Global Health & Safety and Security Manager  - Tenders Global

Global Health & Safety and Security Manager 

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Save the Children

The Opportunity

Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the Global Health & Safety and Security Manager in Worldwide: Any existing Save the Children International Regional or Country office


This is an exciting opportunity for a Health & Safety and Security manager to join the Global Safety and Security team with Save The Children International. Reporting into the Director of Global Safety and Security. The successful candidate will be a key advisor to the Director, Management Committees, Executive Directors and colleagues on workplace and field safety and security risks associated with Save The Children operations.

As the Health & Safety and Security Manager you will help to build and facilitate delivery of health & safety and security standards, processes and regulatory compliance and support the development of a framework. You will also be responsible for creating and embedding a culture that delivers continuous health, safety and security performance improvement.

As a member of the Global Safety and Security (GSS) team, the Health & Safety, and Security Manager will support the management of real-time health & safety and security incidents, develop comprehensive incident datasets in order to deliver, and enhance early warning/ preparedness, continuous improvement. Support the application of evidence-based management decision-making for Country Offices, (CO’s) Regional Offices, (RO’s) SCI and SC Association (SCA).

By combining SCI’s access to several safety, security, social economic and risk platforms, independent research, collaborating with external partners, countries, regional or global teams, this role will proactively lead, manage, and contribute to health & safety, and security projects required or requested. Additionally, in order to more specifically support and inspire our three breakthroughs, the global strategic plan, and programming priorities of SCI and its partners, the role holder will also be tasked with identifying, leading and coordinating key programmes for health & safety, and security that address prevailing assumptions and challenges related to enabling programming for children.

This is a new and exciting role and although not limited to, the likely tasks led by the role holder would include; independent research, production of person or virtual briefings, briefing papers, bulletins, reports and other products on health, safety and security across international programmes. The role holder will also assist GSS and SCI to develop, and lead specific partnerships with key safety and security forums, academics, analyst groups, and think-tanks.


  • 8 years of health & safety and security related work experience and training with an understanding of general safety and security practices and procedures.
  • NEBOSH or NCRQ Diploma level qualification or equivalent qualification
  • Chartered Member/ Graduate member of Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
  • Significant experience of successfully devising and implementing organization-wide health & safety and security management systems and projects
  • Significant international health & safety and security experience, and experience of applying HSS principles across a range of workplace environments, ideally within a humanitarian context
  • Risk management experience, including risk assessment of sites and interaction with other risk management activities within organizations
  • Ability to establish collaborative and productive relationships with people at all levels of Save the Children International
  • Be flexible, proactive and people focused
  • Excellent writing, editing and analytical skills, and ability to formulate well-targeted policy recommendations
  • Experienced in providing insight to senior stakeholders using story-telling narratives, supported by the use of graphs/chart/maps when necessary
  • Written and spoken fluency in English, proficiency in a second or third language preferred
  • Ability to work in a matrix management environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including good public presentation skills, and a very strong capacity for effective teamwork.
  • Experience in using internal systems (finance, grant management, etc.) to extract relevant data to use on wider GSS analysis
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment
  • Commitment to Save the Children values
  • A good level of use of MS office suite

We can offer circa £53,000 per annum (If based in London, UK) with an option of flexible working hours. If the role is based outside of the UK, National T&C (including pay) will apply.

This role can be based in London or any existing Save the Children International office location on approval, provided the successful candidate has proof of eligibility to work from the preferred location.

Where we Work –Where We Work Save the Children International

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

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