La Chaine de l'espoir/Chain of Hope

Security & Access Manager (C2)

  • La Chaine de l'espoir/Chain of Hope
  • Posted date: 2 weeks before
  • End date: 2024-07-25

Job Title: Security & Access Manager (C2)

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Company: La Chaine de l'espoir/Chain of Hope

Start Date: 2024-06-25

End Date: 2024-07-25

Job Description


La Chaine de l’Espoir is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Security and Access Officer in Iraq. The main responsibilities include collecting, analyzing and sharing information in a structured way to understand the context; managing and implementing security and access policies and strategies; and transferring skills to members of the security and access team in Iraq. The position will be based primarily in Erbil but will also require regular internal travel to provide support to staff.



The security and access manager handles the following activities.


  1. Collecting, analysing and sharing security and contextual information:
  • Independently collect information from a variety of relevant sources.
  • Analysing developments in the environment and their links with our programming, both at micro level and at regional and international macro level.
  • Be able to produce accurate, concise and clear written reports quickly.
  • Transmit the main security information relevant to our mission in an appropriate manner during discussions with the teams.
  • Participate in humanitarian aid exchanges on security issues.


  1. Management of security, safety and access issues:
  • Under the supervision of the Head of Mission, he/she is responsible for the implementation of the CDE's in-country security strategy.
  • He/she is directly responsible for the day-to-day, practical aspects of managing the mission's security (ensuring that field missions are properly prepared, monitoring movements in the field, etc.).
  • Ensuring that all security-related equipment, tools, stocks and systems are constantly operational, and that staff are regularly trained in their use.
  • In close coordination with the Head of Mission, assess the programme's activities and their impact on security, safety and staff access.
  • Develop and implement a security, safety and access training plan for all staff. Develop and implement an assessment process to determine whether the competencies acquired during training are being met.
  • Keep the CDE's safety and security procedures up to date and communicate them to all national and head office staff.
  • Maintain an up-to-date security plan in line with the organisation's standards and ensure that all national and head office staff are familiar with its content.
  • Support teams in the event of hibernation, relocation or evacuation.


  1. Team management:
  • Supervise the team of liaison officers
  • Size and define the resources for the activities related to their work
  • Prepare their individual objectives and action plan to ensure that they fulfil their responsibilities with the necessary support.
  • Examine staffing needs in terms of recruitment, implement human resources procedures and ensure that staff appraisals take place.
  • Identify staff training needs and implement these through external/internal resources.


Education: Master's degree in political science, law or other relevant field, with at least one security-related experience in the humanitarian sector.


At least 2 years' professional experience in an international NGO in a security position. Knowledge of the region is a plus.



Good oral and written communication skills in English.

Knowledge of Arabic and/or Kurdish and/or French is a plus.



  • Adherence to the CDE's humanitarian principles and code of ethics;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills with exceptional attention to detail;
  • Autonomy and good time management skills;
  • Ability to network;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively;
  • Ability to work in multicultural teams;
  • Patience, flexibility and adaptability;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office/mapping tools;
  • Ability to travel regularly;

How To Apply
Contract conditions:

National, 6 months Full-Time

Salary range: According to the seniority in CDE Salary scale.

There is presently no commitment as CDE is identifying a candidate pool based on grant acquisition and rolling candidate contact. CDE reserves the right to end the announcement at any time before the specified date.

How to apply:
Applications comprising a cover letter and a CV with at least two references should be addressed to CDE recruitment team with the subject Security & Access Manager : by email to this address

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Deadline for application: 25-07-2024

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