Tuesday 14 January 2014

Security Manager Jobs - Turkey

Vacancy Security Manager - Turkey
Recruiter Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development
Closing date: 28 Feb 2014
Country Turkey

Department: Security
Position: Security Manager Contract duration: 6 months Location:Turkey Starting Date: ASAP

I. Background on ACTED

ACTED is a French humanitarian NGO, founded in 1993, which supports vulnerable populations, affected by humanitarian crises worldwide. ACTED provides continued support to vulnerable communities by ensuring the sustainability of post-crisis interventions and engaging long-term challenges facing our target populations, in order to break the poverty cycle, foster development and reduce vulnerability to disasters. Our interventions seek to cover the multiple aspects of humanitarian and development crises through a multidisciplinary approach which is both global and local, and adapted to each context. Our 3,300 staff is committed in to responding to emergencies worldwide, to supporting recovery and rehabilitation, towards sustainable development.

Our teams in the field implement some 340 projects in 34 countries covering the following sectors emergency relief, food security, access to health, education and training, economic development, microfinance, advocacy, institutional support, and regional dialogue, cultural promotion. Based on considerable experience addressing the needs and situations of vulnerable communities, ACTED contributes to the international agenda towards reaching the Millennium Development Goals, through a wide range of partnerships, innovative initiatives, and campaigns.

II. Country Profile

In response to the emergency situation in Syria, ACTED recruits in Turkey,

III. Position Profile Under the direct supervision of the Country Director, key responsibilities include: - Serve as security focal point - Ensure all new staff are accurately briefed on security procedures; - Provide all staff with regular security briefings and updates and ensure that all staff follow security procedures; - Ensure that ACTED’s security management plans are relevant and constantly updated as appropriate and that all staff know their roles and responsibilities; - Liaise with UN agencies, NGOs and other external actors to gain security information and analysis in the region; - Conduct regular security and risk assessments for all operational areas - Write regular security management reports with situational analysis and recommendations; - Ensure that field communications needs are met and that staff are trained in the use of radios and other communications equipment as necessary.

IV. Qualifications:

• At least 3-5 years of working experience in insecure environments; preferably in Africa, Asia, or the Middle East; • Extensive experience in security management and procedures; • Demonstrated communication and organizational skills; • Ability to train, mobilize, and manage both international and national staff • Flexibility and ability to multi-task under pressure; • Ability to work well in unstable and frequently changing security environments; • Willingness to work and live in often remote areas under basic conditions; • Proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office; • Advanced proficiency in written and spoken English • Knowledge of local language and/or regional experience highly desirable

V. Conditions:

Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid; educational level, expertise, hardship, security, and performance are considered for pay bonus
Additional monthly living allowance
Free food and lodging provided at the organisation’s guesthouse/or housing allowance (depending on contract length and country of assignment)
Transportation costs covered, including additional return ticket + luggage allowance
Provision of medical, life, and repatriation insurance + retirement package
How to apply:
Please send, in English, your cover letter, CV, and three references to Ref : SM/TUR/RW

ACTED Att: Human Resources Department 33, rue Godot de Mauroy 75009 Paris FRANCE

Fax. + 33 (0) 1 42 65 33 46

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