Field Security Officer (FSO)

Field Security Officer (FSO)

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 5176

Job Title: Field Security Officer (FSO) (North East Syria)

Application deadline: 28.06.2021

Duty Station: Amuda

Job Requirements:

  • Considerable practical experience of managing security in complex contexts and high-risk environments;
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience with demonstrated knowledge and understanding of working in the safety and security sector. extensive experience as an NGO security officer or with a Private Security Company.
  • Previous experience working in an international non-governmental organization is preferred;
  • Ability to interact effectively with international and national personnel.
  • Minimum reasonable oral and written English skills. Fluent in the local language.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret and analyze data and translate it into effective information.
  • Ability to work well in a small team, operate under pressure, prioritize and deliver high-quality work within deadlines, and meet team objectives;

Personnel is expected to conduct itself in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and iMMAP’s policies, procedures, and values at all times.

iMMAP has zero tolerance for sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, human trafficking, child abuse and exploitation. Any violations of these principles and policies will be treated as a serious misconduct.

iMMAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer regardless of background           

Job Description:

The Field Security Officer (FSO) will work with the iMMAP Syria team to ensure the safety and security of all in-country staff.

The primary function of the FSO is to provide assistance to the HMAC on all safety and security issues, as they relate to staff and programs in Northeast Syria (NES). The FSO will monitor and assess local security conditions and make recommendations to the HMAC and the Operations Coordinator (OC).

The FSO is committed to implementing and maintaining the highest standards of security and contingency planning in order to ensure the safety of all staff in country.


The FSO is committed to implementing and maintaining the highest standards of security and contingency planning in order to ensure the safety of all staff in the country.

  • The FSO will monitor the security situation in NES, conduct dynamic risk assessments, assist in tracking of staff movements, participate in enforcing security and safety procedures and provide sound and timely advice to staff and management on safety and security matters.
  • The FSO will assist with the authorization process of field visits.
  • The FSO will assist the OC in the management of the drivers and guards, journey, and fleet management.
  • The FSO will maintain contacts with local and national authorities and international state and non-state actors, compiling threat analysis, incident reports, and routine security reports.
  • The FSO will liaise with other humanitarian and emergency actors as well as international and

national governments on safety and security matters.

  • The FSO will ensure the implementation of safety and security policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs) as detailed by the Global and Regional Security Advisor.
  • The FSO shall assist with monitoring all staff movements in NES in close coordination with the OC and iMMAP HQ Security Coordinator and ensure that staff follows travel authorization protocols. In case of emergencies, the FSO shall liaise with local actors and the iMMAP Security Department.
  • The FSO will assist the OC to manage and practice emergency systems, emergency communications, and provisioning of emergency supplies for all staff.
  • The FSO will maintain the validity of emergency & contingencies protocols based on the applicable Evacuation & Contingency level and conduct security training, exercise immediate action drills, and regularly conduct emergency drills as prescribed in the Project Security Plan.
  • The FSO will ensure that communication protocols are implemented.

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How to Apply:

Qualified candidates must submit a Cover Letter and a Resume (CV) including 3 professional references and a copy of any

relevant Certification/Degree and a copy of National ID/Passport   all in PDF format to the following email: 

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