Country Health, Safety & Security Manager

at Norwegian Refugee Council
Location Khartoum, Sudan
Date Posted August 4, 2022
Category Management
Job Type Contract
Currency SDG


As the Country Health, Safety, and Security (HSS) Manager, you shall be responsible for the below main responsibilities:

Specific responsibilities

Contribute to risk management and operational planning support to enable rapid response to humanitarian emergencies and in hard-to-access areas of the Sudan Contribute to humanitarian access strategy development and implementation, including negotiated security assurances and civil-military coordination Contribute to broader NRC Sudan workforce plan, to improve national and female career development, diversity and inclusion Contribute to regional and global HSS policy, practice, etc.

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Generic professional competencies:

 Minimum 3 years of experience from working as a senior Security Manager 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 leadership skills/profile Fluency in English, both written and verbal Valid driver’s license

Context related skills, knowledge and experience:

Knowledge of the context in Sudan or East Africa (desired) Knowledge of Arabic language (desired) Experience with high-risk and emergency response humanitarian missions (required)

What We Offer:

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to join our work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility: At NRC, we think outside the box. We encourage ideas and give responsibility to all employees at all levels, to help solve the complex issues that we face. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative

24 months fixed term contract Mid-management grade 9 in NRC's grade structure An opportunity to match your career to a compelling cause A chance to meet and work with people who are the best in their fields

Internal candidates are encouraged to apply but we are also open to external applicants who can show a commitment to NRC and being part of a challenging, but important mission to make a difference.  

Applying Instructions

To apply as an internal candidate, click on the suitcase icon “I am an employee” on the top right of the page to be redirected to NRC’s internal career site The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 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, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. 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. Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

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