Security Officer

Employer: Oxfam GB
Location:Home based with deployments worldwide
Closing date: 03 Oct 2014
Salary: 28,560 - 34,617 GBP per annum net. Net = take home pay. Oxfam

will meet the tax and social security liabilities of post-holder in addition to net salary.

Contract Type: Open Ended (Permanent)
Hours: Full Time

Oxfam works with others to overcome poverty and suffering. As an Oxfam employee, you will join a team of professionals that is part of the international confederation of 17 organizations networked together in 94 countries. As part of a global movement for change, we are working together to end world poverty and injustice.

The post holder will have the opportunity to help strengthen Oxfam’s response to humanitarian emergencies by providing security management support to country and regional offices, including building security management capacity for the future. They will lead on security assessments, provide expert security advice, develop security management systems and provide security training to staff. They will spend most of their time on deployment.

We are looking someone with significant practical experience of carrying out security assessments, and the planning and implementation of security procedures in the context of NGO or UN humanitarian operations. You should also have experience of delivering field based training and have very good spoken and written English and French language skills. You will need to be willing to be deployed anywhere in the world, at short notice, to offer security management support to Oxfam programmes.

How to apply:

This is a re-advertisement, applicants for the previous recruitment (INT0596) do not need to reapply.

Applications must be submitted through our online system. For further information about the role and to apply please go to: or go to and search for job reference INT0837.

All applications must be submitted in English and include an English CV.