GOAL Head of Global Safety and Access Jobs in Kenya

GOAL Head of Global Safety and Access Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

  • The Head of Safety and Access will oversee and implement GOAL’s safety and security strategy across our countries of operation. You’ll be responsible for overseeing the development, implementation, and monitoring of safety and security policies, procedures, and practices across all of GOAL’S programs. Reporting to the Global Director of Programme Operations you’ll work closely with senior management, program teams, and external stakeholders to ensure the safety and security of staff, beneficiaries, and organizational assets.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Lead on the development and maintenance of organisational level Safety and Access Strategy, Policies and Guidelines.

  • Ensure that the organisational travel and in country travel policies integrate safety and security management.

  • Regularly assess and report on compliance with policies, procedures and guidelines.

  • Develop procedures for incident reporting and ensure that these are adhered to across the organisation.

  • Working with the Global Safety and Access Team deliver a strategy to ensure that GOAL is identifying security risks for partners

  • Undertake security risk assessments/audits of programme areas and provide informed recommendations on the security situation and level of risk.

  • Undertake site/office/residence safety and security assessments as request,

  • Develop systems to allow such security assessments to be carried out by staff.

  • Undertake country office security compliance monitoring and rapid response to

    Crises Response

  • Develop and implement contingency plans and protocols for responding to emergencies, crises, and critical incidents.

  • Assist with emergencies particularly, successful candidate will be required to travel within 24 hours of crises response.

    The Person

  • Significant and proven safety and security experience at an INGO, private organization, or a security consultancy organization

  • Min 2 years’ experience working in an insecure environment and humanitarian response context.

  • Experience creating safety and security strategy, plan, policies and SOPs.

  • Experience working in a multicultural setting is desirable.

    Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to prioritize, manage, and implement multiple high-level projects in a timely manner, even in fast-changing contexts.

  • Ability to make quick decisions in emergencies or when rapid response is needed.

  • Ability to communicates complex concepts effectively both verbally and in writing.


  • Proficiency in English is necessary, and proficiency in French, Spanish or Arabic is an added advantage.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; GOAL Head of Global Safety and Access Jobs in Kenya

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