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Senior Coordinator, Global Security at CORUS International

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1 month ago

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Job Description

We are an ensemble of organizations working together in the world’s most fragile settings to deliver the holistic, lasting solutions needed to overcome the interconnected challenges of poverty, health care access and climate change.​We are your newest partner in international development, yet we stand on nearly years of combined experience. Lutheran World Relief is celebrating 75 years as a leading global aid and development organization, and IMA World Health is celebrating 60 years as a worldwide leader in public health. Our dedicated experts around the globe work together to bring lifesaving aid and long-term hope to even the most fragile parts of the world and in the most challenging of circumstances. We connect disciplines, approaches and people because we know that the more collaboration we can efficiently achieve, the wider, more systemic impact we can create. It’s belief and action, in harmony.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Glob:al Security, the Senior Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and tracking security elements of global travelers, for supporting the writing and updating of business continuity/security management plans, and ensuring staff have strong capacities in safety and security procedures.

S/he will provide significant support to the global security functions of the USAID-funded MOMENTUM Integrated Health Resilience (MIHR) project. MIHR is designed to strengthen quality maternal, newborn, and child health, voluntary family planning and reproductive health (MNCH/FP/RH) service delivery in fragile settings. Current countries in which MIHR is operational are Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, South Sudan, Sudan, and Yemen, with additional countries that may be added throughout the lifecycle of the MIHR project. Some of these settings experience significant and complex security risks due to conflict, political and civil unrest, militant attacks, crimes and climate and health-related outbreaks and emergencies.

Key result areas include;

Safety and Security Systems & Management through supporting country and MIHR teams to maintain up-to-date country safety and security plans ensuring safety and security of staff and assets. Tracking security threats and incidents that affect program staff or assets and ensure incident reports or vehicle accident reports are submitted to appropriate channels. Support in identification and contracting of purchased services, improvements to physical infrastructure. Staff Capacity Strengthening by providing orientation/training and compliance support to Corus employees for relevant Corus safety and security systems and policies. Security Planning and Traveler Safety through implementing a system for regular updates, review, and centralized filing of Country Safety and Security Plans and managing and overseeing international travel tracking systems

Safety and Security Systems & Management

Maintain and update, as needed, MIHR Global Security Plan and guide, and provide security briefs or updates to USAID Global Health/Washington DC, and USAID Missions, Regional Security Offices (RSOs) as needed. Support country and MIHR teams to maintain up-to-date country safety and security plans (or Business Continuity Plans for MIHR) ensuring safety and security of staff and assets. Track security threats and incidents (including any vehicle accidents) that affect program staff or assets and ensure incident reports or vehicle accident reports are submitted to appropriate channels. Support identification and contracting of purchased services, improvements to physical infrastructure, etc.

Staff Capacity Strengthening

Provide orientation/training and compliance support to Corus employees for relevant Corus safety and security systems and policies. Coordinate network/community of practice among Security Focal Points at each field/country office. Ensure all employees access relevant onboarding and training related to safety and security, including internal trainings and external opportunities such as HEAT (hostile environment awareness training). Identify other training opportunities and assist country teams and relevant HQ staff to access them.

Security Planning and Traveler Safety

Implement a system for regular updates, review, and centralized filing of Country Safety and Security Plans. Manage and oversee international travel tracking systems for HQ staff. Maintain pre-travel security briefing material with input from the Director for Global Security and Country Security Focal Points. Conduct or coordinate pre-travel security briefings for the staff or visitors for international travelers to Level 4 countries. Coordinate medical or other evacuations for expatriates and foreign visitors, as needed.

Supervisory:

This position does not supervise staff.

Requirements

Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Security Studies, International Relations, International Development, or another relevant field. Minimum of three years of relevant work experience in security operations and management; prior experience with international NGOs a plus. Experience coordinating with various stakeholders across numerous departments. Experience organizing and effectively using reporting and tracking systems.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Flexibility to work within an ambiguous, fast moving environment; and demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities. High level of inter-personal, teamwork, and cross-cultural skills, including experience working with professional and support staff in a multicultural, multi-linguistic environment. Ability to work with a high level of independence, using own initiative and decision-making to delivering high results on time. Strong organizational skills, including tracking and supporting multiple work streams for diverse colleagues.Strong facilitation and training skills. Excellent writing and communications skills, advanced level fluency in English (writing and speaking). Advanced proficiency (verbal and written) in French strongly preferred; other languages such as Spanish or Arabic a plus. Proficiency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint. Legally eligible to work in Kenya (this is a local hire, no relocation or other benefits provided to non-residents

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