Security Officer



                  Terms of References  

Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Experience, Qualifications and Skills:


  • Educational Qualifications:
  • A university Bachelor degree in relevant field.
  • Professional Experience:
  • 3 – 5 years humanitarian and Security field experience.
  • High level of experience in developing security related technical tools guidelines and systems.
  • Qualifications and/or experience in professional security related fields.
  • Ability to teach basic personal safety and security, and landmine safety and awareness.
  • Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and strategic planning skills.
  • Knowledge of Humanitarian /Human Rights and IDP/Refugee Laws.
  • Skills:
  • People Skills: Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
  • Communication Skills: Well, developed written and oral communication skills. Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of Harikar. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.
  • Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to Harikar’s core values and humanitarian principles.
  • Resilience/Adaptability and Flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high security risks and harsh living conditions. Works and lives with a flexible, adaptable and resilient manner.
  • Awareness and Sensitivity of Self and Others: Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity. Have experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner. Has a capacity to make accurate self-assessment particularly in high stress and high security contexts.
  • Work Style: Well, planned and organized even within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision making with competent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge of Harikar policies and procedures, Sphere and the Red Cross/ NGO Code of Conduct. Requires general finance, administration, information management and telecommunication skills and proficiency in information technology/computer skills.
  • Multiple language skills desirable.
  • Advanced computer skills, particular Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook. familiar working with database and IT issues.



Reporting, Supervision and Performance Evaluation:


Reports to: Executive Director

Performance Evaluation: Executive Director.


Expected Conduct:

  • Ensure that confidentiality is always maintained when sharing data and information about persons of concern;
  • Work with the Harikar/GIZ team in a cooperative and collaborative manner;
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with partners;
  • Maintain high professional and ethical standard when both on and off duty, including upholding the principles and practices set out in the Code of Conduct and adhering to international standards;
  • Seek guidance and technical support when needed with “do no harm” principle being the priority at all times.





  • All Harikar staff must be committed to the Core Humanitarian Principles as well as the Core Humanitarian Standards in Accountability and Quality Management.
  • All Harikar policies, guidelines and checklists are an integral part of this Job Description and must be implemented, e.g.:
  • Harikar Operational Guidelines and Policies.
  • Guidelines on Prevention of Corruption.
  • Guideline on PSEA.
  • Harikar Code of Conduct and
  • Checklist for procurement documents filing for supporting documents.


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