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Health Safety and Staff Wellbeing Adviser Yemen Aden


  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Yemen
  • Grade: Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Security and Safety
  • Closing Date: 2022-08-27

As the Health Safety and Staff Wellbeing Adviser, you will be responsible for the below:

Specific responsibilities

  1. Develop/Improve Country Office HSS risk management processes and systems by ensuring Country Management Group are guided and capacitated for safety and security leadership
  2. Lead a process to ensure NRC in Yemen is compliant to NRC’s Health Safety and Security (HSS) policies, standards and procedures. This includes developing, implementing and regularly reviewing context specific HSS risk management systems and procedures within all NRC operations in Yemen, contingency and medivac plans
  3. Conduct ongoing context analysis and ensure CMG is kept updated on relevant events, dynamics, evolving trends and risks
  4. Build an HSS risk management culture at all levels of the organization
  5. Lead on building crisis management preparedness and act as advisor to the Crisis and Incident response teams (Global/Regional/Country Teams), taking leadership as delegated
  6. Ensure learning is gathered and incorporated into NRC’s operations

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Generic professional competencies:

  •  Minimum 3 years of international experience from working as a senior Security Manager 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
  • Valid driver’s license

Context related skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Excellent negotiation and representation skills
  • Experience with training, capacity building and mentoring
  • Ability to work flexibly and adapt to change without losing sight of strategic priorities
  • Knowledge of Arabic language is an asset

What We Offer

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to join our work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility: At NRC, we think outside the box. We encourage ideas and give responsibility to all employees at all levels, to help solve the complex issues that we face. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative

  • 24 months fixed term contract
  • Mid-management grade 9 in NRC's grade structure
  • An opportunity to match your career to a compelling cause
  • A chance to meet and work with people who are the best in their fields

Internal candidates are encouraged to apply but we are also open to external applicants who can show a commitment to NRC and being part of a challenging, but important mission to make a difference.  

To apply as an internal candidate, click on the suitcase icon “I am an employee” on the top right of the page to be redirected to NRC’s internal career site

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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.