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Vacancy - NGO Security Coordinator - Afghanistan

International Medical Corps is actively recruiting for a Security Coordinator to support its activities in Afghanistan.

1. The Security Coordinator will be responsible for security management as an advisor to the country director and will respond to emergency and crises situations where and when needed
2. Coordinate and provide training to field staff (Expatriates & Nationals)
3. Act as a liaison with local and regional officials, UN, NGO and other agencies regarding security issues in the planning, coordination, promotion of, and support for existing and future IMC projects
4. Collect, author, compile and analyze security related reports, SOP’s and humanitarian related security information from multiple sources ensuring IMC’s security posture is current and relevant to the situation on the ground
5. Track and report on relevant incidences, near misses, and the geopolitical situation in Afghanistan
6.Design and implement physical and operational security plans, make assessments and work within budget to implement safeguards for the protection of staff, assets and benificiaries
6. Support and build the capacity of national security staff
7. Work with HQ security to insure the proper implementation of security policies and procedures

1. 5 years of field security experience in hostile environments
2. 1 to 3 years in Afghanistan
3. Advance First Aid training
4. Previous experience working in NGO
5. Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
6. Extremely flexible with the ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations
7. Ability to relate to and motivate local and international staff effectively and diplomatically
8. Creativity and the ability to work with limited resources
9. Excellent decision making skills
10. Must be able to work independently under difficult conditions

You’ll need to visit the IMC jobs site to apply.

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