Security Officer

  Afghan Social Marketing Organization (ASMO)
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 732
Date Posted:Oct 31, 2019
Closing Date:Nov 25, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Administrative
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 - 7 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Afghan Social Marketing Organization (ASMO):


The Afghan Social Marketing Organization (ASMO) is a social marketing and behavioral change communication organization established in August 2008. ASMO as a free-standing, not-for-profit Afghan organization aims to create positive health outcomes by giving Afghan households the information they need to make informed and healthy choices and expanding access to high quality health products through commercial markets.

From the inception to-date ASMO successfully implemented multimillion Dollar projects in Afghanistan through sub-awards sponsored by USAID focusing to improve health services.

ASMO is currently working as a sub-contractor with Abt Associate Inc under SHOPS Plus/USAID project (The Sustaining Health Outcomes through the Private Sector Plus.

Job Summary:

The Security Officer will be responsible for security operations that primarily focus on personnel security as well as protection measure necessary for assets and properties of ASMO. He/she will adopt preventive approaches to prevent risk and deter risk or danger.

Skills Required:


Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Technical skills: Excellent understanding of security protocols and procedures

Concise and alert for any treats inside the organization and report immediately to line manager

ability to monitor and manage CC Cameras

Must be able to write, read and communicate effectively and demonstrate security news and situation to staff members

Being able to express and report properly any accident or being preconscious to avoid any accident inside the organization

Duties & Responsibilities:

Act as liaison officer between ASMO and local government authorities on the security issues related to personnel and workplace if

Provide escort services to the ASMO’s personnel where needed and travel involves assets movement.

Lead installation of security camera at ASMO office and warehouse and check proper functioning of surveillance cameras within ASMO premises

Review current travel and security policy and procedures of ASMO to assess effectiveness and adequacy of procedures and suggest new update/changes for improvements

Contribute to the development of new security and travel policy

Assist staff in travel within or outside Kabul area or regionally assigned staff in provinces of Herat, Mazari-Sharif, Jalalabad and Kandahar if security interaction required and to counteract appropriately to resolve problem

Call police, or fire department in case of emergency such as fire or identification of suspicious activities

Record security incidents and write reports

Report to Senior Admin & Finance Manager immediately when any suspicious incidents identified

Circulate security incidents among staff and propose safety measures on how to prevent/avoid such incidents

Actively supervise activities and performance of guards assigned at office and warehouse ensuring that guards are on duty both day and night shifts and they are performing their duties according to their duty roster and established procedures

Actively supervise activities and performance of office drivers and monitor their movements within the city assuring them of security advise/alerts

Carry out routine and surprise site visit at locations where guards are on duty to assure that their assignments are regulated

Provide necessary safety and security training to guards and drivers

Perform other task assigned by line manager

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Education & Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in administration or equivalent. Trained security certificates are required

Industry experience: At least 5 to 7 year work experience as security officer/manager with national/international security companies, UN or International agencies in Afghanistan

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