Senior Risk Advisor

at International Location Safety
Published February 9, 2024
Location Hayward's Heath, United Kingdom
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  
Base Salary £ 45,000
Salary Units Year


We are looking for a new Senior Risk Advisor. The position sits within our dynamic and growing risk advisory team, who provide advice, support and guidance to a broad range of high-profile clients. The post holder will be expected to interact with and provide specialist security risk management advice at a senior leadership / board level, and support security planning and risk mitigation at an operational (regional & country) level.

The post holder will assist ILS’ clients to fulfil the appropriate level of Duty of Care for their staff, assets, programmes, reputation, and risk appetite.

Working autonomously with clients you will provide safety and security advice and support for their work around the globe. The work is highly varied, and changes from week to week. Key activities include:


Risk Advisory Services:

Developing and delivering strategic security risk management projects, such as security audits and security risk management frameworks.
Supporting country level capacity strengthening, such as risk assessments and security management plans.
Supporting travellers with contextual advice and risk assessments.
Acting as a long-term embedded advisor to clients, with whom who you will work closely to manage security risk management challenges.

Essential Requirements:

The ideal applicant will have empathy with ILS’ values and be able to work in a way that reflects these.

You will have experience as a security risk management professional and/or experience of implementing security measures in challenging/low resource environments, preferably with an international NGO.

You are confident to work alongside senior members of client staff and communicate aims and ideas to a range of audiences.

You will be comfortable working within a small, dynamic team. You should be self- motivated and able to organise your own workload over multiple simultaneous projects.

Desirable Requirements:

A graduate, ideally post-graduate degree qualification, in security risk management, humanitarian or development practice, international relations or a similar field.

Digital / Information security knowledge, or Safeguarding knowledge

French, Spanish, or Arabic language skills

Please send your CV with a covering email detailing why to you would like to work at ILS with ‘Senior Risk Advisor Recruitment: your name’ in the subject line.

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