Security Advisor , Turkey/North Iraq

Location: Turkey/North Iraq
Closing date: 15 May 2016

The position is to be filled as soon as possible and is a fixed-term contract, initially until 31 December 2017. The office is based in Gaziantep in Turkey. Business travel within Turkey will be required.

Aim and duties of the role
As Security Advisor you are responsible for the operational performance of the security management in Turkey and North Iraq. You will advise the Country Director on coordination, planning and implementation and ensure a timely report to the Country Director, the Advisor for Security Management in Bonn and the Regional Director of Welthungerhilfe.

Your most important duties:
Implementation of security analysis (risk analysis) locally
Analysis, preparation and documentation of security-relevant information
Development and coordination of security plans and standard operating procedures (SOP)
Supervision of the planning and implementation of projects taking into account security-relevant aspects
Technical assistance and support of project personnel in the field of security management
Close cooperation with security networks and security consultants in international and national organisations and locally-represented partners of Alliance 2015

As a qualified applicant, you will possess the following:
a relevant higher education or applied sciences university qualification, ideally in the field of security management, international relations or a comparable subject
several years of relevant professional experience in the field of security management with an organisation, company or governmental institution
several years of experience in development cooperation and crisis situations in countries with difficult security situations
coordination and organisational abilities, especially when under considerable working pressure
cooperation and team working skills
very good written and spoken English; a good knowledge of Turkish and/or Arabic are an asset
We are offering you the opportunity to work as part of an exceptionally dedicated team and in a responsible field of activity. Naturally, part of our offer also includes training.

How To Apply:
Please send a covering letter and CV by email to:  xxxxxx@xxxxxxx.com