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Safety and Security Officer - ( National Position) Aden - Yemen


The purpose of the officer position is day-to-day implementation of the support functions responsibilities.

Job description

  • Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
  • Implement delegated support function portfolio according to plan of action.
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management.
  • Development and implementation of the NRC Security Management System at area level
  • Conduct Security Risk Analysis (SRA) according to minimum operational requirements (MOSS)
  • Minimize security risks to the operations of NRC
  • Management of security staff at area office
  • Support, training, control and development of security staff
  • Prepare reports as required
  • Communicate and cooperate with relevant external security actors
  • Train and develop staff in safety and security
  • Conduct security assessments to new locations within the area office
  • Acts as liaison officer between the organization and the community. Attend security meetings. Prepare security situation reports and send to Security Advisor and Area Manger
  • Participate in general food/ non-food items distribution in the fields and monitoring field activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Quality assurance and implementation of security system and contingency plan.
  • Advise on all security related matters.
  • Produce short and long term assessments and projections related to contextual developments, relevant dynamics and actor mapping.
  • Advise the AM and other relevant staff about Security developments
  • Collect and exchange information with all relevant bodies (UN, NGOs, authorities etc.)
  • Liaise on security issues with relevant external actors
  • Develop and review communication procedures and protocols.
  • Develop and supervise briefings, seminars and training for staff.
  • Develop and update Security and Safety related Standard Operating Procedures.


  • 3 years Experience from working as a Security Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Computer skills

Education level

  • College / University, Bachelor's degree

Personal qualities

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Reporting
  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect


  • Arabic
  • English

We offer

  • *2 Months contract with possibility of extension subject to funds .

Miscellaneous info

  • Travel: More than 150 days travel
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Aden
  • Grade: Mid/Senior - Internationally recruited position - Mid/Senior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Security and Safety
    • Emergency Aid and Response
  • Closing Date: 2017-11-21

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