Regional Security Manager Job at Food for the Hungry Inc

Regional Security Manager Job at Food for the Hungry Inc…See Details on how to apply for the job vacancy available at Food for the Hungry Inc.

Food for the Hungry is an international relief and development organization that answers God’s call to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the poor in more than 26 countries. Founded in 1971 by Dr. Larry Ward, Food for the Hungry exists to help individuals reach their God-given potential. In developing countries on nearly every continent, Food for the Hungry works with churches, leaders, and families to provide the resources they need to help their communities become self-sustaining. When disasters strike, Food for the Hungry is often one of the first organizations on the ground to provide and facilitate emergency relief assistance to those in urgent need of food, shelter, and medical care. In 1976, Food for the Hungry (FH) provided emergency relief supplies to Kenya in the Marsabit District.


  • Regional Security Manager 

Responsibilities:

Training and influence;

  • Provides security training coordination and maintains all training plans for the region. Ensuring appropriate training is being delivered by context experts and maintains documentation on our investment
  • Collaborates with Global Security in the development of an effective global security training strategy that reflects FHs strategic direction, operational threat environment, and international practices.
  • Proactive and intentional development for country Security Focal Points and Managers. This includes but is not limited to regular field visits, individualized learning plans, follow-up, and encouragement
  • Strengthen security through motivational and creative learning opportunities.
  • Support the region and countries in delivering in-person training where there is limited or no local capacity to do so
  • Maintain the global security training register using established criteria and registers.
  • FH values team collaboration. The RSM will train, coach, and mentor staff at all levels on integrated security and leadership development in order to strengthen their skills in their own professional area.
  • Review all operational procedures in FH countries and promote alignment with FH’s security risk management framework and incorporate them into training material i.e. policy, security plans, risk assessments, CMT/IMT

Implementation of FH’s minimum operating security standards (MOSS);

  • Oversee the region and country office’s duty of care and minimum-security standards.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and report security risk management, travel security, and duty of care application and adherence to policy, standards, and processes.
  • Oversee the facilitation, development, and review of country security plans according to FH standards and using established processes, forms, and templates.
  • Promote international travel security standards to and from the region, and ensure countries are knowledgeable and can execute travel security standards.
  • Maintain compliance records and communicate compliance to the Security Department and Regional Directors
  • Ensure operational plans and budgets reflect responsibilities for staff management, training, support, security, and well-being. This may include reviewing grant proposals and evaluating security needs for safe program implementation.
  • Perform regional threat reviews, risk assessments, and analysis, and deliver solutions.
  • Conduct risk assessments to support country offices as needed
  • Ensure risk assessments for a new project or emergency response locations are conducted accurately and timely using established processes.

Threat and Incident Management;

  • Collaborate with security team members to proactively mitigate incidents and issues. Incidents may include a wide range of issues, including natural disasters, extreme weather, demonstrations, terrorism, crime, workplace violence, kidnapping, detention, and imminent threat to events, locations, and personnel.
  • Ensure threats/incidents that could potentially impact regional operations or personnel is being formally communicated and escalated to relevant stakeholders in a timely manner, and conduct incidence analysis and share the information with country leadership and the Security Department.
  • Responsible for information management during a critical event and maintain all notes, logs, and information.
  • Conduct annual drills and scenario exercises to build incident response capacities in the field.
  • Report and update incidents using the established protocols and IR platform.
  • Support the Security Department and regional leaders with incident response, reporting, and post-incident action and follow-up.

Qualifications;

Master’s degree in security management or related fields with at least five (5) years of working experience in security management with an International Non-Governmental Organization or other international organization and (1) one year in a high-risk environment.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should CLICK HERE to apply.

Application Deadline:3rd April 2021.

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