Duration 6 months
Starting date: ASAP
We are currently looking to fill the Security Officer position for Afghanistan. The succesfull applicant will play a crucial role in implementing policies and procedures for logistical support to programs in. He/she is the security focal point and manages all aspects of security . This will include the ongoing monitoring and assessment of security conditions in the region as well as ensuring that all staff understand and follow agreed procedures.
Under the direct supervision of the Country Coordinator, key responsibilities will include:
Serve as security focal point
Ensure all new staff are accurately briefed on security procedures;
Provide all staff with regular security briefings and updates and ensure that all staff follow security
Ensure that security management plans are relevant and constantly updated as appropriate and that all staff know their roles and responsibilities;
Liaise with UN agencies, NGOs and other external actors to gain security information and analysis in the region;
Conduct regular security and risk assessments for all operational areas
Write regular security management reports with situational analysis and recommendations;
Ensure that field communications needs are met and that staff are trained in the use of radios and other communications equipment as necessary.
At least 2-3 years oversee working experience in insecure environments ideally in Asia or MENA.
Extensive experience in logistics and/or security management and procedures;
Strong communication and training skills;
Flexibility and ability to handle multiple tasks at one time;
Ability to work well under unstable security environments, and administrative and programmatic pressures. Must demonstrate flexibility to adapt to changing requirements;
Strong ability to train, motivate and mobilize national teams ;
Willing to endure basic living and a restrictive social environment
Strong organizational and supervisory skills;
Proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office;
Being a strong team player and adept at creating a strong team spirit;
Ability to work with culturally diverse groups of people;
Ability to travel and work in difficult conditions and under pressure
Good written and oral level in English;
Salary defined by the organization salary grid; educational level, expertise, hardship, security, and performance are considered for pay bonus
Additional monthly living allowance
Free food and lodging provided at the organisation's guesthouse
Transportation costs covered, including additional return ticket + luggage allowance
Provision of medical, life, and repatriation insurance + retirement package .
Applications, in English should include a resume, a cover letter and three references. Applications should be submitted at:
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (ref : CSM/AFG/SA)