Global Security Officer

Employer: Voluntary Service Overseas
Location: United Kingdom
Closing date: 07 Dec 2016
Salary : 35000 - 45000GBP


About 
VSO VSO is the world's leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Role overview 
An exciting opportunity has become available for an additional global security officer at VSO.

The post holder will report directly to the a Global Security Director at VSO and will assist in ensuring that all parts of VSO excel in the management of safety and security across the entire portfolio of work.

A significant part of the the portfolio of work is the delivery of the International Citizen Service contract for the UK Department of International Development. This contract works with 18-25 years in group based volunteer placements.

Skills, qualifications and experience required As the successful candidate, you will have a comprehensive understanding of global security management, with strong experience of developing, reviewing and implementing security policies and guidance. You will have a track record of quality compliance and experience in conducting security risk assessments and developing customised security assessment reports. Field experience and experience of working with the target youth demographic would be an advantage. This role will be UK based with regular international travel. Candidates should be able to work flexibly.

How to apply If you're interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we're looking for. To submit your application, click on 'Apply now' and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

All applicants must have rights to work in the UK.

Application closing date: 07 December 2016

Interview/Assessment date(s): 14 December 2016

Start date: January 2017