Safety and Security Assistant

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    December 2, 2022


Safety and Security Assistant  (22000755)

Level 1:  the role holder will not have contact with children and/or young people, or access to personal data about children or young people, as part of their work; therefore a police check will not be mandatory unless the content or location of the role changes, in which case the Child Safeguarding level will be reviewed.

The main purpose of this job is to ensure security guards posted at SCI facilities are well managed. and safety and security of the facilities are ensured by maintaining effective access control system of both office and guesthouse compounds by professionally supervising the security guards that they remain alert at all time and perform their duties at best possible way.


•    Line manages SC Afghanistan Sar-e-pul Office based guards to ensure that they perform their duties and responsibilities according to SCI policy and procedure.
•    Check and monitor all the incoming and outgoing movements of vehicles, people (staff and visitors) in all SCI facilities- office and Guesthouse and report any abnormalities to Safety & Security Coordinator.
•    Immediately report any incidents such as theft, fire, terrorist activity or other suspected behaviours to the Safety & Security Coordinator.
•    Prepare the monthly duty schedule, leave schedule and overtime payment sheets for security guards.
•    Orient and train new security guards on his/her duties as well as SCI Security protocol and procedures.
•    Perform spot-check during the nights to ensure night-duty guards perform their duties- and remain a weak at nights.
•    Ensure emergency contact numbers are shared with security guards
•    Orient security guards on evacuation/hibernation plans and their roles.
•    Make sure the security guards are aware of location of security alarms, fire fighting equipments and are trained on the usage of fire extinguishers.
•    Ensure CCTV cameras are maintained and monitored by security guards.
•    Conduct regular inspections that SCI compounds and assets are safe from fire, theft, vandalism, terrorism, and illegal activity.
•    Report any inappropriate behaviour/failure of security guards to safety and security team for further actions.
•    Escort international staff from the airport to the office.
•    Weekly conduct physical check of the office and rental vehicles to ensure the vehicles are well maintained.
•    Regularly check functionality of radios, CCTV, gates, electronic locks.
•    Check and update fire extinguishers, safe room emergency supplies and first aid kits.
•    Raise PRs for equipment needed for security guard and guard room.
•    In the event of emergency contact drivers and staff out of the office and facilitate the process of conducting staff headcount.
•    Perform any others task that requested by the line manager.
•    Answer queries by employees
•    Ensure that female staff meetings are given the space and respect to take place.
•    Promote the inclusion, empowerment and promotion of female staff as equal colleagues within the workplace.
•    Provide government liaison support (e.g. sharing of MoUs) where requested by programme operation teams.
•    Support and taking responsibility for inventory and record keeping.
•    In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
•    Any other tasks assigned by supervisor.
BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)
•    holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
•    holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.
•    sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
•    widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
•    future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.
•    builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
•    values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
•    approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.
•    develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
•    willing to take disciplined risks.
•    honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity
Bachelor degree in any Field
•    Minimum 1 year of experience and Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal.
•    Ability to analyse information and make quick, informed decisions.
•    Ability to build and manage relationships with staff, community, government, military, NGOs.
•    Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal.
•    Effective people management skills.
•    Strong training skills.
•    Flexible and work well under pressure.
•    Demonstrated ability to grain credibility with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels of an organization.
•    Team building skills.
•    Competent level skills in core IT applications, particularly MS Office.
•    Ability to work in challenging and complex environments.
•    A commitment to the values and principles of Save the Children.
•    High level of commitment to the principles of development and to the organizational and programmatic goals of Save the Children.
Map Reading.
Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
Equal Opportunities 
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.
Child Safeguarding:
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.




: Saripul

Employee Status

: Permanent

Closing Date

: Dec 2, 2022