Senior Risk Management Advisor (m/f/d) Ethiopia – GIZ

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) is looking for qualified applicants for the following open positions.

Job Title

Senior Risk Management Advisor (m/f/d) Ethiopia

 Job-ID: V000046359

 Location: Addis Ababa

Assignment period: 03/01/2022 – 09/30/2024

 Field: Security Risk Management

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Type of employment: full- or part-time

Job description

The GIZ implements around 70 programs and projects in Ethiopia and Djibouti which aim at fighting poverty and improving the living conditions of the population, with around 1,000 national and seconded staff members. Minimizing security risks to our staff is the highest priority. In order to achieve this, GIZ implements a professional security risk management system. Security Risk Management Advisers contribute to the safety and security of our staff and operations and thereby support the successful implementation of development programs and cooperation. The GIZ risk management office (RMO) in Ethiopia analyses the threats for the German Development Cooperation in the country. It minimizes the risks to which the GIZ employees are exposed to within their working environment and allows maintaining a scope of activities in the country while simultaneously considering the risk limits.

Your tasks

  • Full responsibility for the RMO in terms of operations and execution of mandates, with a large component dedicated to advisory pertaining to staff and asset security
  • Collect and evaluate relevant information on the security situation and transfer of results to the context of development cooperation, ensuring that all GIZ stakeholders are always well informed and instructed about the risk environment
  • Support the development of security, conflict and actor analyses, regular situation reports, location profiles and further research documents, in particular incident reports
  • Information of the management and employees about changes in the security situation and support for the implementation of directives for the protection of staff as required
  • Creation, implementation and supervision of security risk management related Standard Operating Procedure and processes as well as administrative and data management related tasks
  • Liaise, build and maintain networks with multiple actors such as local and national authorities, international government and non-government organizations
  • Responsible for emergency preparation components, so that GIZ Ethiopia & Djibouti are prepared to respond to crisis on a 24/7 basis and a high level of team management experience
  • Administer the crisis management team in the event of an emergency in cooperation with the Country Director

Your profile

  • A relevant university degree in security risk management, crisis management, regional studies, political science or similar
  • Several years of relevant professional experience, preferably gained abroad, in security risk management in the context of development or humanitarian work in conflict/crisis/fragile environments
  • Profound experience in developing and implementing concepts for managing security risks in this context; a military or police background is not a requirement, but may be considered in combination with relevant work experience in the field of security risk management that creates a complimentary value offering for GIZ cwTIcVK DmW5RR
  • Sound knowledge of the main actors and processes within the German development cooperation, especially in fragile and/or violent contexts are highly preferred; experience within the field in fragile operations
  • Comprehensive understanding of Ethiopian & Djibouti and wider Horn / East African political and security context
  • Sound analytical skills with the ability to present complex information in an easily digestible way; able to work in a systematic and independent manner with little guidance; excellent communication and advisory skills
  • Ability to convince internal and external stakeholders of the importance of security risk management in your work context; able to perform under pressure and in critical situations, able to take decisions and ensure their implementation within such an environment
  • Fluency in English; German language skills; regional language skills are an additional asset

Location information

We are pleased to offer you a first impression on topics such as climate, shopping and services, the school situation and health care in Ethiopia.

The security situation requires heightened vigilance. Tailored security risk mitigation measures are in place for GIZ staff in country. GIZ staff must adhere to security measures at all times. Please also check the county-specific information provided by the German Federal Foreign Office. GIZ runs a professional security risk management system in the field of deployment.The working environment is subject to special restrictions on the freedom of movement. GIZ does not impose any restrictions on life partners and family members to move with you to the country of deployment. We kindly ask you to inform yourself which forms of relationships are legally and socially accepted in the country of deployment.

Further information on country-specific advice from the Federal Foreign Office at https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/en.

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This job is suited to a full or a part-time position.

The willingness for frequent business trips is required.

The willingness to work reciprocally abroad and in Germany is required.

Our benefits

  • We are a provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development and work to build a future worth living around the world. We support projects in over 130 countries to achieve goals sustainably together with our partners.
  • Everyone has the same opportunities in our company, regardless of gender, nationality, religion, sexual orientation or physical disability. We recruit based on specialist expertise and social skills. Transparency and fair opportunities for career advancement are just as much a matter of course for us as gender not being a barrier to taking up a management position.
  • Your work will begin with an onboarding and preparation phase that will give you initial insights into GIZ and lay the groundwork for your upcoming assignment, establishing new contacts and building up your network.
  • We provide opportunities for taking part in training and professional development to all our staff. Our Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ) will help you develop your skills.
  • Ensuring the compatibility of career, family work and care commitments is part of our corporate policy. Flexible working hours and comprehensive preparation packages for families accompanying staff abroad are two examples of the opportunities that GIZ offers its employees. Our family-friendly philosophy also includes providing support for family members in need of care.
  • Flexi-time and the possibility for mobile working gives staff maximum flexibility.
  • We offer you various part-time working models to give you flexibility in planning your working and home lives.
  • We allow our staff to accrue working time credits in a long-term working time account. This credit can then be used to take a lengthy leave of absence.
  • Extensive check-ups and preventive measures (e.g. on appointment, before the outward journey, during the stay in a country of assignment, in an emergency) are provided to our staff and the family members accompanying them as a matter of course.
  • We reward staff who achieve their agreed annual targets with a variable remuneration component.
  • You will receive various additional benefits during your stay abroad that will depend on your country of assignment.
  • We have put together an extensive package of benefits for family members accompanying staff abroad, including medical check-ups, language lessons and lump-sum allowances for the outward and homeward journeys. The Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ) also offers a range of preparatory courses on local culture, history and customs and on travelling with children.
  • During your assignment abroad, we will largely reimburse you for the school fees incurred for sending your children to schools providing a general education.
  • In many places, you will receive a subsidy towards the rent on your place of residence. If you have not yet found suitable accommodation at the time of your outward journey, you will receive a subsidy to put towards your hotel costs.
  • Ensuring the compatibility of career, family work and care commitments is part of our corporate policy. Flexible working hours and comprehensive preparation packages for families accompanying staff abroad are two examples of the opportunities that GIZ offers its employees. Our family-friendly philosophy also includes providing support for family members in need of care. Everyone has the same opportunities in our company, regardless of gender, nationality, religion, sexual orientation or physical disability. We recruit based on specialist expertise and social skills. Transparency and fair opportunities for career advancement are just as much a matter of course for us as gender not being a barrier to taking up a management position. Your work will begin with an onboarding and preparation phase that will give you initial insights into GIZ and lay the groundwork for your upcoming assignment, establishing new contacts and building up your network. We provide opportunities for taking part in training and professional development to all our staff. Our Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ) will help you develop your skills. We are a provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development and work to build a future worth living around the world. We support projects in over 130 countries to achieve goals sustainably together with our partners. During your assignment abroad, we will largely reimburse you for the school fees incurred for sending your children to schools providing a general education. Extensive check-ups and preventive measures (e.g. on appointment, before the outward journey, during the stay in a country of assignment, in an emergency) are provided to our staff and the family members accompanying them as a matter of course. You will receive various additional benefits during your stay abroad that will depend on your country of assignment. In many places, you will receive a subsidy towards the rent on your place of residence. If you have not yet found suitable accommodation at the time of your outward journey, you will receive a subsidy to put towards your hotel costs. We have put together an extensive package of benefits for family members accompanying staff abroad, including medical check-ups, language lessons and lump-sum allowances for the outward and homeward journeys. The Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ) also offers a range of preparatory courses on local culture, history and customs and on travelling with children. We allow our staff to accrue working time credits in a long-term working time account. This credit can then be used to take a lengthy leave of absence. We offer you various part-time working models to give you flexibility in planning your working and home lives. Flexi-time and the possibility for mobile working gives staff maximum flexibility. We reward staff who achieve their agreed annual targets with a variable remuneration component.
  • GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disability, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

HOW TO APPLY

Contact

Recruitment and Follow-on assignments Client Portal +49 6196 79 3200 kundenportal-rueckfragen@giz.de

Apply now : https://jobs.giz.de/index.php?ac=application&jobad_id=57858\

If you have any questions about benefits and employment opportunities for accompanying partners, please contact: map@giz.de

Please understand , that we can only accept and process applications via our E-recruiting system. Following the confirmation of your successful application, kindly check your spam / junk mail folder on a regular basis, since some provider classify emails from our recruiting system as spam.


Closing Date:Wednesday, 17 November 2021

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