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Associate Manager - Safety and Security

RedR Australia
  • Fixed Term, Full Time (12 months with the possibility of extension)
  • Flexible, supportive work environment based in Carlton with blended WFH options
  • Support and manage the safety and security of our international humanitarian deployees
  • Salary Range: $90,000 - $100,000 (p.a) plus superannuation and salary packaging


RedR Australia is a leading international humanitarian response agency that selects, trains and deploys technical specialists globally. RedR Australia provide skilled people and training to help communities prepare, respond and recover from crises and conflict. RedR Australia maintains a roster of more than 750 technical experts across a range of skill profiles including disaster risk reduction, emergency preparedness, and recovery and stabilisation activities in times of need.

RedR Australia manages Australia Assists, the Australian Government’s humanitarian civilian deployment program, deploying technical specialists to help partners prepare for, respond to and recover from natural disasters and conflict globally.


Reporting to the Manager, Strategy and Risk, the Associate Manager will support the Risk, Safety and Security team through the timely and accurate implementation of all safety and security protocols as well as all related administration. Additionally, they will contribute to the ongoing evolution of policies, systems and processes; conduct risk assessments; liaise with partner agencies; and conduct pre and post deployment briefings. A sensitivity towards the various lived experiences of our deployees will see you excel in this role.


As a key enabling function to RedR Australia’s core activities of overseas deployments and humanitarian training, the position works closely to support all other departments and excellent inter-personal skills and emotional intelligence are key to success in this role. Demonstrated experience working in risk/safety/security operations is required for this role; you could have a background in the military, international programs or private sector. We are flexible as to where you have built up your work experience, but it should be transferable to this role. We are looking for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment and has an interest in international affairs.

In return, we can offer meaningful work, positively impacting some of the most at risk on the planet; a flexible work environment; professional development opportunities and a competitive salary. When restrictions allow, some short-term domestic and international travel may be required.

A position description is attached.

If you have any queries regarding the role, please call Nic Sutherland, Manager Strategy and Risk on 0448 763 129. For more information on RedR Australia, please visit www.redr.org.au.

RedR Australia is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equality when responding to humanitarian needs. RedR Australia is dedicated to employing staff irrespective of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please note: Applicants must hold a right to work in Australia. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory Police Check and adherence to RedR Australia’s Child Protection Policy & Code of Conduct.

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