Safety and Security Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:               Safety and Security Officer
Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About Us:
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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
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;
Assist management in incident management as and
when required;
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
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

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council
(NRC) Safety and Security Officer job opportunity should hold a 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
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:
All interested and qualified Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of
the world’s leading relief organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
should apply by visiting the web link below.
Deadline: 26th November 2017
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