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We’re hiring! Could you be our new director of safety and security? [Closed]

Around the world, courageous people and communities are fighting to turn the tide of authoritarianism, environmental destruction, and social injustice. But they face attacks, harassment, and censorship from powerful vested interests. 

This is where you come in.

We are recruiting a director of safety and security. You will be leading an international team of consultants providing security mentoring and capacity building to organisations and activists under threat in violent environments and closed civic spaces. You will be liaising with international foundations and high-profile nonprofits in the human rights, environmental, and humanitarian worlds. And you will be central to the organisational culture and strategic planning needed to grow our organisation in a sustainable manner. 

You will receive £65,000 per annum salary. You will also receive generous employer pension contributions, annual leave, and occupational sick pay, plus a package of psychosocial support and health and wellbeing resources, including private health insurance. Flexitime is standard practice in Open Briefing. The exact benefits package will depend on your location and local employment laws. 

This is a full-time staff role for an initial 12 months, renewable by mutual agreement and dependent on funding and performance. Consultancy/contractor options might be possible as an alternative for the right candidate. Note, we always seek long-term working relationships over several years with our team members, so this position would not suit someone looking for a short-term contract. You can be based anywhere in a time zone that is UTC +/- 4 hours. 

Please download the job pack for more information on the role and how to apply. The deadline for applications is 17:00 UTC on 25 March 2022.