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Security Advisor

Closing date
OrganisationPeople in Need
External URL https://www.clovekvtisni.cz/kariera/security-advisor-1330jo

Duty station: Prague with frequent field trips (up to 50%)
Timeframe: minimum 2 years with desirable extension
Scope of contract: to be agreed on the profile of the candidate (minimum 50% part-time up to full-time)

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Provide support in security and safety management for PIN HQ and Country country offices globally with a specific focus on Africa in:
    • Capacity building of staff involved in security management – Regional directors, Desk officers, Country directors, Security focal points and Country Management Teams
    • Revision of Security and Safety Management Plans – including Risk Assessment, SOP and Medical Plans
    • Incidents management and follow up
  • Design and implementation of protection measures, advise on recommended access procedures
  • Provide regular audit of security and safety procedures in assigned CP
  • Understand the context, be able to provide conflict analysis on demand
  • Regular evaluation of the situation in assigned countries, flag potentially dangerous situations and significant deterioration to both HQ and Country programs
  • Train national and international staff at minimum in personal security, security management, crisis management and access procedures
  • Identify relevant external training opportunities for PIN staff
  • Shared responsibility for Induction Safety and Security trainings at HQ level, app. 5 times per year
  • Tap into locally or internationally available channels providing relevant information, analysis and early warnings
  • Network with Security and Safety staff on similar positions within the INGO/NGO/IO sector


  • Previous experience with humanitarian sector and security/safety components of INGO operations
  • Ability to quickly learning new contexts
  • Training skills
  • Pro-active approach
  • Fluent English and French (conditional)
  • Valid work permit for Czech Republic (does not apply to EU citizens)

People in Need offer:

  • Background and professionalism of the largest Czech non-governmental organisation
  • Interesting and creative work with international reach
  • PIN supports professional and personal development
  • 25 days of annual leave
  • Sick days
  • Home office upon agreement
  • Laptop and mobile phone with the company tariff
  • Child day care for employees’ children (kindergarten in the building of our office in Prague)
  • Open and informal organisational culture
  • Multisport card for sports and recreation in the Czech Republic
  • Possibility to participate in interesting events we organise (e.g. One World international film festival)
  • Friendly colleagues with similar values
  • PIN covers costs related to travelling abroad such as flights, accommodation, medical check-ups, vaccinations, travel insurance etc.


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