Currently, the IRC’s Resettlement, Asylum, and Integration (RAI) department is mobilizing personnel to help the U.S. government resettle tens of thousands of people from Afghanistan, Ukraine, and other places of origin. The RAI US Safety and Security Officer will be responsible for providing in-person and remote assistance to RAI US Offices, US Representative Offices, OfR Offices and all other locations where we work in the area. US RAI Operations (AoO). These responsibilities will include the following tasks:
- Plan and arrange field trips to US RAI offices, representative offices, OfR offices or other locations we work across the US to provide ad-hoc or ad-hoc support, including but not limited to limited to, immediate incident response, in-person training support and work related to the assessment or evaluation.
- Perform security risk assessments, review, draft and distribute safety and security plans and other mandatory or ad hoc documents related to safety and security for all RAI US offices, representative offices, OfR offices and places where we work through the RAI US AoO.
- Support offices by establishing lines of communication with local host government support functions including but not limited to ambulance services, fire services and law enforcement functions.
- Maintain lines of communication with all RAI operations management personnel and/or safety and security focal points across the US AoO. Including maintaining dedicated Security Focal Point (SFP) staff rosters, onboarding SFPs and inventorying training needs.
- Develop and deliver safety and security risk management training to all RAI operations management staff, SFPs, RAI staff or volunteers across the US AoO.
- Provide immediate in-person or remote response to safety and security incidents that occur at RAI US RAI Offices, Representative Offices, OfR offices or other locations where we work through the RAI US AoO.
- At least 4+ years of professional experience in the field of safety and security; preferably with refugee services and in a non-profit or social service setting
- At least 4+ years of experience in humanitarian emergency response
- At least 4 years of progressive experience in security risk management
- Undergraduate degree in security, nonprofit management, or other related field preferred
- Demonstrated ability to work with deadlines and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
- Good interpersonal communication skills and ability to work effectively in a multicultural work environment
- Fluency in English, written and spoken
- A U.S. driver’s license and full COVID-19 vaccination are required for the position.
- The job holder must be a permanent resident of the United States or a US citizen.
- A combination of standard office environment, remote work and time in the field in the service delivery area to perform the responsibilities outlined above.
- May require occasional weekend and/or evening work.
- Manager is expected to travel to program sites for up to 40% of contract duration
COVID-19 vaccination requirements: Consistent with IRC’s obligation to provide and maintain a workplace free from known hazards and our commitment to protect the health of our employees, customers and communities, IRC requires new employees to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for any in-service or hybrid position. All IRC offices in the United States require full vaccination to attend all office functions (eg meetings, trainings).
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusiveness: The IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusiveness. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.
Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status. We will ensure that people with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodations to participate in the application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other employment-related benefits and privileges. Please contact us to request accommodation.
American Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US statutory holidays, 20-25 paid vacation days depending on role and tenure, medical insurance starting at $120 per month, health care dental starting at $7 per month and vision starting at $5 per month. , FSA for health care and transportation costs, a 403b retirement savings plan with immediately vested consideration, disability and life insurance, and an employee assistance program that is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of mental health crisis and struggles.
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