Safety and Security Coordinator Non-profit Careers – Save the Children International

Job Title:             Safety and Security Coordinator
Organisation: Save the
Children International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for
children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has
been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a
Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection,
development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the
way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in
their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our
Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice
for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six
thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance,
Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in
development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over
36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of
Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 300
persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them
fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through
our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.
Job Summary: The Safety and
Security Coordinator will support Save the Children in effectively managing
security risks posed to the personnel/ staff, assets, programs and operations
of Save the Children International Uganda Country Office. 
The job purpose includes continuous security risk assessment and
providing advice on safety and security risk management; the maintenance of
appropriate measures and guidelines; ensuring that field working practices are
robust and that all staff are aware of, trained in, and adhere to safety &
security policies’ guidelines and procedures. Integral to the position is the
ability to work successfully with field teams to cultivate capacity and
motivation, thereby ensuring field-based responsibility for security analysis
and management.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Save the Children
Safety and Security Coordinator job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree
in a related field.
Possession of a formal security qualification or
appropriate security management training is desired
At least four years of hands-on experience in
safety and security management.
Previous experience in liaising with government,
NGOs, UN agencies and security agencies.
Experience of incident reporting, information
collation and analysis.
Ability to balance demands of beneficiary and
security actors while maintaining appropriate contextual security advice and
Excellent planning, coordination and reporting
skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of
complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 7th December 2017
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