Junior Security Officer

  • Contractor
  • Kyiv Ukraine
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Global Rights Compliance profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.

Global Rights Compliance

Global Rights Compliance (GRC) is an international legal foundation focused on atrocity-crime accountability. Drawing on decades of experience in conflict-affected areas and transitional justice environments our “root and branch” philosophy combines innovative full-spectrum accountability strategies, building the capacity of States to implement international humanitarian and human rights standards, bespoke expertise in evidence gathering in conflict settings and assisting communities to seek remedies for violations. We have a registered presence in the Netherlands, the UK and Ukraine and projects around the globe.

We are seeking a Junior Security Officer who will be responsible for ensuring safe and secure transportation of our personnel while maintaining a high level of vigilance and professionalism. You will hold a valid B-class (preferably C-class) driver’s license and possess knowledge and experience of the local security situations in the different Ukrainian regions, and demonstrate proficiency in English and Ukrainian. You will work closely with the Country Security Manager and the Country Security Deputy.

DUTY STATION: The job will be based in Kiyv, Ukraine
CONTRACT DURATION: 6-month contract with a probable extension.

The Challenge

  • Safely transport GRC personnel throughout Ukraine.
  • Operate and maintain vehicles, ensuring cleanliness, safety, and readiness for use, including light maintenance, and managing servicing as required.
  • Maintain a high level of situational awareness regarding road and security conditions.
  • Adhere to all traffic regulations and at all times conduct safe and secure driving.
  • Communicate effectively with GRC personnel and the Security Team, providing updates on transportation status and potential security concerns.
  • Assist in coordinating any logistical arrangements with car rental providers and accommodation providers.
  • Adhere to the GRC procedure for hand-over-take-over of rental vehicles and security equipment (Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Individual First Aid Kits (IFAKs).
  • Have a thorough understanding of the utilization of PPE and IFAKs and be able to assist consultants in using the equipment.
  • Perform first response/first aid to GRC personnel if required.
  • Uphold strict confidentiality regarding organization information, travel itineraries, and security protocols.

Your Background

  • Prior experience in any protection or security-related roles.
  • Valid B-class driver’s license and a clean driving record.
  • Valid first aid training certificate.
  • Knowledge of security equipment (PPE and IFAKs).
  • Exceptional driving skills and understanding of light vehicle maintenance.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the security situation throughout Ukraine.
  • Strong situational awareness and analytical ability to change plans according to the situation and respond to changing circumstances.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in English and Ukrainian languages, both written and spoken.

How to apply

Please submit your English CV and cover letter to [email protected] by the 3rd March 2024 indicating the position you are applying for in the email subject. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Deadline: 3 Mar 2024

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