DRC NGO Country Safety Advisor Jobs in Nigeria

DRC NGO Head of Support Services Jobs in Nigeria



Danish Refugee Council, one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a highly qualified Head of Support Services.


The Head of Support Services will offer overall direction and management of all support services in DRC Nigeria. The Head of Support Services will ensure the consolidation of effective and efficient support services in the areas of finance, administration, IT, human resources, procurement and logistics.


He/She will play a key role in developing and implementing country specific strategies as well as devising, implementing and improving operational systems, processes and policies in support of DRC’s mission in Nigeria, in line with DRC international and regional operational standards and procedures.


Responsibilities


Risk Analysis

  • Conduct regular Safety Risk Assessments (SRA) for each programme area pursuant to DRC Safety Policy
  • Provide quality control for SRAs

    Safety Improvement Plans

  • Based on the SRA, advise programmes on achievable and cost-effective mitigation measures through the development of contextualized Safety Improvement Plans
  • Supervise and monitor the progress of Safety Improvement Plans

    Minimum Operating Safety Standards (MOSS)

  • Ensure Nigeria is compliant with the DRC global MOSS
  • Based on the SRA, advise programmes on context specific MOSS requirements
  • Monitor programme compliance with MOSS

    Local Safety Rules (LSR)

  • Based on the SRA and MOSS, ensure all areas have updated LSR
  • Ensure all staff are provided with a copy of the LSR and are briefed on their responsibilities

    Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

  • Ensure each programme area has appropriate SOPs developed and implemented
  • Monitor compliance with SOPs

    Contingency Plans (CPs)

  • Facilitate the development of context-specific contingency plans for each programme area
  • Support Incident Management Teams (IMTs) with the implementation of contingency plans
  • Conduct regular reviews with IMTs to ensure CPs are up to date, realistic and understood

    Capacity Building

  • Conduct – or facilitate the delivery of – safety training for staff at
    all levels
  • Ensure watchmen and guards are trained and aware of their responsibilities, in accordance with the SOPs governing access control

    Liaison

  • Develop a network of contacts through other NGOs, UNDSS, Government agencies and other useful contacts
  • Act as the primary representative for DRC Nigeria on safety matters


    Requirements


  • At least 3 years’ experience working with NGOs and/or other international agencies
  • Experience working in the designated area of operations (West Africa)
  • Management and/or supervisory experience within an NGO
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Stable, moral and robust character and a good team-player
  • Excellent communication skills, calm and a good sense of humour
  • Proven commitment to accountability practices.
  • Emergency First Aid qualification (within the last year)
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant area of study
    Master’s degree preferred
  • Fluent in written and spoken English


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th April 2019.


    For more information and job application details, see; DRC NGO Country Safety Advisor Jobs in Nigeria


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