Safety and Access Manager at Food for the Hungry


FOOD FOR THE HUNGRY Association is a Christian non –governmental, nonprofit organization located in Eduardo Mondlane Av. N°544, Bairro da Ponta-Gêa, Beira City, within the scope of the implementation of its Programs, is recruiting for its staff: 1 Safety and Access Manager to be based in Pemba. FH is an employer that offers equal opportunity, believes that women can be successful in any role, and encourages them to apply for these opportunities. At FH, we operate under a set of principles that we call “heartbeat”
that include our values, vision and purpose that explain who we are and how we work as an organization. Together we respond to God’s call for the eradication of human suffering and the graduation of extreme poverty communities

1 Safety and Access Manager (Ref: FH/CTP/S&A/03/21)

Provide leadership in the management of security and protection policies and operational support to enable the most secure and effective implementation of FH’s programs and activities


· Develop and implement a comprehensive security system in Mozambique;

· Monitor, evaluate and report security risk management, travel security and duty of care application and adherence of policy, standards and processes;

· Facilitate security plans according to FH standards and use established processes, forms and templates;

· Develop and conduct trainings and drills that support security awareness, standard operating procedures, contingency plans and emergency response;

· Lead and in collaboration conduct risk assessments and risk treatment solutions on an ongoing basis;

· Provide regular security updates and briefings to staff, including briefing of visitors and new staff inductions;

· Promote international travel security standards to and from the country office and manage adherence to the travel management policy;

· Maintain development and compliance records and communicate compliance to the Regional Security Manager or Global Security Department in the absence of the Region;

· Maintain the security training register using established global criteria and registers;

· In collaboration, implement in-country journey management process;

· Conduct site-specific security assessments for FH offices, warehouses, and other property locations and advise on new site locations;

· Coordinate with other team members to ensure staff know how to identify health risks, how to protect against illness, injury and stress, and how to obtain proper support or medical treatment;

· Ensure operational plans and budgets reflect responsibilities for staff management, training,

· Strengthen security awareness and skills of all staff;

· Supervise, train and mentor focal points;

· FH values team collaboration; the Safety and Access Manager will be responsible to support the integration of security into the operations so that administration and programs are strengthened and not hindered;

· Engage and collaborate with senior leadership and programs to strengthen stakeholder acceptance approach and actions;

· Active participation and regular coordination with the country senior leadership team;

· Influence and coach the senior leadership team on their security and duty of care role, and assist them to integrate security into every area of operations;

· Represent FH externally and in interagency forums, and where security forums do not exist, create them.

· Communicate foreseeable and present security threats to staff and leadership, and use escalation protocols and procedures;

· Ensure threats that could impact FH country operations or personnel are being formally communicated accurately, succinctly and timely to leadership, staff and the Security Department;

· Initiate incident information management during a critical event and keep current all notes, logs, and information;

· Encourage and train staff and supervisors to actively report threats and incidents;

· Report and update incidents using the established protocols and IR platform;

· Conduct incident data analysis and share the information with country leadership and the Security Department.

· Others:


· Vibrant personal relationship with Jesus Christ, compliance with FH Christian foundations and beliefs expresses in the heartbeat.

· Bachelor in related area with at list 3 years of experience

· At least 3 years of experience in Security management work with Non-Governmental Organizations or other International Organizations; one (1) year in a high-risk environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience

· Excellent planning, coordination, and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities;

· Strong communication, both verbal and written, people management and interpersonal skills with experience in leading multicultural, multi-location, values-driven teams;

· Competency in field-based communications systems such as HF Codan, Motorola VHF, Thuraya, satellite and incident mapping platforms desired;

· Humanitarian negotiations for access desired;

· Demonstrated computer operating skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office products, Google platform, and virtual technologies such as Skype and / or other virtual meeting software;

· Excellent organizational skills; ability to plan and coordinate work, ensure the efficient flow of projects and processes;

· Strong people management skills / interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate, teach and mentor staff and volunteers;

· Comfortable and persuasive when speaking before both large and small groups;

· Ability to interact positively with all levels of the organization and across organizational and cultural boundaries;

· Ability to work a flexible schedule (including weekends, holidays and non-business hours);

· Ability to manage large-scale dynamic projects;

· Ability to lift up to 25 pounds above shoulder height;

· Medical fitness to live and travel in rural and urban areas with extreme conditions and limited medical support;

· Ability to travel up to 50% of time per year in the US and internationally, to insecure countries or locations.

Legal Notice

FH Association does not make any charges at any stage of the recruitment process and does not proceed via recruitment agents.

FH strives to provide an environment free from sexual exploitation and abuse and harassment in all places where relief and development programs are implemented. FH holds a zero-tolerance policy against sexual exploitation and abuse and harassment. FH expects its employees to maintain high ethical standards, protect organizational integrity and reputation, and ensure that FH work is carried out in honest and fair methods, in alignment with the FH Heartbeat and safeguarding and associated policies. Violations to stated policies will be subject to corrective action up to and including termination of employment.

We Offer:

· Compatible salary

· Good Work environment

· Social Benefit in in force at the Organization

How to apply

Application Documents **

Applications (cover letter, CV in English with at least 3 references, including email address, Skype ID and telephone contact and criminal record,) must be sent to FH, to the following email with the Ref. of the vacancy followed by your name (first and last name) and until May 7, 2021. Food for the Hungry reserves the right to contact selected candidates even before the deadline for submitting applications

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