Safety Advisors ,, Afghanistan

Location: Afghanistan
Closing date: 05 Mar 2016

Terms & Conditions: 12 month contract, €4550 per month salary, 4 days annual leave per month and 7 days of R&R every three months, global medical coverage, €150,000 AD&D coverage

We are now seeking experienced individuals to join our team as  Safety Advisors, based in one of our regional field offices (including Kandahar, Gardez, etc.)..

Safety Advisor positions are offered on a 1-year renewable term.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
• Establish and maintain an active information network, which includes NGOs, the UN, military forces, and other national and international security actors to obtain credible and relevant safety information. 
• Provide NGOs with timely and credible security information and contextual analysis of the local security situation through: daily FLASH alerts, weekly incident lists and bi-weekly analytical reports. 
• Facilitate and lead regular NGO community security roundtables in your region of responsibility, presenting trends and facilitating discussions. 
• Assist NGOs in developing their own security management capacities by reviewing policy documents, conducting site-security surveys, and assisting in crisis evacuation planning. • Manage a small office team including supervising national staff and oversight of local logistics and administration. 
• Effectively represent, promote and protect INSO's mandate of independence, impartiality and neutrality.

Mandatory Requirements:

• Fluent in English (written and spoken). 
• Graduate level education or equivalent work experience. 
• Significant experience in insecure/conflict-affected environments. 
• Proven writing and analytical abilities (sample requested). 
• Demonstrable understanding of humanitarian safety practices & principles and their application.

Preferred Characteristics:
• Minimum 1 recent year experience in Afghanistan - ideally in an NGO safety role or equivalent - and demonstrable understanding of the security dynamics. 
• Employment history that reflects experience in both security and civilian fields. 
• Experience with NGO security and/or project management. 
• Existing information networks 
• Local language skills.

How To Apply  

Interested persons are requested to send application to no later than 17:00GMT on 05 March 2016