Digital Security Advisor

at Democracy Reporting International
Published June 12, 2022
Location Berlin, Germany
Category Computer & IT  
Job Type Full Time  




Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organisation registered in Berlin. Democracy Reporting International promotes political participation of citizens, accountability of state bodies and the development of democratic institutions world-wide.


DRI is currently recruiting a digital security advisor to work on the security management and adversary services for social media communication activities conducted by DRI under the EU-funded Project.




Digital security advisor will advise for setting the digital security measures and best practices for safe and effective social media communication platform. In addition to advice on social media platforms and related digital security matters, the Digital security advisor will provide some advice on various digital security matters to ensure safe digital communication across the project, this may include input into communication protocols, review of digital communication policies and reg


Solutions and their possible impact on the project and other.


Tasks and Deliverables


The expert is expected to


Advice on the security measures for social media communication and implement in collaboration with the DRI team.

Regularly check security issues for Facebook page and Facebook groups.

Advise on the best practices for information security.

Suggest effective communication output ideas with zero/minimal risk manner, in coordination with communication focal point.

Suggest the safest ways of communication with audiences.

Support and set the security protocols for Facebook group members.

Offer technical support to communication focal point.

Ensure data storage is safe and secure.

Develop information security policies and standards in accordance with group guidelines to ensure their successful implementation, including the information security plan.

To identify information security risks to the project and put in place actions in order to mitigate the risks.

Provide recommendation regarding information security directions on project activities that are being performed in alignment with security plans and policies.

Collaborate and support in other matters upon request by DRI team.

Management and Organization


The expert will work together with the DRI team. The expert will be supported in the organization of online consultative meetings with the respective partners.


Key Outputs


Digital Security tools and platforms


Security guidelines/protocols for DRI’s project activities and Facebook page/group


Other advice and documents as requested by DRI Qualifications


University degree – Preferably Master’s Degree in the respective field.


At least one or two years relevant professional experience in digital security.


Fluent in written and spoken Burmese preferred, good English language.


Good understanding of Myanmar on-going political context preferred.


Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.


Sensitivity to country political, gender and cultural balance.


A high standard of professionalism




The expert must send a financial proposal based on a daily rate. The total amount quoted shall be all-inclusive and include all costs components required to perform the deliverables identified in the TOR (Terms of Reference), including professional fee, and any other applicable cost to be incurred by the expert in completing the assignment Payments will be done on monthly bases as per completed working days.




Evaluation Method and Criteria


Cumulative Analysis:


The candidates will be evaluated through Cumulative Analysis method. When using the weighted scoring method, the award of the contract will be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:


Responsive/compliant/acceptable; and


Having received the highest score out of set of weighted combine technical evaluation (70%) and financial criteria (30%). Financial score shall be computed as a ratio of the proposal being evaluated and the lowest priced proposal received by DRI for the assignment.


Technical criteria for evaluation (Maximum 70%)


Criteria 1: At least two years relevant professional experience in digital security.


Criteria 2: Demonstrable knowledge in social media communication ideas with zero/minimal risk manner


Criteria 3: Demonstrable experience in information security standards for project activities


Criteria 4: Demonstrable experience in managing Facebook page


Criteria 5: At least 1 years of demonstrated experience working in respective field in Myanmar or similar context


Criteria 6: Language requirement


**Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 50% or above in the technical evaluation would be considered for the Financial Evaluation. DRI values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people from diverse backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply!


Deadline for applications is 16th June 2022. Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


How to apply

Candidates should submit with CV and Portfolio send with Digital Security Advisor in the subject line.


Professional CV (Curriculum Vitae),

Price Proposal

Application Form



(Please use an extra sheet to expand on some of these questions, if needed, especially on the methodology on how you would approach this assignment)


Applicant’s full name


Position applied for


Briefly explain why you would consider yourself as the most suitable expert for this assignment.


Briefly explain the methodology on how you would approach this assignment, including main topics you would cover in the training.


Briefly explain examples of similar work you have done in the past, what was the outcome.


Please state your daily rate for the assignment.


Please include any other comments, information relevant to the assignment.

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