Global Head of Safety and Security
|Closing date||19 Oct 2020|
With the increasing complexities in the global contexts DCA works in, we wish to further strengthen DCA’s Safety and Security framework including standards, guidelines, monitoring, learning and accountability so that an overall appropriate Safety and Security structure is in place and applied across the entire organisation. Therefore, the job also includes systematic and timely support to DCA Country Offices and programmes.
The Global Head of Safety and Security will be based in Denmark and be overall responsible for DCA’s Safety and Security framework. The primary goal is to provide specialised, coordinated, and focused safety management support to DCA with an aim to reduce the risks posed to DCA staff and programmes. Though the position is based at DCA’s HQ in Copenhagen the job will entail frequent travel to DCA Country Offices. You will report directly to the International Director and be part of the International Department and be working closely with the Programme Director and the Head of Humanitarian Response and Mine Action. DCA is a multi-mandated organisation with country offices, staff and programmes in 19 countries. Programmes and project activities are diverse and includes humanitarian action, longer term development, and resilience building activities, as well as humanitarian mine action, including de-mining.
It is crucial that you thrive with organising, structuring, and documenting procedures and processes, and that you can build and maintain relations with both internal and relevant global stakeholders.
Key tasks and responsibilities:
Strategy and operational:
Training, learning and concept development
Reporting and production of data
Make sure that DCA has updated and relevant knowledge about debates and developments in Safety thematic fora and be part of strategic alliances including the ACT alliance.
The successful candidate will have 10-15 years of documented experience with developing and implementing effective and contextualised procedures and systems. You should:
Contact and Application
If you have questions regarding this position, please send them to Jonas Nøddekær, International Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Please upload your motivated application and CV no later than 19 October, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications received by email will not be considered. We anticipate having interviews in the last week of October.
Interested and qualified candidates, regardless of race, age, gender, religion, or ethnicity are encouraged to apply. Please read the minimum qualifications of this position carefully. If you do not meet the minimum requirements for this position, please save your time and ours and refrain from applying.
Please also note that DCA cannot offer housing, schooling or relocation, and adherence to legal and formal conditions to live and work in Denmark are a requirement and the responsibility of the candidate, hence only candidates with a valid work permit for Denmark will be considered.
DCA conducts an anti-terror check as part of the recruitment process. It is a prerequisite that you can pass this check and maintain this status throughout your employment with us.
Everyone applying for a job with DCA must be ready to comply with our Staff Policy on Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment and our Child Safeguarding Policy.
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