INSO - International NGO Safety Organisation (Netherlands)

Roving Training Manager

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


Deadline: Jun 28, 2024
Location: Netherlands
Job type:Contract, 12 months +
English, French, Spanish English, French, Spanish
Work experience:Min 3 years
Date posted: Jun 10, 2024


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Organisation Background

Founded in 2011, the International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) is an international non-governmental organisation that supports humanitarian aid workers by establishing safety coordination platforms in insecure contexts. INSO provides registered NGOs with a range of free services, including real-time incident tracking, analytical reports, safety-related data and mapping, crisis management support, staff orientations and training.

INSO provides daily support to more than 1,200 NGOs operating in 17 of the world’s most insecure countries. INSO is registered in the Netherlands, with its headquarters based in The Hague, the international city of peace and justice.

Job Summary

We seek a Roving Training Manager to join our global training team in The Hague, Netherlands. You will tailor and deploy INSO training courses for aid workers in countries where INSO is not operating permanently.

Relying on your strong humanitarian culture, you will assess the capacity-building needs of national and international NGOs, design context-specific modules in team, deliver high-standard humanitarian safety and access management courses.

Key responsibilities

Training sessions for partners

  • Under the supervision of INSO Senior Training Manager and in collaboration with Regional Directors, you’ll contribute to identifying partners’ interests for course deployments.
  • With the other Roving Training Manager, you will contextualize and tailor INSO courses to partners’ needs. Discussions with field-based humanitarian staff and partners will feed your understanding of each new context and guide training choices.
  • With the support of the Project Officer, you will plan and organize their deployment.
  • In coordination with Training and MEAL colleagues, you will lead the monitoring and evaluation of roving training activities.

Global training projects

  • You will contribute to the development of a localisation training methodology.
  • You will support global training initiatives in general, including new course design, and contributions to thematic working groups according to their specific interests or competencies.

High level standards

  • INSO staff are aid workers above all. As such they respect and promote humanitarian principles in their duties and behaviors.
  • You will represent INSO during field deployment. As such you’ll have to enhance INSO’s reputation through professional attitude and services to partners.
  • As a professional humanitarian actor, INSO has high standards for procurements, quality of service delivery, safety and security. You will work in these frameworks and contribute to their improvement if relevant.

Mandatory requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Fluency in English required, fluency in French and/ or Spanish also required.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience in the humanitarian sector.
  • Significant experience in adult learning or civilian safety and security sector.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience in team and project management.
  • Demonstrated understanding of NGO safety and security management, personal safety, humanitarian principles, practices, access, and negotiations.
  • Work experience in conflict affected environments.
  • Well-developed networking and organisational skills.
  • Must have the right to live and work in the Netherlands

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to travel often worldwide (expected 50% of the working time).
  • Ability to excel in a multicultural work environment.
  • Ability to identify issues, analyse, and participate in the resolution of issues/problems.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently unsupervised.
  • Strong work ethic and capacity to take responsibility for your own actions.
  • Be able to work under pressure.
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and values.
  • Confidentiality, integrity, and a sense of conflict-of-interest prevention.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Other language skills.
  • Experience delivering courses focusing on NGO safety and security management, personal safety, humanitarian access, and negotiations.
  • Experience developing curriculum.
  • Experience in public speaking.
  • Project management certifications.

INSO’s Safeguarding Policy

INSO is fully committed to safe recruitment, selection and vetting of all potential new staff, trustees, and volunteers and we will ensure rigorous compliance with our Code of Conduct and Safeguarding policy throughout the recruitment process.

Terms & Conditions:

12-month full-time fixed-term contract (renewable based on funding) based in The Hague, Netherlands. It is a Dutch contract based on the Dutch social security and taxation rules with a €5,200 per month gross salary + 8% vacation pay (vakantiegeld) and 2.5 days annual leave accrued per month. We provide Basic Premium ONVZ health insurance in the Netherlands and travel insurance when travelling for work. A relocation allowance is available. The right to live and work in the Netherlands is required for this position.

How to apply

Please submit your application at:

You will need an up-to-date CV and a cover letter.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.