Jun 22, 2016

Country Safety & Security Manager

Employer: Plan International
Location: South Sudan
Circa $50,000 US Dollar per annum - With a full expat package available
Apply by 6 July 2016

Job Description

Join our operation in South Sudan during a time of change and growth

Plan International emergency teams are on the ground helping thousands of children and families who have been forced to flee recent outbreaks of violence in South Sudan.

We have been working in South Sudan, including before its independence, since 2006 - helping children to access their rights to education, health, protection and economic security.

Plan International South Sudan are recruiting for a Country Safety and Security Manager to lead the development and management of the country safety & security strategy and provide support to the country operations on management of all safety and security issues.

Do you have what it takes?

In order to succeed in this challenging and varied role, you will require in depth knowledge of security risk management and associated principles, and experience of working in a humanitarian context.

You will also require thorough understanding of the implementation of a Security Management Framework (SMF) and all related processes and procedures

Knowledge of Humanitarian Codes of Conduct e.g. Sphere, HAP and UN Sec General Statement on Sexual Exploitation is preferred.

Proven networking and relationship building skills

Excellent command of English, both written and verbal. Some spoken Arabic will be an added advantage

Type of Role: 2 year fixed term contract - unaccompanied position

Location: Based in Country Office, Juba plus flexibility to travel at short notice to difficult and risky areas (estimated 35% travel)

Reports to: Country Director

Salary: Circa $50,000 US Dollar per annum - With a full expat package available.

Closing Date: Wednesday 6th July 2016

Please note that only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan Internationals Child Protection Policy.

As an international child centred community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children’s rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community.

About the Organization

The Organisation

Plan International is changing. We are responding to shifts in international development and humanitarian response to ensure we make a stand for all children’s rights, through a focus on girls and other disadvantaged children. As Plan International embarks on this ambitious and exciting process across our 70+ offices worldwide, we are introducing a number of new roles within the organisation.

Plan International is an independent child rights and humanitarian organisation committed to children living a life free of poverty, violence and injustice.  We actively unite children, communities and other people who share our mission to make positive lasting changes in children’s and young people’s lives.  We support children to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights to a fulfilling life, today and in the future. We place a specific focus on girls and women, who are most often left behind.  We have been building powerful partnerships for children for more than 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.