Consultant (NGO Security Management Training Review)

Location: Global
Closing date: 04 Aug 2016


We are looking for a consultant that is well versed in NGO security and training. The consultant will not only have significant experience in designing and delivering security management and personal security training courses, but should also have a firm understanding of the history of humanitarian aid security and risk management. Knowledge of humanitarian security-risk management is essential. Practitioner experience of added benefit.

The consultant will attend one-week security training within the Washington, DC metro area at InterAction’s expense.

Following completion of the training, the consultant will complete a written evaluation of the training offered using the InterAction EISF NGO Security Training Manual as a comparison. The consultant will have three (3) weeks following completion of the training to provide the written evaluation.

Strong analytical skills, with the ability to deal with a range of complex issues ranging from partner-based programming and practices, security management strategies and delivery of aid in insecure environments.
Proven writing and editing skills
Proven track record of conducting interviews and producing high quality analysis and/or policy documents.
Fluency in written and spoken English.

Professionalism: in-depth knowledge of humanitarian issues and substantial professional experience within the sector; proven conceptual and analytical skills that lead to the formulation of policies, programmes, strategies and recommendations.

Communication: ability to draft and write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively orally; strong inter-personal skills demonstrated by the ability to gain the assistance and cooperation of others for collaborative efforts

Accountability: reliability and commitment to timely delivery of high quality outputs.

To Apply:

Consultancy will remain open until filled, but applications received before August 4, 2016 preferred.

To apply, send the following materials to

A cover letter

A work plan that outlines:

Your proposed approach to the research, the main methodologies you would follow and anticipated key issues for completion of the research (including proposed outputs) (of not more than 3 pages)

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