Response Security Officer
Position Title: Response Security Officer
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To support the Jordan Country Response Manager (30%) and the South Syria Area Manager (70%) in ensuring that effective security measures for the all programs/activities.
Organization & Planning:
Develop and implement organizational security actions at the National/Country Office and/or at Area Syria Response Level under the global direction for the Syria Response Security strategy.
Ensure alignment with WV security policy so as to ensure the operational priorities of the National/Country Office and/or Area Syria Response appropriately supported.
Ensure Security Risk Assessments, Area Syria Response Risk Ratings and Core Security Requirement standards, processes and procedures are completed in accordance with current Office of Corporate Security guidelines and trainings.
Provide leadership and the technical management of the security focal person’s in country and/or for the area of operations/activities.
Security of Operations
Work with the designated stakeholders in country and/or for the area of ops/activities to carry out Security Risk Assessments as required/directed.
Country and/or Designated Security Zone (DSZ) Risk Ratings are executed, established and updated as required by the situation/context.
Ensure Core Security Requirements are implemented in line with Country and/or Designated Security Zone (DSZ) Risk Ratings
Implement and conduct functional and operational security controls and coordination as remote management support
Provide input and support to management in crisis situations and critical incidents
Conduct security investigations when required.
Networking and External Liaison/Engagement
Represent WV at local UN/NGO security network meetings and ensure information from these groups is disseminated to relevant staff and through the operational activities
Provide and maintain information security through formal and informal field networking
Build ongoing networks for sharing security information and coordination.
Capacity Building and Technical Training
Coordinate the assessment, development and implementation of the national/country office and area Syria response capacity building plans for security management based on local/area(s) security risk assessments.
Seek to develop a culture of security awareness and monitor staff/contractor’s and/or implementing partners’ compliance to an extend possible
Reporting and Documentation
Provide a regular security report to the National Office, region and office of corporate security.
Ensure that all security incidents are reported in accordance with WV Security Policy.
Conduct performance reviews of the field-based security focal persons and when it applies for the areas of ops/activities (cross border) for the Person with Significant Control (PSC)
Collect/gather, consolidate security information for analyze and appropriate dissemination.
Education:Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience that can validate the academic level.
At least three (5) years’ experience in a proven security field (public, private, government, IO or NGO sectors). Choose appropriate:
Minimum (2) years’ experience working with UN Agency / NGO plus field security experience.
Knowledge & Skills:
Military and/or Police/Law Enforcement Training
Confirmed employment of the Response Security Officer is contingent on him/her passing the SAINT training course within 90 days of employment (probation period)
Radio and/or Satellite phone communications experience, operations and management
Demonstrated experience in designing and delivering training.
Demonstrated organization and planning development and implementation
Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure (particularly in a crisis situation)
Ability to communicate well in English & Arabic (verbal and written) – particularly in a crisis situation
Valid Passport and Drivers License
First Aid qualified
Computer literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
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
Core Capabilities: Achieving quality results and service Practicing accountability and integrity Communicating information effectively Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly Understanding the Humanitarian industry Understanding WV’s mission & operations Practicing continuous innovation & creativity Learning for growth and development Maintaining work/life balance Building collaborative relationships Practicing gender & cultural diversity Influencing individuals & groups