Safety and Access Assistant

Save the Children International İstanbul
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İngilizce (C1, Level 5, Upper Intermediate),İngilizce (C2, Level 6, Advanced)
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SCI employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people


ROLE PURPOSE: 

To assist the GRSA Manager and Area management in reducing the risks posed to the programme personnel and assets of all national, international SC staff through ensuring the systematic application of safety and security management systems, policies and procedures in all of SC operational areas. Conduct security assessments; provide/support training and orientation for staff, main incident reports and security updates, provide direct government relations, safety and access management support in emergency response staff and respond to related inquiries. Support on the capability of networking with other humanitarian NGOs as well as field community leaders to facilitate and secure SC’s field missions and operations. responsible for working with advocacy and communications staff in building relation with Turkish government bodies such as AFAD, Provincial Line Ministries, Provincial Governor Offices, Municipalities, PDMMs and non-governmental entities, and create opportunities to increase the visibility of the organization among Turkish stakeholders.

 

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to:  Safety and Security Officer

Staff directly reporting to this post: Security Guards - TBC

 

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Assist in the Security Assessment of program Area.
  • Conduct vehicle tracking and maintain proper Vehicle tracking record (physical GPS system).
  • Assist on conducting S&S induction for all new SC joiners and to follow up on finalizing the needed mandatory trainings within the due time.
  • Participate in conducting safety and security assessment for program sites on regular basis.
  • Write daily SS reports to supervisor.
  • Guard force management by selecting training and supervising guards.
  • Upkeep and maintain all Firefighting equipment, Panic Alarm, and emergency exit safety measures.
  • To keep posted supervisor and all Staff whenever it is required of changing safety and security situation across the areas of implementation.
  • Manage CCTV monitoring and keep it in functional status.
  • Patrol and inspect property/office to protect against fire, theft, vandalism, terrorism, and illegal activity.
  • Check for irregularities (e.g. fire hazards, leaking water pipe, light left on, equipment malfunctions, unlock security doors.) and report incidents or problems to supervisor.
  • To assist on updating SOPs and Assessments.
  • Update Emergency Contact Details and Emergency Contact Tree/First Responders on a regular basis.
  • Ensure the issuance of Security ID cards to all staff and be responsible through the SGs for keeping records for all visitors and staffs entering SC premises.
  • Supervise and maintain a close communication system with all concierges’/gate keepers in all SC Centers/Site.
  • Conduct regular field visits to SC centers and other related programs and report any irregularities related to safety and security to supervisor.
  • Orient staff and Guards on evacuation plans, drills, and procedures regarding emergencies.
  • Coordination with law enforcement agencies and other government sector when required.
  • Any other duty as assigned by the GRSA Line Manager.
  • Monitoring Safety & Security Situation and road conditions on Daily Basis and keep staff up to date for all relevant incidents that might impact staff operation directly or indirectly through SMS/Email/WhatsApp.
  • To coordinate and monitor staff movements while they are in the field.
  • Assisting line manager in Crisis Management and delivering trainings to staff.
  • Accompany to all project meetings with authorities in consultation with supervisor, write meeting minutes and report to supervisor. Keeping a track record of the minutes of all meetings.
  • In coordination with supervisor, support projects when they want to prepare MoUs, draft and track permission letters from the government of the assigned districts.
  • Translate of any documents required for the purposes of external relations.
  • Any other duties as agreed with the Line Manager.

 

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)

Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values.
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance, and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development, and encourages others to do the same.
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others.
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically.

Collaboration:

  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters.
  • Values diversity sees it as a source of competitive strength.
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions.
  • Willing to take disciplined risks.

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor's degree in Security Management, Social Science, International Relations, or a related field.
  • 1-2 years’ experience and at least 2 years’ field based liaison and Security Management experience in highly complex and insecure settings. 
  • Field Experience of Managing Security in insecure area or humanitarian emergency Crisis.
  • A commitment to working constructively with members of other teams and a service-oriented attitude.
  • Understands the complexity and values of non-profit organizations.
  • Willingness and ability to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies.

 

SKILL

  • Strong Computer skills (Microsoft Office, GIS, Email, Internet) 
  • Good writing and presentation skills
  • Good knowledge of political and security situation within the areas of implementation.
  • Report Writing and communication Skill in English.
  • Training Delivery Skill.

 

FLEXIBILITY

  • Demonstrated high-level interpersonal and cross-cultural skills including the ability to build collaborative relationships internally and externally with sensitivity to cultural, ethnic, social and political issues.

 

Position holder will be based in İstanbul with frequent travels to other cities, therefore legal right to work in Türkiye is necessary at the time of application.

 

Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Equal Opportunities

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Save the Children is committed to create a truly inclusive, effective and representative organisational culture, encouraging equity and diversity among its employees and eliminating discrimination. Having a diverse profile of employees, different age groups, backgrounds, cultures, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientation etc., including a range of different experiences and capabilities helps us understand, represent and serve children better.  Therefore all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age.

Child Safeguarding:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Safeguarding our Staff:

The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy

Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. 

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. 

 

Save the Children International

SCI employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

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