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19-120: Global Security Officer
Country:Washington, DC
Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.

Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

Background The primary goal of the Department of Global Security is to empower durable programming while securing IMC personnel, property and programs

Job Summary To provide support and advancement of the Department of Global Security initiatives and to manage IMC security infrastructure system

Main Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The tasks listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Security Management     

    • Manage and maintain the International Medical Corps organizational Incident Management System (IMS) ©
    • Collect, analyze and collate routine security SitReps and produce executive product – Global Weekly Security Report
    • Develop new strategy for HQ computer based security training
    • Sector lead for domestic/HQ facility safety, to include:First Aid Training, Emergency Plans, OSHA standards and other HQ safety related issues
    • Focal point for international travel approval processes
    • Act as IMC security representative in coordination meetings
    • Administrative liaison for security involvement in Emergency Response activities
    • Bi-annual review and revision of required field security documentation
    • Occasional field visits, as required
    • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Global Security

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment.  If you see, hear or are made aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report.  


    • 1-2 years of international work experience
    • Bachelor’s college degree,
    • Computer proficiency
    • Understands the NGO security strategy of acceptance
    • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
    • Presents him/herself in a professional manner
    • Understanding of multi-cultural nuances
    • Some Arabic or French language skills
    • Willing to travel up to 20% of the time
    • Experience in a professional office environment
    • Some NGO security experience
    • Experience dealing with crisis/stressful situations, living in austere environment
    • Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
    • Computer literate
    • Masterfully navigate social media
    • Must be able to legally live and work in the United States
    • Fluent in English
    • Must be able to obtain a passport

Equal Opportunities
International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.