Nov 22, 2016

Country Security Manager , Iraq

Location: Iraq
Closing date December 4, 2016

Key roles and responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Country Director, key responsibilities include:
Serve as security focal point;
Ensure all new staff are accurately briefed on security procedures;
Provide all staff with regular security briefings and updates and ensure that all staff follow security procedures;
Ensure that organization’s security management plans are relevant and constantly updated as appropriate and that all staff know their roles and responsibilities;
Liaise with UN agencies, NGOs and other external actors to gain security information and analysis in the region;
Conduct regular security and risk assessments for all operational areas;
Write regular security management reports with situational analysis and recommendations;
Ensure that field communications needs are met and that staff are trained in the use of radios and other communications equipment as necessary.

Required qualifications and technical competencies
At least 2-3 years of working experience in insecure environments, preferably in Africa, Asia, or the Middle East;
Extensive experience in security management and procedures;
Demonstrated communication and organisational skills;
Ability to train, mobilise, and manage both international and national staff;
Flexibility and ability to multi-task under pressure;
Ability to work well in unstable and frequently changing security environments;
Willingness to work and live in often remote areas under basic conditions;
Proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office;
Advanced proficiency in written and spoken English;
Knowledge of local language and/or regional experience highly desirable.

Salary defined by the organization salary grid; educational level, expertise, hardship, security, and performance are considered for pay bonus.
Additional monthly living allowance.
Free food and lodging provided at the organisation’s guesthouse/or housing allowance (depending on contract length and country of assignment).
Transportation costs covered, including additional return ticket + luggage allowance.
Provision of medical, life, and repatriation insurance + retirement package.

How To Apply

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