JOB ANNOUNCEMENTOPEN TO: All applicantsPOSITION: Safety and Security ManagerOPENING DATE: December 26, 2017CLOSING DATE: January 12, 2018The United States Peace Corps Cameroon is recruiting a Safety and Security Manager (SSM) tobe based in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The role of the Safety and Security Manager (SSM) is tosupport security-related functions (i.e. site inspection and selection, Volunteer site visits,emergency planning, incident response, etc.) that are critical to post operations and Volunteersupport.The incumbent will work in a fast-paced office and must have a demonstrated record as a self-starter able tocomplete numerous tasks simultaneously and with minimum supervision. The SSM position requires a greatdegree of energy, flexibility and creativity and includes travel to remote locations within Cameroon. Theposition is a full-time Personal Services Contractor position with an initial three month probationary periodbeginning on/about March 4, 2018.
ResponsibilitiesSupports and Verifies Safety and Security Policy ImplementationCoordinates Safety and Security TrainingSupports Home-Stays and Site IdentificationManages Incident Reporting and ResponseAdvises on Safety and Security Policy and ProgramPrepares for and Responds to EmergenciesActs as Safety and Security LiaisonAnalyzes Crime TrendsShares Safety and Security InformationDevelops Resources and Policy
Required QualificationsApplicant must be a Cameroonian citizen or have authorization to work in Cameroon, must not have beenemployed in intelligence-related activities, and must submit application that clearly documents how s/hemeets each of the following qualifications:The SSM must at a minimum possess the following skills and abilities to effectively carry out theduties of the position:Experience with safety and security programs of Peace Corps– OR –• Experience with safety and security programs of similar NGO/development organizations– OR –• Relevant professional security or law enforcement experience-AND-• Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other organizations,including local law enforcement, criminal justice, emergency management and otherNGO/development agencies;• Ability to analyze crime trends and other risks and propose mitigation strategies;• Demonstrated organizational and communication skills;• Demonstrated English proficiency, both written and oral;• Demonstrated local language fluency;• Ability to work with Microsoft Office Suite, and other basic computer knowledge;• Ability to conduct training and give presentations, in both English and a local language• A highschool diploma (or local equivalent); college degree preferred A valid Cameroon driver's license.The incumbent will be hired at a competitive salary with an initial three month probationary basis withthe possibility of being contracted full-time at the end of the probationary period. Only candidates whomeet the above qualifications will be considered.No telephone calls or personal visits. All documents, including your telephone number must bereceived by January 12, 2018. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted bytelephone.