Assistant Director of Security , Afghanistan

Location: Afghanistan


Job Purpose:
Maintains a safe and secure environment for employees, students and visitors by establishing and
enforcing security policies and procedures; supervising the security guard force. Patrols building perimeter, sets up secure point of entry, and investigates suspicious activity.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Protect AUAF’s people from any harm.
Perform services to assure the safety and protection of personnel against injury or death, damage from any
preventable cause including fire, theft, damage or destruction, trespass, espionage, or sabotage.
Establish and install key controls on property access as required.
Evaluate incidents and determine course of action.
Prevent security breach.
Install safety alarms around building and perimeter as directed by AUAF.
Report and track all incidents.
Patrol building and ward off intruders.

Supply security for events.
Set up video surveillance, if required.
Resources are appropriately and efficiently allocated to key areas of work and that priorities are always covered
adequately
All training needs are identified and processed promptly and are undertaken at the appropriate time
To maintain the Security Operations Manual up to date for use by all on site security personnel to cover duties,
individual instructions for each post; attendance; use of security equipment; dress standard; training etc.

Security Breaches/Investigations
Act as focal point for any investigations involving security; to prepare reports and note follow up action.
Report any significant security breaches to the senior administration; undertake full investigation; recommend
course of action.

Disaster Recovery
Participate in the role of Incident Manager during any incidents and emergencies.
Ensure that all business recovery/contingency plans and/or procedures held within the security control rooms are
always kept up to date Be on call on a 24 hours x 7 days basis for any emergencies occurring at any AUAF property.
Undertake the security lead role in the Major Incident Team.

Training
Ensure that the appropriate level of training is provided for all Security Guards/Chawkidars and APPF armed guards on disasters; fire and bomb procedures; use of technical equipment and routine security duties. Ensure that knowledge is tested several times per year.
Maintain the security team training plans up to date for all security personnel and to test their knowledge of
procedures regularly.
Train Security Guards/Chawkidars on how to use shot guns besides other routine training which must occur at least twice per year.


Skills/Qualifications:
Management Proficiency, Surveillance Skills, Analyzing Information , Informing Others, Staffing, Coordination,
Tracking Budget Expenses, Handles Pressure, Reporting Skills, Scheduling, Dealing with Complexity
Learn more about the hiring process:
Security professional with a proven management experience within the security industry, the public sector or armed services 3
Enthusiastic and committed approach with a track record of building strong, trusted base relationships with
colleagues and stakeholders at all levels
A sound working knowledge of security best practice and legislation affecting the security role
Strong management and leadership skills together with excellent communication, influencing, negotiating and
engagement skills
Basic IT skills with a working knowledge of the range of MS Office packages and knowledge of electronic security systems.
Sound judgment and decision making skills, with a ‘hands on’, problem solving approach, able to remain calm under pressure and take control of incidents
Experience of writing procedures, drafting reports, preparing business cases and compiling and adjusting duty rosters to meet shortfalls in staffing levels
Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently

How To Apply
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, a list of three professional references to
xxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.com no later than November 10th for consideration.

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