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Deputy Safety Advisor - Sudan

Closing: Apr 7, 2024

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Published: Apr 3, 2024 (17 days ago)

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  • As the Deputy Safety Advisor, you will work with the Safety Advisor (SA) and the Deputy Director to fulfill INSO’s core mission of helping NGOs in the assigned region understand the context and mitigate risks. You will be involved in information collection and data input, analysis and reporting, crisis management support, and networking with various stakeholders.

Position Requirements

Essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent certification in one of the following: Journalism, Communications, Conflict Studies, Political Sciences, History, International Affairs, Security Studies, Criminology, or any other relevant fields.
  • Working proficiency in English and one or more local languages with excellent writing skills in both.
  • Willingness to frequently travel around the region.
  • A good understanding of NGO safety best practices and a willingness to learn.
  • A proven ability to develop and maintain working relationships with partners.
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office
  • Previous experience with or demonstrated capacity to learn how to work with data analytics tools.

Nice to Have:

  • Working knowledge of Arabic
  • 2 years of experience in Sudan
  • 2 years or more prior experience with NGO security and/or project management.
  • Experience in project/team management.
  • Proficiency in other languages relevant in the context.
  • Experience in drafting situation reports and short briefings, experience in crisis management and support to NGOs.
  • Capacity to work with minimum supervision and maintain high level of engagement.

Personal Attributes

  • Dynamic, flexible and pro-active in analysis and engagement with stakeholders.
  • Analytical mind and credible & mature demeanour
  • Confidentiality, integrity, and a sense of conflict-of-interest prevention.
  • Self-motivation, courtesy, and humility.
  • Team spirit and good management of interpersonal relationships.
  • Know how to plan and organize your work.
  • Be able to work under pressure.
  • Effective communicator.
  • Capacity to work in multicultural environments.

Please submit completed applications to [email protected] and reference ‘Deputy Safety Advisor’ in the subject line

Applications should be in English and include:

  • An updated CV
  • A one-page cover letter detailing why you are interested in working for INSO and how your qualifications align specifically with the competencies required for the role.
  • One relevant and substantive writing sample in English demonstrating your analytical and report writing abilities (10-page max. for internal candidates, a longer analytical INSO report for which you are the sole author will be accepted)


Responsibilities
  • As the Deputy Safety Advisor, you will work with the Safety Advisor (SA) and the Deputy Director to fulfill INSO’s core mission of helping NGOs in the assigned region understand the context and mitigate risks. You will be involved in information collection and data input, analysis and reporting, crisis management support, and networking with various stakeholders.

Position Requirements

Essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent certification in one of the following: Journalism, Communications, Conflict Studies, Political Sciences, History, International Affairs, Security Studies, Criminology, or any other relevant fields.
  • Working proficiency in English and one or more local languages with excellent writing skills in both.
  • Willingness to frequently travel around the region.
  • A good understanding of NGO safety best practices and a willingness to learn.
  • A proven ability to develop and maintain working relationships with partners.
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office
  • Previous experience with or demonstrated capacity to learn how to work with data analytics tools.

Nice to Have:

  • Working knowledge of Arabic
  • 2 years of experience in Sudan
  • 2 years or more prior experience with NGO security and/or project management.
  • Experience in project/team management.
  • Proficiency in other languages relevant in the context.
  • Experience in drafting situation reports and short briefings, experience in crisis management and support to NGOs.
  • Capacity to work with minimum supervision and maintain high level of engagement.

Personal Attributes

  • Dynamic, flexible and pro-active in analysis and engagement with stakeholders.
  • Analytical mind and credible & mature demeanour
  • Confidentiality, integrity, and a sense of conflict-of-interest prevention.
  • Self-motivation, courtesy, and humility.
  • Team spirit and good management of interpersonal relationships.
  • Know how to plan and organize your work.
  • Be able to work under pressure.
  • Effective communicator.
  • Capacity to work in multicultural environments.

Please submit completed applications to [email protected] and reference ‘Deputy Safety Advisor’ in the subject line

Applications should be in English and include:

  • An updated CV
  • A one-page cover letter detailing why you are interested in working for INSO and how your qualifications align specifically with the competencies required for the role.
  • One relevant and substantive writing sample in English demonstrating your analytical and report writing abilities (10-page max. for internal candidates, a longer analytical INSO report for which you are the sole author will be accepted)


  • Provide NGOs with timely and credible security information and contextual analysis of the local security situation through daily alerts and reports, weekly incident lists, bi-weekly analytical reports, and other thematic reports.
  • Assist the Deputy Director in preparing and issuing regular reports, area assessments, and other INSO products requested by the aid community.
  • Assist the Deputy Director with the delivery of reporting services.
  • Collect and verify incidents and events in the region related to the safety of NGO workers in the area.
  • Manage and update incident databases to ensure the organization’s records are accurate and complete. Support and verify incident entries to CHDC made by the Safety Advisor Assistant.
  • Work with the Deputy Director and safety advisor to analyze the operating environment and identify trends. Use data and databases to create charts, data visualizations, and maps.
  • Work in proximity with NGO partners in the field.
  • Attend regular humanitarian coordination meetings in Nairobi or online to build relations with partners and remain up to date on humanitarian activities in the area.
  • Translate relevant communications from local language(s) into the working language of the country office (English/Arabic) and vice-versa.


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