Position: International Security Manager
Project: Services to European Union entities
Country: Ethiopia (Africa)
Duration: 72 months
Nationality: citizen of an UE member state
Driver license: Valid EU truck class C, C1 and armored vehicles B6 training certificate
First Aid certification: FPOS
Clearence: must hold a valid EU personal security clearance or eligible to receive a valid personal security clearance within the first nine months after deployment
Status of the project: tender phase
Applications accepted until: 25/08/2023
The ISM is the point of contact with the client in terms of security. He/She develops liaison with local security authorities. Responsible of the security set up provided and the provision of the tasks. Ensures the professional functioning and the management of all security service provider personnel. Responsible for the implementation of contractual requirements and ensures full compliance with the technical contract specifications (both concerning the human resources and equipment). Ensures the professional functioning and the management of all security service provider personnel. Supervise the Local Guard Supervisor (LGS, Ad-hoc Close Protection Officer/Driver(CPO/CPD). Other duties related to international security management and training.
Thorough knowledge of the country’s security environment with experience during the last 5 years in Ethiopia.
Experience in overseeing a security service contract of at least 20 people proven by a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar international position in a country with a volatile security environment, preferably with diplomatic missions or representations of international organisations, attested by reference letters from current and/or former employers.
Military or police experience, minimum rank of NATO rank OR8 and above or OF2 and above or equivalent is required.
Experience of at least 6 months in contract management, implementation, quality control and reporting.
Experience of at least 6 months in human resources and financial and operations management.
Fully IT-literate in Word and Excel.
Excellent knowledge in first aid and trauma (First Person on the Scene (FPOS)) and fire-fighting, as attested by relevant certificates.
Excellent knowledge of the national legislation of Ethiopia and the internationally recognised governing principles (i.e. legality, necessity, proportionality and accountability) on the use of physical force and firearms is a must.
Excellent skills in handling firearms, attested by a relevant certificate.