Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) is a dynamic, international non-governmental organization. We work to reduce violence and protect civilians in countries affected by violent conflict and its aftermath. NP implements programming through the deployment of civilian protection teams to the field.
We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Safety and Security Adviser (SSA) to lead on the implementation of NP’s safety & security policies to ensure that every effort is made to mitigate risks of harm to NP personnel. The SSA is a member of the South Sudan Senior Management Team. He/shewill advise oversee and drive the continuous development of NPs safety and security practice ensuring that policies remain current and the in-country mechanism for implementation and enforcement is functional and realistic. He/she will facilitate an ongoing culture of learning and improving as it relates to safety and security and will prioritize ongoing training as a key strategy for improved security conditions.
The SSA is a champion for a sustainable and mainstreamed Security and Safety culture within NP, inculcating all staff with the awareness that successful programme implementation and security are inextricably linked and that every member of staff has a personal obligation to adhere to and implement relevant safety and security practices.
The successful candidate will have at least three (3) years experience working with an INGO in a security management position or field coordination position with management of security. The SSA will have previous experience working in a complex and dynamic operational environment, strong analytical and briefing skills and an understanding of and commitment to Nonviolent Peaceforce’s mandate in South Sudan.
This post is based in Juba, South Sudan with significant travel to field locations.
For more information about NP and its work, as well as full details of the position and the application process, please go to NP’s website: www.nonviolentpeaceforce.org
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted and processed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Due to the urgency of the need to fill the position, qualified candidates who can start immediately will be prioritized.
Please email your updated CV together with a letter of motivation that tells us why you are interested in this position and how you are ideally suited to this particular position.
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As we receive hundreds of applications for each position, only those selected for an interview will be personally contacted. Thank you for your interest in Nonviolent Peaceforce.