Project HOPE is hiring a Global Security Officer (remote working): Apply!!

Project HOPE is an international NGO of engaged employees and volunteers who work in more than 25 countries, responding to the world’s most pressing global health challenges. Throughout our 60-year legacy, Project HOPE has treated millions of patients and provided more than $3 billion worth of medicines to local health care organizations around the world. We have helped build hundreds of health programs from the ground up and responded to humanitarian crises worldwide.

Code of Conduct

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to treat each other with respect, take affirmative steps to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse and Trafficking in Persons, and to disclose all potential and actual violations of our Code of Conduct, which may include Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption, Discrimination or Harassment. Together we can reinforce a culture of respect, integrity, accountability, and transparency.


The Global Security Officer (GSO) serves as the HQ Security representative to develop and coordinate activities in support of Project HOPE’s duty of care policy which endeavor to protect the safety and security of employees against reasonably foreseeable dangers in the workplace. The GSO proactively supports the HQ Security department through interacting with Safety and Security Focal Points and Security Managers. They have the delegated responsibility for the day-to-day management and coordination of field security activities, helps to ensure compliance with corporate security policies and procedures and maintains close liaison with the Global Security department. They will support Project HOPE’s LAC projects/portfolio and will assist with the implementation of a security strategy for the region as per project specific requirements and will also support new business with appropriate security approaches. This position also contributes to the formulation and implementation of planned strategies and initiatives to enhance Global security programs.


  • Provide support in occupation health, safety, and security management for Project HOPE’s HQ and Country offices globally with a special focus on LAC and Caribbean region.
  • The GSO will play a critical support role as the Latin America & Caribbean Global Security Department’s Lead where she will focus her technical skills and expertise for security assistance to the LAC region. They will also be leading several cross-cutting initiatives involving security incident reporting, crisis management planning, travel security training, & management of the Global Security SharePoint page.
  • Monitor compliance with safety, security and emergency preparedness-related organizational policies and procedures.
  • Review the effectiveness and efficiency of safety, security, and emergency preparedness-related activities.
  • Assist SSFPS with the development, testing and ensure all LAC project Emergency Action Plans are current, maintained, applicable and being implemented by the projects.
  • Manage tracking of all safety and security trainings completed by Project HOPE HQ and international staff and assist in the scheduling and contracting for outside training providers.
  • Liaise with training providers to create Project HOPE -specific course content and ensure feedback is integrated into course.
  • Update information included in the ISOS Travel Tracker to include message manager, expat, and international traveler’s tracker, building tracker and other communications.
  • Assist Global Security Manager in the contracts management of the department, and technical services Support Global Security procurement and payment of subscribed services.
  • Ensure, through the SSFP’s, that HQ travelers to and new employees in LAC are provided briefings on security environments, that needed trainings are completed by the traveler/employee.
  • Develop and maintain strong communication with Regional Directors, Country Representatives and Global Supply Chain and Security Department.
  • Provide support and manage incident tracking to ensure proper functioning and assist in the creation of reports and information sharing on security trends within Project HOPE.
  • Assist with the creation and writing of security guidance tools and policies.
  • Support Global Security Manager with security briefing and trainings for new hires related to the safety and security department and procedures.
  • Represent the Global Security department internally and externally at meetings and presentations.
  • Assist in the creation of Global safety and security presentations.
  • Administrative functions, including invoicing and expense reconciling.
  • Network with Security and Safety staff in similar positions within the INGO/NGO/IO sector.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, security or related discipline, security risk training.
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-orientated and flexible work style.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English (both written and oral communication).
  • At least 5 years of security management experience in humanitarian and development contexts.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office software.
  • Experience writing and implementing security policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Willing and able to travel as needed to support all projects in all LAC countries.


  • Previous experience with the humanitarian sector and security/safety components of INGO operations.
  • Previous work experience in hostile, post-conflict environments preferably in LAC region.
  • Strong working knowledge in travel and security management concepts.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be mobile in an office environment and able to use standard office equipment.
  • Must be able to communicate in verbal and written form and must be able to travel internationally.
  • Project HOPE employees may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardship.”

Work environment:

  • Typical office environment with exposure to a minimal noise level.
  • Emergency deployments may be in resource-deprived environments with austere living conditions.
  • Travel for extended periods may be by air and/or other modes of transportation.
  • While international travel is not a regular part of every job, programmatic needs may require it intermittently.
  • Project HOPE employees may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardship

Salary range starting at $71,000 USD per year based on candidates residing in the US. Compensation for the role is dependent on several factors including a candidate’s location, qualifications, skills, and experience. Project HOPE offers comprehensive benefits as part of the total compensation package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, 403(b), paid leave, and much more. For more information about our benefits please visit our benefits page.

Due to the substantial number of inquiries, we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be considered. No phone calls please.

However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise.

Thank you for your interest in Project HOPE.

How to apply

Please apply online here

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