Wazifa Group

Security Operations Support Officer

Security Operations Support Officer

Job Location: Badakhshan
February 22, 2024

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Job Description

2 Year
Male, Female, Both
Bachelor Degree
Full Time

Opportunity Details

About WFP:

The World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience.

Job Summary:

Support the management of WFP’s security operations to enable the effective delivery of programmes that meet food assistance needs and maintain the security and safety of WFP personnel, activities and facilities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Contribute to the security and safety contingency and continuity planning for the office supporting the standardization and implementation of plans and that emergency systems are regularly tested for WFP facilities in-country.
  2. Liaise with United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) and the in-country security management apparatus and attend security operations management meetings, to ensure WFP management and staff are fully briefed on security matters in RB/CO.
  3. In conjunction with WFP Field Security Division, provide operational support to the Country, Area and Field Offices for achievement of Minimum Operational Security Standards (MOSS) and Minimum Operational Residential Security Standards (MORSS) compliance.
  4. Responsible for all facilities access control measures and procedures to ensure safety and security of WFP staff and visitors in line with UNSMS best practices.
  5. Provide support to the management of security budget including procurement planning to facilitate efficient and cost effective resources management.
  6. Responsible for management of security equipment to ensure it is issued correctly, is in serviceable condition and is in compliance with the established security standards.
  7. Maintain liaison with Human Resources Unit regarding a number of security staffing matters (e.g. recruitment, contract management, capacity building), to ensure compliance with the established WFP policies and procedures.
  8. Collect information about local security developments, issues and potential impact upon WFP operations for supervisor’s attention in order to support security and operational activities.
  9. Prepare accurate and timely reports to contribute to the consistency of information presented to the senior managers.
  10. Provide security orientation briefing to newly arrived staff to ensure staff are well-informed of local security conditions and procedures.
  11. Support training activities as required to build the security capabilities of WFP and external partners.
  12. Support the supervisor during emergencies to meet changing needs.

Job Requirements


  • Advanced University degree in Security Management, International Relations, Law Enforcement, or other relevant field.
  • Or First University degree with additional two years of related work experience and/or training/courses. A diploma obtained from the Military/Police Academy with qualifying relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the First University degree.


  • At least one (1) year of postgraduate professional experience in security management (relevant military, policy or corporate) and/or security risk management, with a background and interest in international humanitarian development. Experience in managing support staff.

Desirable Work Experience:

  • Has supported projects and operational activities that maintain security operations functions and feed into overall strategic aims
  • Has routinely provided coaching or training to new staff members within area of expertise
  • Has collated data, assisted in analysis and drafting reports that inform security operations activities

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Good theoretical understanding of security management concepts and principals with a knowledge of best practices, techniques and processes.
  • Ability to assimilate a range of information and make basic analyses to support the development of efficient solutions.
  • Good communication skills and ability to adapt communication style to different situations and individuals.
  • Ability to contribute to and/or deliver effective briefing and training, assessing participant needs.
  • Knowledge of common business principals and processes and the ability to quickly assimilate UN/WFP specific processes and systems.


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