Safety &Training Manager

  American University of Afghanistan
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 322
Date Posted:Mar 26, 2020
Closing Date:Apr 16, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Security/Safety
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About American University of Afghanistan:


Founded in 2006, the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) is a private, non-profit, nationally-accredited university offering an American-style liberal arts education. We are a dynamic university with a student population of over 1,000 students.


The AUAF’s Security department is seeking qualified candidate for full time position as Safety & Training Manager based in Kabul.

Job Summary:

The Safety and Training Manager will be responsible for the design, coordination and implementation of all training requirements to ensure all AUAF Security staff are both current and competent to meet the needs of the AUAF and in compliance with GIRoA laws.


Key Outcomes Include

·       Compliance with university security policies and protocols- ensure that the premises, visitors, employees and students are at all times compliant with all security policies and procedures and other requirements and that proper records are maintained to show due diligence in all such matters.

Skills Required:


Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

·       Computer skills (including MS Word, Excel, Access,).

·       Ability to work closely, professionally, and constructively with all others regardless of nationality, ethnicity, gender, religion, race, tribe, or cultural background.

Duties & Responsibilities:

·       Monitor and implement AUAF security procedures, standards and SOP’s.

·       Design an overall training plan.

·       Produce training materials, including power-point presentations.

·       Training delivery.

·       Ensure all training requirements are met.

·       Evaluate training and development programs.

·       Update training records and file all relevant documentation.

·       Ensure all training is cost-effective, within budget constraints and time limits.

·       Consistently monitor and review training programs.

·       Ensure currency with developments in training by reading relevant and new publications, attending meetings and completing relevant courses.

·       Maintain inter-office communication on security-related issues.

·       Supervise security staff to ensure compliance with all security protocols.

·       Work closely with Security Officer/Supervisor on all aspects of security measures (management, operation and communication).

·       Perform other job related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


·       Bachelor's Degree with 5 years’ experience in the related field.

·       Extensive experience in the security field, preferably 3-5 years government, military, and/or police service, or equivalent private sector security-related experience including experiences in training and establishing security training policies and procedures relating to police/military and/or investigation agencies and good knowledge of the USAID Security Management.

·       Training Management experience within an international agency.

·       Strong verbal and written briefing/reporting skills including good command of spoken and written English.

·       Demonstrated experience in operating in a multicultural environment.

·       Experienced and knowledgeable within a training environment with security/safety-related subjects, threat/risk assessment, security management, and personnel/organizational security awareness.

·       Excellent diplomatic, communication, and reporting skills.

·       Fluency in Dari and Pashtu (written, spoken, comprehension).

Job Keywords:

Safety & Training Manager

Submission Guideline:

This position is open to candidates authorized to work in Afghanistan as local employees.


To apply, please send as a single PDF or Word (doc.) format: a cover letter and curriculum vitae (CV), to no later than April 16, 2020. Please, include Vacancy# AF-N-23-2020 and Job TitleSafety &Training Manager  in the subject line of the email, otherwise the application will not be considered. Applications in languages other than English will not be reviewed. Please be advised that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. A written test or example of work may be used as a form of screening.


If hired, the successful applicant is expected to provide official proof of academic degrees (transcripts sent from the degree granting school directly to AUAF).


AUAF does not charge recruitment fees to applicants.


AUAF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. AUAF follows a strict non-discriminatory policy in its selection and employment practices. All applicants will receive equal consideration and applicants from all ethnic, religious and economic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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