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Health, safety and security Coordinator – Kandahar

Activation Date: 24 May, 2021   Announced Date: 24 May, 2021   Expire Date: 31 May, 2021

Job Location: Kandahar
Nationality: National
Category: Security
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: Based on NRC salary scale
Vacancy Number: VA-2020-274
No. Of Jobs: 1
Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Years of Experience: Minimum five years’ experience of working as a Se
Contract Duration: Up to end of Dec-2021 -Extendable
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Bachelor degree in BBA or Management or any other related field.
Close date: 31 May, 2021

About Norwegian Refugee Council:

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organization helping people forced to flee.
We protect displaced people and support them as they build a new future. We started our relief efforts after World War Two. Today, we work in both new and protracted crises across 31 countries. We specialize in six areas: food security, education, shelter, legal assistance, camp management, and water, sanitation and hygiene.
We stand up for people forced to flee. NRC is a determined advocate for displaced people. We promote and defend displaced people’s rights and dignity in local communities, with national governments and in the international arena. NRC’s Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva is a global leader in monitoring, reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

We respond quickly to emergencies. Our expert deployment capacity, NORCAP, boasts around 1,000 experts from all over the world who can be deployed within 72 hours. Our experts help improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises.

Around 6,000 men and women work for the Norwegian Refugee Council. Most of us are hired locally to work in the field, and a small number are based at our head office in Oslo. Many of our colleagues were once themselves fleeing their homes.

NRC Afghanistan established operations in 2003, and currently maintains five area offices in Balkh, Hirat, Kabul, Kandahar, and Nangarhar, as well as field offices in hard-to-reach, displacement-affected provinces: Badghis, Faryab, Khost, Kunar, Kunduz, Nimroz, Sar-e Pul, and Uruzgan. NRC employs over 1,400 staff in Afghanistan, and works through direct implementation of programmes, to provide both emergency response and durable solutions for internally displaced Afghans, as well as returning Afghan refugees, and Waziristan refugees in southeastern Afghanistan.

Purpose of the Job:

The purpose of Health Safety and Security Coordinator is to support the Area Manager on Health, safety and security functions at NRC Area level.

Job Description:

Generic responsibilities:

Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, procedures and SOPs/guidelines
Ensure adherence to Security and Risk Management policy and procedures
Coordinate and assist with budgets and costs for the Area office’s shared costs and support functions
Provide Health safety and security support in the training and development of staff
Provide high quality security support to project implementation at Area level
Hold regular meetings with key external partners and stakeholders, included but not limited to, the UN, ANSF, community representatives and other actors impacting on safety and security
Promote NRC’s image as a neutral, independent and impartial humanitarian actor
Provide input on security in Area level planning, and to coordinate and align security support with program plans at area level
Responsible for implementation of Afghanistan-specific SOPs, guidelines and plans (such as Security Management Plan, Contingency Plans and Medical Evacuation Plans), including physical security, in concerned Area.

Specific Responsibilties:

Oversight and implementation of Health, safety and Security Management Plan, SOPs, Minimum standards and associated documents at Central Area level
Representing Health, safety and security issues at AMT level, as well as support the Area Manager on security issues
Periodic and ad-hoc reporting to the Area manager, including analysis of conflict dynamics, actor mapping and external source liaison
Leadership of Security Officers and Assistants in tasks such as SRAs, training, stakeholder engagement and access negotiations in line with Program requirements
Facilitating safe and responsible program activities in hard-to-reach areas, including those that are operationally challenging and with high levels of non-state armed group influence
Cultivating a transparent, accountable and analysis-driven security culture across the Area
Technical support for security staff such as Security Officers, Assistants, and Guards and Radio Operators under them
In coordination with the Area Manager, maintenance of extensive information networks across a range of sources, including but not limited to conflict actors, government, UN, other NGOs and community gatekeepers

Job Requirements:

Generic professional competencies:

Bachelor degree in BBA or Management or any other related field.

 Minimum five years’ experience of working as a Security Officer/coordinator  or Manager in a humanitarian or development context

Previous experience of working in complex and volatile contexts

Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile

Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

Area-specific knowledge of the security context and threat environment

Extensive experience cultivating relationships across sectors and communities

Knowledge of the language local to Area

Completed undergraduate study/ graduated from university

Strong conflict analysis and mapping skills

Excellent understanding of security as an enabling function of program support

Good understanding of security management in humanitarian context, including physical security

We Offer:

Monthly Salary based on NRC Afghanistan Salary Scale.
Smart Phone with Top up Credit card with internet package on monthly basis.
NRC will cover staff plus four (4) depended for medical insurance. 
One time Eid Bonus per year
Leave and Holidays accordingly Afghanistan Labour Law.

Submission Guideline:

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