NRC NGO Heath Safety & Security Officer Jobs in Uganda

NRC NGO Heath Safety & Security Officer Jobs in Uganda

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.


  • Implement NRC’s Security Risk Management Policy, procedures and regulations at field level;
  • Monitor and evaluate field compliance to NRC safety and security policies, procedures and regulations;
  • Conduct regular security and risk assessments to identify safety and security needs and to asses if all NRC bases in country are compliant with NRC Safety and Security Risk Management standards;
  • Train staff in safety and security and provide regular briefings and updates;
  • Immediately report; all breaches of safety and security procedures; all threats to NRC staff, beneficiaries, activities or assets; all incidents including near misses;
  • Facilitate staff evacuation in emergency situations in coordination with the management including cross border operations in consultation with South Sudan NRC counterparts;
  • Work closely with UN agencies, NGOs and other external actors to gain security information;
  • Ensure vehicle and staff movements are monitored according to procedures;
  • Ensure drivers and staff are following rules and regulations outlined in NRC driver’s Manual and necessary safety and security equipment are available in all vehicles and are in good condition;
  • Prepare security updates and reports as required;
  • Update Country Security Management Plan, Evacuation Plan and Medical Emergencies Plan on yearly basis;
  • Monitor all movements and maintain records;
  • Report to CO, field office compliance to NRC safety and security policies, procedures and
    regulations on a monthly basis;
  • The Safety and Security Officer will provide safety and security updates to AM/ CMG on a daily basis and maintain an incident log for the area of operation;
  • Build and maintain stake holders contact list and assist AM in access related and other negotiations/discussions with them;
  • Carry out security briefings to new staff, visitors and staff returning from leave within 24 hours of arrival;
  • Identify training needs and report to Security Advisor and assist in conducting in house trainings;
  • Manage security guard force in the different premises.


  • University degree from a recognized institution;
  • Previous exposure and experience from working as a Security Officer 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 skills/profile;
  • Knowledge of security operations and procedures;
  • Good surveillance skills;
  • Safety management skills and proven participation in Safety and Security related trainings/workshops;
  • Fluency in English, and Swahili.
  • Good understanding of the security context within NRC operational area/s

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 26th July, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; NRC NGO Heath Safety & Security Officer Jobs in Uganda

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