Jun 14, 2016

Safety & Security Manager , South Sudan

Location: South Sudan
Closing date: 28 Jun 2016

Role Purpose:
The 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 visitors.

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
Location: Juba

Expertise in current safety and security practices and issues affecting aid work globally.
Operational 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.
Excellent 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 NGOs.
Experience of working in hostile environments. Self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously in a highly stressful and challenging environment.
Ability to formulate and communicate analysis of a changing security environment.
Experience 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
Strong analytical capacity, resourcefulness and creativity in developing the role of security within programmes and ensuring the most effective support to line management
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.

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role.

How to apply:

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