Context and Access Manager NES

Context and Access Manager NES

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: (2661)

Job Title: Context and Access Manager NES

Application deadline: 29.02.2020

Other Information’s:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CVs should be in English Language and in Word or PDF format.

Job Requirements:        

be successful in this role you must have:

Education and experience:

– University Diploma in relevant field.

Professional Competencies Required:

– Security assessment/review experience and analytical skills

– Good written and spoken language English is essential

– IT skills (information search software), including the use of different communication devices, computers, mapping software etc.

– Knowledge of the region and the context

– Experience of working with INGOs

– Ability to work under pressure and in response to changing needs

Job Description:

 Monitoring the overall military, political, social and economic context in NES;

 Contextual and security situation follow-up;

 Building and maintenance of a strong and impartial network under monitoring of SCA;

 Under delegation of the SCA (i.e. specific request from SCA only), representation of Organization towards humanitarian coordination stakeholders, authorities and partners;

 Participation in internal coordination meetings concerning context and operational issues;

 Daily media reporting and weekly context reporting;

 Monthly reporting and compilation of reporting;

 Preparation / revision of external and internal communication documents as requested;

 Act as a constant link between teams to ensure a proper understanding of Organization values, core and mandate;

 Act as a constant link between the Organization operational strategy in North East Syria (NES) and the Organization stakeholders, authorities and partners to ensure a proper understanding of Organization values, core and mandate.



 Daily monitoring of local media (Arabic / Kurdish) and daily report on key news headlines related to the NES context. Summarized translation of key articles when relevant

 Regular monitoring the overall military, political, social and economic context in NES

 Alerting Organization’s security managers (Area Coordinator, SCA, Field Coordinators) without delay of all security incidents or threats which could have an impact on personnel’s security and/or Organization’s affairs

 Provision of an adapted context/security briefings to all new arrivals, including: new national staff, new expat staff, new visiting expat staff. (including collecting signature of Security rules)

 Provision of a summarized security / context briefing in the weekly / monthly team meetings

 Under the supervision of the SCA, development of contacts with local stakeholders on a regional level (civil society, civil and military authorities, local NGOs, local authorities, etc.) in order to obtain all the information and agreements necessary for the integration of Organization’s programs in the local context

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 Prepare training materials and provide trainings to Organization staff on Organization’s security procedures, on standards security SOPs, and on other relevant security topics (e.g. use of sat phones and GPS tracking devices, safety precautions in areas contaminated with ERWs, safe driving practices, etc.)

 Drafting and/or reviewing the security packs (security plans, annexes, SOPs, etc.) in coordination with the SCA

 Support and advice Organization’s security managers (Area Co, SCA, Field Cos) in the management of security incidents.

 Support and advice Organization’s security managers (Area Co, SCA, Field Cos) in the revision / finalization of security incident reports

 Under the supervision of SCA, perform internal checks on the respect of security procedures and provide recommendations to the concerned managers.

 Replace the Context Officers from different bases during leaves / absences and carry out their standard duties as requested (e.g. movement tracking, preparation of assessment visits and Road Maps, context assessments, road assessments, drafting of security incident reports, etc.)


 Following up and gathering of information related to the humanitarian context, need and response (relevant reports published, new actors, gaps identified, etc.).

 Summarization and dissemination of key humanitarian information to relevant Organization colleagues.

 Active participation in internal strategic workshops and planning meetings, with inputs on the population needs, gaps, presence of other actors, and other contextual factors.


 Upon request of the SCA, participation in external coordination meetings.

 Facilitation of SCA representation towards high-level local stakeholders (political leaders, military leaders, local NGO leaders, etc.) in the respect of Organization’s image and principles

 Carrying the humanitarian advocacy/lobbying messages of Organization mandate

 Under the supervision of SCA, ensure external communication documents are updated and participate to the writing, review and translation of key documents towards external partner and authorities

Note that this job description must remain flexible, to respond to additional tasks or changes as identified by the line manager.

The Job will require temporary displacements in the region for training purposes, to cover gaps or if additional support to the team is require (Hassake, Raqqa or Deir Ezzor governorates)

Advertiser :Confidential 

Duty Station: Amuda and Hasaka Governorate

How to Apply:
Please send your CV to the following email/Link:

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