Deadline: 19 October 2020

Job Grade: D1

Location: Bamako: Mali

About Oxfam

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.


The security Advisor responsibility is to ensure that country security strategy is developed, implemented, monitored and reviewed; consistently with Oxfam policies, standards and requirements

What we are looking for

  • Large Experience successful on security issues, planning and implementation of procedures in the context of humanitarian operations of the United Nations or NGO system.
  • Skills proven in negotiation and influence internal and external audiences, including in difficult circumstances and under pressure.
  • Good Knowledges of West Africa context and Mali security context in particular.
  • Ability to advise and assist staff in a consultative approach.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, as well as an ability to keep his cool in all circumstances and do not lose sight of the strategic priorities.
  • Ability to be efficient and organized.
  • Perfect understanding of the importance of the gender matter in security and in humanitarian work and development.
  • An understanding of cultural differences and an ability to work in very diverse cultural contexts.
  • Perfect knowledge of the written and oral French and English are essential.


  • Be in agreement with the objectives of Oxfam.
  • Knowledge of NGO programming in development and emergencies;
  • Knowledge or experience of Oxfam’s programme works an advantage;
  • Ability to work under intense pressure;

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference , to act as key contributor to logistic, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their fields etc, training and development, offers fair pay and competitive benefits package.

How to apply  

 As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile. 

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