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Health Safety and Security Officer Sudan Kosti


  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Khartoum
  • Grade: Junior level - Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Security and Safety
  • Closing Date: Closed

                                         HSS Officer Sudan Kosti (Only for Nationals)

                                                         Job re-advertisement

The Norwegian Refugee Council has an interesting and rewarding opportunity to be part of our newest country of operation - Sudan.

The NRC has recently re-registered to operate in Sudan, and is currently in country start-up phase, conducting assessments and designing the first steps of the programme. Focus will be given to people displaced by conflict, refugees, and vulnerable migrants, and potential geographical areas of work will be Khartoum state, South Kordofan and Blue Nile on a first phase, with the idea to expand to other States. 

The following is a brief description of the role.

Role and responsibilities

The following is a brief description of the role.

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks, and guidelines
  • Implement NRC’s safety and security policies at Area Office level
  • Conduct regular security and risk assessments to identify safety and security needs
  • Train staff in safety and security and provide regular briefings and updates
  • Immediately report all breaches of safety and security procedures and all threats to NRC staff, beneficiaries, activities, or assets
  • Facilitate staff hibernation, relocation, and evacuation in emergency situations
  • Supervise, train, and develop eventual security staff at office level
  • Liaise with UN agencies, NGOs, and other external actors to gain security information 
  • Ensure vehicle and staff movements are monitored according to procedures and that necessary safety and security equipment are available and in good condition
  • Prepare security updates and reports as required


Professional competencies

  • We are looking for a university graduate, with a minimum of 3 years’ previous experience in the field of HSS.   
  • Experience working in complex and volatile contexts, in particular in Sudan. 
  • Technical HSS expertise relevant to the role.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities. 
  • Fluency in English and Arabic both written and verbal.
  • We are particularly looking for a positive individual with strong communication skills, who can build trust and confidently navigate both internally and externally at different levels.
  • In this position you will join highly motivated and expert staff who are making a difference to the most vulnerable people.


Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!

Email and paper applications will not be considered.

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions

Duty station: Kosti, White Nile State

Travel: 40%

NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.

NB: All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable. 

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