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Fri, 19/07/2019 - 17:00

14 Security Guards

Organization/project profile and background:

Deutsche Welthungerhilfe was founded as the National Committee for the Freedom from Hunger Campaign of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 1962. Today, Welthungerhilfe is one of the biggest private development organizations in Germany. The organization is non-profit, nonpolitical and non-denominational. Welthungerhilfe is committed to fight hunger and poverty. Currently, Welthungerhilfe is working in more than 70 different countries all over the world.  Welthungerhilfe in Sierra Leone aims in cooperation with state and civil society partners, to make an effective contribution to food and nutrition security of disadvantaged sections of the population. 

Name of Project

Job Title: 

Fostering Smallholder Agriculture in Sierra Leone (PRO-ACT 2015)

Security Guard 


Contract Duration:

Kenema main offices and 2 Staff Residences in Kenema

October 2019

Job purpose:

The Security Guards will be responsible to Provide basic security services for the safety of office premises and the residences.

Reporting to:

HoP, Logistic Officer/Project Administrator – (PRO-ACT 2015)

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensure offices and residences are appropriately closed as required per office hours,

  • Ensure that drivers for both WHH vehicles or private cars signs in and out on the ledger when entering/exiting the compound of the office premises or residences,

  • Open and close the gates for staff and visitors,

  • Keep an updated visitors’ book,

  • Request purpose of visit or identification from external visitors and check back with the responsible person at the project/program office or residence,

  • Escort visitors into the project/program office or residence,

  • Guard office and residence equipment on the compound and in the buildings before and after office hours,

  • Report loss or damage of office premises/residences and equipment,

  • Report any incidences threatening office/organisation security,

  • Attend materials loading and offloading procedures,

  • Any other duties related to the job can be assigned.


  1. Minimum 1-2 years’ professional experience in a similar position

  2. Applicants from Kenema District have an added advantage.


Good command of spoken and written English.

Personal Skills:

  1. Ability to take initiative and work independently, 

  2. Good written and oral communication skills,

  1. Creative, flexible and capable of working in a fast-moving environment,

  1. Team player, able to work in a multi-cultural environment, 

  2. Honesty and high level of integrity,

  3. Highly punctual and alert.

Starting date

Immediately after background verification

Applications for this position should be sent to:

Please send your letter of application, CV and other relevant documents to: 

  • Head of Project -Welthungerhilfe SLE 1047, 19 Reservation Road – Kenema 

  • Human Resource Officer CountryOffice, 59 Frazer street Wilkinson Road, Freetown or email: 

Closing date:


19th July 2019

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