Global Security Advisor

Employer: Mines Advisory Group (MAG)
Location: Manchester
Closing date August 21, 2016

MAG saves lives and builds futures by working with others to reclaim land contaminated with the debris of conflict, to reduce the daily risk of death or injury for civilians, and to create safe and secure conditions for development. MAG shared the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize as a founding member of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines for our work to ban landmines. Our vision is a safe and secure future for men, women and children affected by armed violence and conflict.

MAG is recruiting a Global Security Advisor to join our Programmes team. This role will be based at our HQ in Manchester, UK, but with regular travel to our programmes around the

Reporting to the Director of Programmes, you will be MAG’s organisational lead on security management, providing quality security information, training, policy and standards guidance, and consistent support that enables the management of travel, deployment and programme delivery in accordance with MAG’s duty of care obligations and in line with our Security Policy and Standard Operating Procedures. You will be responsible for monitoring and supporting global security compliance, assisting country programmes to meet the Security Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and revising or establishing security protocols for staff and visitors. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced individual to take a leading role in security management for a global organisation, working in some of the most challenging environments in the world.

You will have previous experience in a lead security role within an international NGO or similar sector. You will be able to use your experience to support colleagues and facilitate their engagement and compliance with policies and procedures, assist the learning of others and support training initiatives. You will also need the ability to work successfully on cross organisational initiatives, in liaison with colleagues across diverse disciplines and teams. You will therefore need excellent communication and reporting skills, and to be an efficient and pro-active self-starter with an ability to work independently and as part of a geographically diverse team, prioritising tasks, and delivering against deadlines with good project management skills including the ability to think strategically.

Other details

Location: Manchester City Centre, UK with significant overseas travel

Salary: £40,032 – £45,288 (plus contributory pension)

How to apply

For further information about the role, and details of how to apply, please visit our website before the closing date of 21st August 2016.

Applicants who are non-residents of the UK will need to provide documentary evidence of their eligibility to work in the UK.