DRC Safety Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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DRC Safety Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

DRC Ethiopia looking for “Safety Officer”.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before 24th March, 2024.

Founded in 1956, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is Denmark’s largest, and a leading international NGO – one of the few with a specific expertise in forced displacement. In 40 countries 9,000 employees protect, advocate and build sustainable futures for refugees and other displacement affected people and communities. DRC works during displacement at all stages: In the acute crisis, in exile, when settling and integrating in a new place, or upon return.

The DRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 12th March, 2024 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Safety Officer to be based in Dolo Ado, Ethiopia.

DRC Job Vacancy 2024


In coordination with the Dollo Ado Area Manager and Safety/ Access Manager, the Safety Officer should achieve the overall and specific position objectives and will perform the following tasks and undertake the following responsibilities:

  • Conduct drafts of required assessments including Context Assessments, and participate in field missions and undertake safety risk assessments.
  • Develop Safety Plans including Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Local Safety Rules (LSR), Safety Briefings, Safety Advisories, and Site Evaluation Checklist (SES) based on Safety Assessments
  • Ensure all staff adhere to safety policies and rules.
  • Keep Record of Emergency Data (RED) list updated and ensure all new staff will submit their forms
  • Lead in identifying and minimizing potential safety risks to staff, partners, assets, and operations/programs.
  • Update and brief all DRC staff regarding security and context situations.
  • Contribute to the development of operational and programmatic contingency plans that respond to different emergency scenarios.
  • Actively support the Safety and Access Manager to ensure and monitor compliance with Minimum Operating Safety Standards (MOSS)
  • Conduct safety inspections of field sites to establish and implement corrective measures
  • Maintained safety upgrade plans and develop a Safety Improvement Plan (SIP) based on the needs in the DRC office and field.
  • Establish phone trees, alert rosters, and alert procedures; ensure the timely dissemination of relevant safety information to all field staff and NGO partners or UN and build a strong network with Safety-related stakeholders: local authorities, NGO and UN Safety staff,
  • Build and maintain contacts with relevant actors in the field, in order to ensure organizational acceptance and awareness of safety concerns.
  • Ensure monitoring that all visitors are searched, registered, and escorted in the area office and other facilities.
  • Follow up with the Supply Chain on weekly movement plan for staff and provide safety clearance accordingly
  • Monitor area office guards and drivers’ capacity and report to the Area Manager any risks
  • Ensure proper filing of all vehicle and guards room documents including log books for vehicles, visitors, and others.
  • Respond to and/or assist the Safety and Access Manager to respond to any Safety Incident or accident in the field involving any DRC staff, vehicle, asset, or program and report immediately.
  • Ensure all vehicles are equipped as per required standards and SOPs.
  • Ensure required safety equipment and communications equipment are identified, acquired, and maintained in good working condition.
  • Assess safety training needs; plan, organize, and document relevant safety trainings.
  • Create and conduct safety briefings and training for all personnel and visitors; design and run regular safety drills.
  • Any other duties as requested by Area Manager and Safety and Access Manager.

Position in Organization:

  • Title: Safety Officer
  • Location: Dolo Ado
  • Employment Category: H2
  • Salary Range: USD 540.00 – 656.00 per month which specific amount will be determined up on candidates experience and educational relevancy
  • Reporting To: Area Manager
  • Contract Duration: December 31, 2024
  • Posting date: March 11, 2024
  • Required Employee: 1

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience:

  • Having a Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of relevant working experience. 5 years of relevant work experience (Safety or Risk Management) may be considered in the absence of a full Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Any Safety Trainings are an advantage.


  • Fluency in written and spoken Local language (Somali)
  • Advanced Level in English.

How to Apply DRC Safety Officer Jobs 2024

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

Then to apply, go to https://job.drc.ngo/jobs/job?id=170501

The Closing Date: 24th March, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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