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1098 LE Amsterdam

Security officer

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Security officer

From07-04-2017 Locationna Hoursna Educationna

General objective of the job


The Security and logistics Officer supports the strategic development and implementation of War Child’s emergency response program.


Position in the organisation


The Security and logistics Officer is part of the Operations Department reporting to the Operations Support Manager and to the Country Director.

S/he manages drivers, cleaners and the security focal point.



Result areas




  • Ensures that all safety rules and standards are respected and applied in the WCH office;
  • Ensures daily updates about the security situation;
  • Ensures that all safety rules and standards are respected and applied in the WCH office;
  • Supports the implementation of the security plan and emergency plan in Lebanon and develops a security strategy;
  • Gathers security and safety related information and disseminate this between the staff;
  • Conducts briefings of all local and international staff;
  • Acts as security focal point for all staff;
  • Represents WCH in all international NGOs security networks in Beirut;


Result: Security plan is implemented in such a matter that staff know all safety rules and standards are respected and applied in the WCH office


Capacity building


  • Works with the partners in Lebanon to build security, contingency plan, and security procedures;
  • Organizes security trainings for the partners and staff;
  • With the support of HR hires and trains new drivers;
  • Advises Country Director on changes in SOPs, routines and other procedures related to security;


Fleet and logistics Management


  • Arranges and coordinates detailed daily work plans for drivers and vehicles;
  • Acknowledges and implements priority/duty tasking;
  • Ensures regular liaison with PM team to ensure safe and secure personnel movements;
  • Ensures that all cars are maintained and ready to be used in a daily basis;
  • Ensures all drivers and staff are successfully and accurately filling out the mileage and fuel log books;
  • Continuously checks and updates data of the storage room;
  • Applies management & safety measures and procedures;
  • Have 24/7 availability to coordinate any last minute emergency travel of the staff;


 Result: fleet management is arranged and coordinates in such a way that field visits are conducted and security measures are applied all times.




Knowledge and Experience


BA Degree in related field;

Previous experience in security and safety

Political and cultural knowledge/awareness, and experience of working in settings where insecurity has been on the agenda;



Skills and Competencies


Proficiency in Arabic; Fluent in English;

Good negotiation skills;

Good organizations skills;

Ability to work in different environments;

Available 24/7;

Demonstrated ability to work under difficult conditions and a high degree of pressure;

Holder of a valid driver’s license;

Ability and willingness to work under difficult circumstances and with other partners;

Team oriented, with ability to work efficiently independently;

Flexible and responsive to challenges, with willingness to take on additional tasks as needed;

Proficient in MS Office - word processing, spread sheets, etc.

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