Welthungerhilfe recruits 01 Security Advisor

Welthungerhilfe recruits 01 Security Advisor


The position is to be filled by August 1, 2019, with an initial contract duration of one year. There are good prospects for an extension. The place of work will be Juba, South Sudan. Taking the security situation into account, travel for work will be required.

As Risk Management Advisor you will be responsible for the overall coordination and management of all safety and security matters in current and future projects in South Sudan. You will need to liaise and coordinate with other Humanitarian Agencies and other key actors to build your own network of reliable formal/informal sources of information and become part of the security and information flow of South Sudan. In your role you are the the focal contact person in South Sudan for emergencies, relocation and evacuation, and will ensure that all the premises comply with minimum security requirements.

Your responsibilities

  • Regularly update and disseminate the Security Standard Operating Procedures to staff in a timely manner
  • Oversee that the prescribed SOP’s, protocols and advisories are followed
  • Network with external partners and represent Welthungerhilfe at the INGO forum and any other safety and security forums
  • Visit the field and identify shortfalls in the security function, advise on required training and physical security measures
  • Plan and coordinate Safety and Security staff training e.g. driving, HEAT, First Aid
  • Advise all Departments on best practices to make the security function part of their daily planning

Your profile

  • A university or polytechnic degree in a relevant field desired, altenatively a formal certified qualification in the field of safety and security

  • A minimum of 5 years professional experience in similar positions within humanitarian operations in developing countries and complex emergencies

  • Formal security qualification and certification in HEAT, First Aid and Driving Instruction
  • Extensive proven management experience as well as excellent coordination and organizational skills
  • Ability to cooperate and work in a team and willingness to travel to remote areas with volatile local conditions
  • Knowledge of, and experience in South Sudan strongly desired
  • Excellent written and spoken English, knowledge of Arabic or local languages is an asset
  • Able to work and manage effectively in a hardship post

Our offer

We offer you co-operation in a highly dedicated team and a responsible scope of tasks. Furthermore, we facilitate a flexible organisation of working time as well as a healthy work-life balance. Of course, a comprehensive training is also part of our offer. The job description can be sent to you in case of interest.

Town/City Juba
Experience 0 to 3 years
Positions Other
Areas of activity Crisis & Post-crisis management, Food & Nutrition
Country Africa, South Sudan
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