Safety Advisor at Chemonics Worldwide

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Chemonics Worldwide – We’re one of many world’s main companions in worldwide growth, as a result of the place Chemonics works, growth works. From our founding in 1975, we’ve got labored in additional than 150 nations to assist our purchasers, companions and beneficiaries tackle the world’s hardest challenges. Immediately, we re-imagine world provide chains to ship important medicines to the proper place on the proper time. Our world community of greater than four,000 specialists share an unwavering resolve to work higher, pushed by a conviction that the world have to be higher.

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Job Title: Safety Advisor

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Scope of Work

  • This scope of labor (SOW) units forth the providers to be offered by the Safety Advisor to SAII Associates Ltd/Gte, an Affiliate firm of Chemonics Worldwide Inc. within the implementation of the USAID World Well being Provide Chain – Procurement and Provide Administration (GHSC-PSM) contract in Nigeria.


  • The aim of the USAID World Well being Provide Chain Program–Procurement and Provide Administration single award IDIQ contract is to make sure uninterrupted provides of well being commodities to forestall struggling, save lives, and create a brighter future for households around the globe.
  • The IDIQ has 4 job orders that instantly assist the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Reduction (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and USAID’s household planning and reproductive well being program. GHSC-PSM gives well being commodity procurement providers and methods strengthening technical help that handle all components of a complete provide chain.
  • All 4 job orders are applied in Nigeria, with a scope of labor spanning all 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Place Goal:

  • The Safety Advisor place is to help within the growth of safety protocols for undertaking operations in Nigeria; protecting undertaking groups knowledgeable with up-to-date native data that impacts safety procedures and day-to-day operations. Moreover, s/he can be accountable for supporting operations within the area and helping the Nation Safety Director within the administration of the general safety platform.

Main Duties and Obligations (Important Capabilities)

  • Help the Nation Safety Director within the administration of the general undertaking safety platform, together with danger evaluation, stakeholder engagement, bodily safety, journey administration, employees coaching, safety reporting, emergency preparedness, and incident response.
  • Monitor the native surroundings within the areas of operations assigned to the place and advocate to the Nation Safety Director modifications in safety posture when essential.
  • Preserve strategic relationships with key authorities ministries and the Nigerian safety sector, together with creating relationships with native safety professionals, NGO/IP safety managers, and safety forces for the aim of enhancing intelligence gathering capabilities and assist networks.
  • Perform common conferences with the sector applications, the warehousing and distribution, and the marketing campaign groups to stay appraised of their actions and supply essential safety assist.
  • Conduct common journeys to the sector to assist area applications employees and supply enter for commodity distribution actions, together with finishing up danger assessments and safety liaison actions as directed.
  • Present well timed stories to the Nation Safety Director on creating safety conditions, incidents, or any particular safety issues and points.
  • In accordance with established protocol, disseminate particular safety steering and advisories to employees throughout the place portfolio.
  • Perform employees coaching as directed, together with safety orientations, journey briefings, security drills, and different particular coaching as decided essential by the GHSC-PSM safety workforce.
  • Take part in conferences with the house workplace Safety Administration Unit (SMU), offering updates on area actions and areas of great danger.
  • Help the Nation Safety Director in performing departmental audits inside stipulated timeframes and implementing recommending corrector actions in keeping with the findings.
  • Stay on-call 24-hours a day and seven days every week to answer safety incidents in accordance with the safety workforce’s responsibility roster.
  • Help within the administration of any safety incidents, together with coordinating safety response actions and guaranteeing well timed reporting.
  • Contribute skilled native data to routine stories and briefings developed by the GHSC-PSM Nigeria safety workforce.
  • Assist journey administration plans, together with finishing up journey planning for particular journey necessities and reviewing and approving employees journey as directed.
  • Help within the administration of bodily safety measures for the undertaking, together with on the principal workplace in Abuja, at worldwide employees residences, and at areas the place regional employees are based mostly.
  • In coordination with the Nation Safety Director, handle undertaking emergency preparedness and emergency response planning, together with the regional stage.


  • Nigerian citizen / resident required.
  • Demonstrated capacity to generate and leverage community connections in Nigeria to advertise an correct and well timed understanding of the safety context in Nigeria.
  • Prior skilled expertise working in regulation enforcement or army coupled with personal sector work expertise most popular.
  • Demonstrated capacity to provide safety deliverables and documentation, resembling safety danger assessments, website assessments, commonplace working procedures (SOPs), and briefing paperwork.
  • Expertise offering safety oversight to a global donor program fascinating.
  • Skill to report back to and coordinate with a number of stakeholders, each inner and exterior.
  • Expertise in coaching civilians on security and safety measures.
  • Glorious written, verbal, and interpersonal communication expertise.
  • Superior IT capabilities with expertise in Phrase, Excel, PowerPoint, and many others.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Confirmed experience in Nigerian safety points, together with present risk surroundings, safety coverage, key actors, danger evaluation, and greatest practices.
  • 5 or extra years expertise in administration and oversight of safety platforms that had been applied in Nigeria and utilized low-profile methods.


  • The Safety Advisor will report on to the Chemonics Int. Nation Safety Director.
  • The Safety Advisor will even conduct check-ins with Chemonics House Workplace Safety Administration Unit (SMU) as essential.
  • The Chemonics SMU will present total strategic assist to the GHSC-PSM Nigeria safety platform and can function the important thing point of interest for selections that affect your complete safety platform and in instances of emergency.

Working Circumstances / Period of Project

  • It is a long-term place for the lifetime of the contract, based mostly in Abuja, Nigeria with frequent travels to different states in Nigeria.



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Necessary Notes

  • The above statements are supposed to explain the final nature and stage of labor to be carried out by individuals assigned to this job.
    They don’t seem to be to be construed as an exhaustive listing of all duties, duties and expertise required of personnel so categorised.
    All personnel could also be required to carry out different duties along with these specified every now and then, as wanted
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