Safety and Security Officer at IsraAID

Safety and Security Officer at IsraAID

Position: Safety and Security Officer

Context – IsraAID is an Israel-based non-governmental organization that was founded in 2001 and
has since its inception worked in emergency and long-term development settings in over 55
countries. IsraAID’s mission is to support people affected by humanitarian crises by partnering with
local communities around the world to provide urgent aid, assist recovery, and reduce the risk of
future disasters. IsraAID has operated in Mozambique since 2019.
IsraAID is looking for a Safety and Security officer for the organization’s project to work in Cabo
Delgado, in the areas where the organization will develop its projects. The S&S Officer will be based in
Pemba City.

We are looking for someone with experience in the field of S&S, experience in delivering and facilitating
training, proactive, and who can work with remote and face-to-face supervision. The position requires a
be a “hands-on-person”, focused on delivering results. This is a 1 year contract with possible extension.

Duties and Responsibilities
● The S&S Officer supports and informs the Country Director in all safety and security matters.
● Support the country office in compliance with HQ safety and security policies.
● Serve as the main point of contact for the HQ safety and security manager.
● Monitor news and media reports and provide updates on environmental hazards and
security risks to the country director and country security group (Whatsapp).
● Update and maintain the annual security plans.
● Conduct risk assessments for existing and new projects, including mitigation plans
and strategies.
● Schedule and implement drills, trainings, and Information sessions for the staff on
safety and security matters.
● Lead seasonal preparedness efforts.
● Stock and maintain emergency shelter space.
● Identify and secure shelter locations to support projects’ contingency plans.
● Manage inventory of all safety and security related equipment.

Representation and organizational learning
● Respond In person to staff incidents and emergencies, providing assistance
● and support.
● Manage and document incidents in the field affecting staff.

● Attend NGO security meetings, groups, and forums, reporting to CD and HQ
● security manager on relevant topics.
● Develop local network of contacts, including but not limited to: Law
enforcement, military, INGO security focal points, local security contractors.
Assessment, planning, and project development
● Adapt assessment questionnaire and carry out assessments in S&S;
● Train assessment teams to carry out assessments and analyze findings in order to develop or
revise a plan of action;
● Maintain good socio-professional relationships with national and international partners;
● Attend training when required;
● Attend team meetings and give qualitative inputs;
● Actively participate in cluster meetings;
● Be flexible in performing his/her duties to ensure that the team are getting good quality

Essential knowledge, experience, and competencies/skills
● Significant experience in an equivalent position in a development or humanitarian context,
● Knowledge of relevant guidelines and standards on S&S;
● Ability to work flexibly with challenging and changing environments.
● Demonstrated leadership skills, and pro-activity in engaging in tasks that need to be done;
● Proven ability to work independently in a changing environment;
● Team player with excellent communication skills and ability to work with people of diverse
● Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
● Able to work in a high-stress environment;
● Excellent writing and communication in Portuguese and English.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter, no more than 2 pages, to:

This position is applicable for local candidates only.

*in the email subject please indicate the title of the position “Safety and Security Officer”

We regret to inform you that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


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