Country Safety and Security Manager – South Sudan 181 views0 applications


The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for more than 80 years and are now active in more than 70 countries.

The Opportunity

As the Country Safety and Security Manager in South Sudan, you will provide leadership in the development and management of the country’s safety and security plan, operational procedures, strategy and in particular you will provide support to all country program teams and field offices.

You will be responsible for advising the Country Management Team on the risks associated with 380+ staff working in a complex and dynamic security environment across several project sites. You will lead regular country security risk assessments and security risk analysis.

In this role you will also be responsible for coordinating, supervising and training the Field Security Focal Points when necessary and you will also hold an annual budget holding responsibility of at least 500,000 euros.

The Individual

We are looking to recruit a resilient and flexible individual who has an in-depth knowledge of security risk management principles and 5 or more years of humanitarian aid security management experience. It is essential that you have a thorough understanding of the implementation of a Security Management Framework and all the processes and procedures that is related to this.

You will be able to operate effectively under extreme circumstances, including those that are stressful, are high security risks and involve harsh living conditions. You will be able to demonstrate an awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity and work in a culturally appropriate manner.

It is also desirable that you have knowledge of first aid, military doctrine and tactics, weapons and ammunition.

For the full job description, please follow the link:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/vyiyfutgm6u1qzk/JD%20-%20Country%20Safety%20an…

Location: Juba, South Sudan

Type of Role: 13-month Fixed term contract – UNACCOMPANIED POSTING

Reports to: Country Director

Grade: Competitive salary and package available

Closing Date: 16th Feb 2020

Anticipated interview date: 20th Feb 2020

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Please note that only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Child Protection Policy.

As an international child centred community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children’s rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

*Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international communit**y.*

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Plan International is an international organisation or development which works in 51 countries across Africa, the Americas, and Asia to promote the safeguarding of children.It is a nonprofit organisation and is one of the world's largest organisations based on children, it works in 58,000 communities with the help of volunteers to improve how 56 million children live. The charity also has 21 national organisations who have been given the responsibility to oversee the raising of funds and awareness in their individual countries.

The organisation puts an emphasis on communities working together in order to address the needs of children around the world. The NGO focuses on child participation, education, economic security, emergencies, health, protection, sexual health (including HIV), and water and sanitation. It provides training in disaster preparedness, response and recovery, and has worked on relief efforts in countries including Haiti, Colombia and Japan.

Plan International also sponsors the Because I Am a Girl campaign, which has published many stories focusing on the struggle of young women in the developing world.

Plan International was founded during the Spanish Civil War by British journalist John Langdon-Davies and aid worker Eric Muggeridge. When they witnessed the conflict change the lives of children, they founded ‘Foster Parents Plan for Children in Spain’, which would later change its name to Plan International. Set up in 1937, the organisation provided food, shelter and clothing to children whose lives had been destroyed by the war.

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The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for more than 80 years and are now active in more than 70 countries.

The Opportunity

As the Country Safety and Security Manager in South Sudan, you will provide leadership in the development and management of the country’s safety and security plan, operational procedures, strategy and in particular you will provide support to all country program teams and field offices.

You will be responsible for advising the Country Management Team on the risks associated with 380+ staff working in a complex and dynamic security environment across several project sites. You will lead regular country security risk assessments and security risk analysis.

In this role you will also be responsible for coordinating, supervising and training the Field Security Focal Points when necessary and you will also hold an annual budget holding responsibility of at least 500,000 euros.

The Individual

We are looking to recruit a resilient and flexible individual who has an in-depth knowledge of security risk management principles and 5 or more years of humanitarian aid security management experience. It is essential that you have a thorough understanding of the implementation of a Security Management Framework and all the processes and procedures that is related to this.

You will be able to operate effectively under extreme circumstances, including those that are stressful, are high security risks and involve harsh living conditions. You will be able to demonstrate an awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity and work in a culturally appropriate manner.

It is also desirable that you have knowledge of first aid, military doctrine and tactics, weapons and ammunition.

For the full job description, please follow the link:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/vyiyfutgm6u1qzk/JD%20-%20Country%20Safety%20an...

Location: Juba, South Sudan

Type of Role: 13-month Fixed term contract - UNACCOMPANIED POSTING

Reports to: Country Director

Grade: Competitive salary and package available

Closing Date: 16th Feb 2020

Anticipated interview date: 20th Feb 2020

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Please note that only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Child Protection Policy.

As an international child centred community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

*Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international communit**y.*

2020-02-17

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