Sudan: Logistics and Security Officer
About the organization
At Internews, we believe everyone deserves trustworthy news and information to make informed decisions about their lives and hold power to account. We train journalists and digital rights activists, tackle disinformation, and offer business expertise to help media outlets become financially sustainable. We do all of this in partnership with local communities – who are the people best placed to know what works.
We support independent media in 100 countries, from radio stations in refugee camps, to hyper-local news outlets, to individual activists and reporters. We’ve helped our partners reach millions of people with quality, local information that saves lives, improves livelihoods, and holds institutions accountable.
The Logistics and Security Officer will support Internews’ programs in Sudan and will be responsible for all security and safety plans, and policies. This may include detailed security procedures that comply with Internews’ global security policies, such as developing and conducting emergency response drills and communication procedures for the office.
The Logistics and Security Officer will also perform a broad range of administrative and logistical duties. As the point person for security and logistics for the Sudan office, they will be responsible for overseeing the logistics of the Sudan office, providing timely staff service and efficient office operations, and managing and maintaining communications, mail, inventory, supplies, and equipment. This position will report to the Country Director.
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is required;
A minimum of five (5) years of general work experience with at least three (3) in security management experience in the context of international development;
Experience implementing security policies, procedures and protocols;
Demonstrated ability to work well in teams and in a collaborative environment;
Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and flexible work style;
Strong written and oral communication skills;
Proficiency in the use of computers and Microsoft Office software;
Ability to multitask highly desired;
Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and/or sensitive information;
Appreciation of and ability to work effectively in, diverse work environments;
Previous work with INGOs and knowledge on USG donor regulations and requirements;
Field-based security and crisis management experience; and
Native Arabic speaker; intermediate knowledge of Spoken and Written English highly desired, Medium level required.
Contact email: [email protected]
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