Senior Officer - Safety & Security

Job Description

Title: Senior Officer - Safety & Security

Company Name: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Teknaf, Ukhia)

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Minimum Bachelor’s degree.
∎ Any security management certification will be added advantage.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 4 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ IRC is seeking a Senior Officer - Safety & Security for its Bangladesh Country Program, based in Ukhiya with frequent travel to program locations. The Senior Officer - Safety & Security will work with the Coordinator Safety, Security & Access and program team to ensure that filed operations security procedures are adequate and managed in all levels. Under the supervision of the Coordinator Safety, Security & Access, the Senior Officer - Safety & Security will support managing physical security systems of different facilities in Cox’s Bazar, and implement IRC’s Security Management Plan, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Contingency Plans (CPs) and risk assessments. The Senior Officer - Safety & Security will assists conduct onsite training for staff and drivers.
∎ Line Manager: Coordinator Safety, Security & Access
∎ Contract length: 31 July 2023 (with possibility of extension)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Highlights of Key Responsibilities
∎ Physical Safety & Security Management
∎ Ensure all physical security measures in the different sites (Refugee camps, Ukhiya office) are operational and adequate.
∎ Periodically practice emergency response plan in all facilities.
∎ Periodically check operational capacity of the CCTV, record and troubleshoot as and when required.
∎ Implement Safety, security policies/procedures and field locations (Ukhiya & Teknaf).
∎ Assists/develop partner’s on security management issues (MOSS implement & incident management)
∎ Monitoring, Analysis & Reporting
∎ Monitor local (host refugee) security situation and report every day.
∎ Visit camp/program area on a regular basis. See safety and security situation in connection to local crimes, law and order, political movement, tension between the communities, etc. Identify and support in actor mapping.
∎ Contingency support
∎ Know all contingency support requirements.
∎ Ensure all contingency materials are present in office/warehouse/guest house. Report for replenishment.
∎ Inform and update changes required in contingency planning.
∎ Support to prepare route map and camp risk mapping.
∎ Act as security focal in absence of Senior Coordinator Safety, Security & Access.
∎ Capacity Building
∎ Conduct driver’s safety briefing of Ukhiya & Teknaf periodically.
∎ Train the guards & volunteers on IRC security & safety management.
∎ Conduct induction session for new staffs.
∎ Incident & Investigation
∎ Conduct investigation as requested by the management.
∎ Provide incident investigation/management support.
∎ Misc
∎ Develop ongoing relationships with local authorities as needed and other power brokers within IRC’s operational areas.
∎ Promote safety & security culture in the organization. Regularly discuss security issues with staff/ team meeting.

Additional Requirements:
∎ At least 4 years’ experience in security industry.
∎ Experience in INGO/NGO/UN/Military/Police or similar industry is an added advantage.
∎ Demonstrated understanding in security management in a large non-government / government organization.
∎ Experience as a trainer; ability to develop, implement, facilitate and impart learning to a wide range of audiences. (added advantage)
∎ Educational Qualification will be flexible for highly experienced candidate’s.

Salary: Tk. 70200 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Mobile bill, Weekly 2 holidays, Insurance, Gratuity
∎ Two retention benefits in a year equivalent to two basic salaries

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 8 Aug 2022

Company Information:
∎ 1 Aug 2022
∎ International Rescue Committee (IRC)
∎ Address : 3rd floor, Sayemon Heritage Residence, Baharchora, Cox’s Bazar
∎ Web :
∎ Business : The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future. In more than 40 countries and in 26 U.S. cities, our dedicated teams provide clean water, shelter, health care, education, protection and empowerment support to refugees and displaced people. The International Rescue Committee (IRC) Founded in 1933. David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, is a former Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom.

Category: NGO/Development

: Standard of Professional ConductIRC and IRC employees are required to abide by the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way - Code of Conduct which are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, 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 & Equal OpportunityWe are committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer generous 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. We welcome and strongly encourage qualified female professionals to apply.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Are you ready to join the most dynamic team?

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