May 13, 2016

Safety & Security Manager , Turkey

Employer:  CARE USA
Location: Turkey
Closing date: 26 May 2016

CARE is seeking a Safety and Security Manager for Turkey who will coordinate with the CARE Turkey team to ensure that staff are informed of security and safety issues, mentoring and where necessary building capacity to ensure that that staff understand and follow SOPs and local security procedures. The Safety and Security Manager (Turkey) will report non compliance issues to the Regional Safety and Security Manager and Country Representative. Key to the success of this post will be Safety and Security Manager (Turkey)'s ability to be able to effectively communicate security concerns to staff and management while balancing risks against emergency programming imperatives. The Safety and Security Manager (Turkey) is expected to be able to solve problems at a local level and demonstrate a consistent approach to the management of operational security risks.

The Safety and Security Manager (Turkey) will be the first responder to security incidents in his/hers operational areas, notifying other staff members, the Regional Safety and Security Manager and Country Representative of security incidents and initiating local contingency plans.

Description Duties
Planning and Preparation
Procedures and Protocols
Support in a Crisis
Capacity Development
Administration and support
Advise and Report
Perform other duties as assigned.

Primary Skills:

Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to humanitarian work or security management or equivalent field / operational experience.
5 years experience in assisting international organizations in developing countries to manage staff and program safety.
5 years experience in working in an international organization.
5 years experience in working in complex and hazardous environments.
Competent and literate in English, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated supervisory ability, sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with others at all levels.
Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and strategic planning skills
IT literate, MS – Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Experience in developing security related technical tools guidelines and systems
Interpersonal communication and proven written / presentation skills.
Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions.
Demonstrated knowledge of the historical and socio-political context of Middle East.
Demonstrable expertise of Humanitarian risk management.
Strong demonstrated inter- personal skills in a multi-cultural environment.
Ability to make good judgment on staff safety and provide appropriate advice.
Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions.
Strong ability to analyze and understand complex situations and translate these into specific policy advice.


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