NRC Staff Safety and Liaison Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

NRC Staff Safety and Liaison Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

Role and Responsibilities

The purpose of the Staff Safety and Liaison Assistant is to provide a range of safety and liaison support at the field office and areas of operation. The following is a brief description of the role.

Generic Responsibilities

  • In consultation with Field Office Coordinator and HSS Officer, 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

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

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

  • Request and facilitate training of staff in safety and security and provide regular briefings and updates at field office level

  • 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

    Specific responsibilities

    Liaison Role

  • Advice the field office team on government relations and facilitate meetings 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 and hardcopy as required)

  • Support NRC office assessments and start-up

  • Represent NRC in legal /court cases when necessary

  • Ensure NRC premises’ land/plots are duly registered, and all necessary and legal fees are paid regularly

  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy

    Staff Safety Role

  • Coordination with the Staff Safety Officer (HSS) and Field Office Coordinator (AM) in analyzing and assessing security situation and threats in NRC areas of operation and ensure that appropriate measures are taken for safe operation.

  • Be familiar with all existing NRC security and safety documents and tools in place and assist to modify/update existing policies and develop new ones as required

  • Monitor local and national news (radio, television and print) and translate appropriate information in daily updates. Inform SSM and AM on issues that may have an effect on NRC security in the region and advise on precautionary measures

  • Produce regular weekly written reports on the security situation in the field office based on the current information available from other agencies, NRC sub offices, media and other sources.

  • In coordination with HSS, ensure regularly updated incident mapping based on gathered information. Map and advise on
    Go/No-Go areas

  • Liaise with NRC hired guard service including duty rosters, leaves, payment, scope of work etc.

  • In cooperation with the HSS and FOC, regularly review the security situation of all NRC premises, evacuation plans, security instructions and any other contingency planning that may be necessary

  • Ensure incident reporting is conducted as necessary. Includes completion of online incident report form, informing necessary actors and maintaining incident report file, as per NRC format


    Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

    Professional Competencies

    These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.

    Generic Professional Competencies for this Position:

  • Minimum 1 year experience from working with law enforcement and security management preferably in humanitarian/recovery context

  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

  • BA degree, College Diploma, Level III or IV certificate preferably in security management, law enforcement or other related social science field

  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile

  • Good in English, both written and verbal

    Context Related Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Good knowledge of the area and context in Benishangul Gumuz Region and Meteke Zone in particular.

  • Very good communication, negotiation and presentation skills

  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity

  • Knowledge of local languages is an added advantage

  • Experience in organizational representation, coordination and liaison

  • Experience in dealing with institutional actors and government authorities

  • Technical expertise in security management required

  • Report writing and computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

    Behavioral Competencies

    These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job.

  • Handling insecure environments

  • Analyzing

  • Empowering and building trust

  • Planning and delivering results

  • Working with people

  • Communicating with impact and respect

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; NRC Staff Safety and Liaison Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

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