• Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : SECURITY

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Qualifications University degree in conflict management, security or any other equivalent qualification At least 2 years of experience in a security management position, or similar coaching Strong skills in security analysis, including risk assessment for humanitarian access. Very good knowledge of the current areas of IRC intervention, as well as the security context of the country. Have knowledge of computer tools and current software Word, Excel, PowerPoint Proven ability in organization and accuracy of information Have excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work in an organized and independent way. Have a very high degree of integrity. Good organizational skills, in communication and interpersonal skills, Good disposition and skills for writing reports. Experience working with an international NGO Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written)

Job Description:

  • In the face of a growing humanitarian crisis, the IRC is running emergency programs in the Far North and South West regions of Cameroon. The planned programs include environmental health (EH), Protection and Rule of Law (PROL), Economic Recovery and Development (ERD) and the Women Protection and Empowerment (WPE). Under the supervision of the Humanitarian Access and Liaison Officer, the Humanitarian Access and Liaison Assistant (HALA) is responsible for facilitating humanitarian access and the safety and security of IRC personnel and assets at the NW region of Cameroon. He/She will be the Security Focal Point (SFP) for all IRC staff and visitors. The position covers North West region. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES Tasks Planning and documentation of all security related field activities in the NW. Organize and produce Security Risk Analysis in a participatory manner and regular way as needed. Participate actively in the development of Security Management Plans (SMP) including procedures and contingency plans adapted. Ensure that pre-arrival and on arrival documents are constantly updated and operational. Evaluate and maintain contingency plans adapted to the local context, especially for hibernation, relocation and evacuation. Send monthly security report indicating the status of each document and updating the security context of the country. Obtain relevant security-related information from the field sites and regularly update the Field Coordinator for the countries Daily Situation Report. Keep record of incidents and maintain the incident tracker for record purposes and monthly reports. Support Humanitarian Access Support leadership in defining and implementing a humanitarian access strategy Establish and maintain contact with various state and non-state armed actors (if possible). Establish and maintain working relationships with key community leaders in IRC's intervention sites. Work with program teams to increase acceptance in local communities where IRC implements projects Advise leadership on access opportunities in remote risk areas. Identify and report information and events that could have an impact on IRC operations. Participate in developing scenarios with the rest of the leadership. Work closely with all IRC staff to ensure that safety and security incidents are reported in accordance with IRC standards. Conduct trainings and Security Briefings for all staff and visitors Develop and implement a training plan for IRC staff, with a focus on field staff (level 1, personal safety). Organize personal safety and security trainings for all staff every 3 months. Conduct trainings to security guards twice year Facilitate the implementation of the remote security training strategy. Monitor and replace or service security equipment in IRC buildings (fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, etc.). Ensure the replenishment of hibernation kits in offices and guest houses. Ensure that each IRC office and guest house has an evacuation plan in case of fire. Conduct a regular building assessment to identify any vulnerabilities and recommend actions. The Humanitarian Access and Liaison Assistant will provide support to the Field Coordinator and the Operations Coordinator, in the event of a security or safety incident affecting IRC staff. The Humanitarian Access and Liaison Assiatnt may work on any other task requested by his supervisor, particularly in support of the program or support services teams. How To Apply The file should compose of: Application/Cover Letter; updated CV; Academic Credential; Previous Attestations; NIC; Birth Certificate. Applicants can Apply Online or deposit their application in a closed envelope at the IRC office in Buea, Bamenda or send by email to the address Harry.Moto@rescue.org;

EMPLOYER : International Rescue Committee (IRC)