Staff Safety Manager

Norwegian Refugee Council, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Skill Required:, HR and AdminProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
2nd May, 2019

Job Description

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.

Job description

  • 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: Graduate with the minimum of 5 years of experience as a senior Security Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context

  • Education field: Administration / Organisation / Management
  • Education level: College / University, Bachelor's degree

Personal qualities

  • 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

Language: English


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