Security Coordinator SRO Amman
Rights Respected, People Protected
NRC currently has more than 2,000 staff in the Middle East region assisting people displaced by conflict in Syria . As a leading humanitarian organization, we support displaced persons by implementing programmes across the Shelter, Education, Food Security, Information Counseling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sectors with strong protection and resilience focus integrated into our programmes.
The Syrian Crisis is in its ninth year, but the level and intensity of conflict in the country remains high. Humanitarian and protection needs are overwhelming. According to OCHA, 11.1 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance inside of Syria and millions have been forced to flee. Approximately 6.1 million people in Syria are living in protracted displacement. Most IDPs have sought refuge with host families and in abandoned or unfinished buildings, which are often overcrowded. Elsewhere, they reside in tents or makeshift accommodation in informal settlements and camps. 3.7 million school-aged children are in need of support and 2.1 million are out of school and disconnected from learning and their peers.
Duties and responsibilities
The Security Technical Officer position contributes with security and risks-related technical competences to project implementation. The following is a brief description of the role.
Ensure adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures.
Ensure that minimum operating security standards and procedures are implemented in the Area Office. Contribute to CC strategy development, project proposals and provide input on needs and gaps.
Conduct specific technical assessments and present recommendations for improvement and necessary changes in the activities.
Conduct situational monitoring and analysis and present results.
Conduct security actor networking. Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders.
Oversee situational monitoring and analysis.
Train and develop staff in safety and security protocols.
Ensure all security staff uphold NRC’s principles and values.
Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.
Compliance to NRC standards
Timely security assessments and recommendations
Safe and secure programming
Analysis and planning
Capacity building and management
3 to 5 years of experience with a satisfactory performance in the same or similar functional area preferably with UN or NGOs.
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile.
Previous experience in remote management.
Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
Advanced computer skills.
Analytical-minded and able to read political /reference maps.
General understanding of humanitarian work and PCM.
Context/specific skills, knowledge and experience:
Experience in liaising with communities and authorities as well as NGOs.
Experience of assessing political, social and security situations in the country.
Fluency in Arabic is desirable but not a must.
Familiar with local culture, politics and geographical areas.
Planning and delivering results.
Handling insecure environments.
Empowering and building trust.
-Contract period: 12 months
-Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions
-Duty station: Amman, Jordan, with 10& travel within Syria Response Office area of operations
Please download Job Description of the position here.