Field Security Officer Somalia

Employer: CTG  Global
Location:  Mogadishu, Somalia
Start date 20/07/2016


Sector experience Minimum of 10 years of demonstrable relevant Security experience and/or minimum of years of demonstrable relevant Human Resources experience.
Geographical experience Minimum of 5 years of experience in Africa with local experience in Mogadishu is an advantage.

Language Fluency in English (essential) and Somali (desirable).


Job description

Overview of CTG Global CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

Overview of position
Role objectives 
The role of the Field Security Officer is to implement and manage Duty of Care in accordance with CTG's contracts and obligations.

Expected output • Induction Training – Providing the Security Awareness brief to all newly hired staff.
• Vetting and status check on all nationals as required.
• Review and track trip reports (not movement requests).
• Providing security advice to projects and consultants.
• Advising all CTG projects, staff and consultants on security incidents by sms and email as agreed with Account Managers.
• Undertaking analysis and sending out a monthly Somali wide security situation report.
• Establish a security information network to receive and then send out security advisories.
• Develop relationships with the client security managers, UNDSS and other security organisations in Somalia.
• Keep updated contact list/database of staff supervisors and security focal points.
• Establish an emergency call-out procedure for each project so CTG can track and react to incidents.
• Deploy forward to the regions to undertake reconnaissance of locations to assist consultants.
• Incident mnagement: fill out incident reports, be on-call to deal with emergencies and undertake investigations as directed.
• Establish a lessons learned register post incident.
• Assist Account Managers with personal administration for consultants.
• Other tasks as directed by the Head of Security and Country Manager.
Project reporting Monthly Country Security report.
Incident Reporting.
Weekly Somalia Team Report (security component).
Key competencies Has 5-10 years experience in the security industry
Is good with clients and can build relationships
Is a capable administrator
Has good written and verbal communication skills (English)
Has experience working in Somalia
Preferred skills:
Speaks Somali
Has an understanding of local security networks and vetting
Has HR experience
Has working experience in Somalia
Team management

Internal: Reports to the Country Manager. Will be required to work closely with the Account Managers and the Country Manager in Somalia. Will have a technical line to the Head of Security in Dubai.
External: Under the direction of the Account Managers, will be working with the client and the consultants as required. Will be required to develop local and international security networks.

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