aid is coordinate with relevant authorities
-        Ensure that mobility in work areas is coordinated with relevant authorities

3). Liaison with local authorities-      

  • Establish communication lines with local authorities on humanitarian principles, transparency, neutrality and independence
  • In case of distributions, delivery of humanitarian action or support to local communities, ensure that relevant authorities are informed and supportive


    Expression of InterestIf you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please do apply by sending your complete resume and mention the code of the position on the subject of the email to and Cc. to
    The closing date: February 5th, 2019

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted
    We encourage women and people with disability to apply