Regional Safety and Security Advisor, Jordan

Location: Jordan
Closing date January 31, 2016

Our action in the field

With an already strong presence in the Middle East for more than 15 years, PUI has increased considerably its intervention in this Region with the occurring of the Syrian crisis. Currently the NGO is assisting Syrians in four different countries (Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq (KRG), while in other four countries it is carrying out recovery and development projects (Egypt, Iraq, OPT and Yemen).

In the Middle East PUI is currently implementing projects in all the sectors of expertise of the NGO: Food Security, Livelihoods, Health & Nutrition, Agriculture & Rural Development, Shelter & Rehabilitation, WASH, NFIs distribution, Education.

PUI strategy’s in the region is to develop a multi-sector / integrated approach in its countries of intervention, linking relief to development to support the affected population in the most efficient and sustainable manner.

PUI is looking for an experienced Safety and Security Advisor to support PUI country missions in the Middle East.

The Regional Safety and Security Advisor (RSSA) contributes to reducing the vulnerability of PUI staff and programs to the threats arising in highly insecure environments in the Middle East context. The RSSA serves as a technical resource to PUI missions in the Middle East, providing risk assessment and analysis, security awareness training, security management technical support, safety and security guidance, and timely advisory information.

Reporting to the Regional Coordinator, the RSSA is based in Amman, but spends most of his/her time in mission in the different PUI countries.

The RSSA works closely with the Desk Managers and Logistics Department at HQ level, the Head of Missions and the Security Focal points on the field.
Supporting Field Security Management
Designing and conducting Safety and Security training
Producing Regional Context Analysis and Active Networking
Training and experience
Security management
Experience in the humanitarian context in highly insecure environments (min. 5 years)
Previous experience with NGOs and/or military, peacekeeping
Previous experience in the region
Previous experience as a security officer/advisor
Knowledge of principles and current approaches to permissive/acceptance models of security management
Fluent in English
French and Arabic are strong assets
Good writing skills
Advanced knowledge of humanitarian context
Proposed terms

Employed with a Fixed-Term Contract

Starting Date: December 15th, 2015 Salaire / Indemnité

Monthly gross income: from 1 980 up to 2 310 Euros depending on the experience in International Solidarity + 50 Euros per semester seniority with PUI

Cost covered: Round-trip transportation to and from home / mission, visas, vaccine

Insurance including medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation

Housing in collective accommodation

Daily living Expenses (« Per diem ») of 600 Euros

Break Policy : 5 working days at 3 and 9 months

Paid Leaves Policy : 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months

How to apply
Please, send your application (resume and cover letter) to the adress below with the following subject: « RSSA – MERO »

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