Specialist - Corporate Security & Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

Posted a month ago by World Vision Lanka, Classification: Charity & Voluntary

Job Profile

The purpose of the position is to provide strategic leadership & management of Corporate Security and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) functions in World Vision Lanka (WVL) in line with ministry standards. This includes ensuring the adoption of Corporate Security policies and procedures in compliance with generally accepted international standards and WV Partnership policies, guidelines and standards.

Major Responsibilities

  • Provide technical oversight to the security focal point(s) in the country.
  • Act as the point of contact for all safety and security related incidents, providing immediate support and coordination during and post incidents, otherwise supported as directed and instructed by the Director Finance & Support Services or Regional Security Director (RSD)
  • Ensure that safety and security measures are in place with timely updates
  • Escalate all security related incidents to the management as and when required
  • Mitigation of operational risks for ministry effectiveness by establishing security systems and mechanisms for institutionalizing an organizational culture and practice of safety and security
  • Develop Context Risk Rating for the Colombo Office and all Designated Security Zones (DSZs)
  • Ensure the development, implementation and operationalization of the core security requirements
  • Establish good network relationships with all related personnel / authorities
  • Develop and implementing National Office and Area Programmed offices security strategies for the reduction and mitigation of organizational risks
  • Conduct security information collection and sharing in close coordination programmed staff and security counterparts of other humanitarian organizations, UN agencies and local government authorities
  • Represent WV at local NGO security forums and ensure information is disseminated as required
  • Effectively manage Enterprise Risk Management function

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • 3 years of relevant professional experience in Risk Management, in Enterprise Risk Management, Compliance Risk management and/or Compliance auditing in international organizations
  • 2 years' experience in NGO Security Field
  • Relevant Bachelor's degree in Security Management, Risk Management, or Emergency Management or other management discipline
  • A good network of contacts in academia, government or humanitarian security fields
  • Understanding of implementing Core Security Requirements, Minimum Operating Security Standards or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of security risk assessments, security planning and crisis management within the humanitarian context
  • Communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to establish effective relationships and influence
  • Must be able to coordinate work and interface efficiently and effectively with remote locations
  • Good administrative skills, with effectiveness in developing tasks and managing to achieve target dates
  • Ability to work in a multicultural, multidenominational setting
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, Sinhala and Tamil
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40% of the time

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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