The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, IRC offers life-saving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in more than 40 countries, IRC aims to restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to survive.
SCOPE OF WORK:
The IRC is seeking a Humanitarian Access & Security Coordinator (HASC) for its Iraq program based in Erbil with frequent travel to program locations. A member of the Senior Management Team (SMT), the HASC will work with country leadership to ensure that organizational security policies and procedures are responsive to the context, are contextually appropriate and known to staff, and will advise on humanitarian access processes and approaches in close coordination with program teams.
Reporting to both the Country Director and Regional Safety and Security Director, the HASC will analyze security trends, advise, update, and implement IRC’s Security Management Plans. The HASC will streamline humanitarian access approaches in line with humanitarian principles, humanitarian needs, duty of care and the IRC’s strategy action plans for Iraq.
The HASC will conduct onsite training for staff, facilitate the development and implementation of appropriate plans, standard operating procedures and contingency plans. S/he will provide expert humanitarian security and access advice to all levels of IRC staff across the country program including building relationships, negotiating and mediating humanitarian access, contextual understanding, and conflict analysis, advisories, and incident management. This position will manage the Humanitarian Access and Security Manager and Humanitarian Access in Iraq .
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS AND COORDINATION:
Reports to: Country Director (CD) and Regional Safety and Security Director (RSSD)
Supervises: Humanitarian Access Manager and Humanitarian Access Officers (4)
Internal: Deputy Directors, Field Coordinators, Program and Operations Coordinators, Regional Security Learning and Development Coordinator, Regional Advocacy and Communications, Partnerships staff, Supply Chain and HR Departments.
Safety and Security Management Planning
Humanitarian Access Management
Networking and Liaison
Training and Capacity Building
Context Understanding and Reporting
Emergency Preparedness and Response
Staff Performance Management, Learning & Development
Education: University degree in Business Management, International Relations, Political Science, or related field, preferred. Technical degree or certification in related field with significant applicable experience.
Demonstrated Technical Skills:
Demonstrated Managerial/Leadership Competencies:
Ability to Travel: 30-40% travel within Iraq
The security level is 3 (Orange) in Erbil though the situation is generally quite calm. Staff must comply with all IRC security policies and procedures applicable to IRC employee.
Standards of Professional Conduct The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Accountability and Equality. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.
Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.
Attention Returning National Candidates IRC strives to attract, motivate and retain qualified national staff in our programs. We strongly encourage national or returning national candidates to apply for this position. If you are a national of the country in which this position is based and are currently located outside of your home country and possess over two years of international work experience, the IRC MENA Region has introduced an attractive remuneration package. The package includes competitive compensation, return flight to post, shipping allowance, temporary housing and a relocation allowance. Certain restrictions may apply.
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The closing date is : 29-Apr-21