Feb 20, 2016

Security Coordinator , Europe

Employer:  Norwegian Red Cross
Location: Norway , Oslo
Closing date: 29 Feb 2016

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated Security Coordinator

The Red Cross and Red Crescent is one of the largest humanitarian organisation networks worldwide with over 100 million volunteers and staff in 190 countries.

The International Department in the Norwegian Red Cross is responsible for the establishment and follow up of the Norwegian Red Cross programmes in over 25 different countries. Our main fields of focus are health and water, emergency response, prevention of disasters and support to other national Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies.

The Security Coordinator has to closely follow, through multiple sources, the security situation in countries where the Norwegian Red Cross has a presence. The Security Coordinator will analyse regularly the overall situation in those countries where the Norwegian Red Cross has a presence and will give security recommendations to staff and management. (S)he will ensure that policies, practices and tools are of good quality and are regularly updated and improved.

Main tasks:
Collect and analyse information from our delegates in the field and other sources
Visit field missions and do security assessments
Based on this analysis formulate advices to delegates and management
Follow up closely deteriorating security situations in selected countries and advice delegates and management on mitigating measures
Lead a crisis management team when required
Develop and organise adequate security trainings
Develop and update security tools and procedures
Brief and debrief staff and delegates before and after field missions
Develop a network of security contacts and participate in relevant platforms
Remain updated on new developments in humanitarian security management

Required qualifications:
Relevant higher education
Proven analytical and strategic skills
Good understanding of security risk management methodologies
Field experience from one or more developing countries
Availability to do frequent (short term) missions in security sensitive contexts such as Afghanistan, Yemen, South Sudan, …
Available to work in high stress, high risk environment
Innovative and able to implement
Service minded
Advanced computer skills
Good networking and communication skills, team oriented
Fluent written and spoken English
Written and spoken Norwegian is an asset
Third language is an asset
Experience from the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement is an asset

We offer
A valuable and challenging experience in one of the world largest humanitarian organisation
A broad network, internally and externally, in an interesting and multifaceted organisation
Salary and benefits according to Norwegian Red Cross salary system

Commencement: 15.06.2016

The position is permanent, duty station is Oslo.


For more information please contact Toon Vandenhove on +47 41694149 or  toon.vandenhove@redcross.no

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