Full Time / The Hague, The Netherlands
The International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) is an international charity that supports the safety of aid workers by establishing safety coordination platforms in insecure contexts. INSO provides registered NGOs with a range of free services including real-time incident tracking, analytical reports, safety related data and mapping, crisis management support, staff orientations and training. INSO services help NGOs with their day-to-day risk management responsibilities and improve their overall situational awareness to support evidence-based humanitarian access decisions. Founded in 2011, the International NGO Safety Organisation has grown from innovative start-up to become a globally recognised charity and a highly valued component in the humanitarian safety coordination system. With operations in 14 countries, INSO has revolutionized the humanitarian safety coordination sector by introducing a robust and high-quality field safety platform model that has been deployed in some of the world’s most high-risk settings. The strong focus on humanitarian principles and exclusive NGO-only membership criteria have meant that INSO is now accepted as a standard component of modern humanitarian response offering independent frontline reporting and coordination services that save lives, strengthen operational practice and enable humanitarian access Today the organisation provides daily support to more than 1000 NGOs in 14 of the world’s most insecure countries and has earned a strong reputation for performance, principles & professionalism.
INSO is seeking an experienced and talented individual to join our team in The Hague (Netherlands) as a Backend Developer. The tentative start date for this position is 1 November 2020.
The Developer will be responsible for providing substantial assistance in the design, implementation and maintenance of INSO’s Conflict & Humanitarian Data Centre. The system will be used in contexts where internet bandwidth is very limited. User roles will be defined with different permissions that require interaction with each other across multiple countries. He/She will help develop the data entry and incident analysis phases of the application with the guidance of the Senior Developer. Furthermore, He/She will provide substantial programming assistance in further development and troubleshooting of INSO’s partner and service distribution portal as well as the creation of a new organizational website.
INSO’s Development Stack
Applicants should have experience in the following:
INSO’s Safeguarding Policy:
INSO is fully committed to safe recruitment, selection and vetting of all potential new staff, trustees and volunteers and we will ensure rigorous compliance with our Code of Conduct and Safeguarding policy throughout the recruitment process. As such, the following safe recruitment practices will be applied:
Terms & Conditions
1 year contract with an expected start date on 1 November in the Hague, Netherlands, €4750 per month salary, 8% vacation pay, 2.5 days annual leave per month.
Interested applicants are requested to send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org and reference “Developer 2020” in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• Updated CV (5 page maximum).
• A cover letter explaining your motivation and interest in the position.
• Any relevant software project samples as links or documents (optional)
Please do not send any additional information (such as copies of certificates, copies of diplomas, other writing samples, etc.) and keep the total size of your application under 8MB if possible.