Security Assistant

Bachelor's Degree   Herat, Afghanistan Full Time 434
Date Posted:Jul 13, 2019
Reference:732
Closing Date:Jul 22, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Operation
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Women for Afghan Women (WAW):

Women for Afghan Women (WAW) is a grassroots civil society organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the rights of disenfranchised Afghan women and girls in Afghanistan and New York. In particular, WAW works to help Afghan women and girls exercise their rights to pursue their individual potential to self-determination, and to representation in all areas of life—political, social, cultural, and economic. WAW relentlessly advocates for women’s rights and challenges the norms that underpin gender-based violence to influence attitudes and bring about change.

Job Summary:

The Security Assistant works under the guidance of the CSC Supervisor with a professional link to the HQ Security Manager and supports the day-to-day security activities of the WAW security department. The Security Assistant is accountable for performing a wide range of security duties and he is required to follow this job description and complete his works in the respect of the WAW rules and regulations.

Skills Required:

Efficiency and organisation

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:

·        Fluency in English & the local language of the duty station.

·        Good Knowledge of Afghanistan laws and rules/regulations

·        High command of computers skills (absolute essential are: MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, outlook, Adobe Acrobat and deal with web-based sites).

·        Ability to remain calm in difficult situations.

·        Superb knowledge of the organizational structure of the mission, offices and locations and key mission personnel.

·        Able to manage and plan the work effectively and meet deadlines

·        Ability to build strong lines of communication with all WAW headquarter provincial staff

·        Excellent organizational, coordination, and communications skills

·        Ability to travel.

·        Physically fit. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

·        Controls the opening, closure and entry into buildings to ensure security of the mission premises and issue building entry passes as appropriate.

·        Manages all aspects of the administration and work of WAW security guards and drivers.

·        Ensures that routine patrols and/or sector patrols are conducted to check security of buildings, personnel, equipment, and adherence to rules and regulations.

·        Receives, records, and appropriately takes action based on information received through all communication means.

·        Conducts security surveys of offices and other mission facilities.

·        Obtains comprehensive security information and produces reports relating to incidents that affect safety and security in the mission.

·        Enforces all safety and security regulations inside the compound.

·        Liaises where necessary with designated host government security, safety and emergency officials.

·        Process security clearance verification and visit requests.

·        Assists Security Manager in collecting, updating and communicating information regarding the security situation in the country.

·        Ensures the appropriate management of security and daily tasks given by the Security Manager.

·        Coordinates with the Security Manager in order to plan, develop and implement security plans, for   daily tasks and monthly planning for security department.

·        Serves as staff support to security management and assists in conducting investigations of significant threats and/or the loss or misappropriation of assets.

·        Provides general administrative assistance to the Security Manager.

·        Liaises and coordinates, as appropriate, with the government security organizations and/or personnel, including national and local provincial authorities, non-governmental organizations and other non-State actors in the area of operation; police officers, military, if needed Maintains regular contacts with Security Assistant of WAW field offices.

·        Supports actions during the implementation of the Security Plan, as required.

·        Maintains routine and confidential correspondence files/documents.

·        Assess performance of security personnel and ensure proper behaviour of all designated security personnel on and off duty.

·        Monitoring the correct functioning and physical presence of security relevant equipment.

·        Assuming responsibility for guard management; monitors and provide the duty roster.

·        Checking monthly Kabul offices first aid kits, fire extinguishers, safe room’s supplies and monthly safe room drills and ensuring the same procedures follow by security assistants in the project offices

·        Possible occasional travel to provinces in support of national staff.

·        Assumes other responsibilities as assigned by the Security Manager. 

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Herat

Qualifications:

·        Bachelor Degree in related field or social since

·        3 years’ experience in security, preferably with NGO and INGO.

·        Fluency in English & the local language of the duty station.

·        Good Knowledge of Afghanistan laws and rules/regulations

·        High command of computers skills (absolute essential are: MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, outlook, Adobe Acrobat and deal with web-based sites).

·        Ability to remain calm in difficult situations.

·        Superb knowledge of the organizational structure of the mission, offices and locations and key mission personnel.

·        Able to manage and plan the work effectively and meet deadlines

·        Ability to build strong lines of communication with all WAW headquarter provincial staff

·        Excellent organizational, coordination, and communications skills

·        Ability to travel.

·        Physically fit. 

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