Safety and Security Officer (Roving)

at Plan International Ethiopia
Location With frequent travel to operation areas, Tigray, Ethiopia
Date Posted July 11, 2021
Category Logistics
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Plan International is a rights-based development and humanitarian organization working for better lives for all children. We are independent of government and have no political or religious affiliation. Our purpose is to strive for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for more than 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

In Ethiopia, Plan has more than 25 years of experience in implementing its programme. Currently PIE mainly operates in seven geographical areas; Amhara, Oromia, SNNPR, Gambella, Benishangul Gumuz, Afar, and Addis Ababa City Administration on different projects funded by different donors including sponsorship.

The position holder will be responsible to ensure the safety and protection of PIE employees, visitors, and associated property which includes: proactively securing the premises as per instructions & Plan’s security policy, regularly patrols the assigned area, monitoring surveillance equipment’s, and reports any security related events immediately and assists with various other tasks, gives information to visitors & guests, and maintains security regulations in a resolute yet friendly and polite manner.

Job Requirements

Qualifications/ Experience Essential:

• BA Degree in Security Management, Social Studies or related fields of study.

• At least three-year relevant experience, preferably in INGO

• Must have Military or police background

• Knowledge of local security rules, regulations and procedures

Qualifications/ Experience Desirable:

Languages required:

• In addition to Amharic, Knowledge of Local Languages is a desirable

Essential Skills

• Good knowledge of security protocols and emergency preparedness.

• Excellent English  written and verbal communication skills.

• Ability to conduct training.

• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

• Ability to work with diverse team

• Good analytical skill

Applying Instructions

The closing date for the application in July 15.2021. Qualified candidates should submit the application form found with this link

This position is only open to Ethiopian Nationals, who must be eligible to live and work in Ethiopia.

More information about Plan International can be found on

References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy. Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all persons meeting the skills and experience required.

As an international child centered community development organization, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we as an organization, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.


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