Closing date: 06 Dec 2016
We are currently seeking for an experienced professional to join our team as Safety Advisor – Mobile.
Expected Start Date: January 2017
Employment Contract Period: 1-year renewable term
This is a highly rewarding role, 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.
The position is based in Gaziantep, Turkey, but will involve frequent travel to Syria’s satellite offices in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
Establish and maintain an active information network, which includes NGOs, the UN, 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.
Near native fluency in English (written and spoken).
Graduate level education or equivalent work experience.
Significant experience in insecure/conflict-affected environments.
Exemplary writing and analytical skills (sample requested).
Demonstrable understanding of humanitarian safety practices & principles and their application.
One year’s recent experience working on the Syria crisis – 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.
Terms & Conditions: 12-month contract, €4550 per month salary, 4 days annual leave per month and 3 days of R&R every three months, global medical coverage, €150,000 AD&D coverage
How To Apply:
Interested persons are requested to send applications to : email@example.com
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