Human Appeal
Security Officer
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Posted date 29th March, 2023 Last date to apply 4th April, 2023
Country Pakistan Locations Dadu
Category Community & Social Services
Type Full Time Position 1
Status Closed

Introduction:

Human Appeal is an incorporated UK charity and a global humanitarian and development organisation. We save lives, alleviate poverty, transform and empower local communities whilst championing humanity, impartiality, neutrality, and independence and establishment of self-sustaining development programmes. Our vision is ‘’ to become the global agent of change for a just, caring, and sustainable world’’.

Position Summary:

The main purpose of the position is to provide support in security related matters of the concerned district. He has to ensure the safety and security at disbursement Point/Hub with close collaboration and coordination of Security Departments. He will be at all the time keeps all staff informed about the prevailing security situation and advice on safety measures to be taken.

Job Description:

  1. Gather updated information for the security guidelines, SOP’s and Contingency Plans at all project sites and share with Human Appeal’s security head.
  2. The Security Officer’s primary responsibility is to work with and advise the security department and district manager on all matters related to staff and project security, ensuring all HA security policies are followed and local protocols are formalized and enforced for each site.
  3. Before starting project implementation, security officer has to do the Security Risk Assessment through a format and share with relevant forums.
  4. Ensure that all field staff are fully cognizant of prevailing security threats and fully advised on means to reduce staff vulnerability to those threats.
  5. Travel to all areas of operation to assess the situation firsthand on a regular basis.
  6. Act as a liaison with Country and field offices, UNDSS, NGO security forums and other agencies regarding security issues related to our target area.  
  7. Responsible to provide basic security training to HA drivers and other concerned staff.
  8. Conduct induction security briefings to all arriving staff, visitors or volunteers.
  9. Ensure internal incident tracking system is utilized properly and perform incident mapping and analysis.
  10. Arrange proper crowd control barriers such as fencing, security guards, etc. to facilitate smooth and speedy disbursements.
  11. In close coordination with Project coordinator, community leaders, Police officials, prepare appropriate Security plan for disbursement site/Hub
  12. Ensure that the site is safe and adequate to accommodate the population who normally crowd at the disbursement site/Hub.
  13. Orient the project staff on Evacuation plan, drills ,warden Awareness, and discussion of different requirements to be adopted in an emergency situation at distribution Site/Hub  to aware the staff how to react on a specific emergency situation
  14. Attend security meetings to update staff members on current security situation and plan regarding it
  15. Any other tasks given by line manager

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-5 years of Safety & Security experience preferably with INGOs
  • Ability to work in challenging environment
  • Good Interpersonal and Communication skills
  • Proficient in report writing and documentation
  • Knowledge of local languages will be an added advantage

Note: Position is subject to approval of donor funding. As, we are looking for immediate hires, we will be reviewing candidates on rolling basis.

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