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Senior Driver, People Security Partner at Mastercard Foundation

The Mastercard Foundation seeks a world where everyone has the opportunity to learn and prosper. All people, no matter where their starting point in life, should have an equal chance to succeed. We believe that with access to education, financial services, and skills training, people can have that chance

1. Senior Driver

THE OPPORTUNITY

Reporting to the Head of Security, Facilities & Travel and supervised by the People Security Partner (Kenya), the Senior Driver works closely with team members in the Kenya Country Office. This position will have frequent interaction with other Foundation staff and their delegates.

WAYS YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE

Driving services to Foundation personnel

  • Coordinate all ground transport-related matters to ensure the efficient functioning of the Country Office; responsible for the daily transportation plan and to make adjustments as required
  • Drive the assigned Foundation vehicle for the transportation of employees and other authorized personnel, on official business
  • Daily maintenance of Foundation vehicles to include checks on tyre condition and pressures; fuel, oil and lubricant levels, cleanliness and serviceability; correct documentation; safety and emergency equipment
  • Maintaining a log of all trips
  • Build and maintain relationships with employees across the Foundation
  • Work to ensure that all employees as well as official visitors to the region, receive a consistent level of service and care
  • Deliver safety and security briefings to passengers
  • Ensure Foundation vehicles are used appropriately and efficiently

Journey Management Planning and Execution

  • Conduct journey risk assessments
  • Develop journey management plans
  • Monitor routine and non-routine journeys
  • Coordinate assistance in the event of a road traffic incident
  • Have flexibility to work various hours and days depending on the needs of the business

Management of contract ground transportation providers

  • Ensure that external transportation providers meet the Foundation’s driving and journey management standards
  • Coordinate drivers by assigning them appropriate tasks
  • Provide training in the Foundations standards to contract drivers where required
  • Ensure all contractor trips are logged and billed correctly

WHO YOU ARE

  • Valid National Drivers’ License with an impeccable driving record
  • Formal advanced driving qualification
  • Strong communication skills in English; written and spoken, and ability to communicate in Kiswahili.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, exhibiting grace under pressure.
  • Experience with professional security and/or personal security detail is preferred
  • Experience and interaction with high profile individuals is an asset
  • Experience with OGP Report 365 Land Transportation Recommended Practices is preferred
  • French language skills are an asset
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties and changing priorities.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures.
  • Professional maturity, sensitivity with different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplify the Foundation’s values.

Closing date for applications is March 30, 2020.

The Mastercard Foundation values the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the organization and we are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone.

Completion of satisfactory business references, background checks, and proof of education are essential conditions of employment.

If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please contact the People and Culture Department at humanresources@mastercardfdn.org. We will work with you to provide a positive recruitment experience in a confidential manner.

2. People Security Partner

THE WORK AT THE FOUNDATION

Mastercard Foundation is opening offices in several African countries to support program areas around Youth Employment under the Foundation’s Young Africa Works Strategy. Offices in these locations provides an opportunity to oversee the management and implementation of the Foundation’s initiatives, drive the country-level coordination of all Foundation interventions and represent the Foundation at a country level in close liaison with senior management in Toronto, Canada.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Reporting to the Head of Security, Facilities & Travel (Head SF&T), the People Security Partner (Kenya) is based at the Kenya Country Office and works closely with team members there and across the region. The People Security Partner oversees security operations at Foundation offices, for events and field visits by Foundation employees. This includes monitoring the security environment, developing and implementing appropriate risk-based security measures and procedures and coordinating an effective response to security incidents. The People Security Partner is also responsible for the personal protection of the CEO and other Foundation executives traveling internationally.

WAYS YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE

Security Management

  • Perform and maintain country-level Security Risk Analyses (SRA) for all countries within the Region or as directed by the Head SF&T
  • Monitor security-related developments throughout the region
  • Develop and maintain a network of security contacts across the region to include government, commercial and non-profit organizations
  • Support the Head SF&T to develop and implement security procedures, emergency and crisis management plans
  • Perform site/venue security assessments as directed by the Head SF&T
  • Develop and coordinate security and contingency plans for events and field visits
  • Support the Regional Head, Eastern & Southern Africa Programs as the subject matter expert (SME) on all security and crisis management matters
  • Act as the Security Representative for the Kenya Crisis Management Team
  • Develop and deliver security-related training for Foundation employees including security inductions, pre-deployment security briefings and emergency response drills

Executive Protection

  • Responsible for the personal safety and security of the CEO and other Foundation executives as situations warrant and as directed
  • Travel internationally with the CEO and other Foundation executives as required, occasionally at short notice
  • Conduct security assessments of venues, hotels and routes
  • Liaise with host security teams
  • Maintain proficiency in relevant executive protection skills

Compliance Monitoring

  • Monitor and ensure compliance with Foundation security policy and procedures
  • Maintain a database of internal security and safety-related incidents
  • Analyze incident data and ensure lessons learned are captured
  • Recommend changes to security procedures
  • Submit a Weekly Security Report to the Head SF&T

Management of contract security providers

  • Ensure that external security and transportation providers satisfy the Foundation’s requirements
  • Provide training in the Foundations standards to contract drivers where required

WHO ARE YOU

  • A relevant bachelor’s or post-graduate degree
  • Minimum 8 years’ military or law enforcement service experience. At least 5 years’ experience as a Security Manager, including relevant experience in an executive protection role
  • A professional security management certification e.g. ISMI Certified Security Management Professional (CSMP), ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP)
  • Military, law enforcement or commercial executive protection certification
  • Strong communication skills in English; written and spoken; ability to communicate in an additional language is an asset
  • Valid National Drivers’ License with an impeccable driving record
  • Ability to work independently
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties and changing priorities
  • Possess excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures.
  • Professional maturity, sensitivity with different cultures and impeccable integrity

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