Safety and Security Manager
The Safety and Security Manager supports the Head of Office North East Syria (NES) in identifying, analysing, and mitigating risk in order to facilitate access for humanitarian programming in North East Syria and to ensure SCI operates within acceptable S&S risk levels. To do this, the role manages the Liaison and Humanitarian Access (LHA) team, whose role encompasses both traditional INGO safety and security management as well as various liaison and negotiation tasks that are critical to operating in NES.
Qualifications and experience
• 5 years of experience in Security Management, including international experience.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels, establish information and security networks, and coordinate with country authorities, armed groups, 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, balancing between multiple competing priorities.
• Proven ability to undertake Security Risk assessments.
• Ability to formulate and communicate analysis of a changing security environment.
• Proven skills in concise and succinct report writing.
• Strong leadership skills.
• Proven knowledge of MS office applications and IT literacy and capacity to learn and use other packages.
• Fluent in English (written and spoken).
• Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children. In particular, a good understanding of the Save the Children mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin all aspects of the job. Commitment to Save the Children child protection policy. Ability to articulate humanitarian principles as a basis for ensuring access.
• Experience in other areas of NGO operations, i.e. logistics, operations, technical sectors.
• Previous experience as an NGO Security Adviser / Manager.
• Experience in designing and delivering Training.
• Operational experience in post war / disaster affected environments with NGO, military, police or other background.
• Additional language(s) - ideally Arabic or Kurdish.
Contract length: 12 Months
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
• No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
• All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
• Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/jobs
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Industry Type :
NGO / Social Services / Community Services / Non-Profit
Functional Area :
Guards / Security Services