Safety & Security Manager

  • Contract
  • Ukraine
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

HelpAge International

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Location: Any HelpAge International Office in Ukraine (significant travel within the country)

Department: Ukraine Country Programme

Job purpose:

The Safety and Security Manager is a key position for HelpAge International and is a core member of the Security Review Team. This position leads and provides oversight to HelpAge International’s safety and security.

Let’s talk about you:

You will be someone with:

  • Five (5) years’ experience in a similarly wide-ranging role
  • Experience in conducting participatory risk assessments and preparing situational context analysis
  • Clear understanding on current security trends in the humanitarian sector,
  • Demonstrable experience of leading crisis management process, localising safety and security plans
  • Able to show on going engagement in key security forums for the humanitarian sector, or a clear network of personal contacts in the sector.
  • Practical knowledge of tools and mechanisms and procedures for personal and organizational security
  • Clear team player, able to show strong influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Experience in staff capacity development and training


  • Previous experience of working with older people
  • Experience of managing security at field level for both national and international staff of known international NGOs

The Organisation:

HelpAge International is entering into an exciting phase of its evolution as we fundamentally transform what we do, how we do it and how we are organised. Driven by our commitment to the localization agenda, we are evolving the way we partner and deliver value at the country and local level. In the coming 3 years, we will localize our country offices and programmes, and develop new and diverse forms of partnerships globally.

Our Values:

At HelpAge International we work hard to achieve our goals together as a team with a clear shared purpose. Our values inform how we work together:


We respect people, value diversity and are committed to equality.


We value and recognise the contribution of our staff and network members, as we put older people at the center of everything we do.


We work alongside network members and others to increase reach, influence and impact. We are committed to a culture of collaboration and building positive relationships.


We are passionate about learning, accountable and work together to find creative solutions.

Everyone who works at HelpAge share our values and are committed to behaviors that demonstrate and support them.


Everyone has a role in creating and sustaining a safe and respectful working environment, where no one comes to any harm or is maltreated. At HelpAge we take our responsibilities very seriously and will take action against wrongdoing. We will do everything we can to ensure that we do not engage people that pose a safeguarding risk and will undertake criminal record checks as required.

Equal Opportunities:

HelpAge International is committed to creating an inclusive working environment, promoting and providing equal opportunities and respecting diversity in employment. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of their age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Diversity and Inclusion:

HelpAge International is dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all its employees and extending the culture of inclusion into our work.

We believe that our workforce should reflect the wide diversity of the communities we serve, and that diverse voices should be elevated and intentionally integrated into our work. We embrace difference and diversity of identity, experience, and thought, and actively strive for inclusive behaviors across our organization and work regardless of gender, race, disability, age, nationality, ethnic/national origin, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, marital status, pregnancy, social status, and political beliefs**.**

How to apply

To apply for a job at HelpAge, please submit the following documents:

  • A cover letter, setting out how you meet the requirements of the job profile. Please use bold headings for each requirement and provide examples.
  • Your current curriculum vitae (3 pages maximum)
  • Three referees, including your most recent employer

To be considered, please read the job description to find out more information and then email your application to [email protected] before the closing date.

Closing date: Sunday, October 30 2022 at 24:00 (GMT+1)

Important Message: Please ensure that you remove personal information including your date of birth, age, gender and marital status from your CV. Please do not include any photographs.