Safety and Security Manager - West Africa

Employer: Plan
Location: Mali
Closing date: 12 Oct 2014
Plan’s vision is to reach as many children as possible, particularly those who are excluded
marginalised, with high-quality programmes that deliver long-lasting benefits. Plan has been operating in Mali since 1976, helping poor children to access their rights to health, education, protection and livelihoods. We work to bring long lasting improvements to children’s lives across 39 municipalities and 292 village communities. Plan Mali are recruiting for a Security Manager to lead the development and management of the country safety & security strategy and provide support to the country operations on management of all safety and security issues
A proven security professional with in-depth knowledge of security risk management and associated principles, you will have relevant experience working within the humanitarian sector. You will have previous experience in developing and implementing Security Management Framework s(SMFs) and all related processes and procedures. With knowledge of Humanitarian Codes of Conduct you will also be able to demonstrate an understanding of major incident response mechanisms during critical incidences. You will be adept at using your networks to build knowledge and capacity of local teams, providing necessary trainings and standard operating procedures. Fluency in both English and French is required.

Type of Role:2 year fixed term contract
Location: Bamako Country Office, with travel(30%) to hardship and high risk areas
Reports to:The Deputy Country Director-Operations
Salary:$47,000 - $57,000 per annum and a full expat package will be available
Closing Date:12th October 2014

Please note that only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted.
References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy.
Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community.