Creative Associates International Security Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

Creative Associates International Security Manager Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Id: 212499

Category: Security
Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary:

Job Description

Creative Overview:

  • Creative Associates International Inc. is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization.
  • Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

    Program Overview:

    The five-year READ II project, funded by USAID, will boost the quality of literacy instruction and student support, reaching out to children at risk of failure and dropout caused by cognitive, emotional and physical effects of hunger, violence, and displacement.
    READ II seeks to better equip teachers with effective early grade reading instruction techniques and materials in seven mother-tongue languages and English, while simultaneously building a culture of reading in the school, home and community.

    Position Purpose:

    The Security Manager works with the HQ Security Manager to manage and coordinate all Creative security and safety programs, plans and policies relevant to the project including detailed security procedures that comply with Creative security policies.

    This will include emergency response drills and communication procedures for the project.

    Reporting & Supervision:

  • The Security Manager will report to the Chief of Party (COP).

    Key Responsibilities:

    Primary Logistics Responsibilities:

  • Provide security, safety and risk mitigation and ensure that project staff complies with project security procedures.
  • Monitor and analyze the ongoing threat environment faced by the project and brief the leadership accordingly. Distribute threat warnings to all staff as appropriate.
  • Ensure that appropriate risk migration measures are taken by the project to respond to the threats or changes in threats faced by the project. This is to include physical protection measures, safe working routines, movement restrictions, protection equipment and security staff provision, as required.
  • Oversee movement control and coordination for the project, including driver and vehicle deployment and staff whereabouts.
  • Oversee any security provider contracted by the project to ensure contractual compliance and performance of their duties, and act as the focal point of contact with the security provider.
  • Report security incidents, violations and recommended corrective
    actions, as appropriate, to the COP, the appointing authority and the HQ Security Department.
  • Ensure all new employee/contractor personnel receive appropriate security orientations and briefings.
  • Verify that all security devices such as locks, alarms, access systems and physical force protection measures are operational or reported for repair.
  • Ensure visitor access and vehicle control systems are effective and appropriate for the threat environment.
  • Work with the HQ Security Manager to maintain the project Crisis Response Plan in coordination with the COP and ensure that the contact information contained therein is always up-to-date.
  • Provide a weekly security report to project leadership and HQ Security Department.
  • Be able to assist with out-of-hours emergency response at the project, if needed.
  • Serve as the liaison with the U.S. Embassy Regional Security Officer and/or equivalent U.S. Government personnel for project security matters.
  • Assist the project with business continuity planning, as required.
  • Ensure that the Creative Sensitive Information (CSI) Plan is distributed to and is being followed by project staff.
  • In conjunction with program staff, oversee administration and logistical support to program activities, including program events and general program workshops
  • Manage project team in an open and respectful manner, working with local staff to build their competencies and capacity.

    Perform other duties as assigned.

    Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or more in a related field is required.
  • A minimum of 7 years of general work experience with at least 3 in security management experience in the context of international development.
  • Experience implementing security policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Previous experience with USAID-funded projects preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in teams and in a collaborative environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and flexible work style.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and Microsoft Office software.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and/or sensitive information.
  • Appreciation of and ability to work effectively in, diverse work environments.
  • Field-based security and crisis management experience.

    How to Apply

    Creative invites eligible candidates to submit their applications via recruitment@readethiopia.com on or before July 13, 2019. Please make sure to indicate the JOB TITLE in the subject line of your email. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Applications should consist of a one-page cover letter and updated curriculum vitae a maximum of three pages with 3 professional references, the persons’ telephone number & email address.

    Creative Associates International Security Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

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