National Security Coordinator

  Afghan Knowledge Solution
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 320
Date Posted:Jun 28, 2020
Reference:AKS /113
Closing Date:Jul 5, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Engineering
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:1 - 10 Years
Contract Duration:24 month(s)
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Afghan Knowledge Solution:


AKS is a local development consultancy that works with the international community in public, private and third sectors with the common goal of helping Afghanistan to become more secure and enhancing the life chances of Afghans by supporting economic and human development projects.

Founded in 2009, AKS has established a reputation as a trusted and highly competent partner in international development, managing projects across Afghanistan. We have a network of more than 500 national and international consultants with both exemplary technical expertise and a deep understanding of our country. By supporting donor and commercial projects, AKS nurtures talent by transferring the skills and knowledge of its young Afghan team to fellow Afghans.

We work with international partners on governance, public financial management, economic development, and investment advisory and support, providing them with the local expertise they need to operate in Afghanistan efficiently. 

Job Summary:

The expert will have a degree in related field and a minimum of 5 years of field experience in designing and implementing security plans for infrastructure projects in Afghanistan. The expert must be able to design the security and safety plan for the construction site and site office for both consultants and contractor. The expert will undertake the following: 

Duties & Responsibilities:

National Security Coordinator:

i. The security officer will also be in charge of the implementation of the security and safety plan to ensure safety of the consultant and contractor; 

ii. The security officer will coordinate and liaise with the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), Afghan National Army (ANA), and/or Afghan National Police (ANP) on all security matters. 

iii. The consultant in coordination with security expert in contractor’s team will identify risk and security threats and design mitigation measures so that project is implemented in a seamless manner; 

Any project team members deploying to Afghanistan will also be required to obtain security clearance. This can be arranged but will require the completion of a number of forms by the individual. This process can take up to 3 months and so time should be factored in for this. 

Job Requirement:

Familiar with the nature of formal meetings, training, workshops, and ability to share information

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Submission Guideline:

Applications should be written in English and demonstrate the applicant's suitability for the job, a current Curriculum Vitae and three referee’s reports should be included in the application. 

•  Interested individuals should visit org/jobs to register their interest and submit the following by 3/7/2020.

•  Candidate's resume accompanied by a Cover Letter (mandatory!), applications that are incomplete won't be considered.

•  AKS may decide to process the application before the deadline; therefore, interested candidates should submit their applications soon as possible.

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