Nov 9, 2015

Security Coordinator , Africa

Location: South Sudan
Closing date: 18 Nov 2015
PAH in South Sudan is looking for a Security Coordinator
Contract details: 3 months probation period with possibility of extension
Starting date: ASAP

PAH in South Sudan is looking for a new Security Coordinator who will:
Provide constant security assistance to PAH Head of Mission and all employees on the mission,
Implement and if need arise update PAH Safety and Security procedures,
Gather, analyze, share and maintain a data base of pertinent security information.
Represent PAH at the NGO Security meetings and all other relevant NGO, UN or government meetings and ensure an effective cooperation with those and other relevant stakeholders,
Conduct security trainings and security briefings for PAH employees,
Conduct risk site assessments, usually to remote and/or high-risk areas.What PAH requires:
At least two years experience working for a humanitarian or development organization, or research institution focusing on peace, conflict, humanitarian relief or development,
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in peace and conflict studies, security studies, international affairs, economics, political science, international development, or related field,
Experience in post-conflict and/or insecure environments preferred,
Experience in South Sudan, Sudan, or East Africa preferred,
Above-average computer literacy, especially with MS Office products (Office, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.). Experience with GIS/mapping software highly desired,
Fluency in written and spoken English,

Personal/Professional Skills:
The position has a considerable workload and the candidate must be willing to work long hours, including overnights during a security emergency,
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously,
The position will have a lot of independence; the candidate must be a self-starter and exhibit initiative,
The candidate must possess common sense, an ability to learn quickly, and must work well under high pressure,
High attention to detail is required,
An ability to approach complex situations from a creative and innovative perspective,
An ability to work in a multi-cultural environment, with a high degree of respect for varying cultures and backgrounds, is required,
Developing and maintaining key relationships is essential,
Outstanding communication skills; the candidate must be able to write clear and succinct analytical reports, to explain complex security dynamics to audiences with varying levels of comprehension, and brief high-level individuals. The candidate must be able to speak carefully and diplomatically, and must be a competent and comfortable public speaker,

The candidate must be willing to work in a hazardous, conflict/post-conflict environment; the candidate must be comfortable working in significantly underdeveloped conditions with intermittent active armed hostilities,
Although the position is based in the State capital, the candidate is expected to operate with poor communications infrastructure, and may experience frequent power outages,
The candidate must be willing to travel to remote and high-risk locations,
This is a non-family/unaccompanied post with limited amenities.

What PAH offers:
A full time position with a probationary period of 3 months,
Monthly salary calculated based on experience,
A challenging, exciting and active job in an organization combining emergency and development work,
Free cost of accommodation on PAH premises in Juba and in the field,
Per diem of USD 25 per day for each day spent on the Mission on top of the salary
Annual leave of 26 working days and days off in lieu of working weekends and holidays
Flights home covered every 3 months up to approximately 1200 USD,
Covered insurance costs up to USD 4000 annually.

How to apply:
If you are interested, please submit your application (no longer than 4 pages) to the email address: no later than November 18th 2015. 

Only short-listed candidates will be notified.