Security manager , France

Location: Paris France
Closing date: 27 Oct 2016
Starting Date: ASAP

Position Profile
Under the authority of the HQ Safety and Security Director and in close interaction with the Country Directors and the Country Managers, the security team, the HQ Directors and Managers and organization’s national and international partners, the HQ Security Manager will be in charge of:

Supporting organization  mission in the Implementation of security & safety policy, global manual and procedures to ensure a safe and secure environment for ACTED staff, assets, program and reputation
Supporting Country security managers and security focal point of all day-to-day security and safety operations

Developing the templates, tools and process according to the security management cycle (below) and ensure their implementation in  organization countries of intervention
Conducting in country security audit and staff training

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Contribute to the implementation of  organization security strategy
· Contribute to the update and of the implementation of organization security policies
· Contribute to the update and of the implementation of  organization global manual
· Review Mission Country security plans

Risk management
· Review Country risk analysis matrix
· Review countries risk mitigation measures: SOP, MOSS self-assessment, Countries security action plan and country security funding plan
· Identify and inform Safety and Security Director of important gaps between risk analysis self-assessment and funding plan
· Provide technical advices on protection devices for promises, movement and communication
· Follow up on movements via security clearance requests for No-go areas
· Follow up on new premises selection

Contingency preparation
· Review country/area security, contingency & evacuation plans and suggest amendments and modification as appropriate
· Update security and evacuations plans of all of  organization sites in collaboration with country staff
· Ensure organization  mission have a proper level of preparation in case of emergency

Crisis management
· Can be deployed on the field to support Country Incident Management Team and liaise with HQ Crisis management Team
· Participate to the HQ Crisis management team if the Security and Safety director is absent

Incident report process
· Review field incident report
· Propose recommendation to avoid incidents
· Capitalize lessons learned

Field security audit
· Conduct security audit to assess the mission MOSS compliance
· Provide recommendations and capitalize lessons learns to improve the mission security management

· Deliver training and provide assistance to country offices
· Oversee training for all organization  security staff at country level to ensure understanding of and compliance with policies and procedures
· Support the capacity of national security staff
· Provide support to the field for technical security solutions (alarm system, tracking system…)

· At least 3-5 years of working experience in insecure environments;
· Extensive experience in security management and procedures;
· Demonstrated communication and organizational skills;
· Ability to train, mobilize, and manage both international and national staff
· Flexibility and ability to multi-task under pressure;
· Proven ability to work creatively and independently;
· Advanced proficiency in written and spoken English and French


Salary defined by the organization  salary grid; educational level, expertise, hardship, security, and performance are considered for pay bonus;
Health insurance, “Tickets restaurant” and 50% of transportation costs

Please send, in French or in English, your cover letter, CV, and three references to

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