Security Accountability Support Officer at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) – Spain

Maintenance Agent at Médecins Sans Frontières

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters or exclusion from healthcare.

The Spanish Section of Médecins Sans Frontières is currently recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Security Accountability Support Officer

Job Code: 0S07500 O
Location: Shinkafi, Zamfara State, with frequent visits to field offices
Contract Period: 6 months (With possibility of extension)
Level: 8
Contract: 208 working hours per month

Main Purpose

  • Providing support to the Project Coordinator and the Logistics Team Leader/Manager in the security management, contributing to the daily follow-up according to MSF protocols, standards and procedures to ensure the smooth running of the project’s risk reduction strategy.

Job Description

  • Monitor and report on the compliance in relation to key aspects of security management to the Project Coordinator and the Logistics Team Leader.
  • Support the implementation of the project’s risk analysis and reduction strategy.
  • Identify current and potential vulnerabilities in the project’s security Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Propose and apply, in agreement with the operational line management, necessary improvements to the project security plan.
  • Participate in the development, review and adaptation of the project security plan.
  • Assist the Project Coordinator in internal communication sessions and events about security
  • In coordination with the Project Coordinator and Logistics Team Leader, prepare and conduct regular security briefings and debriefings of project staff (
  • Perform additional responsibilities or tasks related to security as required by the Project Coordinator.
  • Document the implementation of the project security plan, including writing meeting minutes, and reporting on security indicators (checklist).
  • Ensure the Project Coordinator and Logistics Team Leader are supported to be able to follow the project security plan effectively.

Education Desirable:

  • University Diploma Level, preferably in the field of Social Sciences (Political Science, International Public Law, Anthropology, Economics, etc.)


  • Essential: Previous experience and knowledge of security management
  • Essential: Very Knowledgeable in the security and humanitarin context of North/West of Nigeria
  • Experience in and exposure to working in a complicated political, security and humanitarian environment
  • Experience in data collection, reporting and analysis, basics in knowledge management.
  • Desirable: years previous experience in similar jobs in the field of humanitarian aid with MSF or other NGOs.
  • Desirable: Management experience


  • Fluency in the mission working language is essential (high level command in oral and written communications).
  • Knowledge of Hausa language is an asset.


  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and digital media)
  • In-depth contextual knowledge and analysis skills
  • High level of knowledge of local culture and customs.

Gross Monthly Salary
According to MSF National Salary Scale.

Application Closing Date
31st December, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: MSF encourages Women and people with disabilities to apply.


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