Prix : Gratuit Yaounde peace corps
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OPEN TO: All applicants

POSITION: Safety and Security Manager

OPENING DATE: December 26, 2017

CLOSING DATE: January 12, 2018

The United States Peace Corps Cameroon is recruiting a Safety and Security Manager (SSM) to be based in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The role of the Safety and Security Manager (SSM) is to support security-related functions (i.e. site inspection and selection, Volunteer site visits, emergency planning, incident response, etc.) that are critical to post operations and Volunteer support.

The incumbent will work in a fast-paced office and must have a demonstrated record as a self-starter able to complete numerous tasks simultaneously and with minimum supervision. The SSM position requires a great degree of energy, flexibility and creativity and includes travel to remote locations within Cameroon. The position is a full-time Personal Services Contractor position with an initial three month probationary period beginning on/about March 4, 2018.


Supports and Verifies Safety and Security Policy Implementation
Coordinates Safety and Security Training
Supports Home-Stays and Site Identification
Manages Incident Reporting and Response
Advises on Safety and Security Policy and Program
Prepares for and Responds to Emergencies
Acts as Safety and Security Liaison
Analyzes Crime Trends
Shares Safety and Security Information
Develops Resources and Policy

Required Qualifications

Applicant must be a Cameroonian citizen or have authorization to work in Cameroon, must not have been employed in intelligence-related activities, and must submit application that clearly documents how s/he meets each of the following qualifications:

The SSM must at a minimum possess the following skills and abilities to effectively carry out the duties of the position:

Experience with safety and security programs of Peace Corps


Experience with safety and security programs of similar NGO/development organizations


Relevant professional security or law enforcement experience


Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other organizations, including local law enforcement, criminal justice, emergency management and other NGO/development agencies;
Ability to analyze crime trends and other risks and propose mitigation strategies;
Demonstrated organizational and communication skills;
Demonstrated English proficiency, both written and oral;
Demonstrated local language fluency;
Ability to work with Microsoft Office Suite, and other basic computer knowledge;
Ability to conduct training and give presentations, in both English and a local language
A high school diploma (or local equivalent); college degree preferred
A valid Cameroon driver's license.

The incumbent will be hired at a competitive salary with an initial three month probationary basis with the possibility of being contracted full-time at the end of the probationary period. Only candidates who meet the above qualifications will be considered.


Interested applicants for the position must submit:

A letter of motivation addressing your qualifications (reflecting the required qualifications cited above);
Current resume or curriculum vitae, together with;
Three references capable of attesting to your work performance (at least one reference must be a supervisor).

Applications may be submitted electronically to Indicate "Safety and Security Manager” in the subject line. OR hard copy applications may be mailed to:

Country Director, Peace Corps B.P 215 Yaoundé

No telephone calls or personal visits. All documents, including your telephone number must be received by January 12, 2018. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by telephone.

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