Assistant Security Manager

  Norwegian Refugee Council
  Afghanistan Unspecified 457
Date Posted:Jan 5, 2010
Reference:VA-2010-003
Closing Date:Jan 14, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Security/Safety
Nationality:International
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

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Job Summary:

To provide supervision of and technical operational support to the regional security system of NRC Afghanistan, and assist the RSA in other security related tasks as allocated, in order to assure safety of NRC staff and programs in Afghanistan.

REPORTING
The ASM reports to the RSA who has responsibility for security advice to RD.
KEY CHARACTERISTICS

The ASM must:
• Act with sound judgment, in a logical and well reasoned manner.
• Always be cooperative, exercise diplomacy, and promote good relationships.
• Do his duties with self confidence and, sound, thorough communication skills.
• Be prepared to take responsibility for his actions, be accountable, and never push blame onto his subordinate staff.

Female applicants with good management, administration and communication skills, in lieu of security experience, are strongly encouraged to apply.

International applicants with a profile suitable for a security professional trainee will also be considered.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Manage all security staff including the Security Officers, the Radio Room staff, and Guards. Ensure that these staff are working as per their own ToRs, and provide correction and encouragement where needed,
• Provide technical advice to Field Security Officers as requested by them or their managers,
• Represent NRC at ANSO Central Security Meetings and other security briefings as appropriate,
• Develop reliable and varied networks to source, cross-check and verify information on the evolving security environment,
• Act as a source of sound cultural and situational advice to RSA and other expats,
• Technical supervision of drivers for matters related to safety and security,
• Work closely with program staff such as Field Coordinators, Teamleaders, and OAs,
• Responsible for all aspects of the communication equipment (except IT) used by NRC, its correct set up, maintenance, and training of staff,
• Responsible for monthly reporting of compound security checks, and identifying and fixing any problems in physical operational security arrangements,
• Train key staff on security protocol, reporting and information feed procedures, and contribute to the production of accurate security advice to NRC staff.
• Prepare reports with recommendations as required - these can be from investigations or incidents,
• Act as a key advisor and participant in the NRC Crisis Management Team,
• Deputise for the RSA as required, including weekly reporting to Oslo and advice to RD.
• Other tasks as allocated by RSA.

Job Requirement:

• Regional and cultural knowledge of areas of NRC field operations in Afghanistan.
• Strong communication skills and ability to lead staff, and ability to harmonise a team.
• Demonstrated sound analytical and problem solving skills.
• Fluent English and local languages,
• Ability to read and interpret maps,
• Good level of computer literacy,
• Must have a demonstrated working knowledge and technical qualification in radio operation, radio communications procedures, and technical qualification as a radio instructor. Must be able to run an operations room.
• Willingness to work longer than standard hours when required.
• Able to travel outside of duty station to NRC field offices as frequently as required.

Note: NRC reserves the right to offer employment at lower position.

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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