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Health, Safety and Security Team Leader

Norwegian Refugee Council

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted March 14, 2022.

Norwegian Refugee Council Carreer opportunities in Uganda Health, Safety and Security Team Leader Jobs opportunities in Uganda at Norwegian Refugee Council

# Job Description

Position: Health, Safety and Security Team Leader
Reports to: Country Director
Supervision of: XX
Duty station: Country Office
Travel: 50 %
Project number: XX

Role and responsibilities
The Health Safety and Security HSS Team Leader is responsible for overseeing
various day-to-day HSS related activities at Country office, and providing
direct support and being the liaison of all HSS activities across the country.
He/She will provide guidance on HSS matters and conduct security risk and
assessments and will contribute to the production of SOPs, and security
Generic responsibilities max 10
These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same
title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential.
• Ensure compliance with NRC policies, guidelines and standards
• Implement and train staff on NRC HSS policies and procedures.
• Provide daily follow up on all HSS related activities.
• Advice and support staff on HSS procedures, policies, and documents
• Prepare periodic related reports, advise on best practices, and suggest
• Assess, promote and document ideas for technical improvement and further
program development options
• Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities, stakeholders and
• Report all breaches of safety and security procedures and all threats to NRC
staff, beneficiaries, activities, or assets.
• Promote PSEA Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse standards and
principles within NRC and amongst beneficiaries served by NRC.
• Ensure that NRC’s related activities are implemented within NRC’s Protection
mainstreaming guidelines and report any breaches/concerns to the line manager
and/or focal point for proper action.

Specific responsibilities
• Support in the annual revision of field office security plans, evacuation
plans, relocation, hibernation, and other related procedures, and provide
necessary feedback for the country security plan.
• Carry out MORSS assessments of NRC premises related to Country Office
• Monitor, analyse, and update the local political, economic, social,
technological, environmental, and legal PESTEL context on regular basis and
as necessary. Assess possible developments and impacts on current and/or
future NRC operations and environment.
• Support in security risk assessments as required.
• Support the country office in dealing with access related issues for NRC
• Support programme staff in planning and implementing risk mitigation
strategies to improve access to hard to reach areas or new areas of operation.
• Record and map safety and security incidents both internally in NRC and
within the context in general to be used as guide for adapting set policies
and procedures as needed.
• Assist in the preparation and submission of incident reports and ensure
timely preparation of the subject weekly report while maintaining incident
• Conduct inductions for new and existing NRC staff at Country Office.
• Maintain HSS training records, and develop training materials in response to
the evolving context.
• Maintain active formal /informal contact and relations with Safety/Liaison
counterparts from peer agencies and support Local Humanitarian Partners in
managing safety and security and carrying out sound security risk assessments
relevant to the programs they implement on behalf of NRC.

Generic professional competencies:
• Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Law, Public Administration, Social
Work, or any related field.
• Minimum 3 years of experience in in Health, Safety, and Security in a
humanitarian/ recovery context.
• Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
• Fluency in English, both written and verbal is required
• Sound knowledge of the context in Uganda and the surrounding
• Experience in staff management, mentoring, coaching, training
• Advanced computer skills Office 365 and Microsoft programs
• Sound knowledge of operational risk management

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**Closing Date** : 25th March. 2022

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