Friday, 22 January 2010

Regional Operations Analyst Specialist Job: NGO Safety Programme

The NGO Safety Programme is recruiting for the following position:-

Regional Operations Analyst Specialist

Title: Regional Operations Analyst Specialist - Somalia NGO consortium/ NSP

Location: Nairobi with frequent travel to Somalia and Somaliland

Start of Contract & Duration: February 2010 - January 2011 (1 year renewable)


. To reduce the risks posed to programe personnel and assets of NGOs operating operating in Somalia through the provision of specialized, coordinated and focused security management support.
Primary Functions:-
• Sourcing, processing and analysis of complex information for the production of; reports, presentations, briefings, advisories and position papers.
• Provision of advice to NGO Consortium members and other humanitarian agencies as may be identified.
• Manage by Performance Objectives NSP Field Staff, with a clear understanding of the pressures associated with operating in hostile environments.
• Travel to Somalia (security permitting) to gather information, train field based staff and support humanitarian .agencies.
• Liaison with relevant Multi Agency Actors (UN, governments, traditional leaders etc.) Lead in complex negotiations at multiple levels.
Qualifications and Experience Required:
• Masters Level degree or undergraduate degree in Journalism, or security related disciplines with 3 to 4 years experience will also be considered.
• 1 - 5 years of experience in information sourcing, processing, analysis and reporting.
• Experience in a decision making capacity responsible for security management.
• Management experience in humanitarian operations.
• Management experience in critical incident management.
• 1 - 2 years of Somalia experience.


• Written and spoken Somali
• Well developed networks for information in Somalia and regional hubs such as Nairobi.
Application procedure

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

Applications should be sent not later than 8th January 2010.

Only short-listed applicants will be notified.

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