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Country Security Manager,Yemen

Location: , Yemen
Job ID: 14261
Date Posted: Jul 11, 2023

Job Description

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Are you seeking a Security career with impact? Join Samaritans Purse as a Country Security Manager in Yemen.  In this role you will oversee the safety and security of our staff and operations. With your expertise, we will be able to conduct our work while maintaining safe programming that meets the physical needs of the people we are serving.  Join us and use your skills and passion to make an impact with an eternal purpose!


***This role would likely start in December 2023

A day in the life of a Country Security Manager:

In the role of Country Security Manager, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with diverse personnel who may impact security of Samaritans Purse personnel such as local leaders, police, military, other NGOs, UN players, and government leaders
  • Analyze open source and confidential information to continually update the national and local threat levels
  • Maintain up to date information on political, economic, and social status on a national level and report to the regional security manager and in country leadership on a regular basis
  • Develop, manage, and train a team of local security officers
  • Monitor potential and present emergencies and keep all staff informed of events
  • Work closely with country office leadership in advising on travel restrictions and program hibernations
  • Maintain disaster response plan, evacuation plan, and other contingency plans as required
  • All other duties as assigned

Learn more about serving with Samaritans Purse.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in a relevant field or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of one year of management experience, preferably in a disaster location
  • Ability to lead and shepherd a team
  • Diplomacy and negotiating skills; coordinate with other agencies, build and maintain positive working relationships
  • Understanding of complex security situations and ability to advise program design accordingly
  • Ability to analyze information, develop a complete picture of security situations, and communicate effectively to leadership, in both verbally and written form
  • Flexibility and adaptability; critical thinking skills
  • Ability to communicate and interact well with people of different educational, linguistic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Previous international military experience (preferred) or relevant experience in an international field assignment, managing security concerns

Job Location: Aden, Yemen

Accompaniment:  Employee only

Type:  Full Time

Language Requirement: Fluency in English (required); Arabic would be helpful

Travel Expectations: Frequent travel to field sites and project locations is required



  • International medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance
  • Paid Family Medical Leave
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid holidays
  • 12 vacation/personal days
  • 10 sick days
  • When at IHQ, on-site Medical Clinic (staff and dependents)
  • R&R
  • Housing and Food are provided


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Location: , Yemen
Date Posted: Jul 11, 2023

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