The Safety and Security Manager will report directly to the Chief of Party (COP) and a reporting and management relationship with the Associate Vice President, Security Risk Management at CNFA HQ. The Safety and Security Manager (SSM) will be responsible for safety and security risk management of the project and advising the COP on best practices to prevent and mitigate risk to all CNFA assets (staff and property) and provide guidance on incident management and response as part of the Incident Management Team (IMT). The SSM will provide support and advice to project staff on issues related to safety and security risk management. The SSM will assist program teams in incorporating security planning and awareness into program planning. The SSM will be responsible for coordinating with the operations team on all logistics activities related to the project and maintaining situational awareness and accountability of all property and project staff members.
The SSM will establish and maintain safety and security procedures in line with CNFA’s global policies and practices and develop a project specific security operation plan as well as maintain an incident management plan. The SSM will provide training and guidance to project staff on policies and procedures to manage program risk and maintain compliance.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Monitor the security environment in West Bank and Gaza and report findings to COP.
- Report all Serious Incidents to COP and DCOP and to the Associate VP, Security Risk Management
- Participate in the selection of the security provider and monitor the technical aspects.
- Be available to the COP and project staff to advise on security developments and incident management.
- Develop, review, and ensure effective implementation of the CNFA West Bank and Gaza Security Operations Plan; develop and maintain the incident management plan.
- Develop networks and liaise with national and regional security actors, other implementing partners and NGOs) to gather and share information related to security issues that may impact CNFA operations.
- Ensure an adequate supply of necessary safety and security-related equipment at West Bank and Gaza offices and international staff residence.
- Ensure availability of all items needed in case of lockdown at the offices as well as international staff residence.
- Ensure that relevant staff members understand and are able to use this equipment, including satellite phones, fire extinguishers, etc.
- Ensure staff are trained in first aid for severe trauma, and CPR and vehicles and offices are equipped with a first aid and trauma kit.
- Conduct comprehensive and continuous safety and security risk assessments.to identify potential threats/hazards and vulnerabilities that may increase the risk to project staff.
- Develop and implement security orientation for new staff (international and national) and visitors.
- Provide all in-country security and logistic support for staff and international visitors, including consultants in coordination with the project team.
- Adhere to all CNFA and USAID standard operating procedures; and
- Any other task, assigned by the COP, or coordinated with the home office safety and security team.
جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.
- A minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience in roles with increasing levels of responsibility is required, upwards of ten plus (10+) years is preferred.
- Experience supporting donor-funded projects is required, USAID experience preferred.
- Extensive experience in setting up and managing safety and security systems and protocols and providing training to staff and partners.
- Demonstrated understanding of complex emergencies, related security concerns, and appropriate responses to such emergencies. Good context analysis skills.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in relevant field; alternatively, military, police, or non-governmental security experience.
- Deep understanding of the Palestinian and Israeli political and cultural context.
- A certification in security management or be willing to obtain a certification in two years such as a CPP or APP.
- Oral and written fluency in Arabic and English is required.
CNFA IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER It is the policy of CNFA to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, veteran status, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors, except where otherwise provided by law.
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