Jul 12, 2016

Global Security Manager

Employer: International Medical Corps
Location:United Kingdom

International Medical Corps delivers lifesaving health care in emergencies for people affected by disaster or conflict. No matter where, we are first there and we stay to help people survive and rebuild through the building blocks of recovery – water, food, safety, medicine. Finally, we help people stand on their own by passing on skills and knowledge locally through training.

Job Purpose:  

The Global Security Manager will provide assistance to a variety of Country Directors and country programs, as assigned, on all issues of safety and security as they relate to staff at a program site and specialised safety and security trainings. The Global Security Manager also oversees daily security management of a country program when on assignment to a specific site location and manages the National Security Officer(s) or Security Focal Points (SFPs). The Global Security Manager will monitor and assess security conditions, assist and provide direction to Security Managers, Country Security Managers and Security Focal Points. The Global Security Manager will also make recommendations to the Country Director(s) as appropriate. 

Assist in the facilitation and execution of International Medical Corps safety and security trainings.
Assist in the supervision and training of Roving Security Managers, Country Security Managers, National Security Managers and Security Focal Points.
Assist in the design, implementation and drills of staff on warden systems, emergency building evacuations, safe rooms and emergency supplies.

Security Management
Attend EU based Safety and Security meetings.
Coordinate and monitor security activities to ensure that safety and security policies and procedures are implemented
Ensure that all field staff is fully cognizant of prevailing security threats and fully advised on means to reduce staff vulnerability to those threats
Ensure internal incident tracking system is utilized properly and perform incident mapping and analysis
Collects security related information from local and regional resources as it applies to sites and communicates with Director of Global Security (DGS), the Deputy Director of Global Security DDGS and Country Director (CD) as appropriate
Monitors the security preparedness of country staff and works with CD to enforce staff compliance with internal security policies and SOPs
When directed by the DGS/DDGS, carry out investigations and capture lessons learned to be incorporated into future staff trainings
Act as a key member of the Field Incident Team when required during a crisis so that safety policies and procedures are implemented
Ensures logistics follows a servicing and maintenance schedule for vehicles
Audits communications equipment and facilitates communications-related assistance when necessary.
Recommends changes in country security plans to CD and DGS/DDGS as needed
Ensure induction security briefings are conducted to all arriving staff, visitors or volunteers

Conducts and submits Security Risk Assessments of programs, as required.
Conducts and submits full Site Security Surveys of every site visited.
Conducts and submits Trip Reports of all trainings and field deployments.
The above should be completed using the Security Department approved templates, and be submitted to the Director of Global Security and the Deputy Director of Global Security.
Contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organizations Code of Conduct, ethics, values and stand-point with regard to internal and external actors.

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps

The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive. This job description is subject to review to ensure that it truly reflects the strategic direction requirements of International Medical Corps UK.


Extensive field security experience in hostile environments and particularly with humanitarian organisations
Demonstrable relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
Advance First Aid training
Ability to relate to and motivate national staff effectively
Creativity and the ability to work with limited resources
Extremely flexible with the ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations
Excellent decision making skills
Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
Ability to relate to and motivate local staff effectively
Creativity and the ability to work with limited resources
Excellent decision making skills
Must work independently under difficult conditions
An individual of unquestionable integrity whose professional and personal conduct reflects International Medical Corps values.
Embrace our corporate values, mission and vision in everything we do
Be willing to travel during the course of your duties with possible overnight stays away from home.