Security Manager - Venezuela Response And Integration, Colom

Security Manager - Venezuela Response And Integration, Colom

13 ene
Regional Recreation Corporation Of Wood Buffalo
Bogotá D.C.

13 ene

Regional Recreation Corporation Of Wood Buffalo

Bogotá D.C.

Regional Recreation Corporation Of Wood Buffalo

Creative Associates International

5301 Wisconsin Avenue - Suite 700

Washington, DC 20015


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Posted Date 3 months ago (10/8/2020 8:57 PM) ID 2020-1733 # of Openings 1 Job Locations CO-Bogota Category SecurityOverview

Creative Associates seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director for an upcoming USAID-funded Task Order in Colombia. The MEL Director is responsible for all monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities. The Director must ensure that all activities are in line with USAID evaluation policies, as well as the ADS and monitoring and learning best practices.

Project Summary:

USAID/Colombia’s Venezuela Response and Integration (VRI) IDIQ will help Colombia respond to the social, political, and economic disruption caused by sustained mass migration from Venezuela. VRI will increase socio-economic integration by strengthening public systems and economic.

The initial $36-$40 million Task Order, Migration Management, will support the national-level policy framework needed to formalize migrants, build local government capacity to meet receptor community needs, and counter xenophobia. Migration Management will help create the legislative and administrative framework and eliminate barriers to carry out subsequent VRI IDIQ TOs that strengthen economic opportunities and health and education services. Task Order will strengthen Colombian Government’s migration management capacity to document and track migrants and refer them to municipal level services, and to promote social integration and acceptance of migrants.

Position Summary:

As the Security Manager, s/he will work with the HQ Security Manager to manage and coordinate all Creative security and safety programs, plans and policies relevant to the project including detailed security procedures that comply with Creative security policies. This will include emergency response drills and communication procedure for the project. As a member of the operations team, s/he provides timely staff services and efficient office operations in the areas of: voice communications, mail, inventory management, supplies and equipment maintenance.


Primary Responsibilities:

Provide security, safety and risk mitigation and ensure that project staff complies with project security procedures;

Monitor and analyze the ongoing threat environment faced by the project and brief the leadership accordingly. Distribute threat warnings to all staff as appropriate. Ensure that appropriate risk migration measures are taken by the project to respond to the threats or changes in threats faced by the project. This is to include physical protection measures, safe working routines, movement restrictions, protection equipment and security staff provision, as required;

Oversee movement control and coordination for the project, including driver and vehicle deployment and staff whereabouts;

Oversee any security provider contracted by the project to ensure contractual compliance and performance of their duties, and act as the focal point of contact with the security provider;

Report security incidents, violations and recommended corrective actions, as appropriate, to the Chief of Party (COP), the appointing authority and the HQ Security Department;

Ensure all new employee/contractor personnel receive appropriate security orientations and briefings;

Verify that all security devices such as locks, alarms, access systems and physical force protection measures are operational or reported for repair;

Ensure visitor access and vehicle control systems are effective and appropriate for the threat environment;

Work with the HQ Security Manager to maintain the project Crisis Response Plan in coordination with the COP and ensure that the contact information contained therein is always up-to-date;

Provide a weekly security report to project leadership and HQ Security Department;

Be able to assist with out-of-hours emergency response at the project, if needed;

Serve as the liaison with the U.S. Embassy Regional Security Officer and/or equivalent U.S. Government personnel for project security matters, as well as liaison with the Honduran Security Agencies;

Assist the project with business continuity planning, as required;

Ensure that the Creative Sensitive Information (CSI) Plan is distributed to and is being followed by project staff;

Manage project team in an open and respectful manner, working with local staff to build their competencies and capacity; and

Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Skills & Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is desired;

A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in security management on donor-funded projects within Colombia;

Experience implementing security policies, procedures and protocols;

Previous experience with USAID-funded projects preferred;

Strong written and oral communication skills;

Proficiency in the use of computers and Microsoft Office software;

Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and/or sensitive information;

Appreciation of and ability to work effectively in, diverse work environments;

Field-based security and crisis management experience; and

Fluency in Spanish required, with English language proficiency preferred.

Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Position contingent upon donor funding.

Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls, please.


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