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

Organization:  Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
The Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping
people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 30 countries,
providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every
year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP is
a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the
humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to
strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of
vulnerable people and communities. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement
Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for
people displaced within their own country.
Job Summary:   The Health, Safety and Security Officer will
be tasked with the day-to-day implementation of the Security guidelines.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Security &
Safety:
·       
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 West Nile are compliant with NRC Safety and
Security Risk Management standards;
·       
Work
closely with UN agencies, NGOs and other external actors to gain security
information;
·       
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
Area 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
Health, Safety and Security Officer will provide health, safety and security
updates to Country Director/Area Manager /HSS Coordinator on a daily basis and
maintain an incident log for the area of operation;
·       
Build
and maintain stakeholders contact list and assist Area Manager 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;
Health:
·       
Promoting
positive health and safety culture in a workplace.
·       
Conduct
investigations on incidents, complaints, and recurrent health cases to identify
and provide solutions to workplace situations.
·       
Prepare
periodic heath statistics and submit to Area Management Group for review.
·       
Ensure
full and accurate health and safety and training records are maintained.
·       
Ensure that
all Health & Safety policies, procedures, rules and regulations are adhered
to and are regularly reviewed, updated and communicated in the area.
·       
Ensure
the NRC meets its statutory obligations in West Nile pertaining to health,
safety and welfare at work, including statutory training and reporting.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal candidate for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Health, Safety and
Security Officer job must have experience working as a security Support
Function Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
·       
Previous
experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
·       
Documented
results related to the position’s responsibilities
·       
Good
Knowledge of English
·       
Relevant
experience working in a humanitarian/recovery context in West Nile Region,
Uganda;
·       
Ability
to liaise with security agencies, other agencies including UNDSS on matters of
HSS
·       
Knowledge
and ability to analyze of the political and security dynamics in West Nile
Region and how they may affect operations in NRC Uganda.
·       
Valid
driving/ridding license.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to join NRC in the aforementioned capacity should
apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 25th June 2020
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