Employer: One Acre Fund
Location: Kigali, Rwanda or Nairobi, Kenya
We are looking for an experienced Security, Safety, and Health professional to take on an important leadership role in the Global Corporate Operations Department. With a growing team of over 7,000 staff distributed across 10 diverse locations within Africa and Asia, we understand how important it is to invest in the safety, security, and well-being of our people, and see this role as essential to the success of the organization. To accomplish our goals, you will manage a small team of 4-7 Security Leads across several countries, and report to our Global Director of Corporate Operations.
We are looking for candidates with 5+ years of security and project management experience at an NGO, private organization, or a security consultancy organization. Candidates who fit the following criteria are encouraged to apply:
Passion for operations, building scalable and efficient systems, and solving problems in a difficult operating environment.
Experience managing teams and developing leaders; experience in remote management a plus.
Strong analytical skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
High levels of emotional resilience and emotional intelligence.
You who combine strong leadership skills with patience and a humble approach to service.
A willingness to commit to living in East Africa for at least two years – this is a long-term, career-track role.
Experience working in a multicultural workplace in a developing country is a plus.
Language: Fluent spoken and written English is essential and required. French or Swahili also valuable.
Travel: 3-months travel per year to our sites of operations. 6 weeks of unplanned travel in response to emergency incidents.
PREFERRED START DATE
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, start dates can vary significantly by role. We are adapting rapidly to Covid-19 and most of our team is now working remotely. We will appreciate your flexibility in confirming a start date.