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Security and Access Coordinator – UKRAINE- based in UKR-Kiev

Première Urgence Internationale

Fixed-term contract – 9 Months

Starting date : ASAP

Localisation: UKR-Kiev

PUI all around the world

With its 40 years of experience, Première Urgence Internationale :

  • Supports close to 6 millions beneficiaries
  • With more than 100 Millions € yearly budget
  • Present in 24 countries, on 5 continents
  • Thanks to the work and commitment of :
  • More than 2500 national staffs
  • Around 225 expatriates from 45 different nationalities
  • And 120 employees at HQ

PUI works in 10 areas of intervention and distinguishes itself by the implementation of an integrated approach in its response. This method aims to identify and understand the needs of all those affected by a crisis. Our teams come together to bring a rapid global response to the basic needs of populations affected by humanitarian crises to help them regain independence and dignity.

Learn more on our history, our values, our areas of intervention.

Focus on our activities in UKRAINE

PUI intervenes in Ukraine since 2015, in response to the needs provoked by the conflict in Donbass. PUI develops its integrated approach with health, mental health, protection and WASH projects to improve and restore equitable access to quality health services as well as to water, sanitation and hygiene for the most vulnerable population living in cities located along the contact line in the Donetsk Oblast. PUI also technically and materially assists a large network of Health Facilities and social institutions to improve the quality of care provided to the population.
In order to support the populations currently affecting by the conflict in the country, PUI is currently scaling up its activities in Donbass and in other regions of Ukraine.

What about the Security and Access Coordinator ?

As Security Coordinator, under the responsibility of the Head of Mission, you will be responsible for the management, implementation and oversight of all security operations in support of staff and activities.

For this purpose, you will be responsible for :

Security Management : You will coordinate the security operations ensuring that security procedures are implemented and followed as per the Country Security Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Program Implementation : You will deploy, implement and update the Security Management System through capacity building, coaching control and safety & security awareness.

Security Incidents Management : You will prepare a Security Incidents and Crisis Response Plan for all likely scenario of security threat. You will support the Head of Mission in managing and coordinating all security emergency providing a timely and coherent response to incidents as they arise.

Evaluation and context monitoring : You will support and monitor assessment missions outside the usual areas of intervention.

External coordination and representation : You will develop and maintain sustainable relations with armed forces.

The challenges that await you :

Provide regular updated risks analysis to support PUI operations in adapting to the evolving context. Support the Field Coordinators at regional level and the Head of Mission at national level in providing analyses that will help them for decision making. Support in the regular update of the security and access strategy, and in the revision of the security documentation. Ensure PUI external representation with other actors and develop a network of key security informants.

What you will need to succeed

  • Training: You hold a Master’s degree in Geopolitics, Political Sciences, Security Management, Military Tactics or in any related field with emphasis on organizational development or risk management.
  • Experience: You strengthened by minimum 2 years of experience in the humanitarian sector. An experience in security management or in a similar field would bring an added value. You already worked with Première Urgence Internationale? It would be a definite asset!
  • Skills: You have a successful experience in operational unit or sub-unit command. You have excellent skills in information collection and analysis procedures, and a capacity to recognize potential threats and danger. You also have strong and proven management skills in times of crisis and emergencies and you have excellent planning and organizational skills. You master the production of policy and procedure papers supporting project operations in the country of operations. You have a detailed knowledge of security information, a high standard of computer literacy and you master Pack Office.
  • Qualities: You are a good communicator, both in writing and orally, and you have a high sense of discretion and integrity. You demonstrate leadership skills, a sense of responsibility, alertness, flexibility, and are able to solve problems. You have a capacity to prioritize a heavy workload and to delegate accordingly. You are able to deal with difficult working situations, insecure environment with potential movement restrictions. You are able to build successful working relationships with contact outside of the project Security Section.
  • Languages: English has no secrets for you! All the better, it is mandatory for this position. If you speak Ukrainian, Russian and/or English, it would be a definite asset.

A word from the manager

« Come join a solid, motivated and dynamic team, on one of the most important humanitarian crises at the moment, with stimulating security and access challenges ! »

PUI will offer you

  • Status : Cadre with a Fixed-Term Contract
  • Monthly Gross Income : 2 650,00 – 3 130,00 EUR depending on your experience in International Solidarity + 50€ per semester of seniority with PUI + Hardship allowance of 300€
  • Insurance including medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation
  • Housing in collective accomodation
  • Daily Living Expenses (“Per Diem”)
  • Break Policy : 5 working days at 3 and 9 months + break allowance
  • Paid Leaves Policy : 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months

Our commitments

Première Urgence Internationale sees diversity of nationalities, genders, beliefs, profiles and statuses among its Human Resources as a major asset for its humanitarian action, and therefore compels itself to the strict observance of the principle of non-discrimination throughout its recruitment process.

Première Urgence Internationale applies a policy of zero tolerance towards exploitation, sexual abuse and mistreatment, in all its forms, of women, children and all other vulnerable persons. It engages all its staff to promote, disseminate and respect the principles set out in its ethical charter.

Please note that Première Urgence Internationale shall not in any case request a financial contribution for administrative costs related to recruitment. Any such information would be fraudulent, please disregard it.

You recognize yourself in this profile and you adhere to our commitments ? You feel ready to take up the challenge and to join PUI great family ?

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