Peace Corps Zambia wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the under listed Full-Time position.
In order to be selected for these positions, the applicant must be a Zambian Citizen, must not have been employed in intelligence-related activities, and must submit an application that clearly documents how they meet each of the following mandatory requirements. Applicants may apply for more than one position.
Safety and Security Manager (SSM) VA 16/2018
: ZMW 326,330.00/Annum
: Full-time; 40 hours/week
The role of the Safety and Security Manager (SSM) is to support security-related functions (i.e. site inspection and selection, Volunteer site visits, emergency planning, incident response, etc.) that are critical to post operations and Volunteer support. The Office of Safety and Security provides technical oversight of security related matters and SSM professional development.
The SSM reports to the Country Director (CD) who manages day to day workload. The SSM has primary responsibility for managing appropriate safety and security systems and procedures in compliance with
MS 270 and other policies, and develops risk mitigation and response strategies to implement the Post security program. The SSM is responsible for reporting non-compliance with MS 270 to the CD.
Under the direct supervision of the CD, the SSM may also be the contact point with the Peace Corps Safety and Security Officer (PCSSO), Regional Security Advisor (RSA), Embassy security officials, and local law enforcement agencies in carrying out the responsibilities designated below or as directed by the CD.
Technical review, evaluation and training will be conducted during PCSSO visits and through review of reports submitted and other materials produced.
Job by Peace Corps Zambia
- Minimum of Diploma in any social science is required. A degree in a social science or equivalent will be an added advantage.
- Five years of substantive experience in the field of safety and security programs, relevant professional security or law enforcement is required.
- Must have ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other organizations, including local law enforcement, criminal justice, emergency management and other NGO/development agencies.
- Good working knowledge of the English language both spoken and written including ability to conduct training and give presentations, in both English and in a commonly used local language is required.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills, including demonstrated ability to work as a team member in a fast paced and multi-cultural environment is required
- Ability to work with Microsoft Office Suite, and other basic computer knowledge is required
- Must have a valid and unrestricted Zambian driver’s license.