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Deputy Safety and Security Manager Job in Dadaab, North Eastern Kenya

CARE International in Kenya is looking for qualified candidates to fill the position of Deputy Safety and Security Manager within its Refugee Assistance Program (RAP), Dadaab, North Eastern Kenya. 

This is a non- family duty station.

Job Summary
  • Liaise with other agencies on matters of security .
  • Assists the Safety & Security Manager in formulation and ensures implementation of the general safety and security guidelines and rules of CARE Kenya.

  • Assists the Safety & Security Manager in managing a security related budget that ensures prudent utilization and effective monitoring of the same.
  • Assists the SSM in conducting regular training of all CARE staff in the region, i.e. contract and incentive, in security management, general security principles, ensuring the training is both relevant and helpful.
Job Title: Deputy Safety and Security Manager 

Department / Project:
 Rap, Dadaab

Supervisor:
 Safety & Security Manager

Location / Duty Station:
 Dadaab

Job Summary & Purpose:

Reporting to the Safety & Security Manager CARE RAP Dadaab, the incumbent will ensure that there is smooth running of the Safety and Security department within Dadaab.

S/he will be responsible for the supervision of CARE Safety and security personnel in Dadaab.

Tasks and responsibilities

R 1: Supervision

Tasks
  • Supervise CARE Dadaab camp based Safety & Security officers.
  • Supervise the allocation of duties and responsibilities for the privately contracted security firm guarding CARE premises in Dadaab.
R 2: Escorts and Staff movement tracking

Tasks
  • Plans, organizes and coordinates security escorts within and out of Dadaab.
  • Monitors all staff and vehicle movement in Dadaab area ensuring that there is effective tracking of the same.
R3: Liaison and information sharing

Task
  • Liaise with other agencies on matters of security ensuring that s/he is well versed with the general security situation in Dadaab and that there is unity of purpose in tackling security issues.
  • Assists in updating and ensuring that a security briefing pack is available for visitors and new staff coming to Dadaab.
  • Report on a regular/daily basis to Safety and Security manager and DRO in order to inform operational planning and decision making. Report on critical incidents, trends, population movements, potential triggers, etc
R4: Management and implementation

Task
  • Assists the Safety & Security Manager in formulation and ensures implementation of the general safety and security guidelines and rules of CARE Kenya.
  • Assists the Safety & Security Manager in managing a security related budget that ensures prudent utilization and effective monitoring of the same.
R5: Trainings
  • Assists the SSM in conducting regular training of all CARE staff in the region, i.e. contract and incentive, in security management, general security principles, ensuring the training is both relevant and helpful.
  • Liaises closely with the Safety and Security Manager, CARE Dadaab and the Senior Safety and Security Manager CARE Kenya on matters of security in the region and in ensuring that laid down security policies and guidelines are adhered to.
Authority:

Supervision: Camp based Safety and Security Officers
 

Decision Making: Member of extended Dadaab SMT.
 

Contacts/Key Relationships (Internal & External):

UNHCR, WFP, Privately Contracted Security Firm, Kenya Police, District Officer, other GOK Departments, INGOs, Community Security Committees, Senior Safety and Security Manager, Safety and security Manager.

Working Conditions:

The position is based at ERO – Dadaab. This is a none-family working station. Hot weather is prevalent throughout the year with limited basic amenities. Road movement to and from work station to Garissa as well as inter-camps movement must be under police escort (scheduled convoys). Strict adherence to security instructions all the time is mandatory. It is a six days work station with a compensatory time off – according to CTO policy.
 

The incumbent will be required to travel to camps and perform official responsibilities as will be required. The incumbent shall reside in the CARE compound while executing official duties and shall comply with residential compound regulations. The incumbent will be on call 24 hours a day.

Qualified candidates are invited to send their application letters quoting reference number on the subject field together with detailed C.V with three professional referees and daytime telephone contacts by Friday 30th December 2011 to
 

The Human Resources & Development Manager,
 
CARE International in Kenya.
 
Email: hrmanager@care.or.ke.
 

For further details on minimum requirements, please visit our website:
 www.care.or.ke. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Warning to all applicants:
 

CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. (Application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).

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