NRC Field Safety & Security Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

NRC Field Safety & Security Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

  • Years of conflict and insecurity in South Sudan have resulted in one of the world’s worst and most protracted humanitarian contexts.

  • NRC’s programme has grown in recent years to combine both emergency response and recovery programming, with a budget of $22 million and a team of 350 staff (including 20 International) operating from three large area offices and managed from the country office in Juba.

  • In addition to delivering humanitarian response and seeking new routes to greater, more sustainable impact, NRC’s South Sudan programme has built a strong reputation for humanitarian analysis and advocacy and seeks to build both arms of this programme over the coming years.

  • It is with this premise that we are seeking a Field Safety and Security Coordinator to ensure the safety of NRC personnel, NRC assets and its image/reputation in Koch/Leer field areas. The desirable person will be required to take the lead when it comes to the safety and security of NRC staff and assets.

    Specific Responsibilities

  • Conduct context, situational and risk analysis of locations coming under the programme area;

  • Develop mission specific Safety and Security Management Plans that includes SOPs and Contingency Plans;

  • Provide support in access to targeted programme areas for the field missions;

  • 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 field mission staff 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.

    Professional competencies

  • Relevant university degree or higher education, preferably in security

  • 4 years of experience from working in security management in a humanitarian/recovery context

  • Relevant experience in South Sudan will be highly recommended

  • Experience of working in complex and volatile contexts

  • Technical expertise in security management required

  • 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

    Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience

  • 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

  • Knowledge of the context in South Sudan

  • Experience in start-up, exit of programmes or similar

  • Solid understanding and experience in crisis/incident management and working in complex emergencies

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; NRC Field Safety & Security Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

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