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  • Posted: Nov 21, 2022
    Deadline: Nov 30, 2022
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    Integrity Action is an organisation and an active network of committed NGOs, universities and policy makers, working closely with governments, media organisations, businesses and our peers to identify ways of making integrity work in some of the world’s challenging settings. We believe that integrity offers the single largest opportunity for the adv...
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    Security Operations Officer (SMLP-2) – HRO-352

    Terms of Reference

    • Act as the designated Security Focal Point for the SMLP-2 project, responsible for all aspects of in-country security management.
    • Support the implementation of Integrity’s safety and security policies and procedures on the SMLP-2 project.
    • Liaise with the Security Coordinators and other relevant SMLP-2 team members to ensure;due diligence and desktop security risk assessments (SRAs) for fieldwork in Somalia are made, suitable mitigations are applied, and risks are properly logged, tracked and updated.
    • Regular engagement with Integrity’s Mogadishu based private security provider. Oversee the logistics of all in-country trips to Somalia.
    • Coordinate safety and security related trainings for relevant project personnel.
    • Conduct the initial review of fieldwork plans, oversee field visits and monitor field team movements. 
    • Incident management and reporting of security incidents impacting the project to the COP.Provide pre-departure briefings for all visitors to Kenya, as well as a security briefing on arrival. Lead office orientations for new project personnel and visitors.
    • Monitor the operating contexts of Kenya and Somalia on an ongoing basis, flagging key security-related developments to the COP and relevant team members. 
    • Produce and regularly update fit-for-purpose contingency plans (such as hibernation, relocation, and evacuation plans), as well as other Security-related SOPs.

    Procurement and Logistics

    • Support preparation, planning and implementation of logistics activities to ensure they are compliant with USAID rules and regulations (AIDAR & FAR).
    • Support preparation of purchase request forms (PRFs) and Purchase Orders (POs).
    • Track all project assets/equipment that is issued to short-term staff and long-term staff and maintain an up-to-date asset register.
    • Any other project-related duties as required and requested by the Senior Finance and Operations Manager (SFOP). 

    Your Education and Experience
    The Security Operations Officer must have: 

    • At least 3-5 years of experience in security and administrative or operational support functions with an international organization.
    • Excellent ability to communicate, work in a team, and collaborate with individuals with diverse technical backgrounds and with external stakeholders including government entities and international agencies.
    • Previous experience managing international and local staff.
    • Experience as a risk analyst and/or acting as a Security Focal Point for an international organization.
    • Experience with implementing donor-funded programs in Somalia or fragile and conflict 
    • affected settings. Familiarity with USAID policies and procedures is an asset.
    • Familiarity with the operations of BHA programs and knowledge of IP activities in Somalia is highly desirable.
    • Required Interpersonal Skills
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously effectively and efficiently with precision and adapt to changes in responsibilities and workloads.
    • Must be professional, possess a high degree of urgency and self-motivation, and have a strong work ethic.
    • Results-oriented approach to problem-solving.
    • Strong communication skills, including note-taking for meetings.
    • High professional standards for evaluation data and reporting.
    • Accustomed to teamwork and able to sustain positive and frequent communications for a remotely managed monitoring team in a challenging, high-risk environment.
    • Ability to work independently where necessary.
    • Works well in a diverse team.

    Method of Application

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