Global Security Officer

International Medical Corps (UK)
  • Location
    Los Angeles, California
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 13

Position description

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

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

• Manage and maintain the International Medical Corps web-based Incident Management System (IMS)

•  Identify and bring to the attention of senior Global Security staff, incident trends, patterns or sites of specific concern

• Collect, analyze and collate routine weekly security Situation Reports (SitReps) and produce executive product – Global Weekly Security Report

• Provide support to the sector lead for domestic/HQ facility safety, to include: First Aid Training, Emergency Plans, OSHA standards and other HQ safety related issues

• One of the focal points for international travel approval processes

•    Provide pre-deployment information for international staff, as part of the travel approval process

• Attend security coordination meetings

• Attend program meetings as a representative for the Global Security Department. Provide notes and accounting of various meetings

• Administrative liaison for security involvement in Emergency Response activities

• Provide support to the Global Security staff in copy editing of security sections within proposals, investigations and security program reports;

• Bi-annual review and revision of required field security documentation

Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed in this document are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and not necessarily all inclusive.


As applicable to this position, an individual must promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout the organization and maintain a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Staff are also responsible for preventing violations to our Code of Conduct and Ethics, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any violations to the Code of Conduct and Ethics or Safeguarding Policy, you have an obligation to report.

If this is a supervisory position, one must set an example of ethical behavior through one’s own conduct and oversight of the work of others; ensure that those who report to you have sufficient knowledge and resources to follow the standards outlined in the Code of Conduct & Ethics; monitor compliance of the people you supervise; enforce the Code of Conduct & Ethics and International Medical Corps’ policies, including the Safeguarding Policy and the Protection from Harassment, Bullying and Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace Policy, consistently and fairly; support employees who in good faith raise questions or concerns.


It is all staff shared responsibility and obligation to safeguard and protect populations with whom we work, including adults who may be particularly vulnerable and children. This includes safeguarding from the following conduct by our staff or partners: sexual exploitation and abuse; exploitation, neglect, or abuse of children, adults at risk, or LGBTI individuals; and any form of trafficking in persons. 

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.


• Typically, a Bachelor’s degree in related area. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.


• Typically, 3+ year of relevant and progressive experience working in related field, including 1-2 years of international and/or NGO work experience

• 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, French or Spanish language skills

• Willing to travel up to 20% of the time

• Experience in a professional office environment

• Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point

• Ability to masterfully navigate social media

• Must be able to legally live and work in the United States

• Fluent in English

• Ability to travel to field programs

Misconduct Disclosure Scheme 

All offers of employment at International Medical Corps are subject to satisfactory references and background checks. International Medical Corps participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme from the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response (SCHR). In accordance with this, we will request information from an applicant’s previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures. 

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