Nov 4, 2016

Security Professionals – Talent Pool (Middle East Region)

Employer: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Location: Middle East
Closing date November 13, 2016

We are now opening a call for resumes to create a talent pool for Security professionals interested in the Middle East Region!

Position overview

NRC’s programmes support refugee and IDP women and men in 20 conflict-affected countries. Our professional security teams contribute towards, promote and implement our global security strategy, in addition to proactively providing advice, support, instruction and training to staff across the region. At the forefront of the security function is to ensure the safe delivery of our programmes in some of the worlds most challenging environments.
For these key roles our ideal candidates are

University Graduates in a relevant discipline (Security, Risk & Crisis Management or similar), seasoned professionals with analytical minds, who can gather information from strong networks they build and maintain. Individuals with significant political and cultural awareness and experience working in settings where insecurity is a major issue. Additionally, we are looking for professionals with proven experience liaising with civilian and military government authorities as well as with regional, national and international institutions. Demonstrated leaders with strong management skills, it is vital that the incumbent is familiar with the context in the Middle East.

In these positions you can join highly motivated and expert staff who are making a difference to the region’s most vulnerable people. In addition to strong technical abilities, we are looking for a passionate, positive, individuals with strong communication skills, who can foster trust and collaboration within NRC and across our beneficiaries.

Key Job Tasks and Responsibilities
Responsible for the design and implementation of the NRC Security Management System and assist Country Directors in strategic analysis of politico-military information.
Contribute to the fulfilment of the aims and objectives for NRC presence in country.
Advise the CD in implementation of mitigating security measures
Conduct Security Risks Assessments (SRA) according to minimum operational requirements (MOSS) outlined in the NRC security instructions, or as situations require, and as a result enforce to minimise the risk to the operation of NRC.
Together with the Country Director ensure NRC operations in country are MOSS compliant

Please take note

NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that they have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.

These posts are often located in non-family duty stations.