Norwegian Refugee Council NGO Field Safety & Security Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

Norwegian Refugee Council NGO Field Safety & Security Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

The Norwegian Refugee Council in South Sudan is looking for a Field Safety & Security Coordinator to join their Rapid Response Team (RRT).

The Field Safety & Security Coordinator is a roving position with the responsibility of ensuring the safety and security of NRC personnel, NRC assets and its image/reputation during field missions. The position will manage crisis situations if/as they arise, by taking a lead in crisis management or supporting Leadership to do so.

Job description

  • Conduct context, situational and risk analysis on assigned locations prior to deployment
  • Develop mission specific Safety and Security Management Plans that includes SOPs and Contingency Plans
  • Based on the Safety and Security Management plan ensure the team is fully equipped (for example; first aid kits, life vests if boat travel involved etc) for the mission.
  • Conduct pre-deployment trainings/briefings to all team members prior to each mission
  • Ensure compliance of NRC Safety and Security Management policies and procedures
  • While on deployment provide the RRT members daily situational updates and relevant safety and security advice in consultation with the team leader
  • As per country specific Safety and Security procedures provide the Juba security office with updates twice daily.
  • Ensure timely reporting of any security incidents and/or information that may lead to an incident which can negatively affect safety and security of NRC staff, assets, reputation and operations
  • Respond to and/or assist Team Leader to respond to any security incident or accident in the field involving any NRC staff, vehicle or asset and report to NRC SA immediately
  • Assess training needs and organize relevant trainings for RRT members with the assistance of the Safety and Security Advisor
  • Build and maintain contacts with other security actors in the field and at Juba level and ensure operational
    linkages with other UN Agency and NGO partners involved in integrated missions as and when appropriate.
  • Submit to the Area Manager and Safety and Security Advisor a mission report at the end of each mission highlighting any changes to Context, Situation and Risk Assessments and to the SOPs and Contingency Plans used for the benefit of future missions.

    Qualifications
  • First level university degree, preferably in security, or other related field
  • Minimum 4 years of experience working in security management in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Technical expertise in security management required
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Be conversant and have good understanding of the NRC and WFP security management procedures and the function of UNDSS in management of security of UN agencies, highly desirable
  • Knowledge of the context in South Sudan, advantageous
  • Experience in start-up, exit of programmes or similar
  • Solid understanding and experience in crisis/incident management and working in complex emergencies

    Personal qualities
  • Ability to work under extremely stressful conditions, with very basic living conditions available.
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively and meet deadlines at very short notice
  • Ability to work with diplomacy, tact and sensitivity and experience in working within different cultural contexts requiring cultural sensitivity
  • Well-developed interpersonal and team skills and proven ability to be flexible in demanding situations and ability to work under pressure and in response to changing needs
  • Motivated and dedicated to NRC values and ways of working
  • High degree of creativity and initiating new ideas
  • Transparent and accountable
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Handling insecure environments

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 12th May 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Norwegian Refugee Council NGO Field Safety & Security Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan


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