ACTED Syrie recruits 01 Country Security Officer

ACTED Syrie recruits 01 Country Security Officer


Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential.

ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential.

We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,600 national staff 400 international staff, ACTED is active in 37 countries and implements more than 500 projects a year reaching over 14 million beneficiaries.


Since 2012, ACTED has been implementing projects with vulnerable communities in Syria with a two-fold approach: ACTED provides life-saving support to vulnerable displaced persons, returnees, and host communities across Syria, through multi-sectorial rapid emergency services, and implements a wide range of resilience building interventions. Thus, ACTED has been able to strengthen its links with Syrian local communities and to develop an in-depth knowledge of local dynamics. A team of 900+ is currently working in Syria.

You will be in charge of

1. Context analysis and risk assesment

Provide regular contextual security report by drafting of the SEC-02B Monthly Security report (or Weekly for phase D area) and share with Country Security Manager Draft the weekly security report
Fill in every month the Incident Data base of the SEC-28 Risk Analysis matrix
Update every month the Area Analysis tab of the SEC-28 Risk Analysis matrix
Prepare the update of the SEC-01 Country Security Plan and submit it to the Country Security Focal Point

2. Security Assessments, auditing and Operational support
Carry out security assessments and evaluations (MOSS self-assessment) in all ACTED area and update MOSS self-assessment forms in the SEC-28 Risk Analysis matrix.
Update Security risks assessment, SOPs and other security documents as appropriate and share with Country Security Manager and all local staff and ensure the security notice rules are applied
Offer appropriate security recommendations
Ensure that each area has a proper communication procedure and a proper follow up of movement of staff and vehicles
Carries out regular checks on hibernation kits and order replacement stock through logistics function
Carries out regular checks of the fire safety plan and implementation of all ACTED premises in country
Support the Country Security Manager to prepare and update the Hibernation/Relocation/Evacuation plan SEC-27 for all ACTED bases
Support the Country Security Manager to prepare and update contingency plans SEC-26 to anticipate any high risk security event
Support the Country Security Manager to prepare and update security notices SEC-31 are up to date for each ACTED/REACH area of intervention and make sure all ACTED/REACH staff are fully aware and prepared.

3. Reporting
Ensure Security TITANIC report is sent to Country Security Manager every month and then to HQ security department.
Ensure that the Security Documents indentified above are shared with HQ security department for centralization and archiving.

Experience / Training

Bachelor or Master Level education in Security studies or another relevant field such as International Relations
Excellent analysis and synthesis skills
2-5 years previous work experience in a relevant position
Proven capabilities in leadership and management required
Excellent skills in written and spoken English
Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, and flexibility in cultural and organizational terms
Ability to work well and punctually under pressure
Previous experience in a difficult context


  • Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid depending on education level, expertise, security level and experience
  • Living allowance of 300 USD
  • Lodging and food provided in the ACTED Guesthouse / or housing allowance (depending on the contract lenght and country of assignement)
  • Flight tickets in and out + Visa taken in charge by ACTED
  • Provision of medical and repatriation insurances

Contact person

Please send your application including cover letter, CV and references to under Ref: CSO/WOS

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