*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development, and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world.
Founded over 65 years ago and now working in nearly 100 countries, World Vision implements disaster preparedness programmes and helps build resilient communities. Our Disaster Management team acts to save lives and alleviate suffering of crises-affected people by implementing sustainable programmes focused on meeting immediate and long-term needs.
Here’s where you come in:
As, Response Security Group - Global Security Advisor you will design and implement security structures for World Vision International (WVI) Disasters Managements (DM) - Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA) response operations in medium to high risk conflict and fragile contexts in alignment with WVI security policies and procedures that will allow WVI to deliver humanitarian aid & relief programmes securely and in a timely manner while maximizing staff safety. You will also provide direct and indirect security support across the WVI partnership to include; security incident management and investigations, technical security advice and training, security context analysis, and crisis management.
Is this the job for you?
World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.
Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 27 JUN 2019. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Relevant Bachelor’s degree in Security Management, Risk Management, Strategic Studies, International Relations or Emergency Management. (General Management studies also considered).
Previous experience in the professional security arena (INGO, Corporate, Military, Law Enforcement, or Emergency Services).
Sound knowledge of INGO security practices with proven experience in Security Risk Assessments (SRA), security planning and crises management in the humanitarian context.
Understanding of setting threat or risk levels for specific contexts, considering the strategic and tactical situation as applied to humanitarian response operations.
5+ yrs in a relevant security management role in INGO, Private or Govt Sectors.
International security management experience in humanitarian disaster responses.
The position requires ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 40% of the time.
Must be prepared to travel to ‘high risk’ security environments at short notice.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About World Vision International
World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.Inspired by our Christian values, we are dedicated to working with the world’s most vulnerable people. We serve all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender.