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Vacancy - NGO Security Officer - DRC

International Medical Corps has a vacancy for an NGO security officer based in Goma, DRC.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/SCOPE OF WORK:
1. The Security Officer 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. Co-ordinate 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, co-ordination, 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 DRC and relevant bordering countries
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
8. Support CD as required


QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Fluent in French and English- required
2. 5 years of field security experience in hostile environments
3. 1 to 3 years in DRC
4. Advance First Aid training
5. Previous experience working in NGO
6. Ability to exercise sound judgement and make decisions independently
7. Extremely flexible with the ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations
8. Ability to relate to and motivate local staff effectively
9. Creativity and the ability to work with limited resources
10. Excellent decision making skills
11. Must work independently under difficult conditions

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

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