Employer: IDLO - International Development Law Organization
Location: Rome, Italy
The Security Adviser – in collaboration with other IDLO security personnel and other relevant departments - monitors security issues in all locations where IDLO employees operate and ensure they are provided with all necessary security training and equipment. The incumbent further facilitates compliance with respect to all security policies, procedures, and guidelines, and advises on all necessary IDLO security directives/instructions.
Education and Work Experience
A Master's degree or equivalent in security management, business administration, political/social science, psychology, law, international relations, or a related field is required.
A minimum of 10 (ten) years of professional security management experience including for an international organization (UN, IGO, international NGO), both at field level and HQ, is required. Professional experience with law enforcement, military, or intelligence will be an asset.
Experience in performing rigorous security analysis at strategic and/or organization-wide levels and the ability to develop policies, guidelines, reports, or other operational recommendations.
Experience in hardship locations is essential.
Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of Italian, Arabic, French, or Spanish would be an advantage.
Specific knowledge, skills, and competencies
Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and implement security operations in different locations, manage crisis situations and contingencies, produce reports and papers on security issues.
Demonstrated knowledge of the development of security policies and procedures consistent with operations in a high-risk environment within an international organization.
Ability to develop detailed security advisories, reports, and notifications for senior management at the Headquarters.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
A self-starter, able to identify improvements to working practice, make recommendations, and implement change.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work constructively with several internal service departments.
Proven ability to see through tasks set and deliver results.
Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines, flexibility, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Keen sense of ethics, integrity, credibility, and commitment to IDLO’s mandate.