Country Security Manager , South Sudan

Location: Maban South Sudan

Closing date: 28 Feb 2016
Contract duration: 6 months renewable
Starting Date: ASAP

Position Profile
Under the direct supervision of the Country Director, key responsibilities include:
Serve as security focal point
Ensure all new staff are accurately briefed on security procedures;
Provide all staff with regular security briefings and updates and ensure that all staff follow security procedures;
Ensure that ACTED’s security management plans are relevant and constantly updated as appropriate and that all staff know their roles and responsibilities;
Liaise with UN agencies, NGOs and other external actors to gain security information and analysis in the region;
Conduct regular security and risk assessments for all operational areas
Write regular security management reports with situational analysis and recommendations;
Ensure that field communications needs are met and that staff are trained in the use of radios and other communications equipment as necessary


At least 2-3 years of working experience in insecure environments; preferably in Africa, Asia, or the Middle East;
Extensive experience in security management and procedures;
Demonstrated communication and organizational skills;
Ability to train, mobilize, and manage both international and national staff
Flexibility and ability to multi-task under pressure;
Ability to work well in unstable and frequently changing security environments;
Willingness to work and live in often-remote areas under basic conditions;
Proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office;
Advanced proficiency in written and spoken English
Knowledge of local language and/or regional experience highly desirable


Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid; educational level, expertise, hardship, security, and performance are considered for pay bonus
Additional monthly living allowance
Free food and lodging provided at the organisation’s guesthouse/or housing allowance (depending on contract length and country of assignment)
Transportation costs covered, including additional return ticket + luggage allowance
Provision of medical, life, and repatriation insurance + retirement package

Submission of applications:

Please send, in English, your cover letter, CV, and three references to with the job offer reference as object of your email.