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Security Manager

Job Description

Job Purpose:

Purpose of the position:

To ensure core security requirements are adhered, security systems are implemented and communicated for smooth articulation of organizational operations.

Observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality spiritual life that is exemplary to others.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Strategy & Planning:

  • Develop and implement the National Office strategy in alignment with the WV security policy so as to ensure the operational of the National Office are appropriately supported.

  • Ensure security risk assessments, Country Risk Ratings and Core Security Requirement standards, processes and procedures are completed in accordance with current Office of Corporate security guidelines and training.

  • Provide leadership/management of the security team in the country

Security Operations:

  • Work with deputy National Director and Regional Security Director to carry out Security Risk Assessments as required/directed.

  • Country Risk Ratings are established and updated as required.

  • Ensure Core Security Requirements are implemented in crisis situations and critical incidents.

  • Conduct security investigation when required.

Networking and External Liaison/Engagement:

  • Represent WV at local NGO security network meetings and ensure information from these groups is dissemination to relevant staff.

  • Build on going networks for sharing information and coordination.

Capacity Building:

  • Coordinate the assessment, development and implementation of the national office capacity building plan for security management based on local security assessment.

  • Seek to develop a culture of security awareness and monitor staff compliance.

Reporting and Documentation:

  • Provide regular security report to the National office, Region and office of Corporate Security.

  • Ensure that all security incidents are reported in accordance with WV security policy.

  • Conduct performance reviews of the field-security focal persons.

  • Collect, analyze and disseminate security information appropriately.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Minimum Qualification required: Degree in the related field.

  • Experience: At least 3 years’ in proven security or emergency service field (public, private, and government or NGO sectors in military, security or law enforcement services) supervisory/managerial role in military/security.


  • Technical Skills & Abilities

-Demonstrate experience in designing and delivering training.

-Computer literate (Word, Excel, Power Point).

-First Aid qualified.

  • Demonstrate personal values, attitudes and behaviors that are consistent with World Vision Core values.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Must be able to provide spiritual leadership within but not limited to chapel and daily devotions.

  • Must have outstanding oral and written communications and relationship skills.

  • Must be willing to perform other duties as required.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field.

  • Travel: 20% Domestic International travel is required.

  • On call: 40%.