Norwegian Refugee Council (Mozambique)

Health Safety & Security Manager

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Last update: Jun 10, 2024 Last update: Jun 10, 2024


Deadline: Jun 27, 2024
Location: Mozambique
Job type:Contract, 12 months +
English, Portuguese English, Portuguese
Work experience:Min 3 years
Date posted: Jun 10, 2024


An exciting opportunity to head up Health Safety & Security Manager role for a leading international NGO working in Pemba, Mozambique.

What we are looking for

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is seeking a highly qualified, resilient and dynamic Health Safety & Security Manager Mozambique Pemba.

More About the Role

We are seeking a Health Safety and Security (HSS) Manager to take overall responsibility for the NRC Mozambique HSS systems in accordance with NRC standards and to support NRC Mozambique operations.

What you will do

  • Oversees and supports national HSS risk management to staff, assets, operation, and reputation of NRC.
  • Promotes and stimulates a global HSS risk management culture within NRC Mozambique, with a specific focus on field teams.
  • Provides the country management group (CMG) with strategic advice based on context evolution and proactively engages the Program Department with timely and tailored advice to support program adaptation whenever needed.
  • Coordinates the development and the implementation of an area-specific community-based approach with the aim to strengthen NRC safe and sustainable access in all its areas of operation.
  • Defines and coordinates the implementation of an Access & Security training plan throughout NRC Mozambique, with a specific focus on equipping field teams with necessary tools and capacities.

Please download thedetailed job description to learn more about the position.

What you will bring

  • Minimum 3 years of experience from working as a senior HSS Manager in an international humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Substantial and demonstrated prior experience as a trainer
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese both written and verbal

What we offer

Duty station: Pemba, Mozambique

Contract: 2 years

Travel: 5% -10%

Salary/benefits: Grade 9 on NRC’s International salary scale or National salary scale for nationals of Mozambique.

NRC is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to diversity without distinction to age, gender, religion, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability.

We think outside the box, encourage ideas, and give responsibility to all employees at all levels.

You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative.

Open to all nationals.

Find out more about the benefits of working for NRC

Important information about the application process

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Submit your application and CV in English, taking care to attach your latest CV.

Applications that do not meet the minimum standards in terms of experience or qualifications will generally not be considered. Unsolicited applications not related to this specific job advertisement will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We receive many applicants for each vacant position.

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Why NRC?

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organization helping people forced to flee. Our 15,000 staff work in crises across 40 countries, providing life-saving and long-term assistance to millions of people every year.

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