Marib Security & Liaison Officer
Solidarités International seeks to recruit a:
Marib Security & Liaison Officer
Location of position: Emergency Roving Team Marib, Yemen
I. Presentation of organization
Solidarités International (SI) is a French humanitarian organization, which has been committed to provide aid in the event of conflicts and natural disasters. SI’s mission is to provide aid as quickly and as efficiently as possible to endangered populations by meeting their vital needs: drinking water, food and shelter.
The Yemen mission currently consists of an emergency and postemergency program with a WASH and FSL focused approach in Taiz, Abyan, Lahj and Al Dhale’e governorates, with activities taking place across the districts of the West Coast as well as in Marib, Shabwa and Hadramout.
SI Yemen mission is looking for a Security and Liaison Officer, based in Marib.
The duration of the contract will be 6 months, with possible extension upon availability of funding
II. Responsibilities and tasks
Represent Solidarites International to local administrative bodies:
- Followup on the regulation required at government level related to INGO work in the country
- Under the supervision of the Security and Access Responsible (SAR), followup at coordination level on the SubAgreement signature status for all EPRT projects in Marib.
- Keep uptodate of changes to administrative procedure pertaining to obtaining documents;
- Establish or reinforce relations with administrative bodies;
- Meet with representatives from the various administrative bodies as often as needed to obtain documents or resolve related issues.
- Under the supervision of the SAR, update the EPRT master contact list on a regular basis and provide the additional information required
- Under the supervision of the SAR, maintain contact with dedicated security focal points (administrative/official offices level)
- Under the supervision of the SAR, support on the mapping of the security areas to be assessed/followedup on and participate to the overall security assessment planning
- Under the supervision of the SAR, participate the strengthening of the security network by creating new security focal points
Translation and drafting report
- Undertake the task of translating official documents at the request of the Field Coordinator Assistant and Field Coordinator
- Provide simultaneous interpretation and minutes during meetings at the request of the Field Coordinator Assistant and Field Coordinator
- Under the request of the SAR or FCO, draft external reports respecting provided guidelines in Arabic and in English
ORG CHART POSITION (reporting and functional relationships)
Line Manager: Security and Access Responsible
III. Profile required
Education and experience
- Former experience in the field of security and liaison for INGOs/ NGOs
- Excellent written and spoken English is required
- Knowledge and experience working with authorities and external stakeholders and ability to network and build relations
- Strong interpersonal skills, including the capacity to negotiate with governmental, and nongovernmental stakeholders.
- Diplomatic abilities and good negotiation skills
- Good computer skills
- Experience in security assessments and providing security advice.
- Good communicator, accurate and persistent in ensuring security procedures are implemented
- Previous experience in translation, an asset
Skills and competencies
- Strong communication skill
- Open minded and flexible
- Adaptability to new context of intervention/new interlocutors
- Good written skills (reporting)
- Analaytical skills
How to Apply
Please submit your application (CV, cover letter, photocopies of diplomas, certificates of employment etc.) to Solidarités International by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
NB: Title of the related position “Marib Security & Liaison Officer” must be written in the email subject.
NB.: The vacancy may close before the deadline. Thank you for your understanding.
Final date for applications: October 1st, 2022
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