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Health Safety and Security Officer at Norwegian Refugee Council Tanzania

  AjiraLeo Tanzania       Monday, March 4, 2024
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
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Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Tanzania Jobs 2024
Health Safety and Security Officer Tanzania Nyarugusu_ Open to Tanzania Nationals Only
Kasulu, Tanzania, United Republic of
Job Description
Position: Health Safety & Security Officer
Grade: 5
Reports to: Area Manager
Supervision of: NRC-contracted guards
Duty station: Kibondo
Travel: 50% within the areas of operation
Project number: TZFM2401
Duration and type of contract: 1-year, renewable.

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.

Role and responsibilities
The purpose of the HSS Officer position is to implement the day-to-day Health Safety and Security support functions in Tanzania. responsibilities. .

Generic responsibilities
  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
  • Assist with implementation of the HSS function, as per the Area Manager’s and RO HSS staff’s guidance.
  • Prepare and develop HSS status reports as required by management.
  • Ensure proper filing of HSS documents in the Tanzania Filing Tree (HSS Folders).
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function.

Specific responsibilities

  • Supporting in the development, and regular updating of all HSS and related documents /templates.
  • Ensure proper implementation of the HSS policies, procedures, processes and guidelines including evacuation, security audit, drills etc.
  • Support or work with the RO staff or others in conducting SRA in new locations
  • Carry out or update NRC MOISS assessments for NRC Kibondo compounds and premises - ensuring NRC MOISS requirements such as fire extinguishers and first aid kits are in place and identified gaps addressed.
  • Deliver HSS awareness sessions to staff, as guided by Area Manager and RO HSS staff.
  • Work with and support RO HSS staff in conducting the mandatory security trainings like HEIST.
  • Prepare HSS situation reports to the CO, using the required templates as guided by RO HSS staff.
  • Conducting security and safety assessments on roads and hotels frequently used by NRC and seek formal approval for the use.
  • Be part of the CMT and organise trainings for the members through RO and HO capacities and support.

Critical interfaces
By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:
  • Area Manager
  • AMT members
  • Country Director – Kenya & Tanzania
  • Regional Head of HSS
  • Regional HSS Advisor

Scale and scope of position
Staff: None
Stakeholders: UNDSS, Kibondo authorities, Police, key NGOs operating in the area.
Budgets: No budget-holding responsibility. Position contributes to budget planning for Kibondo.
Information: MRF App monthly updates.
Legal or compliance: None.

Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

1. Professional competencies
  • Experience from working as a Support Function Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Some knowledge of English.

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:
  • Contextual knowledge and experience of the Kigoma in general and Kibondo and Kasulu Districts areas of operation.
  • Report writing skills in English.
  • Good Communication skills both in English and Kiswahili XX

2. Behavioural competencies (max 6)
  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect

Performance Management
  • The Job Description
  • The Work and Development Plan
  • The Mid-term/End-of-trial Period Performance Review Template
  • The End-term Performance Review Template
  • The NRC Competency Framework

Additional Information
‘’Female candidates are encouraged to apply''.

Job Info
Job Identification 14215
Job Category Health, Safety and Security
Posting Date 03/04/2024, 12:12 PM
Apply Before 03/18/2024, 12:11 PM
Degree Level Bachelor's Degree
Job Schedule Full time
Locations Nyarugusu

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