Humanitarian Access and Safety officer
Save the Children International



 Section/Unit: operation
 Grade Level: TBC
 Supervisor: Humanitarian Access Manager
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Duration: 12 Months
 Closing Date: 01 July 2022


Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises. Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office.

 Duties and responsibilities:

  • In coordination with Country Office Humanitarian Access Management support the Field in providing direction on Safe Humanitarian Access to the area of operations.
  • Frequent travel to field sites to  support  Rapid   Response team (RRM)
  • Develop reliable networking in order to gather and cross check information coming from the field offices and local stakeholders.
  • Establish and maintain contacts with UN agencies, NGOs, diplomatic missions, etc. to facilitate collaboration and exchange of information and liaise with various stakeholders to strengthen promoting information sharing.
  • Undertake field missions, often at short notice, to assist in or lead in the assessment, planning and establishment of coordination-related issues.
  • Programme implementation

  • With the help of  Humanitarian Access manager , advise on safe movement of staff and support fleet team in travel safety, adequate safety and communications equipment in vehicles, and training of drivers in established procedures and requisite skills.


  • Communication and incident management
  • Ensuring that all incident reports are properly compiled and kept in filing system.
  • Monitor events, review incidents and follow-up actions and recommendations
  • Conduct and update security assessments of field areas that SC needs to access to deliver program activities.
  • Liaise on a regular basis with UN, humanitarian network and community leaders in the process of gathering and verifying situation information
  • With the help of  Humanitarian Access  manager ensure that appropriate systems are in place to effectively disseminate situational information and updates
  • With the help of Humanitarian Access manager  ensure that regular safety and humanitarian access meetings are conducted with relevant staff at the field level.
  • SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (Our Values in Practice)


  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modeling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
  • Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically
  • Collaboration:

  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to
  • Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks
  • Integrity:

    Honest, encourages openness and transparency

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:



  • Track record of training, managing and developing staff in safety principles and procedures;
  • Having technical competency and training experience in field-based communications systems such as HF Codan, Motorola VHF radios, Thuraya, satellite and internet systems;
  • Experience of incident reporting and mapping, intelligence collation and analysis functions, the establishment and execution of an incident warning systems, and the compilation of situational and context risk assessments reports;
  • Excellent planning, coordination, and reporting skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities;


  • A formal safety or security Qualification or management training
  • Experience in safety provision in emergency response;

Females are strongly encouraged to apply for this post.

Application, full CV, copy of qualifications and experience certificates should be delivered directly to HAC Labour Department, Khartoum – End of Gamojoria Street. Send or through CV to Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written test and interviews. All inquiries should be addressed directly to Labour Office–HAC Khartoum. Closing date will be on day:01/07/2022. Any application after this date will not be considered. All interviews done in Save the children international Off 117 Street, near Rashideen Mosque, Al Riyadh Area, Khartoum – Sudan.

To apply follow the link:

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents. SCI will be undertaking child safeguarding checks for all candidates. Selected candidate will asked to provide police checking prior to signing contract.

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