Location: South Africa
Closing date: 30 Apr 2016
iMMAP is an international not-for-profit non-governmental organization (NGO) that provides targeted information management support to partners responding to complex humanitarian and development challenges. For more than 15 years, we have promoted measurable change in people’s lives through our core philosophy: better data leads to better decisions and, ultimately, better outcomes.
The Security Coordinator works at the direction and supervision of the Global Security Manager.
The primary function of the Security Coordinator is to assist the Global Security Manager with planning, coordination and administrative assistance related to all iMMAP security operations globally.
Additional responsibilities are:
•Tracking and scheduling of staff movements and updating of the internal calendar and staff movements overview; •Stand-by Partnership Program deployment assistance and follow up, to include:•iMMAP security review form •Registration of UN Field and Country Security Officers’ contact details / warden list •Follow up on UN Movement of Personnel applications and forms (MOPs; security clearance) •Follow up on deployee’s in-country contact detail forms •Follow up on arrival arrangements, procedures and accommodation •Initial follow up after deployment – security briefs conducted, etc. •Registration of Emergency Data forms complete and stored
•Assist with monitoring of security conditions in iMMAP project locations; •Maintain contact list of security Point of Contacts; •Updating of iMMAP Warden Lists; •Assist with Track24 monitoring, follow up and updates; •Follow up on Registration of Emergency Data forms; •Assist with updating Project Security Plans an Pre-deployment Security Briefs; •Assist with WatchKeeper entries; •Assist with HARM Business Development, Concept Notes and Proposals; •Populating and updating training register; •Contribute to the creation of a positive image and the overall credibility of iMMAP as a humanitarian organization, notably through the professional application of iMMAP’s Security Framework;
REPORTING •The consultant reports on a daily basis to the Global Security Manager;
Desired Skills and Experience
REQUIRED •Considerable practical experience in security roles; •A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience working in the safety and security sector of which at least 1 year in a high risk environment; •Familiarity with security procedures; •Excellent written and oral communication skills. Fluency in English; •Ability to work well in a small team, operate under pressure, deliver high quality work within deadlines, and meet team objectives; •Ability to provide a clear Criminal Record Check; •If a previous member of Armed Forces or Police Service – honorable discharge papers;
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES •Ability to advise the Global Security Manager and establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, Project Managers and staff so as to reach common goals; •Proven ability and experience interacting with a wide range of International and humanitarian organizations, Host Government authorities and other stakeholders; •Demonstrated experience of working effectively with a team of international and national consultants; •Excellent communication skills in a cross-cultural environment.