Employer: Christian Aid
Location: Herat, Afghanistan
Application deadline: October 15, 2020
Salary: $13,314 Salary (full time)
Contract length: 12 months
Christian Aid is working in Afghanistan to eradicate poverty through implementing long term development initiatives, as well as through emergency humanitarian response programs. Afghanistan country program is currently focusing on three specific impact areas, i.e., gender equity, emergency humanitarian response, and Violence to Peace. Humanitarian and Emergency response is a fundamental aspect of programming in Afghanistan.
About the role
The main purpose of this role is to provide in-country security cover and assessments for the staff, the program, and the two offices in Afghanistan. This will be done by applying Christian Aid’s security protocols, in-country assessments, contacts with the local security community, the UNINSO, IMF, and other appropriate sources. The role holder will line manage the guards and drivers at both office locations, whilst being answerable to the country manager. The role will provide administrative, human resources, and basic financial support to ensure the smooth functioning of the program.
The role fits within the International Department and specifically within the Afghanistan country program. The individual is responsible for ensuring that the Country Director is up to date on all security issues pertaining to the program and country. He/she will be responsible for maintaining a high standard of security for the two offices in Herat and Kabul, the staff whilst working with the various security networks. He /she will ensure that the guards and drivers are proficient and trained in their respective roles and duties.
This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, or belief.
You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.