Nov 1, 2015

Field Security Officer

Location: Jordan:
Closing date: 11 Nov 2015

Purpose Of Position: 
To support the National Director in ensuring that effective security measures for the National Office programs are both appropriately planned for and addressed within the national context. Lead in the optimization of organizational security and the mitigation of operational risks for ministry effectiveness by establishing security systems and mechanisms for institutionalizing an organizational culture and practice of safety and security.

Major Responsibilities:
Strategy & Planning:
Implement the National Office security strategy in alignment with WV security policy so as to ensure the operational priorities of the National Office are appropriately supported.
After being guided by experienced WV Security experts, ensure Security Risk Assessments, Country Risk Ratings and Core Security Requirement standards, processes and procedures are completed in accordance with current Office of Corporate Security guidelines and training
Provide technical leadership/matrix management of the security focal points in country.
Security Operations:
Work with the National Director to carry out Security Risk Assessments as required/directed.
After being guided by experienced WV Security experts, ensure Country Risk Ratings are established and updated as required
After being guided by experienced WV Security experts, ensure Core Security Requirements are implemented in line with Country Risk Ratings
Provide input and support to management in crisis situations and critical incidents
Conduct security investigations when required.

Networking and External Liaison/Engagement:
Represent WV at local NGO security network meetings and ensure information from these groups is disseminated to relevant staff.
Build ongoing networks for sharing security information and coordination.

Capacity Building and Technical Training:
Coordinate the assessment, development and implementation of the national office capacity building plan for security management based on local security risk assessments.
Seek to develop a culture of security awareness and monitor staff compliance.

Reporting and Documentation:
Provide a regular security report to the National Office, region and office of corporate security.
Ensure that all security incidents are reported in accordance with WV Security Policy.
Collect, analyze and disseminate security information appropriately.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
Police/Law Enforcement Training

Confirmed employment of the security officer is contingent on him/her passing the HEAT training course within 90 days of employment (probation period).
At least three (3) years experience in a proven security field (public, private, and government or NGO sectors). Choose appropriate: Operational, Strategic / Managerial
Minimum (2) years experience working with UN Agency / NGO plus field security experience.
Radio and/or Satellite phone communications experience, operations and management.

Knowledge & Skills:
Demonstrated experience in designing and delivering training.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure (particularly in a crisis situation).
Ability to communicate well in English & Arabic, (verbal and written) – particularly in a crisis situation
Valid Passport and Drivers License (choose appropriate)
First Aid qualified
Computer literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Practical knowledge of tools, mechanisms and procedures for personal and organizational security.
Professional - behave in professional manner at all times and demonstrate ability to represent the organization well at interagency meetings
Demonstrated personal values, attitudes and behaviors that are consistent with World Vision Core Values

Core Capabilities:
Achieving quality results and service
Practicing accountability and integrity
Communicating information effectively
Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly
Understanding the Humanitarian industry
Understanding WV’s mission & operations
Practicing continuous innovation & creativity
Demonstrating Christ-Centered life and work
Learning for growth and development
Maintaining work/life balance
Building collaborative relationships
Practicing gender & cultural diversity
Influencing individuals & groups.

If you are Jordanian (hold a national number) and meet our requirements, please submit your resume via Akhtaboot

How To Apply:
If you are Jordanian (hold a national number) and meet our requirements, please submit your resume to:

Please write "Field Security Officer - WVJ" in the E-mail subject line.
Successful candidates only will be notified for the interview.