Employer: Norwegian Refugee Council
Location: Caracas, Venezuela
Application deadline: 02/07/2020
Duties and responsibilities
Development and implementation of the NRC Security Management System at the national level
Conduct Security Risk Analysis (SRA) according to minimum operational requirements (MOSS)
Minimize security risks to the operations of NRC
Management of security staff at the country office
Support, training, control, and development of security staff and field staff in all offices
Prepare reports as required
Communicate and cooperate with relevant external security actors Train and develop staff in safety and security
Supporting the development/implementation of a robust security structure in all Area offices.
Providing the security context for program implementation.
Mapping and analyzing access to key constraints
Facilitating and catalyzing principled access negotiations.
Monitoring compliance with security plans and SOPs.
Ensuring all staff receive basic security training
Coordinating and organizing drills (fire, evacuations, etc.) in each area of the country
Networking: Liaise with national and local security forces in coordination with the Country Director. Liaise with other INGOs’ security focal persons and key stakeholders (UN, EU, embassies), ensuring good communication and collaboration in order to gather relevant information.
Minimum 3 years of experience from working as a Senior Security Manager in an emergency/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 and Spanish, both written and oral
Knowledge of Venezuela’s context.
Experience working in Latin America is a plus
Experience with managing principled access negotiations
Experience in working in high risk and highly volatile environments
A sense of humor is an asset!
Handling insecure environments
Initiating action and change
Empowering and building trust
All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity, and accountability. These attitudes and beliefs shall guide our actions and relationships.
We can offer
Commencement: As soon as possible
Duration: 12 months
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions
Grade: 9 - see attached NRC grade structure (click HERE)
Duty station: Caracas, Venezuela with approx 30 % travel.
An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start.