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Security Coordinator




Vision Mondiale est un organisme d'aide à l'étranger des enfants ciblés pour leur bien-être.




Purpose of the position:

To support the National Director & the Country Program Manager in ensuring that effective security measures for the National Office programs 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.

Major Responsibilities :

  1. Strategy & Planning

  • Develop and implement the National Office security strategy in alignment with WV security policy so as to ensure the operational priorities of the National Office are appropriately supported.

  • Ensure Security Risk Assessments, Country Risk Ratings and Core Security Requirement standards, processes and procedures are completed in accordance with current Office of Corporate Security guidelines and training .

  • Provide leadership/ management of the security focal persons in country.

  1. Security Operations

  • Carry out Security Risk Assessments as required/directed.

  • Country Risk Ratings are established and updated as required

  • Ensure Core Security Requirements are implemented in line with Country Risk Ratings

  • Provide input and support to management in crisis situations and critical incidents.

  • Conduct security investigations when required.

  1. Networking and External Liaison/Engagement

  • Represent WV at local NGO security network meetings and ensure information from these groups is disseminated to relevant staff.

  • Build ongoing networks for sharing security information and coordination

  1. Capacity Building and Technical Training

  • Coordinate the assessment, development and implementation of the national office capacity building plan for security management based on local security risk assessments.

  • Seek to develop a culture of security awareness and monitor staff compliance.

  • With necessary support, conduct security training (fire safety, first aid, security awareness etc.).

  1. 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.

  • Collect, analyze and disseminate security information appropriately.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills.

  • Must adhere to set security standards.

  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work

  • Must be a committed, able to stand above diversities.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Minimum Qualification required: University degree in a social science field or another field related to the job.

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience.

  • Police/Law Enforcement Training(desirable)

  • Excellent analytical/ problem solving skill and detail orientation

  • Strong communication skills both oral and written and excellent knowledge of French and English.

  • Familiarity with humanitarian quality assurance mechanisms including Sphere, Red Cross Code of Conduct, Humanitarian Accountability Partnership, Do No Harm, People in Aid Code of Good Practice.

  • Experience: At least three (3) years experience in a proven security field (public, private, and government or NGO sectors).

  • No previous criminal record or convictions.

  • Demonstrated experience in designing and delivering training.

  • Radio and/or Satellite phone communications experience, operations and management

Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure (particularly in a crisis situation)

  • Preferred: 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.

  • Minimum (2) years experience working with UN Agency / NGO plus field security experience

  • Experience in working with National Government bodies and liaison with various other stakeholders including other INGOs and UN-agencies.

  • Valid Passport and Drivers License

  • First Aid qualified

  • Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Tact and diplomacy in dealing with staff-related to work environment needs

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff, public and Partners.

Physical / Mental;

  • Candidates require a high level of physical and mental fitness particularly within high risk environments where usual channels of exercise and relaxation may be unavailable or extremely limited.

Sound Judgment

  • Responds quickly and decisively in emergency situations.

  • Identifies risks and acts accordingly

  • Demonstrates an ability to seek alternative solutions to problems using initiative, experience and consultation with others.

  • Proven Leadership /management skills


  • Good verbal/written communication skills.

  • Communicates clear direction to others.

  • Delegates tasks/responsibilities to others.

  • Assumes responsibility on security related issues in times of necessity, uncertainty and crisis.

Demonstrates basic Microsoft skills.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • This position requires regular travel between N.O Field-based 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.

A compétences égales, les candidatures féminines sont fortement encouragées.

*Seul les candidats et Candidates présélectionnés seront contactés et soumis à un test.