National Security Coordinator - Erbil
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To support the Response Security Manager (RSM) and subordinates within Security Department in ensuring that effective security measures for World Vision programs in Iraq (including KRI) are both appropriately planned for and addressed within the national context. Lead in the optimization of organizational security and the mitigation of operational risks for ministry effectiveness by establishing security systems and mechanisms for institutionalizing an organizational culture and practice of safety and security. Act in capacity of the RSM in his/her absence.
2. Security Operations
3. Networking and External Liaison/Engagement
4. Capacity Building and Technical Training
5. Reporting and Documentation
Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field, or equivalent experience of 3 years in humanitarian security management.
Police/Law Enforcement Training and experience is an advantage but not a requirement.
No previous criminal record or convictions
REQUIRED: Confirmed employment of the National Security Coordinator is contingent on him/her passing the HEAT training course within 90 days of employment or approved OCS equivalent (probation period)
At least three (3) years’ experience in a proven security field (public, private, and government or NGO sectors). Choose appropriate:
Strategic / Managerial
Experience in operating in high security risk environment/ armed conflict situations.
Ability to communicate well in Arabic and Kurdish (verbal and written) – particularly in a crisis situation.
Ability to communicate well in English (verbal and written) – particularly in a crisis situation.
Computer literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Demonstrated experience in designing and delivering security training.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure (particularly in a crisis situation)
Valid Passport and Driver License
First Aid qualified
Practical knowledge of tools, mechanisms and procedures for personal and organizational security.
Professional - behave in professional manner at all times and demonstrate ability to represent the organization well at interagency meetings
Demonstrated personal values, attitudes and behaviors that are consistent with World Vision Core Values.
Minimum (2) years’ experience working with UN Agency / NGO plus field security experience.
Radio and/or Satellite phone communications experience, operations and management.
This position requires regular travel between Response Offices and programming areas.
International travel may also be required.
Non-standard work hours due to the nature of the security occurrences – may be asked outside of normal office hours.