Security Specialist

The World Bank, Islamabad, Pakistan

Skill Required:, Monitoring and EvaluationProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
17th August, 2016


Job Description

Duties and Accountabilities:
 
Security Risk Management 

  • Assist senior CSS and Country Office management in developing and overseeing the day-to-day conduct of the office security programs and ensuring preparation of adequate responses to security incidents and natural and man-made disasters.
  • Provide inputs for the preparation of the Security Risk Assessment for Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore and all Pakistan provinces as may be required from time-to-time. 
  • Manage the video surveillance, card access and other physical security and fire/life safety systems. Carry out testing and evacuation drills periodically.
  • Manage the Country Office major security equipment programs (portable items such as handheld/ walk-through metal detectors, package screening devices, communications and ECM equipment and armored vehicles) to include the procurement process when applicable, contract extensions, documentation of non-performance and other issues, certification of invoices, modifications of the contract, training guards and drivers on use of equipment and required reporting and documentation in coordination with Corporate Security through the World Bank headquarters GSDCS Security Specialist for Equipment and  the SAR Senior Security Specialist.  
  • Provide technical security advice to and coordinate with Corporate Real Estate, in consultation with the SAR Senior Security Specialist and headquarters security staff, for all existing facilities and any potential new offices to include site selection, renovation of existing facilities and installation of effective physical and procedural security measures.  
  • Manage all Pakistan Country Office security guard services contracts, if applicable, to include the procurement process, contract extensions, conducting periodic reviews with guard services contract management, certification of invoices, documentation of non-performance and other issues, modifications of the contract and required reporting and documentation in coordination with Corporate Security, primarily through the World Bank headquarters based GSDCS Security Specialist - Guard Services, the SAR Senior Security Specialist and Corporate Procurement.
  • Monitor and advise on residential security upgrades for newly acquired and existing residences of international staff. 
  • Provide general residential security advice to all staff. 
  • Provide advice on security arrangements at hotels, restaurants, ministries diplomatic/international organizations and other locations which staff may visit for business or recreation purposes.
  • Advise on the implementation of the WBG Road Safety policy in the area of responsibility
  • Liaise with host government security and law enforcement officials as appropriate and with security advisors for diplomatic/international organizations and private security firms to establish a network of contacts. 
  • Assist staff and visiting missions in reporting incidents (GSDCS, UNDSS, host government, etc.).  
  • Ensure country office has a viable system is in place to track staff and visiting missions, note arrival/departure/ residence changes, contact details while at the field location, and coordinate with UNDSS and the WBG Security Operations Center, including internal UN Security clearance program requirements.  
  • Represent WBG and GSDCS at security meetings, as appropriate.  
  • Prepare security program for Head quarter’s program review. 

Security Awareness  

  • Provide newly arriving staff and visiting missions with practical security advice and contact information in advance of their visit and briefings upon arrival.  
  • Provide briefings, communications and logistical support for field missions.
  • Draft staff security advisories on risk mitigation in response to the general security situation, following significant specific incidents and during periods of heightened risk.
  • Conduct periodic security awareness briefings for all staff. 
  • Deliver or coordinate relevant security training for all staff.

Contingency Planning 

  • Assist with the coordination and revisions of the Crisis Management Plan (CMP) on an annual basis or more frequently as required or directed. 
  • Serve as advisor to or as a member of the Country Office Crisis Management Teams. 
  • Maintain and update as necessary all Country Office contingency planning material, reference documents and annexes.   
  • Maintain and assist Security Focal Points with periodic test the staff telephone tree, warden system and other local contingency plans.  
  • Organize periodic security and fire/life safety training and briefings for all staff. Conduct appropriate emergency drills (fire, shelter-in-place, and bomb threat). 
  • Maintain and enhance the Country Office emergency contact and locator systems and ensure coordination between the Country Office, UNDSS, and the WBG Security Operations Center (SOC). 
  • Ensure all staff residences, assembly/concentration points, office location, UN offices, and other relevant points are plotted on one google earth file per Country Office. 
  • Continually assess in-country relocation and out-of-country evacuation options.

Protective Operations 

  • Provide advice on protective operations to include when applicable, the coordination of official vehicle movements, and any special security required for specific movements, locations or individuals; conduct site advance security assessments and coordinate security arrangements. 
  • Plan emergency response actions in the event of an emergency or a direct or indirect threat to staff. Take proactive measures to prevent involvement in such activities, and perform re-actively to avoid/escape from those in progress.
  • Arrange the appropriate level of security for visiting senior World Bank officials. 
  • Arrange continuing or special host government protective services support for staff, visiting missions and facilities as necessary. 
  • Coordinate security arrangements for World Bank Group sponsored conferences and training events held in Pakistan and other countries of responsibility.
  • Assist with the development of security policies and procedures to include approved/prohibited locations and to ensure a mechanism is in place to keep staff informed.   

Guard Force Contract Management        

  • Manage the Country Office security guard services contracts to include the procurement process, contract extensions, conducting periodic reviews with guard services contract management, certification of invoices, documentation of non-performance and other issues, modifications of the contract and required reporting and documentation in coordination with Corporate Security (effective July 1, 2014 primarily through the World Bank headquarters based GSDCS Security Specialist - Guard Services) and  the SAR Senior Security Specialist.
  • 24-Hour on call Emergency Security Support 
  • Provide 24-hour on call emergency support to the responsible WBG Country Offices and staff (to include Visiting Mission staff).
  • Other Responsibilities As May Be Assigned and the ability to travel on short notice to high risk locations.

Education:

  • University degree in relevant discipline (National Security Studies, Risk Management, Police Science or Criminal Justice) at a Bachelor’s level with 5 years professional management experience, or at a Master’s level with three years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.

Experience:

  • 5 years of progressive experience in security program management with an international or diplomatic organization preferred;    
  • Knowledge and experience in security program delivery and project implementation, especially in the geographic area of responsibility; 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows applications, namely, Excel, Word, and Power Point; 
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Proven proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing English and Urdu; Knowledge of regional languages a plus

How To Apply:

  • If you are Interested kindly use the following link to apply: http://web.worldbank.org/external/default/main?pagePK=8454041&piPK=8454059&theSitePK=8453353&JobNo=161771&contentMDK=23158967&order=descending&sortBy=job-req-num&location=ALL&menuPK=8453611&JobType=Professional%20%26%20Technical&JobGrade=GF

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