Security Associate

High School   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1460
Date Posted:Sep 10, 2018
Closing Date:Sep 22, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Security/Safety
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:4 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About IDLO:

The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) is an inter-governmental development organization with headquarters in Rome and program offices in Kabul and several other provinces in Afghanistan. IDLO fulfils its mandate by providing training, technical assistance, research, and publication to governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), local communities, and professional associations in developing countries, countries in economic transition, and countries emerging from armed conflict. IDLO began working in Afghanistan in 2001 and has become a leading partner of Afghan government, donor countries and international agencies to achieve the common goal of strengthening the rule of law. Afghanistan has been an IDLO Member Country since 2012.

Job Summary:

This position reports to the National Security Officer (NSO) and will primarily conduct field security activities in support of IDLO operations. These will include carrying out Security Risk Assessments, Venue Assessments, briefings and training.

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

A strong knowledge of the security situation across Afghanistan.

Should have the ability to work with National and International staff.

Should have knowledge of working with ANP and other security forces.

Be familiar with filing and good office practice.

Able to confidently deliver security training and develop materials

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Proficiency in MS Office products, including MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook;

Ability to travel around Afghanistan and network with local officials

Keen sense of ethics, integrity, and commitment to IDLO’s mandate.

Duties & Responsibilities:

This position will provide technical and administrative support to the operations room/dispatch office and wider security team.
1. Field Security Support
a. Assist in the coordination and planning of field missions.
b. Conduct Security Assessments, within Kabul and in provincial locations.
c. Travel with IDLO staff to provide security support on field missions.
d. Deliver security training and advice to IDLO national and international staff, as directed by the NSO and Security Manager.
e. Work closely with the Field Security Officer responsible for field missions
f. Establish links and Liaise with Afghan national security elements, for problem solving, advice and intelligence
2. Administrative Support to Security Department
a. Provide support for security procurement activities.
b. Assist the NSO in administration of the drivers and dispatch office.
3. Kabul Operations
a. Assist the NSO and Kabul Security Officer in the running of daily security operations.
b. Provide security support for bank runs.
c. Carry out other security related tasks as required by the NSO and Security Manager.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Completed 12th grade with 3 years relevant experience.

Fluency in English, Dari, and Pashto is required, knowledge of Arabic would be an advantage.

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