Humanitarian Access Assistant

Humanitarian Access Assistant

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 5842

Job Title: Humanitarian Access Assistant

Application deadline: 19.10.2021

Duty Station: Dier Al Zor – Kasreh office

Job Requirements:

  • University Degree
  • At least two years of relevant work experience; previous NGO field experience preferred
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of the Syrian context, including factors affecting humanitarian access and acceptance
  • Organized, detail oriented, proactive and team player
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to travel regularly, including to new locations
  • Understanding of and commitment to humanitarian principles
  • Strong computer competency with word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other IT skills
  • English and Arabic required.

Working Environment:  Field office location with local and some regional travel.


Job Description:

  • Implement humanitarian access procedures, in line with humanitarian principles and applicable protocols, including movement permits, special permissions and border access for personnel and goods

o Follow up with the HAO to Inform programs and operations staff of requirements for humanitarian access during planning

o Ensure timely completion of processes and procedures to facilitate effective and efficient access

o File and maintain records of permits, clearances and exemptions from relevant actors

  • Provide direct support to HAO and staff to resolve access issues, including interference, at checkpoints, border crossings, distribution sites and facilities through coordination, liaison and negotiation
  • Track and report to HAO on the humanitarian access environment including incidents and issues to inform humanitarian access planning and management and recommend solutions
  • Support assessment of new sites and locations and the promotion of acceptance and access
  • Other duties as needed or requested by supervisor
  • All staff is required to adhere to the organization Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the organization country employment policies.
  • Working with operation staff (and drivers), ensure that vehicle movements and maintenance are done in a safe manner
  • Insure the availability upon request during the emergency.
  • Train Staff on security related issue when necessary
  • Perform other duties, as needed or requested by the supervisor.
  • Supervise guards
  • Conduct an orientation for all new staff members on arrival.
  • Giving courses (stay safe and firefighting ) for staff

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to:  Humanitarian Access Officer

Position directly supervises: Directly to the Humanitarian Access officer in Raqqa office – Technically to Humanitarian Access officer in Hasakeh office

Indirect Reporting: Sr.Humanitarian Access Manager, Sr. Field Coordinator  Regional Safety and Security Advisor

Other Internal and/or external contacts:

Internal: Communication & Liaison Officer, Communication & Liaison Assistants, program teams, operations colleagues

External: NGO counterparts, local authorities, local communities, border officials

Job Overview/Summary: The Humanitarian Access Assistant (HAA) supports the safe, effective and efficient access to and by people in need for humanitarian assistance, in line with humanitarian principles, through information and procedure management, direct support to staff, negotiation and liaison, and monitoring. The HAA works closely with safety and security and community liaison colleagues, as well as with programs and operations staff, to ensure people have the information they need to manage operations, to identify issues, and to recommend and implement measures to reduce them.

Department: Humanitarian Access

Advertiser: Confidential غير معلن

Other Information’s:

Nothing to Mention.

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

Please consider to mention the advert ID (Above) and the job title in the email subject.

#شبكة _شمال_سوريا