Deployable Global Security Advisor

Location: Flexible Location (Preferably Global Hub, Woking or where Plan International has a legal entity and you have the pre-existing right to live and work). Employment terms will be based on local conditions.

Type of Role: Permanent

30% of your role with require you to travel

Reports to: Director of Safety and Security

Salary: Competitive (dependent on where you are based)

Closing Date: Sunday 8th March 2020

 

The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

The Opportunity

As the Deployable Global Security Advisor, you will work within the Plan International Global Safety and Security Team and will provide operational advice and technical leadership across the organization, including high risk locations such as disaster areas and fragile or conflict affected states. You will provide direct support to staff at multiple levels Country Office, Regional Office, Global Hub (CO, RO, GH and Liaison Offices) to help ensure offices are prepared to operate in a range of security contexts and able to quickly and effectively respond to incidents and crises. You will also deputize for the Director of Safety and Security as needed. You will be expected to deploy, occassionally at short notice, to high risk areas

The Individual

In order to be successful in this role you will need to have a deep conceptual understanding of security risk management and risk assessment processes in high risk areas, as well as experience managing them.

You will have demonstrable experience in teaching or training security courses and workshops, especially with technical or specialised material. As well as experience building and implementing a security programme in an international NGO.

A confident communicator in English and French (or Spanish) with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively and at all levels.

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