Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) has been working in Afghanistan since 1982 and is presently managing development programmes linked to Strategic Objectives concerning Health, Education, Rural Livelihoods and Community Governance with a total annual budget of roughly USD 40 million. The total number of staff is around 6000 of whom 15 are non-Afghans. The SCA presence in Afghanistan consists of the Kabul Management Office (KMO), five Regional Management Offices and three Liaison Offices. In Sweden SCA has 20 staff working at the Stockholm Management Office (SMO) and around 4,000 members organized in local chapters all over the country.
SCA activities are based on a Rights Based Approach – to satisfy hunger and live with dignity is a right, not a gift. SCA emphasizes that women have equal rights and should have the same opportunities as men. Through our programmes we support the empowerment of women.
The Security Unit is situated the Kabul Management Office and consists of a national Security Manager, an expatriate Senior Security Advisor, national Security Officers and all the Kabul located Security Guards. The unit also has close collaboration and cooperation with the Senior Security Officers working in our five Regional Management Offices. The Security Manager reports to the Country Director.
Scope of Work for the Security Advisor
The Senior Security Advisor is stationed in Kabul and reports to and advices the Security Manager. S/he is expected to conduct regular field visits and on-the-job training at the five Regional Management Offices of SCA.
The position demands a high degree of networking internally and externally, communication and ability to coach and advice colleagues. It entails supervising security management and ensuring SCA’s management is enabled to make informed strategic decisions which alleviate risks to staff, assets and reputation.
The scope of work includes supervising and overseeing adherence to SCA’s security management and security information systems, and continuous development of SCA´s security systems, plans and Standard Operational Procedures. This task also includes carrying out trainings and drills in safety, security, and training of trainers, directly or by selection and use of appropriate external resources.
- Contract period: 2 years with an initial 6 months probationary period
- Conditions: Non- family posting. SCA offers a competitive salary, free housing, insurances and other benefits.
- Duties to begin: June 2019
- Last date for application: 9 April 2019