This newly created greenfield position will play a lead role in driving a comprehensive program of change and awareness to promote physical and personal security aligned to The Foundation’s strategy and developed in collaboration with key partners and like-minded organisations. Ensuring COVID-19 practises are in place, this opportunity will involve extensive travel to most of our country offices including Africa, Asia, Australasia and Middle East where you will have the opportunity to make a great tangible impact for the welfare of our teams and partners, as well as develop longstanding relationships globally!
As the Group Security Manager, your first year will entail the following:
Strategic Safety and Security Planning 70%
Support countries to develop or review context risk ratings, standard operating procedures and contingency plans
Support country teams to develop country security plans in alignment with global strategies and policies
Visit country / sub-country offices to conduct security risk assessments and help The Foundation’s country teams and implementing partners to put in place adequate preventive measures
Develop and disseminate security guidelines, policies and procedures, and monitor implementation for compliance
Capacity-building and knowledge-management 30%
Coach country and global teams to enhance an appropriate safety and security culture at The Foundation
Identify security capacity needs and develop contextualised training and development plans
Facilitate delivery of specialised security training to global, country and partner teams
You are a natural leader! You have a global lense on all initiatives and are culturally tuned with each interaction. You have lived experience implementing safety and security measures within fragile or complex environments. You thrive in working independently and take pride in providing technical expertise to all stakeholders at all levels. You understand the importance of implementing security measures within an INGO context. You may already have established relationships or connections with similar implementing partners/organisations within the 25 countries in which we operate.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED
More than 7 years of experience in safety and security, preferably (not essential) in an INGO setting