IPPF Security Advisor Jobs in Kenya

IPPF Security Advisor Jobs in Kenya


Job Purpose

  • The role of the Security Advisor, SA, is to ensure the safety and security of IPPFARO personnel and property.

  • The SA aims to enable IPPFARO to conduct its operations safely while driving compliance within global security strategy and standards.

  • The Security Advisor will play a key role in implementing the security framework in which the Organisation will operate in response to the various contexts under the regional brief.

  • With a mind-set driven by a duty of care to staff at all levels.

    Key Tasks

    Person Specifications

  • As directed by the Regional Director, the Security Advisor will be responsible for the following duties:

    Key Result #1 - Support the implementation of IPPFARO minimum operating security standards (MOSS) (50%).

  • Evaluates and monitors the application of the security policy and procedures within the region;

  • Creates a regional risk assessment, risk treatment plans, monitoring systems, and evaluates the consequences of risk and risk treatment plans;

  • Leads security planning and organising for missions in the field, particularly in humanitarian settings;

  • Monitors change in context across the region and triggers for mitigation;

  • Provides timely reporting and alerts internally / externally on security issues at the regional, country and programme level;

  • Overseas the provision of duty of care of all IPPF on duty travel, or embedded within Member Associations;

  • Oversees and coordinates security plan updates, ensuring maintenance of realistic and current risk assessments, mitigation measures, and contingency plans;

  • Ensures risk assessments for all new projects or emergency response locations are conducted accurately and timely;

  • Identifies training opportunities for regional staff, and ensures staff has adequate time to
    engage in appropriate level training opportunities;

  • Reports on a Biweekly basis on all security matters; and

  • Provide in-country surge capacity for fields when required.

    Key Result #2 – Influence and Leadership (25%).

  • Provides technical advice and support to the Regional Director, SSA, and occasionally where required to Member Associations on security issues, and its likely impact on visiting/ embedded staff and programmes;

  • Trains, coaches, and mentors IPPFARO staff at all levels on integrated security and leadership development to strengthen their skills in their professional area.

  • Develops and leads an internal regional security focal point network for coaching, peer support, and personal development; and

  • Represents IPPFARO externally in security forums.

    Key Result #3 – Incident Management (25%).

  • Provides early warning updates and mitigation expertise to the Regional Director and the Senior Security Advisor;

  • Manages the incident impact on the region;

  • Monitors incident reporting;

  • Supports the RD, SSA with incident response, reporting and post-incident action and follow-up;

  • Conducts yearly drills and scenario exercises to build incident response capacities in the field; and

  • Advises MA’s during and after incidents.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; IPPF Security Advisor Jobs in Kenya




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