Location: South Sudan
Closing date: 28 Jun 2016
Country Safety and Security Manager will work to reduce the risks posed
to the programs, personnel and assets of organization. The role will manage all aspects of Safety and Security whilst
providing advice and coordination to all organization staff and
The Country Safety and Security Manager (CSSM) will
work closely with the South Sudan operations teams, surge teams to
ensure Safety and Security compliance; make recommendations and manage
the integration of safety and security in programme implementation. CSSM
will facilitate the implementation of Organization's Safety and
Security Policy and Standards within the Country Office and Field Bases,
driving systemic change in the quality of safety and security
management and ensuring country compliance with safety and security will
also minimum standards. S/He will take forward the organisational
security ethos. The post holder will play a key role in the capacity
building of Safety & Security Focal Points in accordance with the
Global Learning and Development strategy.
The Safety and
Security Manager will be expected to undertake a leadership role in an
emergency and direct in strong collaboration with the Country Director,
Managers and teams at a senior strategic level.
Contract Duration: 1 year
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Expertise in current safety and security practices and issues affecting aid work globally.
experience in post war / disaster affected environments with NGO,
Military or police background (South Sudan Experience preferable)
Bachelor's degree in a Safety and Security related field
Proven training of trainer's skills, qualifications and experience of training multi-national staff is Essential.
Proven experience of capacity building and personal development of multinational staff
Operational programming experience.
Fluent in English (written and spoken).
Significant experience of NGO security management/Adviser.
Proven experience and understanding of humanitarian operations and understanding of programming in an emergency.
interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels,
establish information and security networks, and coordinate with country
authorities, militias, donors, International Organisations and local
Experience of working in hostile environments. Self-motivated
with the ability to work autonomously in a highly stressful and
Ability to formulate and communicate analysis of a changing security environment.
of incident reporting, incident mapping, information collation and
analysis functions, set up and execution of an incident warning system
compilation of security reports and assessments
capacity, resourcefulness and creativity in developing the role of
security within programmes and ensuring the most effective support to
Ability to balance demands of beneficiary and
security actors while maintaining appropriate contextual NGO security
advice and coordination
Proven skills in concise and succinct report writing.
Ability to prioritise security related tasks and complete reports to deadlines.
Strong leadership skills and proven skills in managing a team in hostile environments
Proven knowledge of MS office applications and IT literacy and capacity to learn and use other packages.
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