Jul 6, 2015

Security Manager , Kenya

Employer: Marie Stopes Kenya
Location: Kenya
Closing date July 8, 2015

Marie Stopes Kenya is seeking to recruit a Security Manager.

The Security Manager position is the sole security advisor and security focal point for Marie Stopes Kenya and is a national team member post.

Reporting to the Country Director, the Security Manager will be responsible for fostering a culture of safety and security amongst team members and developing a strong organisational security management infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:

Security Management

  • Overall responsibility for ensuring MSK continually meets its Duty of Care requirements in relation to security management and in line with MSI’s Global Security Framework
  • Create and update the MSK National Essential Security Package (ESP) (including Welcome Pack, Threat Levels, Context Analysis, Risk Assessment, Standard Operating Procedures, Contingency Plans,
  • Support MSK managers to create and update Regional ESPs (including Threat Levels, Context Analysis, Risk Analysis, Standard Operating Procedures, Contingency Plans, and Crisis Management)
  • Management of day to day security incidents affecting MSK team members, assets and reputation
  • Briefing and debriefing of all programme visitors, new and existing team members
  • Ensure a high level of procedural and physical security measures are in place at all MSK premises, including access control, visitor protocols, key management, and appropriate branding / visibility.
  • Ensure that appropriate communications and other security related equipment is in place, functional, understood and appropriately used by all relevant staff members
  • Contractual management of security guards and private security companies, including agreeing, checking and enforcing SOPs and performance.
  • Renewal of contracts and management of payments to security communications and tracking suppliers.

Crisis Management Support

  • Delivery of Crisis Management Training to the Crisis Management Team (CMT)
  • Activate and ensure adherence to crisis protocol and procedures
  • Advise the Country Director, CMT Lead and Supporter on possible actions, scenarios and outcomes during a crisis
  • Ensure that decisions fully address duty of care requirements and maintain log book
  • Provide links to external risk management specialists and Kenya security networks

Human Resources Support

  • Assist HR with the security aspect of recruitment, selection, on-boarding and training of MSK positions with security responsibilities (e.g. Regional Managers)
  • Successful technical management of the above positions
  • Develop capacity within the country programme through training needs identification, training delivery and on the job support.
  • Provide a security induction briefings to all new team members

 Security Networking

  •  Attend and contribute to external security networks (Donor, Humanitarian Forums)
  • Actively develop and maintain security influencer networks with a full range of stakeholders including community leaders, NGOs, donors, NGO security forums, government, police, armed forces, intelligence agencies, private security companies
  • Continued contact, discussion and strategic planning with MSI’s Global Security Officer

 Safety Management

  • Ensure that MSK premises, vehicles and assets are free from hazards, safe and well prepared in terms of fire, natural disaster and general safety.
  • Prepare and coordinate fire and natural disaster safety drills in all locations


  • Relevant university degree, preferably security management or international development
  • Relevant security management training certificates (personal security, security manager, abduction, risk assessment, hostile environment awareness)
  • First Aid training Experience:
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in a similar role with NGOs, with extensive experience in implementing security

Global Security Trainer

Employer: World Vision
Location: Global
Closing date July 9, 2015

Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate where WVI is registered.

Purpose Of Position:

This position exists to enable to fulfill World Vision (WV) ministry with a greater level of security and safety. The position will design and deliver personal security training especially in medium and high risk National Offices, security management and hostile environment training in and from 5 equipped regional hubs.
Without this position, the security management competencies of WV field leaders and personal survival skills of front line staff in high risk locations will not be developed and training capacity will stagnate to only 10% of what is required annually.

Key Responsibilities: 


WV senior managers and front line staff working in high risk environments are trained with international best practice security procedures.

Technical Support

WV staff have added resources and assistance in rolling out portions of training to more staff within the various offices.

Operational Support

WV security training is constantly analysing current security risks to stay on the cutting edge of appropriate necessary training.

Knowledge Management & Quality Assurance

Builds capacity development within the national offices. Assists WV staff with new methods of how to train.

Internal/External Liaison & Co-ordination

Create strategic relationships internally & externally with training providers. Liaise with internal clients to determine needs.

Knowledge & Skills & Abilities :

  • Degree, post graduate qualification or recognised industry qualification in education, training and development or NGO security management.
  • Minimum 5 years experience working internationally with global humanitarian organisation.
  • Demonstrated understanding of adult learning concepts and principles and contemporary learning and development practice and strong instructions skills.
  • Strong composition and writing skills.

Security Risk Management and Conflict Advisor (m/w) , Myanmar/Taungghy

Employer: GIZ
Closing date July 9, 2015
JOB-ID: 22884
For their operations in Myanmar/Taungghy, GIZ are looking for a/an Security Risk Management and Conflict Advisor (m/w)

Field of activity

As a federal enterprise, GIZ supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ operates in more than 130 countries worldwide. We have more than 17,000 staff members around the globe, some 70% of whom are employed locally as national personnel.
GIZ has been working in Myanmar since 2012 with the objective to strengthen sustainable and inclusive economic development in the country. GIZ?s activities in this field focus on promoting vocational training, strengthening the private sector and trade, as well as developing the finance sector. Complementary, in 2015, GIZ engagement was extended to the field of Rural Development, taking into account its crucial role for the progress of human development in Myanmar. The first two measures in this field address climate change adaptation of agricultural value chains and the promotion of food security in the Shan State. Aim of the Security Risk Management System is to ensure the physical and psychological integrity of staff and to enable projects to implement in all regions.

Your tasks

The GIZ Security Risk Management and Conflict Advisor (m/f) Myanmar works under the direct supervision of the GIZ Country Director. His/her duties and responsibilities will cover to 50% each Security Risk Management and Conflict Advisor respectively. He/she advises the country director on all aspects of everyday operational security risk management, including emergency procedures. His/her input is needed to maintain a state-of-the-art risk management system on site and implement guidelines for the GIZ country office in Myanmar with a focus on Shan State. She/he will be asked to analyse security incidents throughout Myanmar and collect, contextualize, and evaluate security related information. Frequent context and actor analyses as well as incident reporting and the development of emergency procedures will be the focus of her/his daily work. Furthermore he/she is expected to liaise with a wide range of actors, including his/her target audience, local and national authorities as well as international state and non-state actors. She/he will prepare risk analysis, incident reports, weekly/ monthly security reports, district profiles, and other research documents as required. She/he will keep staff members and consultants in the region up to date on the security situation and implement directives to safeguard employees. In addition his/her assistance is required in assessing static security (apartments and offices), and implementing appropriate security measures. Finally he/she will advise the Country Security Risk Management Team during crisis situations. In addition, he/she advises GIZ programmes on conflict sensitive programme design and implementation as well as peace and conflict assessments. He/she establishes a range of capacity development measures/trainings for GIZ staff related to security risk management and conflict sensitive programming.

Your profile

  • University Degree in security, risk, crisis and disaster management, social science, international relations, peace and conflict studies or another relevant field required
  • Sound professional experience in development, humanitarian and/ or international organizations required; preferably at least 3 years in progressively responsible positions
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