NRC - NGO Staff Safety and Liaison Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

NRC - NGO Staff Safety and Liaison Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Duties and Responsibilities

Generic Responsibilities

  • Liaison Roles

  • In consultation with area manager, maintain NRC’s relationship with key government institutions, this included attending key bilateral and coordination meeting.

  • Create smooth work relationship between the organization and other parties

  • Advice the area management team on government relations and facilitate meeting and appointment as appropriate.

  • Contribute to NRC Strategic and programmatic planning including development of government relations.

  • Facilitate NRC compliance with required regional registration and approval, and maintain a filling system (online hardcopy as required)

  • Support NRC office assessments and start-up

  • Support other departments as needed

  • Represent NRC in legal /Court cases where necessary

  • Ensure NRC land /Plot is duly registered and all necessary and legal fees are paid regularly

  • Promote the rights of Refugee in line with the advocacy strategy.

    Staff Safety and Risk management

  • Implement NRC’s safety and security policies at field level;

  • Conduct regular security and risk assessments to identify safety and security needs;

  • Train staff in safety and security and provide regular briefings and updates;

  • Immediately report all breaches of safety and security procedures and all threats to NRC staff, beneficiaries, activities or assets;

  • Facilitate staff evacuation in emergency situations;

  • Liaise with UN agencies, NGOs and other external actors to gain security information;

  • Ensure vehicle and staff movements are monitored according to procedures.

  • Ensure that necessary safety and security equipment are available in the right
    place and in good condition;

  • Prepare security updates and reports as required;

  • Create smooth work relationship between the organization and other parties;

  • Advice senior management on government relations and facilitate meetings and appointments as appropriate.


    Generic Professional competencies

  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

  • Technical expertise in security management required

  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile

  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal Working knowledge of Microsoft products (Word, Excel); Experience in dealing with institutional actors and government authorities

  • Experience in managing and leading programmes within partner networks and /or consortia

  • Experience in organizational representation, coordination and liaison

  • 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

  • Ability to multitask, assess, organize and execute with minimal oversight or direction; Operate well in austere and sometimes hardship environments

  • Strong attention to detail

    Context/ Specific Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • First level university degree, preferably in Security Management, law or other related social science field

  • Minimum three years of experience law informant and working in security management preferably in humanitarian/recovery context

    Personal Qualities

  • Diplomatic

  • Ability to work under pressure and with limited supervision in a challenging environment

  • Pro-active, goal-oriented and results driven

  • Flexible and creative

  • Excellent communication skills

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; NRC - NGO Staff Safety and Liaison Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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