Job title: Guard
Function: Guard of NP guesthouse/office
Location: Hawija, Kirkuk
Administrative line manager: Team Leader
Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) is a dynamic, international non-governmental organization. We work to reduce violence and protect civilians in countries affected by violent conflict and its aftermath through the implementation of unarmed civilian protection programming. NP implements programming through the deployment of civilian protection teams to the field and is continuing to scale up to meet the growing needs in the communities we serve. Programming is founded on unarmed civilian protection and is thematically focused on protection in displacement, child protection, gender-based violence protection, and inter-communal violence reduction.
To protect property and personnel, while also participating in team meetings concerning security and general context updates.
Commitment to NP principles
- Demonstrate a commitment to Nonviolent Peaceforce's (NP) mandate and principles
- Maintain a positive image of the organization both during and outside of scheduled hours
- Maintain a professional and welcoming attitude to all members of the community
Protection and security
- Provide unarmed protection and security for NP teams and NP property
- Monitor the security situation in the community
- Assist the Team leader in responding to any security or safety incident, such as fire, environmental damage, attacks, external threats
- Ensure all visitors to the NP premises are unarmed
- Ensure NP vehicles remain secure
- Perform any other work duties assigned by the Team leader
- Situational awareness and diligence (ensuring all security protocols are adhered to)
- Ability to manage information with confidentiality
- Ability to communicate effectively with team members and community members
- Genuine commitment and interest in the well-being of the community
- Ability to help de-escalate potentially violent situations
- Basic understanding of English is desirable, but not required
HOW TO APPLY
- Candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to submit a CV (max. 2 pages) and cover letter (max. 1 page) detailing your experience and how you qualify for the role. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
- The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 27th October 2021
Nonviolent Peaceforce is committed to achieving a 50/50 gender balance in its staff at all levels. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. However, all qualified applicants regardless of their gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, or age, will be considered for this opportunity.
Nonviolent Peaceforce acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of employees, contractors, volunteers, interns, people in communities we serve, and other stakeholders and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice in the Humanitarian and Development sector.
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