Risk and Security Manager, Malawi

Mary’s Meals Malawi operates a Primary School Feeding and Early Childhood Development programme in Malawi. We are inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following position:


The Risk and Security Manager (RSM) is responsible for the Mary’s Meals Security and Risk Management operations. S/he oversees the manned security operations, fire safety, staff compliance to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), vehicle and premises safety, crisis management planning, and security and risk management trainings.



  • A degree in Strategic Management, Security or Risk Management Business Administration, Logistics and Supply Chain management, or a relevant subject or equivalent level of professional experience.
  • Experience of managing logistics, specifically in areas of stock management, warehousing and fleet management.
  • Advanced and well-developed inter-personal skills, with solid track record in persuading and influencing others.
  • Fluent written and spoken English and ability to communicate well across all levels.
  • Able to work well with people of different cultures and nationalities.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Ability take a flexible approach to managing and prioritising a high workload and multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with tight. Should be able to work 24/7. Quick or rapid response to any organisational emergency crisis.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Understanding of the principles of international development.
  • Understanding of the place of school feeding in relief and development.
  • Familiarity with using fleet management systems.
  • Background or basic understanding of vehicle Security.
  • Team management experience, including leading, engaging and motivating a team.
  • Experience of developing, monitoring and reporting against agreed plans.
  • General understanding of Security assessment of office compound and expatriates’ residences
  • Driving License is a MUST.
  • Experience of training and coaching

Applications stating expected net salary and CV (including contacts for three professional referees) should be e-mailed to malawi.vacancies@marysmeals.org indicating the position title and applicant’s name as subject. All attached files should be saved under the applicant’s name. Deadline for receipt of applications is Monday, 12th November 2018 at 16:30 hours. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.