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Health Safety and Security Coordinator


  • The HSSC is responsible for assisting the line management of the Kenya Country Programme in ensuring the safety and security of staff and support programme partners.

Generic responsibilities 

HSS Analysis

  • Develop and update HSS plans including SOPs and Contingency Plans.
  • Develop HSS trend analysis and regularly update the Kenya HSS profile.
  • Timely HSS  information analysis  and sharing with staff, partners and CD.

HSS Management & Advisory

  • Ensure that all NRC staff and visitors are fully cognizant of prevailing security threats and fully advised on means to reduce their vulnerability to those threats.
  • Monitor the security preparedness of staff and enforce staff compliance with SOPs.
  • Ensure compliance with HSS standards and develop action plans for security upgrade
  • Conduct security assessments of new facilities and installations to ensure HSS compliance. 
  • Conduct security briefing for new international staff and visitors arriving in Kenya. 
  • Determine training needs and conduct HSS training to NRC staff and partner staff.
  • Support/ advice local partners on security and compliance matters.


  • Provide timely updates of all situational and security developments including working with Risk and Compliance in investigation of security incidents to the Country Director. 
  • Submit all reports including weekly , monthly and quarterly reports to the Country Director and the Regional HSS team.
  • Attend security coordination meetings and create an information network in the Kenya and identify key informants.
  • Build strong professional relationships with other INGOs, local authorities, partners and all relevant stakeholders
  • Maintain a security network and ensure external representation.

Specific responsibilities 

  • Provide advisory support to the Country Director on regular basis including analysis and planning.
  • Support on post-incident analysis and follow up recommendations.
  • Compile and submit the weekly security report for the Kenya Country Programme.
  • Support in the development of the Kenya Country Programme strategy and supporting documentation as required.
  • Support the Regional HSS unit for specific regional tasks as required, in consultation with the Country Director.
  • Support Partner agencies with security advice and drafting of HSS compliance documentation/ SOPs when required.
  • Ensure local partners are compliant with staff health, safety and security risks based on their assessments.
  • Travel to the various sites to gather on the ground information and assessment.


  • Minimum 3 years of experience working as a senior Security safety and Health professional in a humanitarian context.
  • Extensive experience in security management and procedures.
  • Ability to train, mobilize, and manage both international and national staff.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office.
  • Advanced proficiency in written and spoken English. Knowledge of local language and/or regional    experience highly desirable
  • Context related skills, knowledge, and experience: 
  • Knowledge of the security environment in Kenya and neighboring countries
  • An understanding of the political context in Kenya
  • Fluent Kiswahili and other languages in Kenya an advantage
  • Understanding of core competencies of NRC
  • Experience working with partners is an added advantage.


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