Location: DR Congo , Goma
Closing date: 14 Dec 2016
We are seeking an experienced individual to join our team as Mobile Safety Advisor (SA) to be based in Goma with frequent travels to our field offices in Bukavu and Beni, and other travels as required.
Safety Advisor positions are highly rewarding roles, offering a unique opportunity to work in a close knit team giving security analysis and advice that is not only some of the best of its kind, but that is also vital to the efforts of the NGO community to deliver aid and assistance to the thousands of people who need it. Successful candidates will be outgoing and resilient, with the ability to analyse complex security issues and contexts, give sound practical safety and security advice, communicate to an excellent standard of English both verbally and in writing, and above all else share organization’s commitment to humanitarian principles.
The Mobile Safety Advisor is a roving specialist who is frequently deployed to our regional offices (Goma, Bukavu, Beni) in order to cover standard SA duties whilst the regional SA is out of office, and to support local teams in crisis situation or with trainings and on-the-job orientations. Frequent travels and flexibility in adjusting to different regional teams and situations are key requirements of this post.
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 incident alerts, weekly incident lists and bi-weekly analytical reports.
Facilitate and lead regional NGO community security roundtables.
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 supervision national staff and oversight of local logistics and administration.
Effectively represent, promote and protect organization’s mandate of independence, impartiality and neutrality.
Fluency in French (written and spoken).
Graduate level education or equivalent work experience.
Experience in insecure/conflict-affected environments.
Strong writing and proven analytical abilities (proven written/published sample requested).
Demonstrable understanding of humanitarian safety practices and principles and their application.
Minimum 1 recent year experience in DRC – ideally in an NGO safety role or equivalent – and demonstrable understanding of the security dynamics and context.
Employment history that reflects experience in both security and civilian fields.
Experience with NGO security and/or project management.
Fluency in English (written and spoken)
Local language skills.
Terms & Conditions: 12-month contract with an expected start date of 7 January 2017, €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
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