Corporate Security Manager

Employer: Christian Aid
Location: United Kingdom

This is an exciting opportunity to join Christian Aid and lead our Security Management with the aim of ensuring that Christian Aid can continue to work in some of the most insecure environments in the world. Christian Aid is recognised for its leadership in NGO security management which we intend to build on in the future.

You will have worked in security management at an international level in several different environments preferably either within the NGO or UN sectors. You will have an excellent understanding of security issues relating to an organisation that works across the world in some of the most challenging security environments. You will be a strategic thinker and have the ambition to develop security management across the NGO sector working alongside others including the ACT Alliance and European Interagency Security Forum (EISF). You will have excellent communication skills and enjoy working in a busy international environment with people from many different parts of the world.To apply for this post please download and complete the application form to show your suitability for this post by giving answers to the following questions: Using the guidance notes may help you formulate your answers.

Build partnerships
Tell us about a time when you have worked with others to manage a major security incident in an international environment.

Realise potential
Please give us an example of how you have worked with a group, who you did not have line management responsible for, to improve the quality of their own security management.

Strive for improvement
Please tell us about a time when you have developed a security related strategy with others leading to a step change in the ability of your own organisation and others to operate in an insecure environment.

We value the contribution each person makes to the success of our organisation. That’s why you can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, an interest-free season ticket loan and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

As this post is UK based, non-EC nationals will require current and valid permission to work in the UK.

Download the role profile (162 KB pdf)

To apply for this post, please download an application pack and email your completed UK & Ireland application form to: (quoting the reference number). Alternatively, your completed application form can be printed out and posted to us at:

Christian Aid
35 Lower Marsh

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.
Job reference: 663-MA
Closing date: 9am, Monday 17 March 2014
Interview date: Week commencing 24 March 2014

Christian Aid values diversity and aspires to reflect this in our ts workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.