World Vision NGO Field Staff Safety & Security Coordinator - Jobs in Ethiopia

World Vision NGO Field Staff Safety & Security Coordinator - Jobs in Ethiopia

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

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Key Responsibilities:

Strategy & Planning

  • Develop and implement the Response Office security strategy in alignment with WV security policy so as to ensure the operational priorities of the National Office are appropriately supported.
  • Ensure Security Risk Assessments, Country Risk Ratings and Core Security Requirement standards, processes and procedures are completed in accordance with current Office of Corporate Security guidelines and training
  • Provide leadership/ management of the security focal person’s in country.
  • Response Office is aligned with all current World Vision policies and strategies.

    Security Operations

  • Work with the Response Manager/ Response Security Manager to carry out Security Risk Assessments as required/directed.
  • Country Risk Ratings are established and updated as required
  • Ensure Core Security Requirements are implemented in line with Country Risk Ratings
  • Provide input and support to management in crisis situations and critical incidents
  • Conduct security investigations when required.
  • Response Office is applying all current security requirements in accordance with World Vision security policy and procedures.

    Networking and External Liaison/Engagement

  • Represent WV at local NGO security network meetings and ensure information from these groups is disseminated to relevant staff.
  • Build ongoing networks for sharing security information and coordination.
    Security relationships with other NGO’s and relevant partners are established and maintained.

    Capacity Building and Technical Training

  • Coordinate the assessment, development and implementation of the national office capacity building plan for security management based on local security risk assessments.
  • Seek to develop a culture of security awareness and
    monitor staff compliance.
  • Response staff are trained in alignment with the Office of Corporate Security and current international good practice standards.

    Reporting and Documentation

  • Provide a regular security report to the Response Office, region and Office of Corporate Security.
  • Ensure that all security incidents are reported in accordance with WV Security Policy.
  • Conduct performance reviews of the field-based security focal persons.
  • Collect, analyze and disseminate security information appropriately.
  • All documentation is prepared in a clear and concise manner and disseminated in accordance with World Vision Policies and Procedures.

    Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field. Police/Law Enforcement Training
  • No previous criminal record or convictions

    REQUIRED: Confirmed employment of the security coordinator is contingent on him/her passing the HEAT training course within 90 days of employment or approved OCS equivalent(probation period) At least three (3) years’ experience in a proven security field (public, private, and government or NGO sectors).Choose appropriate:

  • Strategic / Managerial
  • Experience in operating in high security risk environment/ armed conflict situations.

    License, registration, or certification required to perform this position:

    Ability to communicate well in English and Amharic (verbal and written) – particularly in a crisis situation. Computer literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

    Applicant Types Accepted:

    Local Applicants Only

    How to apply
    For more information and job application details, see; World Vision NGO Field Staff Safety & Security Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

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