Female Guard (Herat, Afghanistan) 102 views


Job Description

Job Description:General Position Summary: The Guard will work closely with the support staff and be vigilant and remain at post at all times. She will prohibit non-MC vehicles from entering the compound and patrol around the compound during the night duty.
  Essential Job Functions: 

  • Be vigilante at all times – including, night shifts; (guards sleeping on duty will be terminated immediately)  Remain at post at all times – including when on gate duty; Prohibit non-MC vehicles from entering the compound or parking within 50 meters of the premises; Receive visitors; issue visitors’ cards and maintain log register for the incoming visitors. Notify appropriate Mercy Corps staff member of arrivals. Maintain records of the gate passes at the gate Maintain log register for the vehicles going out/coming in after regular working hours and during week ends/holidays. Cleaning of office as and when assigned by the supervisor Maintain the tidiness of the office outdoor premises. Adhere to all MC safety protocols and policies; Ensure flashlights and radio are always in good working order and that you have a good supply of spare batteries. Respond to routine radio checks from Head Guard or appointee. Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission. Other duties as assigned. Conduct body search of all female aiming to enter Mercy Corps compound.

Background

About Mercy Corps:Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible.  In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future.
  Country Summary  Mercy Corps works in places of transition, where conflict, disaster, political upheaval, or economic collapse present opportunities to build a more secure, productive, and just communities. Providing emergency relief in times of crisis, we move quickly to help communities recover and build resilience to future shocks, and promote sustainable change by supporting community-led and market-driven initiatives. Recognizing both the great potential and the complex challenges faced by Afghanistan, since 1986 Mercy Corps has been implementing a range of humanitarian assistance and development programs tailored to the specific needs of the country and of those communities where we work. Mercy Corps has been working in Afghanistan continuously since 1986 with a large portfolio of programs addressing the promotion of sustainable licit livelihoods, agriculture development, youth vocational training, Renewable Energy and natural resource management; it has helped more than 2.5 million Afghans through these wide-range of community–based agriculture and economic development programs. Mercy Corps is working in Kabul, Kandahar, Helmand, Uruzgan, Herat, Takhar, Badakhshan, Parwan, Baghlan, Samangan, Balkh and Nangarhar.
  Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Achieving our mission begins with how we build our team and work together. Through our commitment to enriching our organization with people of different origins, beliefs, backgrounds, and ways of thinking, we are better able to leverage the collective power of our teams and solve the world’s most complex challenges. We strive for a culture of trust and respect, where everyone contributes their perspectives and authentic selves, reaches their potential as individuals and teams, and collaborates to do the best work of their lives. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a journey, and we are committed to learning, listening and evolving to become more diverse, equitable and inclusive than we are today.
  Equal Employment Opportunity Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination on any basis. We actively seek out diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be collectively stronger and have sustained global impact. We are committed to providing an environment of respect and psychological safety where equal employment opportunities are available to all. We do not engage in or tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability (including HIV/AIDS status), marital status, military veteran status or any other protected group in the locations where we work.
  Safeguarding & Ethics Mercy Corps is committed to ensuring that all individuals we come into contact with through our work, whether team members, community members, program participants or others, are treated with respect and dignity. We are committed to the core principles regarding prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse laid out by the UN Secretary General and IASC. We will not tolerate child abuse, sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment by or of our team members. As part of our commitment to a safe and inclusive work environment, team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner, respect local laws and customs, and to adhere to Mercy Corps Code of Conduct Policies and values at all times. Team members are required to complete mandatory Code of Conduct eLearning courses upon hire and on an annual basis.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:Supervisory Responsibility: N/A Reports Directly to: Security Focal Point (SFP) Works Directly With: Security focal point/Admin/HR/ Support Staff
  Knowledge and Experience:

  • Must possess High school certificate   She should be responsible and punctual At least 2 to 3 years of relevant working experiences with national or international organization. Fluent in Dari, Pashto, English is desired. Must be initiative and trustworthy
     

Organizational Learning As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve – we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.
  Accountability to Program Participants Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts towards accountability, specifically to our program participants and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging program participant communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.
  Accountability to Participants and Stakeholders Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our program participants, community partners, other stakeholders, and to international standards guiding international relief and development work. We are committed to actively engaging communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

Vacancy Number

MCA044-2021

No. Of Jobs

1

Nationality

National

Years of Experience

One year

Duration

Female

Salary

MCA Salary Scale

Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:While sending your CV & Cover letter in one file, please mention the vacancy number and position in the subject line, application received after the closing date and without subject line will not be given consideration. Please include three references from you previous and current supervisors in your CV and make sure that their official email addresses are mentioned in the reference information.  Only short listed candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted for interview. Interested candidates should send their Application to :  af-vacancieskbl@mercycorps.org
Submission Email
af-vacancieskbl@mercycorps.org

Submission Email

af-vacancieskbl@mercycorps.org



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