Manager, Global Security
Based in Washington DC, PSI approved US State or country where PSI is registered
26-50% international travel
Work From Almost Anywhere Status = Eligible
Reports to Director, Global Security and Safeguarding
Who we are
Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We are a diverse group of over 4,500 entrepreneurial development professionals located in over 35 countries committed to making it easier for all people to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire. PSI is using its global presence and 50+ years of experience to help reimagine healthcare. We are working to shape market systems, shift policy and funding, and strengthen global capacity to better support consumer empowered healthcare.
The Global Security team at PSI is highly involved in providing security and operational advice, guidance, support, and information so that staff and operations can continue to safely deliver our programs and objectives. We maintain close connections and stay acutely informed of what is happening in PSI countries to alert teams and decision-makers of political, criminal, health, or natural disaster issues and how best to respond to emerging risks.
Our work requires a passion for learning as well as for teaching. Our small team is intellectually and strategically curious, and we strive to make connections and partner with others internally and externally to get the job done.
PSI seeks a Manager, Global Security that will Manage the safety and security for a portfolio of countries, to include incident management, capacity-building, risk assessments, and compliance with PSI security policies and furthering PSI's duty of care to staff. The Global Security Manager will work to reduce the risks faced by PSI personnel, assets and programs through the provision of specialized, coordinated and focused safety and security preparedness and management support. They will develop a strong knowledge of PSI's programs and have a good understanding of development program approaches and principles.
-Serve as primary point person for all matters of safety and security to a portfolio of countries with varying degrees of complexity 40% of the Time
What are we looking for?
-Bachelor's Degree (or international equivalent) in a related field (e.g., International Relations; Risk Management; Area studies; Politics; Military Science; MBA).
- Professional level French and English skills required; fluent in one language and the ability to conduct business in the other.
- Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis, and strategic planning skills
- Demonstrated ability to work under stressful conditions.
- Experience developing security-related technical tools, guidelines, systems, and SOPs.
The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:
Measurement: You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work. You set clear goalposts in advance and explain clearly if you need to move them.
References will be required. The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check. For domestic positions: Must be authorized to work in the United States. N.B. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position.
PSI has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate to provide a hazard free employment and work environment in our commitment to our employees. Candidates offered a position will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date and their employment will be contingent on this. Candidates needing a medical or religious accommodation should let their recruiter know.