IRC Safety Security and Access Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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IRC Safety Security and Access Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

IRC Ethiopia looking for “Safety Security and Access Officer”.

Applicants with a BA Degree may apply on or before 31st January, 2024.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster.

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 16th January, 2024 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Safety Security and Access Officer to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

IRC Job Vacancy 2024

Major Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the Gavi REACH Partners conduct principled and sustainable negotiations with relevant actors in Ethiopia in line with humanitarian principles, humanitarian needs, a duty of care principles, and the IRC’s Strategy Action Plan.
  • Support REACH to monitor access context, update access matrix and context matrix on regular basis, and provide area-based access analysis based on program operation demand.
  • Support access innovation initiatives, including the development of other strategies, tools, and guidelines for the management of IRC’s access in Ethiopia including support to REACH implementing partners.
  • Provide access analysis based on program operation demand and in consultation with field staff.
  • As required, support the country Access and Security unit in providing area-based access analyses supporting operational implementation or program development, including recommendations on how to address issues as they arise.
  • Work with appropriate IRC units, including HR, to ensure timely and appropriate follow-up to violations of IRC’s Code of Conduct, in addition to operational breaches to humanitarian principles.
  • Maintain a network of contacts from relevant stakeholders.
  • Work to ensure that IRC, its mission and work within Ethiopia is known and accepted.
  • The Project Coordinator for GAVI REACH can assign the officer to support other IRC projects in Ethiopia for Security and Access related work as and when required.
  • Supervise open sources to collect, compile and report information including incidents and trends pertinent to humanitarian access in area of responsibility.
  • Work closely with IRC field management teams and Gavi REACH Consortium partners to ensure all incidents are followed up with an official written report.
  • Assist in supervising the operating environment, identifying new threats, assessing vulnerabilities, and recommending possible responses.
  • Give to local-level conflict sensitivity analysis and macro-level analysis of trends.
  • Contribute to documentation and organizational learning on safety, security, and access in IRC.
  • Contribute to IRC regional and global access discussions and share lessons learned and best practices from Ethiopia.

Position in Organization:

  • Requisition ID: req47797
  • Job Title: Safety, Security and Access Officer- Gavi REACH
  • Sector: Safety & Security
  • Employment Category: Regular
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Open to Expatriates: No
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Minimum Requirements:


  • BA degree in Political Science, International Relations, Peace Studies, Law, or related social science fields.

Educational Requirements:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in supporting development of humanitarian access strategies and approaches within humanitarian assistance or development programs.
  • Experience in support facilitation of trainings and learning to a wide range of audiences.

How to Apply IRC Safety Security and Access Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: 31st January, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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