International Medical Corps (IMC) is recruiting for fulltime Country Security Manager.
International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:
Job Title: Country Security Manager
Ref Id: 18-213
The Country Security Manager works at the direction of the Country Director and the Director of Global Security. The primary function of the Country Security Manager is provide assistance to the Country Director and country programs, as assigned, on all issues of safety and security as they relate to staff at a program site
The Country Security Manager oversees daily security management of a country program site and manages the National Security Officers, as well as trains and mentors Security Focal Points
The Country Security Manager will monitor and assess security conditions, assist and provide direction to country management teams and Security Focal Points (SFP’s). The Director of Global Security (DGS) is the technical manager for the Country Security Manager.
Essential Responsibilities Security Management:
Develop and update the Security Risk Assessments (SRA’s), SOP’s and Contingency Plans
Supervise and train National Security Manager and Security Focal Points
Coordinate and monitor security activities to ensure that safety and security policies and procedures are implemented
Ensure that all field staff is fully cognizant of prevailing security threats and fully advised on means to reduce staff vulnerability to those threats
Design and drill warden systems, emergency communications networks, and provisioning of emergency supplies for field personnel
Ensure internal incident tracking system is utilized properly and perform incident mapping and analysis
Collects security related information from local and regional resources as it applies to sites and communicates with Director of Global Security (DGS) and Country Director (CD) as appropriate
Monitors the security preparedness of country staff and works with CD to enforce staff compliance with internal security policies and SOPs
When directed by the DGS, carry out investigations and capture lessons learned to be incorporated into future staff trainings
Act as a key member of the Field Incident Team when required during a crisis so that safety policies and procedures are implemented
Ensures logistics follows a servicing and maintenance schedule for vehicles
Audits communications equipment and facilitates communications-related assistance when necessary.
Recommends changes in country security plans to CD and DGS as needed
Ensure induction security briefings are conducted to all arriving staff, visitors or volunteers
Ensure weekly security reports are completed and sent to headquarters, providing timely updates of all situational and security developments including investigation of security incidents
Conducts and submits Security Risk Assessments of programs, as required.
Conducts and submits full Site Security Surveys of every site visited.
Conducts and submits Trip Reports of all high-risk field deployments.
The above should be completed using the Security Department approved templates, and be submitted to the Director of Global Security and the other HQ security staff.
Keep excellent records and logs to ensure continuity of this position
Oversee the recruitment and selection of qualified national security field staff, recommend promotions, disciplinary action and termination of staff in consultation with the Country Director
Make frequent site visits to facilities to carry out security assessments and ensure appropriate care and training are being conducted. Maintain open lines of communications with all field staff
Training/ Capacity Building:
Determine training needs for the security staff
Train senior national staff to increase their responsibilities in order to build capacity and ensure sustainability
Works with DGS and CD to conduct any staff security training that is warranted.
Maintain excellent working relationships as a member of the country team senior management.
Build strong professional relationships with UN agencies, local authorities and other NGO’s
Maintain local networks to ensure community acceptance and local information
Attends security coordination meetings and updates CD on current security issues
Contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organizations Code of Conduct, ethics, values and stand-point with regard to internal and external actors
Min Required Experience:
5 years of field security experience in hostile environments
Previous experience working in NGO
Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
Extremely flexible with the ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations
Ability to relate to and motivate local staff effectively
Creativity and the ability to work with limited resources
Must work independently under difficult conditions.
Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should: Use link to apply online
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About International Medical Corps (imc)
Headquarters:12400 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1500 Los Angeles, CA 90025
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