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Technical Shelter Officer-Climate & Environment "Nationals Only"

Jordan (Jordan)

  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Jordan (Jordan)
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Environment
    • Meteorology, Geology and Geography
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
    • Climate Change
    • Human Settlements (Shelter, Housing, Land, Property)
  • Closing Date: 2020-10-20

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All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships
Duties and responsibilities

The role of the Health, Safety and Security coordinator is to ensure all health, safety and security measures are in place to ensure NRC Jordan staff are able to operate in a safe environment. The HSS coordinator is responsible to ensure compliance with all mandatory HSS requirements. He/She provides advise to the CMG with regards to health, safety and security decisions and supports the senior management team during crisis management. He/She oversees the HSS team.
Generic responsibilities

- Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures.
- Implement NRC’s systems and procedures at area level.
- Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines and donor requirements.
- Prepare and submit reports and analysis.
- Ensure proper filing of all support documents.
- Support line managers in procedures and require support team trainings.
- Management of support team.
- Ensure development and implementation of administrative systems and procedures.
- Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards & principles within NRC and amongst beneficiaries served by NRC.
Specific responsibilities
- With the support of the regional HSS advisor, develop, update and maintain all security plans for the countries as per HSS global requirements including SRA, Country/Area Security Plan, Medical Response Plan, Hibernation, Relocation and Evacuation Plan and Crisis Management Plan. Develop local SOPs where relevant.
- Ensure regular health, safety and security training is provided to all NRC Jordan staff including annual training on security plans and SRA results ; first aid training or refresher, fire drills, CMT training and informed consent.

- Ensure regular validation, spot checks and maintenance of NRC security infrastructure and equipement is carried out including with regards to first aid kits, fleet, office infrastructure, partner premises, guard monitoring system and CCTV.
- Technical and/or direct oversight of all NRC and contracted security guards
-Active participation in the strategy process and the program management cycle ensuring HSS concerns are taking into account throughout the programming cycle
- Management and capacity building of the NRC JO HSS team.
- Ensure all new staff receive pre - arrival package ( if relevant) ; induction and security guidance including volunteers, incentive based volunteers and consultants / visitors
- Ensure regular reporting to HO, maintain HSS database and ensure all HSS documents are up to date and adequately filed in the filling tree.
- Provide support to staff and CMG in case of HSS incident including COVID 19
- Maintain strong ties with government, security, civil socity and health actors and actively participate in coordination mechanisms.

Critical Interfaces
By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are
 Budget holders
 Auditors (internal/external)
Scale and scope of position
Staff: Direct management of 2 staff ; oversight of 10 staff
Stakeholders: UN agencies, INGO, Governmental bodies
Budgets: N/A
Information: NRC Protect
Legal or Compliance: HSS mandatory standards


Professional Competencies
Generic professional competencies for this position:
-Experience from working within technical expertise area in a humanitarian/ recovery context.

- Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
- Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
- Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile.
- Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
Context/specific skills, knowledge and experience:

-Qualification requirement: Bachelor degree or higher
-Years of Experience: 4
- Knoweldge of Jordan Context
- Detail oriented
- Strong problem solving ability
- Prior training experience
- Good written english and arabic
- Proactive and hard working

Personal qualities
Behavioral Competencies
- Coping with Change
- Strategic thinking
- Managing resources to optimize results
- Initiating action and change
- Influencing
- Analyzing
We can offer

Contract:31st December 2020

Duty Station: Amman-Jordan

Salary: 1347 JOD (Subject to Social Security and Income Tax)

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.

We work in crises across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights.

NORCAP is a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities

NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

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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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