Field Safety & Security Coordinator South Sudan

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Job Description

Position: Field Safety and Security Coordinator FSSM

Reports to: Project Manager with a Technical Line to Security Advisor

Supervision of: Nil

Duty station: Koch – Central Unity

Travel % 100%

Project number: SSFF2116

Duration and type of contract: 12 months (1st Dec 2021- 31st Nov 2022)

NRC Grade: 07

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All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

Role and responsibilities
Ensure safety and security of NRC personnel, NRC assets and its image/reputation in Koch/Leer field areas. The desirable person has to take the lead when it comes to safety and security of the NRC staff and assets.

General responsibilities

Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines and donor requirements
Support the country Safety and Security Team when and where needed
Prepare and submit reports and analysis
Ensure proper filing of all support documents
Support line managers in procedures and required support team trainings
Implement NRC’s systems and procedures
Management of support team

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Specific responsibilities

Conduct context, situational and risk analysis of locations coming under the programme area
Develop mission specific Safety and Security Management Plans that includes SOPs and Contingency Plans
Provide support in access to targeted programme areas for the field missions
Based on the Safety and Security Management plan ensure the team is fully equipped (for example; first aid kits, life vests if boat travel involved etc) for the mission.
Conduct pre-deployment trainings/briefings to all team members prior to each mission
Ensure compliance of NRC Safety and Security Management policies and procedures
While on deployment provide the field mission staff daily situational updates and relevant safety and security advice in consultation with the team leader
As per country specific Safety and Security procedures provide the Juba security office with updates twice daily.
Ensure timely reporting of any security incidents and/or information that may lead to an incident which can negatively affect safety and security of NRC staff, assets, reputation and operations
Respond to and/or assist Team Leader to respond to any security incident or accident in the field involving any NRC staff, vehicle or asset and Report to NRC SA immediately
Assess training needs and organize relevant trainings for the field team members with the assistance of the Safety and Security Advisor
Build and maintain contacts with other security actors in the field and at Juba level and ensure operational linkages with other UN Agency and NGO partners involved in integrated missions as and when appropriate.
Submit to the Project Manager, Country Emergency Response Manager and Safety and Security Advisor a mission report at the end of each mission highlighting any changes to Context, Situation and Risk Assessments and to the SOPs and Contingency Plans used for the benefit of future missions.

Additional responsibilities

Support the country Safety and Security Management Team by performing any other safety and security management related tasks delegated/approved by the NRC Security Advisor.
Report any and all protection concerns (general and/or related to NRC missions) to Security Advisor
Cover for Security Advisor in his absence
Ensure all team member are aware of the NRC Code of Conducts
Professional competencies

Generic professional competencies:

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Relevant university degree or higher education, preferably in security
4 years of experience from working in security management in a humanitarian/recovery context
Relevant experience in South Sudan will be highly recommended
Experience of working in complex and volatile contexts
Technical expertise in security management required
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/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

Be conversant and have good understanding of the NRC and WFP security management procedures and the function of UNDSS in management of security of UN agencies.
Knowledge of the context in South Sudan
Experience in start-up, exit of programmes or similar
Solid understanding and experience in crisis/incident management and working in complex emergencies

2. Behavioral competencies

Ability to work under extremely stressful conditions, with very basic living conditions available.
Travel extensively and meet deadlines at very short notice
Ability to work with diplomacy, tact and sensitivity and experience in working within different cultural contexts requiring cultural sensitivity
Well-developed interpersonal and team skills and proven ability to be flexible in demanding situations and ability to work under pressure and in response to changing needs
Motivated and dedicated to NRC values and ways of working
High degree of creativity and initiating new ideas
Transparent and accountable
Managing resources to optimize results
Managing performance and development
Empowering and building trust
Handling insecure environments

Performance Management
The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

The Job Description
The Work and Development Plan
The Mid-term/End-of-trial Period Performance Review Template
The End-term Performance Review Template
The NRC Competency Framework

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