Closing date: 05 Nov 2017
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 INSO’s commitment to humanitarian principles.
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 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 INSO’s mandate of independence, impartiality and neutrality.
Fluency in English, both written and spoken.
Proven writing, editing, and analytical skills and the keenest eye for detail
Significant experience in insecure/conflict-affected environments.
Personal and professional resilience in a fast moving, high output, quality-driven programme
Experience in the humanitarian, and/or risk management and/or humanitarian access sectors
Independent drive, motivation, and excellence, and ability to operate and sustainably manage staff and teams under strict systems and deadlines
Well-developed personal, personnel, organisational and team management skills and standards in a diverse multi-cultural setting
Demonstrable understanding of humanitarian safety practices and principles
Commitment to humanitarian principles and values.
Graduate level education in a relevant field or equivalent work experience
Recent professional experience in Afghanistan – ideally in the humanitarian sector
Prior experience in an inter-agency role
Local language skills
Experience with NGO security and/or project management
Existing information networks and/or local language skills
Terms & Conditions: 12-month contract with expected start date of 03 January 2018, €4550 per month salary, 4 days annual leave per month and 7 days of R&R every three months, global medical coverage, USD $200,000 AD&D coverage
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