Field Security Coordinator

Vacancy Number:WVA845
Title: Field Security Coordinator
Category:Security Communication
Duration:6 Months
Exp.: 2019-04-27-(3 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1
Salary:As per WVA Salary Scale


Organization: World Vision International-Afghanistan | About World Vision International-Afghanistan
City: Badghis
Country: AF


Education:Bachelor degree in relevant field
Work Experience:At least 3 Years


  • University degree

Knowledge & Skills

  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of the geography of western Afghanistan.

  • Excellent command of English and local languages.

  • Understanding the humanitarian industry.

  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of radio system.

  • Computer Knowledge.

  • Think outside of the box.

  • Must be committed to World Vision core values and goals.

  • Must have analytical skills.

  • Should have leadership skills.


  • Must have at least 5-3 years’ experience in the field of security.

  • Should be trained in First Aid

  • Should have received other security related trainings

Work Environment

  • The Field Security Coordinator should have ability to travel to the field and if required stay there for several days. This position reports directly to the Security and Administration Manager who reports to National Director. Basically it’s a field type job. The Field Security Coordinator should have ability to communicate with internal and external sources and the local communities.

Duties & Responsibilities

This position is located in World Vision QIN Zonal Office in Badghis. Badghis is one of the underdeveloped province in the western region and with high risk working environment. The position holder is expected to extra hours weekend and even national holidays. The position is required to travel to the field almost on weekly basis to conduct actor mapping and conduct security risk assessments.


The Field Security Coordinator is responsible to ensure safety and security of all staff in the field in Badghis Province as the country is classified as an insecure complex humanitarian environment. Required to have good contact with internal and external sources especially with local communities where World Vision operates. This position requires regular travel to the field in order to ensure regular security risk assessments have been conducted to minimize the risk to the WV staff assets and programs. The Field Security Coordinator should follow the WV Afghanistan security strategy on ‘’acceptance approach’’ by maintaining good contact with the local communities WV works with at the field level.


Networking with sources (internal and external)

  • Establish or build upon existing relationships with other NGO’s Agencies and government departments local communities establishing comprehensive information sharing network.

Conduct regular security risk assessments and actor mapping per district

  • This requires regular travel to the field (Twice a week) in order to update the SRAs and actor mapping. This is for the safety and security of the WV staff assets and programs.

Prepare and update district level profile documents

  • Provide analysis assessment information and prominent actors per district. District level profile documents should be updated on regular basis.

Provision of security briefing for the field staff

  • As a matter of safety and security ensure that all staff receives the relevant security briefing before they travel to the field. This requires preparing a briefing document for the staff.

Security Emergency Management

  • Support the National Office and Zonal Office incident management team in the event of security emergency. Field support is required.

Prepare relevant SOPs

  • Prepare guard management and guard performance SOPs.

  • Prepare SOPs related to the field operations.

  • In consultation with Security Manager prepare SOPs related to drivers.

Attend meetings provided by external sources

  • Participate to the INSO and other security related meetings and share the meeting details with the security management.

NO and Kabul Office support

  • Making sure the zonal office staff are implementing the identified mitigations following the security culture and all SOP are followed


  • In consultation and agreement with the Security Management conduct Security Awareness in National Theatre (SAINT) for QIN staff

  • This is to ensure all WV Afghanistan national staff undertake SAINT.

  • Conduct Guards and Driver training

  • Prepare a training plan and train drivers and guards in QIN Zonal offices.

Administration Activities:

Physical inventory of the security assets and items

  • Conduct monthly physical inventory of the available first aid kits fire extinguishers and other security related equipment. This includes fixing the damaged assets should it require.

Conduct radio check and spot check with the QIN security guards

  • Especially during holidays and nights. Also ensure checking the WV premises during late nights to ensure guards are vigilant.

Management activities:

  • Plan and organize all ground movements

  • Work with administration team for airport pick and drop

  • Prepare timesheets and LDR for drivers

  • Create and development movement plan for Kabul staff and visitors

  • Monitor security guards performance

  • Plan security guard’s performance planning

  • Prepare working plan for guards

  • Having a smooth fleet management and project/support function demands are met

Perform any other security task requested by the World Vision security management


Submission Guideline

Applications closing date is  27-Apr-2019 Please submit your resume and one page cover letter outlining how you meet the job requirements by email to [email protected]

Please write on the subject of your Email the Vacancy Number (WVA845) also avoid sending attachment of big size (above 1024 KB) if you want your application/CV to be considered.

Only short listed candidates will be invited for written test and interview.

Local Candidates are highly encouraged to apply. 

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You can also submit your hard resume and application to the office by this address:

Herat Office:

WV Afghanistan Alley Opposite of Herat Agriculture Department Walayat Main Street Amiriat Boulevard Herat Afghanistan. Phone +93 402231174 | Mobile:+93 797 297 296

Email: [email protected]