Jul 16, 2016

Security Manager – Syria Response

Employer: World Vision
Location: Europe & the Middle East - Jordan
Closing date: 28 Jul 2016

World Vision (WV) is a humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 45,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Here’s where you come in:

As Security Manager – Syria Response you will provide leadership, management, and oversight of World Vision (WV) security systems and resources in regard to Syria Response Operations; (Turkey, Syria, Jordan, & Iraq) ensuring the proactive assessments of security risks and the implementation of mitigation measures that allow WV to deliver aid in ‘medium – high risk’ conflict & disaster zones while maximising staff safety. You will ensure that WV Syria Response Operations manage security risks in alignment with WV security Policy and Standards and that critical security incidents are responded to appropriately.

Requirements include:
Relevant Bachelor’s degree in Security Management, Risk Management, Strategic Studies, International Relations or Emergency Management. (General Management studies also considered).
Previous experience in the professional security arena (INGO, Corporate, Military, Law Enforcement, or Emergency Services).
5+ yrs in a relevant security management role in NGO, Private or Govt Sectors.
The position requires ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 33% of the time.
Must be prepared to travel to ‘high risk’ security environments at short notice.

How To Apply: 

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World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 28 July 2016. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.