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Samaritan's Purse Kampala, Uganda
24/01/2020
Full time
Regional Security Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa Job Description * UGA-Uganda-Kampala Are you seeking a supervisory security position with impact? Serve as a  Regional Security Manager  over our  Sub-Saharan Africa  locations to oversee the safety and security of our staff and operations. With your expertise, we'll be able to keep working to share the good news of Jesus Christ while meeting the physical needs of the people we're serving.  Join us, today, for an opportunity to put your skills to work in a first-class organization with an eternal purpose! Description of Job Duties: Establishes appropriate environment for the safety and security of staff members living and travelling in Sub-Saharan Africa. Continually updates and maintains safety/security policies for existing and new International Country Offices to ensure safety/security of all staff. Conducts security surveys and coordinates all security-related activities in support of Billy Graham Evangelistic Association functions within the region. Responds as the security advisor of the Disaster Assistance Response Team or Incident Management Team anywhere within the region. Works closely with Projects Country and Regional Directors in order to keep them informed of security status, information, needs, and concerns. Conducts security site surveys for World Medical Mission Volunteers and Post Residency Doctors throughout the region, providing them with security advisory support and reach back. Conducts coordination with Operation Christmas Child (OCC) Regional Director and Manager to support OCC operations in the region, including travel, shoebox distribution and The Greatest Journey training. Maintains an in-depth understanding of regional security challenges and emerging threats.  Provides reports highlighting security-related trends throughout the region. Possesses interpersonal skills to develop and maintain relationships with local village leaders, police, military, other NGOs, US Embassy, UN and government leaders within the region. Advises Country Directors on the management of all national staff security guards, supervisors, and radio operators.  Assists the Country Directors in the management and execution of security training. Briefs senior leaders at the country, regional, and headquarters level on security environment in respective areas. Conducts detailed internal investigations and interviews in response to serious incidents involving the organization. Maintains records of incidents/crimes in areas of operation in order to effectively analyze and prepare for future risks in these areas.  Monitors potential and present emergencies and keeps staff informed of events, including crisis response options. Maintains awareness of legal and cultural requirements and ensure reasonable compliance of Samaritan’s Purse with the same. Job Requirements: Maintains a personal relationship with and be a consistent witness for Jesus Christ. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 5 - 10 years security-related experience preferred. One year of college-level Biblical studies preferred. Minimum of one year of management experience, preferably in a disaster location. Ability to coordinate activities with other agencies, build and maintain positive working relationships. Ability to understand complex security situation and advise program design accordingly. Possess ability to analyze information to develop a complete picture of security situations. Ability to communicate and interact well with people of different educational, linguistic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Spiritual maturity; ability to lead direct reports in their growing relationship with Jesus Christ. This position is accompanied. International Employee Benefits Employees who choose to work internationally get to take advantage of the following benefits: Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage Disability insurance Term Life insurance Retirement savings plan Ten paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country) Annual home leave Twelve vacation days per year Samaritan’s Purse Distinct Objectives: PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL  - EXALT Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world SERVE WITH EXCELLENCE  - EXCEED the world’s standard while serving the purposes of God’s kingdom RESPOND WITH COMPASSIONATE ACTION  - EXPEDITE our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister DEMONSTRATE BIBLICAL INTEGRITY  - EXHIBIT character and integrity personally, at home and work WALK IN BOLD FAITH  - EXPECT God to do the impossible Samaritan's Purse Mission Statement: Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. Samaritan's Purse Statement of Faith: * We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God.  (1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:15-17) * We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons:  Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.   (Matthew 28:19; John 10:30; Ephesians 4:4-6) * We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood on the cross, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.   (Matthew 1:23; John 1:1-4 and 1:29; Acts 1:11 and 2:22-24; Romans 8:34; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Philippians 2:5-11; Hebrews 1:1-4 and 4:15) * We believe that all men everywhere are lost and face the judgment of God, that Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation, and that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, repentance of sin and faith in Jesus Christ results in regeneration by the Holy Spirit. (Luke 24:46-47; John 14:6; Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23; 2 Corinthians 5:10-11; Ephesians 1:7 and 2:8-9; Titus 3:4-7) * We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, whose indwelling enables the Christian to live a godly life.   (John 3:5-8; Acts 1:8 and 4:31; Romans 8:9; 1 Corinthians 2:14; Galatians 5:16-18; Ephesians 6:12; Colossians 2:6-10) * We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; the saved unto the resurrection of eternal life and the lost unto the resurrection of damnation and eternal punishment.  (1 Corinthians 15:51-57; Revelation 20:11-15) * We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and that all true believers are members of His body, the church.  (1 Corinthians 12:12, 27; Ephesians 1:22-23) * We believe that the ministry of evangelism and discipleship is a responsibility of all followers of Jesus Christ.   (Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15; 1 Peter 3:15) * We believe God’s plan for human sexuality is to be expressed only within the context of marriage, that God created man and woman as unique biological persons made to complete each other.  God instituted monogamous marriage between male and female as the foundation of the family and the basic structure of human society.  For this reason, we believe that marriage is exclusively the union of one genetic male and one genetic female.   (Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:5-6; Mark 10:6-9; Romans 1:26-27; 1 Corinthians 6:9) * We believe that we must dedicate ourselves to prayer, to the service of our Lord, to His authority over our lives, and to the ministry of evangelism.   (Matthew 9:35-38; 22:37-39, and 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15 and 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10; Colossians 2:6-10; 1 Peter 3:15) * We believe that human life is sacred from conception to its natural end; and that we must have concern for the physical and spiritual needs of our fellowmen.   (Psalm 139:13; Isaiah 49:1; Jeremiah 1:5; Matthew 22:37-39; Romans 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10) Learn more...
Samaritan's Purse Entebbe, Uganda
24/01/2020
Full time
Pilot, Mission Aviation Services, East Africa (Uganda/Kenya) Job Description * UGA-Uganda-Entebbe Samaritan’s Purse aircraft, currently divided evenly between Kenya and Uganda, provide support to our work in Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and other countries.  The four planes are a World War II-era DC-3, a King Air B200, and two Cessna 208B Grand Caravans. Each month, they fly about 200 hours and haul 30 tons of vital supplies. SUMMARY Pilots may be assigned to more than one aircraft type. Additionally, for programs such as East Africa, current base location(s) should not be assumed to be final; flexibility may be required. ESSENTIAL DUTIES Performs pilot duties, including filing flight plans, obtaining weather data and interpreting the information for flights, completing aircraft weight and balances for flights, loading and unloading passenger luggage and cargo. Keeps assigned aircraft charts and software updated. Keeps the aircraft clean, neat, and polished when home and away from the home base including sanitizing the aircraft restroom facilities after each flight. Assists in the maintenance, repair, and cleaning of SP hangar and property. Performs pre-flights and post-flights to ensure safety of flight. Works with the FAA as assigned. Represents Samaritan’s Purse as a professional when dealing with donors, government officials, and others. Aircrew should expect to overnight away from home base approximately 35% of the time and up to 30 days at a time when a humanitarian crisis arises. Assess, manage, and report critical physical, emotional, or spiritual concerns of supervised staff. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Fifth year college or university program certificate; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies preferred. 1,500 hours flight time Ability to obtain First Class Medical Commercial Pilot with Instrument Rating A&P desired but not required Location: Entebbe, Uganda or Eldoret, Kenya Full Benefit Package including: Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage Disability insurance Term Life insurance Retirement savings plan Ten paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country) Annual home leave Twelve vacation days per year  Samaritan’s Purse Distinct Objectives: PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL  - EXALT Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world SERVE WITH EXCELLENCE  - EXCEED the world’s standard while serving the purposes of God’s kingdom RESPOND WITH COMPASSIONATE ACTION  - EXPEDITE our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister DEMONSTRATE BIBLICAL INTEGRITY  - EXHIBIT character and integrity personally, at home and work WALK IN BOLD FAITH  - EXPECT God to do the impossible Samaritan's Purse Mission Statement: Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. Samaritan's Purse Statement of Faith: * We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God.  (1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:15-17) * We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons:  Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.   (Matthew 28:19; John 10:30; Ephesians 4:4-6) * We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood on the cross, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.   (Matthew 1:23; John 1:1-4 and 1:29; Acts 1:11 and 2:22-24; Romans 8:34; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Philippians 2:5-11; Hebrews 1:1-4 and 4:15) * We believe that all men everywhere are lost and face the judgment of God, that Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation, and that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, repentance of sin and faith in Jesus Christ results in regeneration by the Holy Spirit. (Luke 24:46-47; John 14:6; Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23; 2 Corinthians 5:10-11; Ephesians 1:7 and 2:8-9; Titus 3:4-7) * We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, whose indwelling enables the Christian to live a godly life.   (John 3:5-8; Acts 1:8 and 4:31; Romans 8:9; 1 Corinthians 2:14; Galatians 5:16-18; Ephesians 6:12; Colossians 2:6-10) * We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; the saved unto the resurrection of eternal life and the lost unto the resurrection of damnation and eternal punishment.  (1 Corinthians 15:51-57; Revelation 20:11-15) * We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and that all true believers are members of His body, the church.  (1 Corinthians 12:12, 27; Ephesians 1:22-23) * We believe that the ministry of evangelism and discipleship is a responsibility of all followers of Jesus Christ.   (Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15; 1 Peter 3:15) * We believe God’s plan for human sexuality is to be expressed only within the context of marriage, that God created man and woman as unique biological persons made to complete each other.  God instituted monogamous marriage between male and female as the foundation of the family and the basic structure of human society.  For this reason, we believe that marriage is exclusively the union of one genetic male and one genetic female.   (Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:5-6; Mark 10:6-9; Romans 1:26-27; 1 Corinthians 6:9) * We believe that we must dedicate ourselves to prayer, to the service of our Lord, to His authority over our lives, and to the ministry of evangelism.   (Matthew 9:35-38; 22:37-39, and 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15 and 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10; Colossians 2:6-10; 1 Peter 3:15) * We believe that human life is sacred from conception to its natural end; and that we must have concern for the physical and spiritual needs of our fellowmen.   (Psalm 139:13; Isaiah 49:1; Jeremiah 1:5; Matthew 22:37-39; Romans 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10) Learn more...
Samaritan's Purse Entebbe, Uganda
24/01/2020
Full time
Aviation Program Director - Mission Aviation Services East Africa Job Description * UGA-Uganda-Entebbe Samaritan’s Purse (SP) is making a difference in the lives of people in East and Central Africa.  SP is currently helping nearly 400,000 refugees monthly in South Sudan.  Roads in this region are often poor or non-existent.  Civil unrest, bandits and war make movement on the ground difficult or dangerous.  Most often, the best and safest way to get there is to use aircraft. The  Program Director of  Mission Aviation Services , East Africa , is responsible for ensuring SP’s DC-3TP and two Cessna Grand Caravan aircraft safely and reliably support its Christian relief and development work in that area. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS We are looking for a leader with 3 or more years of management  and administration experience in expeditionary aviation to lead our East Africa aviation program. Ideally, the candidate will have 2 years of living and/or working overseas with bush flying experience. Desired but not required:  FAA Commercial Pilot SEL and MEL, Instrument licenses with a 1st Class Medical.  3000 flight hours, 1,000 of which as PIC.  However, if the candidate has substantial aviation leadership and management experience, the pilot requirements could be waived and this could be a non-flying position.          Must  maintain a personal relationship with and be a consistent witness for Jesus Christ. Fifth year college or university program certificate; or two to four years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies desired but not required.  ESSENTIAL DUTIES Directly responsible for the overall flight operations, maintenance, and administration of SP MAS East Africa. Develop, implement, and administer policies, procedures and processes as necessary to ensure a safe, reliable, and economical air transport services are provided to our customers. Supervise a team of approximately 10 expatriate and 15 national staff; ensure all staff receive timely personnel reviews. Ensure proper, accurate reporting from all departments to appropriate agencies and SP leadership as required. Ensure a safe, regulatory compliant organizational culture while maintaining mission focus. Coordinate with local, national, and international government agencies and organizations such as FAA, KCAA, KAA to make sure proper manuals and policies are in place and adhered to. Align operations to support SP and other customer’s needs; be proactive to communicate and respond with them in a timely manner. Produce an annual budget; oversee financial processes, and control costs. Responsible for aircraft meeting an 80% operational readiness rate by creating and executing staffing plan, maintenance plan, and logistics plan. Attend devotions and participate in prayer support for the ministry, its donors and volunteers. Maintain a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors, charitable beneficiaries, and general public. Assess, manage, and report critical physical, emotional, or spiritual concerns of supervised staff. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Directly supervises 10 expatriate and 15 national employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Full-time Position Location:  Entebbe, Uganda or Eldoret, Kenya Full Benefit Package, including: Medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Long term and short term disability insurance Term Life insurance 401(k) retirement savings plan Paid holidays, vacation, sick leave Samaritan’s Purse Distinct Objectives: PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL  - EXALT Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world SERVE WITH EXCELLENCE  - EXCEED the world’s standard while serving the purposes of God’s kingdom RESPOND WITH COMPASSIONATE ACTION  - EXPEDITE our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister DEMONSTRATE BIBLICAL INTEGRITY  - EXHIBIT character and integrity personally, at home and work WALK IN BOLD FAITH  - EXPECT God to do the impossible Samaritan's Purse Mission Statement: Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. Samaritan's Purse Statement of Faith: * We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God.  (1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:15-17) * We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons:  Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.   (Matthew 28:19; John 10:30; Ephesians 4:4-6) * We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood on the cross, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.   (Matthew 1:23; John 1:1-4 and 1:29; Acts 1:11 and 2:22-24; Romans 8:34; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Philippians 2:5-11; Hebrews 1:1-4 and 4:15) * We believe that all men everywhere are lost and face the judgment of God, that Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation, and that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, repentance of sin and faith in Jesus Christ results in regeneration by the Holy Spirit. (Luke 24:46-47; John 14:6; Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23; 2 Corinthians 5:10-11; Ephesians 1:7 and 2:8-9; Titus 3:4-7) * We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, whose indwelling enables the Christian to live a godly life.   (John 3:5-8; Acts 1:8 and 4:31; Romans 8:9; 1 Corinthians 2:14; Galatians 5:16-18; Ephesians 6:12; Colossians 2:6-10) * We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; the saved unto the resurrection of eternal life and the lost unto the resurrection of damnation and eternal punishment.  (1 Corinthians 15:51-57; Revelation 20:11-15) * We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and that all true believers are members of His body, the church.  (1 Corinthians 12:12, 27; Ephesians 1:22-23) * We believe that the ministry of evangelism and discipleship is a responsibility of all followers of Jesus Christ.   (Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15; 1 Peter 3:15) * We believe God’s plan for human sexuality is to be expressed only within the context of marriage, that God created man and woman as unique biological persons made to complete each other.  God instituted monogamous marriage between male and female as the foundation of the family and the basic structure of human society.  For this reason, we believe that marriage is exclusively the union of one genetic male and one genetic female.   (Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:5-6; Mark 10:6-9; Romans 1:26-27; 1 Corinthians 6:9) * We believe that we must dedicate ourselves to prayer, to the service of our Lord, to His authority over our lives, and to the ministry of evangelism.   (Matthew 9:35-38; 22:37-39, and 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15 and 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10; Colossians 2:6-10; 1 Peter 3:15) * We believe that human life is sacred from conception to its natural end; and that we must have concern for the physical and spiritual needs of our fellowmen.   (Psalm 139:13; Isaiah 49:1; Jeremiah 1:5; Matthew 22:37-39; Romans 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10) Learn more...
International Justice Mission (IJM) Uganda
24/01/2020
Full time Regular Position
Regional Security Officer, Africa and Europe Category Other Position Type Jobs | Regular Full-Time The Need IJM is the global leader in protecting the poor from violence in the developing world. Our global team of over 1,000 professionals are at work in over 25 countries. Together, we are catalyzing a global revolution that will rescue millions, protect half a billion, and make justice for the poor unstoppable. Motivated by God’s call to seek justice for the oppressed, we believe that the way we work is as important as the results we achieve. We are a global community that cares for one another. We value joy and celebration, and we strive to provide professional excellence to all those we serve. Following the creation of a new Region – Africa Europe, IJM is seeking a highly experienced security professional for its security operations in the Region. Reporting to the Global Vice Presient of Safety and Security, the Officer will lead strategic and operational safety and security initiatives in the region. He/she will be the primary point of contact for the Regional President, Africa/Europe on safety/security, and will be responsible for coordinating safety and security initiatives, policies, and procedures across the region. The Regional Security Officer is responsible for providing subject matter expertise as appropriate during incident response, as well as for mentoring office-based Safety and Security Focal Points. The Officer’s subject-matter support can include, but will not be limited to, initiatives designed to build safety and security culture, harmonize and contextualize safety and security policies, and adaptively respond to incident scenarios. He/she will assist in: risk assessment and analysis, risk treatment plans, contingency plans, monitoring and evaculation, training and development, incident management, policy implementation, and strategic innovation. The position will be based in Uganda with frequent travel both within the Region and globally. Requirements Secondary degree in relevant field preferred. Minimum 7 years’ experience in managing security operations, preferably for non-profit or foreign-based organizations; Experience living or working in a safety/security function in Europe  and  Sub-Saharan Africa; Expertise in analysis of security threats, risks and vulnerability in Africa  and  Europe Region, particularly Eastern Europe, and/or Eastern and Central Africa; Experience in crisis management preferred; Strong oral and written communications skills; Fluency in oral and written communication in English is required and French is preferred; Competent in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Critical Qualities Mature orthodox Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed; Professional demeanor; Attention to detail and disciplined with priorities; Patient; works well under stress; Personable; sustained positive attitude; Diplomatic and flexible; Effective team player and decisive leader; and Able to achieve goals in a cross-cultural and cross-religious setting.  Application Instructions Send your Resume, Cover Letter and a statement of faith* in one document to  afreurecruiting@ijm.org  quoting “Regional Security Officer: Africa/Europe) in the subject heading before January 31, 2020. Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. *What is a statement of faith? A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM. The statement can either be incorporated into the cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.   Learn more...