Danish Refugee Council
 Vacancy No: 122061
 Section/Unit: Safety Manager
 Grade Level: N.M .K with Salary range ( USD 382-432) depends on experience
 Supervisor: Safety manager
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Duration: 12 months
 Closing Date: 10 Feb 2023


DRC Sudan

DRC has been present in Sudan since 2004, delivering life-saving programming in protection, emergency response, shelter, food security and livelihoods, disaster risk reduction, camp management, and humanitarian mine action. DRC has implemented projects in Central Darfur, South Darfur, South Kordofan, Gedaref, Kassala, and Khartoum states. Sudan hosts one of the largest displaced populations in Africa, with over 3.7 million internally displaced people and over 1.1 million refugees from South Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Central African Republic, Chad, Yemen and Syria. Against a background of political crisis, Sudan faces economic and social turmoil, with sharp increases in food and energy costs, further exacerbated by disease outbreaks and ongoing conflict.


Overall purpose of the role

Provide entry point management of office, monitor the overall safety situation and implement safety regulations and safety plans as designated by the safety  manager. 

This role has an area focus and ensures compliance to DRC procedures and guidelines within the area. The role contributes to the development of area strategies, which are translated into action plans and day-to-day tasks. The role provides support and/or technical guidance to base operations.

 Duties and responsibilities:

Ensure security of DRC staff, facilities and property including all the vehicles parked in the area and the guards’ room.
• Patrol facilities regularly, especially during night shifts and flag any potential security concern to the Area Manager (cracks in walls, broken fence, easy access to the compound from outside, lights not fully functional issues in the neighborhood). 
• Control access to DRC facilities (register visitor, provide PPE to those who have not, accompany visitors inside and guide them). 

• Enforce DRC’s no weapons policy.
• Assist in loading/unloading vehicles, if needed.
• Assist in keeping the facility and street outside clean. Flag any concern to the Safety Manager, e.g. vegetation to be cut, litter, insects/ants’ nests etc.
• Switch on/off generator and water pumps as required, flag if water or fuel shortage is detected. 
• Report any security incident to the safety team.
• Switch on and off external lights, when needed, monitor the condition and the good functioning of the safety lines.

• Follow DRC security guidelines.

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Neighborhood resident, with strong links with the community 
All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies: 
• Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes. 
• Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback. 
• Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation. 
• Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly. 
• Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

Education: Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)


Basic English proficiency
• Fluency in local language

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:  

  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.  
  • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.  
  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.  
  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.  
  • Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.

We offer

Contract length: 12

Level: K

Salary range: USD 382-432

Location: Khartoum 

Expected Start date: As soon as possible 

Application process:

All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. 

Applications close :10/2/2023

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