Safety and Security Manager US Non-profit Jobs – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Job Title:         Safety and Security Manager
Organization: Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head of
About US:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-profit
organization which implements the commitment of the Bishops of the United
States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at
the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and
as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values
and our commitment to serving those in need.

Job Summary: The Safety and Security
Manager will manage and oversee CRS staff safety and security in Uganda and
ensure a safe and secure environment for CRS employees and the security of
CRS’s premises and assets, in support of high-quality programs serving the poor
and vulnerable. Your knowledge and experience will allow you to ensure
compliance with CRS safety and security procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure relevant security and safety systems,
procedures and policies are in place and that staff, visitors, and contractors
properly understand them and adhere to them.
Work closely with the local authorities and
relevant networks, organizations and communities to help ensure a well-informed
understanding of the operational context. Attend relevant security meetings and
ensure to act upon received information as needed.
The jobholder will be the country program’s
security focal person and at times of security emergencies be available 24/7 to
support the Uganda Senior Management Team, by obtaining rapid and frequent
communication from the field and by making recommendations for necessary
· Provide
security orientations and briefings, ensure regular updates on all safety and
security related issues.
Support the collection and analysis of
information to be included in security reports.
Offer timely technical support to CRS
sub-offices and partners on security-related issues, as necessary. Identify
staff security and safety training needs and support related trainings.
Perform regular and spot inspection and security
risk assessments and analysis. Monitor performance of security service
providers, resolve issues as needed, and provide recommendation for optimizing
security measures.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Catholic Relief
Services (CRS) Safety and Security Manager job opportunity should hold a
Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Security training certification is
At least five years’ experience working in a
similar position with an International NGO including experience working in
hostile and stressful environments.
Familiarity with emerging technologies that
relate to safety management and communication a plus.
Extensive knowledge and experience in security
Familiarity with various operating environments
and key stakeholders in Uganda
Strategic, analytical and problem-solving skills
and ability to make sound judgement and decisions
Good relationship management abilities.
Proven ability to take a collaborative and
team-oriented approach.
Excellent English communication skills, verbal
and written.
Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS
Serves with Integrity, Models Stewardship, Cultivates
Constructive Relationships, Promotes Learning, Trusting Relationships,
Professional Growth, Partnership, Accountability
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates are encouraged
to send their cover letters, CVs and three work references (names and contact information
only) to
NB: Large files and/or scans
of documents will lead to rejection of your application in the subject line of
the email, copy and paste SAFETY&SECURITYMANAGERKAMPALA only.
Deadline: 16th
November 2017 by 5:00PM
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