Safety & Security Expert, Roving


Employer: Action Contre la Faim
Location: Global
Closing date January 31, 2016

Background


Created in 1979, Action contre la Faim (ACF) is a non-governmental organization that fights against hunger. Its charter of humanitarian principals- independence, neutrality, non-discrimination, free and direct access to victims, professionalism, transparency – has been part of its identity for 35 years. Its mission is to save lives by eliminating hunger through the prevention, detection and treatment of under-nutrition, particularly during and after emergency situations linked to conflicts or natural disasters. Action contre la Faim focuses its actions on 4 main areas of expertise: nutrition, health and healthcare practices – food security and livelihoods – water, sanitation and hygiene – advocacy. In 2013, Action contre la Faim provided aid to 8.5 million people in more than 45 countries worldwide. www.actioncontrelafaim.org

Objective

Provide support to mission safety and security management and participate in the definition and implementing of ACF missions’ security strategies and policies concerning people and goods.
1) Missions and activities at ACF headquarters (20% of time)

Mission 1 : Participate in the implementing of the Security and Safety Department’s action plan
• Participate in or implement Security Service’s projects
• Participate in the writing of new documents and in the development of existing tools

Mission 2 : Develop and update security management tools
• Formalize and conceptualize security management tools
• Write and update security documents

Mission 3 : Ensure the thematic and geopolitical security capitalization according to his/ her traveling
2) Missions and activities on the field (80% of time)

The missions’ security and safety Support is mobilizable for the following missions:
Technical support
Evaluation
Context analysis
Straightening of competencies or training
The content of the job varies according to the interventions’ situations and is based on the objectives of the reference terms decided before leaving on field.
The job’s missions and activities can be defined as follows:

Mission 1 : Straightening the field security management
Participate in the assembling of security information in association with the Field Coordinators (FCs), the Logistics Department’s Manager (LDM) and the Country Manager (CM)
Participate in content and risk analysis in association with the FCs, the LDM and the CM
Develop the networks
Participate in the defining of risk decrease rules and measures in association with the FCs, the LDM and the CM
Participate in the implementing of security plans in association with the FCs, the LDM and the CM
Participate in security incidents management

Mission 2 : Provide technical support for the implementing of security management tools
Support the FCs in the writing/ updating of Local Security Plans
Support the LDM in supervising the writing of Local Security Plans
Support the LDM in the writing/ updating of the National Security Plan
Control the efficiency the the updating of Security Plans
Support the CM in the validating of Security Plans

Mission 3 : Create security evaluation
Evaluate the Bases’/ Missions’ security management tools
Provide an evaluation report
Make recommendations in order to improve security management
Guide the mission in the establishment of an action plan

Mission 4 : Support security teams management
Guide the recruitment and the training of security human resources
Create and lead security training for the security teams
Reinforce security teams’ competencies linked to security tools and security management policies

Mission 5 : Promote security culture within field teams
Create and lead security training for the field teams
Promote the integration of security at every step, from the creation to the implementing of the activities to Program Managers and Technical Departments Managers
Provide technical assistance and advice for the implementing of activities in difficult security environments

Mission 6 : Represent ACF in front of its partners during security meetings if asked by the CM
The applicant

Having higher education in Political Studies, InternationRelationships/ Humanitarian Action or Logistics, you have at least 5 years experience, among which 2 in the NGO and field security areas. Your ability to work in a multicultural team and your stress management skills are acknowledged. You have good communication and writing skills and you know how to promote security good practice.
Good (fluent) English is needed, Arab is a plus.


To apply
*Having higher education in Political Studies, International Relations/ Humanitarian Action or Logistics, you have at least 5 years experience, among which 2 were spent in the NGO and field security areas. Your ability to work in a multicultural team and your stress management skills are acknowledged. You have good communication and writing skills and you know how to promote security good practice.
Good (fluent) English is needed, Arab is a plus. *

To apply, please visit their webpage : http://goo.gl/KNmoeo