Security Consultant

Employer:  International Organization for Migration in Mali
Location: Mali

Closing date 26 Nov 2020
Estimated start Date: January 11, 2021
IBM IOM Mali Security Consultant.
Reference Code: EXT-CT-06-2020
Classification: Consultant
Duration of contract: 5 weeks
Type of contract: Individual international consultant

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager and under the general supervision of the Head of
✓ Ensure and manage the liaison between IOM staff and local authorities on matters
relating to the simulation exercise;
✓ Carry out a tabletop exercise with the regional and local authorities of Sikasso before the
✓ Supervise and coordinate the drafting of a regional response plan by the
regional authorities before the exercise;
✓ Assist in the supervision and coordination of the preparation and implementation of the
exercise, including through missions in the Sikasso region
✓ Submit regular technical progress reports to assist in monitoring and
evaluating the exercise;
✓ Conduct safety liaison operations in accordance with the objectives of the
simulation exercise;
✓ In collaboration with IOM security assistants, ensure security during the exercise;
✓ Participate in team briefings on personnel protection and security issues for the
simulation exercise;
✓ Provide guidelines, instructions and support accordingly prior to the
simulation exercise;
✓ Carry out a site assessment, collect information, conduct reconnaissance and liaise
with all supervised security authorities, if applicable;
✓ write the final exercise evaluation report including the layout
✓ Perform any other tasks that may be assigned and ensure that all
information is delivered on time.
Required skills:
✓ Ability to apply United Nations rules, stipulations, policies and guidelines in work situations;
✓ Ability to address a range of issues in the context of border management, public
attitudes and local conditions;
✓ Ability to conceptualize, design and implement security strategies;
✓ Develops clear objectives that are consistent with the agreed strategies;
✓ Identifying priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as needed;
✓ Monitor and adjust plans and actions as needed
✓ Fluency in French (spoken and written) is required.
These activities will take place over a period of 5 weeks from the day the contract is signed.
Qualifications and experiences:
✓ Advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in military / security sciences
OR a combination of technical qualifications / experience in
military, gendarmerie or police procedures and practices
✓ Military / police training is required
✓ Minimum of 10 years Security experience at increasingly senior levels of responsibility within
a national or international organization
✓ Previous experience in crisis preparedness and crisis management is a distinct advantage
✓ Experience in physical security and management of security projects will be an asset High
level of IT practice.
✓ Reliable and rigorous.
✓ Great sense of organization at work.
✓ Good interpersonal attitude.
✓ Strong interpersonal and writing skills.
✓ Strong negotiation skills.
✓ Ability to work under pressure and meet prescribed deadlines.
Composition of the file
Interested candidates are invited to submit a complete file including:
✓ A detailed CV, describing the expertise and experience of the consultant in the subject of the
Terms of Reference, in particular on the points mentioned in the section previous (skills,
qualifications and experience).
✓ A cover letter.
✓ 3 professional references
How to apply
All application files with the documents listed above scanned and attached must be sent
electronically via the Apply button no later than November 26, 2020, mentioning EXT-CT-06-2020
IBM IOM Mali Consultant.
Only selected candidates will be contacted.
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