Global Security Manager - UK

United Kingdom


Want to use your skills to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?

Join WaterAid as the Global Security Manager to work in one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™ acknowledged by 2018’s Great Place to Work®.

You will play a key role in developing security management policies and practices which ensure the safety and security of over 1000 WaterAid staff based in 35 countries. As an experienced security specialist you will advise and influence Chief Executives, Trustees and all levels of managers and staff. Critically you will maintain an organisational culture where safety and security considerations are high profile. With an understanding of different contexts you will advise country and regional offices on the assessment and mitigation of security risk and support the development of country security plans and actions. Finally you will develop and deliver security training and through your mentorship build the capacity of Security Focal Points in each country.

To be successful, you’ll need to be:

  • Someone with extensive experience of security management, ideally in the context of an INGO. 
  • A strong team player with experience of working remotely across different cultures.
  • Someone with a high level of resilience and drive.

See job description and information pack linked below for full details of the role and apply through our WaterAid UK website here.

The role is ideally located in London but we are willing to consider any country where WaterAid has a presence. 

With a commitment to our vision, you’ll get inspiration from the change you help make happen. We appreciate and respect different people and ideas, allow the chance to grow and the space to be yourself at your best.

Excellent benefits include:

  • 28 annual holiday days, plus bank holidays and additional leave purchase
  • 3%, 4% or 5% pension contributions double-matched by WaterAid
  • Agile/flexible working and family friendly policies

Please note: We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post.  In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK. 

Availability for interview is required week commencing 17 September 2018.

Applications will close end one minute before midnight on 9 September 2018.