Regional Safety & Security Officer

  • Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Dadaab, Garissa County, Kenya
  • Dec 21, 2017 - Dec 24, 2017
Full time Security

Job Description

Job description
  • Generic responsibilities
  • Assist the Regional Security Unit in Implementing NRC’s Security Risk Management Policy, procedures, regulations and standards at field level
  • Assist Regional Security Unit monitor and evaluate field compliance to NRC’s Security Risk Management Policy, procedures, regulations and standards.
  • Immediately report; all breaches of safety and security procedures; all threats to NRC staff, beneficiaries, activities or assets; all incidents including near misses.
  • Assist Regional Security Unit in incident management and/or in emergency situations as and when required.
  • Liaise with UN agencies, NGOs and other external actors to gather and triangulate information related to humanitarian safety and security
  • Ensure movements of NRC staff, visitors and vehicles within the region are closely monitored.
  • Ensure quality security updates and reports are produced by the Regional Security Unit.
  • As and when delegated provide support, security and safety updates and advice to RMT through the RD.
  • Support Regional Security Unit during trainings
  • Specific responsibilities
  • Monitor/Track movements of all NRC staff, visitors including consultants within the region.
  • Management of access control and perimeter security of the NRC offices in Nairobi and raising gaps and issues with admin/logistics for timely rectification.
  • Ensure updated emergency contacts lists are available for the NRC Regional Office and all Country Offices covered by the RO.
  • As and when delegated provide security briefings and inductions.. This includes briefing to all newly recruited staff joining NRC, and induction briefings for visiting personnel, consultants and visitors.
  • As and when delegated conduct security assessments and evaluations (based on NRC Minimum Operating Security Standards (MOSS) self-assessment) for NRC premises in Nairobi including international staff accommodation.
  • Ensure effective and efficient storage and management of information/data pertaining to the Regional Security Unit.
  • Manage guard force at the NRC office in Nairobi
  • Experience in conducting safety and security risk assessments (contexts and premises)
  • Experience in guard force management and access control
  • Excellent computer skills (Excel, Word etc)
  • Excellent data collection and storage skills (electronic and manual)
  • 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 responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own skills/profile
  • Participated in Safety and Security related trainings/workshops.
  • Fluency in English
  • Computer skills
Education level
  • College / University, Bachelor's degree