Regional Security Manager - East-Southern Africa Region

Location:East-Southern Africa Region
Closing date: 04 Nov 2015

Contract length:2 years

The role The Regional Security Manager position has been created to give support to East and Southern Africa Region Country Offices (12) through increasing capacity and offering technical support and advice on all aspects of staff safety and security and by ensuring appropriate systems are in place at country level. The RSM will support Country Offices safety and security management improvements consistent with SC Safety and Security Policy conducting safety and security assessments; and reviewing and analyzing incident reports and security updates. In addition, the RSM will be available to deploy to SCI declared emergencies to ensure safety and security management is addressing emergency response needs and provide training for Regional Office and Country Offices staff throughout the regi

Qualifications and experience 
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent 
* At least (5) Five years' experience in relevant fields, with 3 years' experience in working in insecure context. 
* Effective technical/instructional writing skills 
* Fluency in English 
* Strong analytical and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple complex tasks independently 
* Strong leadership and communication (interpersonal, verbal and written) skills 
* Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children. In particular, a good understanding of the Save the Children mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin all aspects of the job. 
* Excellent computer skills with solid knowledge of Microsoft software 
* Experience in training adults using modern methods; completion of training facilitator's course Preferred 
* Experience travelling to foreign countries preferred 
* Experience in a multi-cultural environment necessary 
* Experience in conducting assessments essential * Ability to travel up to 70% of the time.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Please apply in English using your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role.

How To Apply:
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