Country Security Manager , South Sudan

Employer: World Vision
Location: South Sudan
Closing date: 30 Mar 2016

World Vision is a relief, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 45,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Here’s where you come in:

As Country Security Manager you will support the National Director (ND) in ensuring that effective security measures for the World Vision South Sudan programs are both appropriately planned for and addressed within the national context. Lead in the optimization of organizational security and the mitigation of operational risks for ministry effectiveness by establishing security systems and mechanisms for institutionalizing an organizational culture and practice of risk management and safety. You will also build capacity of suitable national staff for senior security leadership roles.

Requirements include:
Bachelor’s degree, Political Science or equivalent experience.
Police/Law Enforcement or military training.
Experience working with UN Agencies.
Minimum five (5) years’ experience working with UN Agency / NGO in high risk contex.
Ability to communicate well in English, both verbal and written (including during a crisis situation).
Travel: 30% domestic/international travels is required.


Is this the job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date.

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