Country Security Manager

at ACTED
Published February 9, 2024
Location Kabul, Afghanistan
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  
Base Salary € 4700
Salary Units Month

Description

The Country Security Manager is responsible for overseeing daily security management of all Acted premises and project sites, ensuring a permanent monitoring and assessment of the security situation in country, as well as reviewing and implementing Acted security management guidelines and protocols. He/she will also advise the Country Director and Senior Management Team on all issues of safety and security and provide appropriate security training and mentoring.

Main duties

Department management

Context & Risk analysis

Develop and update Country Security Plans, SOPs and Contingency Plans

Daily Security Management

Crisis management

Adapt crisis management protocols to the local situation;
Act as a key member of the Crisis Management Team so that safety policies and procedures are implemented;
Reporting

Training and briefing

Conduct security briefing for each new international staff arriving in country;
Design security training modules for Country Director’s approval and HQ endorsement;
Develop and maintain a security network

Ensure external representation

Expected skills and qualifications
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 organizational skills;
Ability to train, mobilize, 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;

Please send your application (CV and letter of motivation) by email, including the reference: CSM/AFG

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