NGO Safety and Security Specialist - Pakistan

Employer: Welthungerhilfe
Location:Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
Job Description
Expert (m/f) “Safety and Security”in Islamabad, Pakistan
The office is located in Islamabad, with duty trips to the project locations. The post is to be filled as soon aspossible, with an initial term of 6 months.
Objectives and responsibilities of the positionAs Expert (m/f) Safety and Security”, you are responsible for the coordination, control and the further development of our security management system that is based on the Welthungerhilfe security concept for Pakistan. The aim is to support the Country Director and the national/international staff by putting appropriate security measures into operation in the context of the implementation of the programmes and projects.
Your most important duties are as follows:
monitoring the security situation in the areas of Pakistan where we are operating, and also analysing and providing information and recommendations
taking a leadership role in the further development of the security plan, as well as adjusting and further developing security measures
contact person in incidents relating to safety and initiator of appropriate measures
ensuring the implementation of security plans and the regular review of emergency plans
ensuring national and international project staff receive awareness training and ongoing training on security matters, as well as carrying out training measures with special focus on building up national capacities (planning, implementation, reporting and documentation)
ensuring of a close cooperation with the “Security Focal Points” in our project offices
building up and nurturing relationships with local and regional security bodies and networks for the purpose of sharing information and coordinating the measures
Your qualifications will include:
an appropriate university or polytechnic degree, preferably in the fields of security management, international relations, or a comparable field
several years’ professional experience in the field of security management within an international organisation, a company or a government body
several years’ experience of development cooperation and of crisis situations in countries with difficult security situations, preferably Afghanistan/Pakistan
coordination and organisational skills – even under a high workload
exceptional commitment to confidentiality in safety-related issues
very good command of both written and spoken English, knowledge of Urdu would be an asset

We offer you the opportunity of working in an extremely committed team, and a range of duties involving a high degree of responsibility. Our offer also includes comprehensive induction training and a variety of attractive social benefits.

How to Apply
Please send a covering letter and CV by e-mail, quoting PAK 2913, by 15 March 2013 (