Job Description


The Guard will patrol assigned areas to ensure the Security of NRC’s personnel, buildings and properties, watching for and reporting irregularities and potential dangers.

Critical interfaces:

By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or
persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:
• HSSA and Admin Departments

These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work and Development Plan.

1. Patrol assigned area to ensure the security of NRC’s personnel, buildings and properties
2. Watch for and immediately report irregularities and potential dangers, such as fire or water
hazards or presence of unauthorized persons
3. Inspect perimeter defenses such as gates, doors, fences, lighting and barbed wires to ensure they
are intact and not tampered with. Immediately report irregularities.
4. Reduce the impact of any attack carried out against the NRC compound through warning
compound occupants, calling for assistance and assisting with evacuation or other reaction as
5. Attend the main gate at all times in order to deter unauthorized entry into the NRC compound and
to open for entry and exit only for authorized persons or vehicles
6. Check the reliable legal identity (ID) of all visitors and log their entry and exit in the Visitors Book.
Ensure visitors meet the person whom they are visiting. Maintain a record of all staff and visitors
within the compound at any given time.
7. Receive and screen for risk deliveries of mail/packages and other items. All deliveries shall be
8. Ensure proper handover to the replacement guard
Specific responsibilities:
These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of
operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly.


Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organization to deliver desired results.
They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

1. Professional competencies
These skills, knowledge and experience are important for effective performance.
Generic professional competencies:

• Experience from working as a Guard in a humanitarian/recovery context
• Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
• Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:
• English and Arabic

2. Behavioural competencies (max 6)

These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency
Framework states 12 behavioural competencies and the following are essential for this position:
• Handling insecure environments
• Communicating with impact and respect
• Working with people

3. Performance Management:

The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the
NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance

• The Job Description
• The Work and Development Plan
• The Mid-term/End-of-trial Period Performance Review Template
• The End-term Performance Review Template
• The NRC Competency Framework

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