Dec 6, 2018

Security Risk Management Advisor (m/f/d) Iraq, (Bagdad)

Employer: GIZ
Location: Iraq

Field of activity
Minimizing security risks to our staff is the highest priority. In order to achieve this, GIZ implements in its partner countries, in particular in countries with high security risks, professional security risk management systems. Security Risk Management Advisers contribute to the safety and security of our staff and to support the successful implementation of development programs and cooperation.

Your tasks
Your task as a Security Risk Management Advisor (SRMA) is to maintain and develop a SRM system in order to adapt to the local / regional context.

Therefore, you continuously analyze the security situation at your location / region in general and at project implementation sites in particular. You collect and evaluate information on the security situation and transfer it to the context of development cooperation.
You develop security, conflict and actor analyzes, regular situation reports, district profiles and further research documents, in particular incident reports.
In addition, you are responsible for all aspects of everyday SRM operations in a volatile security environment, including potential emergency and evacuation scenarios.
Furthermore, you maintain liaison to multiple as well as international and non-government organizations.
Additionally, you inform yourself about changes in the security situation and implement directives for the protection of staff.
In case of emergency, you support the country director in crisis management. GIZ infrastructure is part of your task profile.

your profile
In addition to a relevant university degree in security risk management, crisis management, regional studies, political science or similar, you have several years of professional experience in security risk management in the context of development or humanitarian work in conflict / crisis / fragile environments.
Profound experience in developing and implementing concepts for managing security risks in this context is a must.
A military or security background is in the field of security risk management. Sound knowledge of the main actors and processes within the German development cooperation, especially in fragile and / or violent contexts are required.
Furthermore, you combine sound analytical skills with the ability to present information in an easily digestible way. You are working in a systematic and independent manner with little guidance. Under pressure or critical situations, you are ready to take action and ensure their implementation.
In addition, with your excellent communication and advisory skills.
Fluency in English is a must.