Job Title: Staff Safety Manager (National Position)
Reporting to: Country Director
Job Based at: Addis Ababa with 40% travel to the fields
All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.
Roles & Responsibilities:
- Develop and implement the NRC Security Management Systems and Procedures at national level
- Review NRC Security Management Systems and Procedures and revise based on changes to the context
- Provide Country Management Group (CMG) with strategic advice based on changes to the context
- Ensure all staff, mainly CMG are fully aware of security context of the country and all operational areas.
- Act as an adviser to CMG leader during a crisis and take lead as and when delegated
- Minimize/mitigate security risks to staff, assets, operations and image of NRC
- Management of security staff at country office
- Support, train and capacity build security staff in all offices
- Ensure all staff receive context specific safety and security related trainings
- Prepare reports as required
- Ensure NRC is a proactive member of security coordination mechanisms in national and field level
- Ensure NRC has sufficient funds to cover for safety and security costs
Specific responsibilities :
- Conduct Security Risk Analysis (SRA) for country as well as individual operational areas and revise these periodically according to minimum operational requirements (MOSS)
- Update MOSS compliance score cards on a monthly basis
- Ensure all staff have completed UN’s “Basic Security in The Field” and “Advanced Security in the Filed” online courses
- Ensure all staff have received Hostile Environment Individual Security Training (HEIST) and first aid training
- Carry out daily and weekly situational analysis and provide strategic advice to Country Director and Country Management Group accordingly
- Oversee and provide necessary advice on developing safety and security plans for Rapid Response Missions
- Take part in Go/No Go meetings providing inputs to new proposals/concept notes/budgets
- Compile and send weekly reports to HQ
- Be an active member of NGO security coordination mechanisms in national level and ensure field offices do the same.
- Ensure internal information gathering, storing and sharing systems are in place
- Maintain a database of contacts at national level and field level that could be useful during negotiations and crises situations.
- Ensure all field offices are compliance with MOSS by carrying out periodic audits
- Ensure all offices are fully equipped to monitor movements, respond to emergencies i.e.- medical, hibernation, relocation/evacuation etc.
Qualifications and Competences:
· Graduate with the minimum of 5 years of experience as a senior Security Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context
· Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
· Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
· Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
· Fluency in English, both written and verbal
· Valid driver’s license
· Knowledge of the context in Ethiopia, proven writing and reporting skills
All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.
How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to send in their application letters including updated curriculum vitae with day-time telephone number and contact details of three work-related referees only through OR www.webcruiter.no (If it is possible, attach photocopies of the most relevant educational certificates/testimonials). Applications should reach NRC latest by May 2, 2019 at 5:00 pm.
NB: only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
“Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as NRC offers attractive salary and benefit with on-the-job training opportunities!”