|20 December 2020||Safety and Security||Mogadishu, Somalia||Full Time||Norwegian Church Aid|
|Title||Security and Liaison Officer|
|Reporting to||Head of Operations|
|Experience level||A minimum of three years’ experience providing field-based safety & security support to humanitarian agencies, preferably in Somalia.|
|Degree required||Minimum: Bachelor’s (or equivalent), Masters an added advantage.|
|Contract Period||1 year with possibility of renewal subject to availability of funding and performance review|
Norwegian Church Aid is an independent humanitarian and ecumenical organization with headquarters in Oslo, Norway. Norwegian Church Aid works together with people and organizations across the world to eradicate poverty and injustice. NCA provides emergency assistance in disasters and works for long-term development in local communities. In order to address the root causes of poverty, NCA advocates for just decisions by public authorities, business and religious leaders. We help those whose needs are greatest, regardless of ethnicity, creed, political or religious affiliation.
NCA is a member of the ACT Alliance, one of the world’s largest humanitarian alliances, with presence in over 130 countries. The alliance consists of church-based organisations throughout the world and cooperates with organisations across religious faiths. We are now seeking an engaged colleague who will work with us “Together for a just world”.
NCA has been operating in Somalia since 1993. NCA Somalia’s country strategy 2020-2024 covers five thematic areas: Climate Resilient Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (CRWASH), Gender Based Violence (GBV), Peace Building, Climate Smart Economic Empowerment and Education for Sustainable Development (PB). NCA works in Jubaland State, Puntland State and Banadir Regional Administration.
NCA is seeking an experienced and dynamic Security and Liaison Officer who will ensure the security of all NCA resources in Somalia, including its people, assets and programs.
The Security officer will report to the Head of Operations. The position is a one-year contract with possibility of extension depending on funding availability. The position is based in Somalia with frequent travel within Somalia. This is a nationally recruited position.
The incumbent is expected to conduct ongoing analysis of the situation and any perceived threats to inform personnel movement, security of all resources and program strategy and implementation, will provide guidance on and engage herself/himself in capacity development support provided to partners and other stakeholders, will ensure conflict sensitivity and incorporation of a do-no-harm approach throughout project activities of NCA Somalia. He/she will contribute to ensuring successful functioning of project activities, development of technical tools and resources, annual work planning and budgeting, reporting, and sharing of insights and lessons learned with internal and external stakeholders, as appropriate and ensure networking/coordination with other actors working on security in the targeted areas.
How to Apply
Applicants, who meet the requirements and qualifications outlined above, should submit an application letter indicating current and expected remuneration, a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of their certificates and any other supporting documents to: email@example.com by 20th November 2020.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
NCA is an equal opportunity employer and women, people with disabilities, and those from marginalized backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.