Security Guard

Posted 8 months ago by GIZ
Location Baghdad Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector NGO, Security
The Global Programme “Programme Migration for Development” (PME) is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to establish migration advice structures in eleven partner countries of German Development Cooperation. The objective of the programme is to strengthen the development-relevant contributions of migrants in their countries of origin and improve the framework conditions for legal migration in selected partner countries. This objective is actively being pursued by the following components: (1) Migration Policy Advice (2) Migration Advice (3) Development-oriented Return of Migrants (4) Diaspora Cooperation (5) Business Ideas for Development. 
The position holder is responsible for: 
  • Protect Centre ́s property and staff by maintaining a safe and secure environment 
  • Observe for signs of crime or disorder and investigate disturbances 
  • Act lawfully in direct defence of life or property 
  • Report in detail any suspicious incidents 
  • Patrol randomly or regularly building and perimeter 
  • Monitor and control access at building entrances 
  • Watch alarm systems or video cameras and operate detecting/emergency equipment 
  • Receive and forward visitors (visitor book) 
General Tasks 
Core scope of tasks 
  • Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points; permitting entry. 
  • Identify visitors and ask for appropriate documents. 
  • Guard against theft and maintain security. 
  • Respond to alarms and calls of distress. 
  • Stop suspicious people and ask for identification. 
  • Call for aid if necessary. 
  • Regulate and monitor building systems. 
  • Inspect windows and doors to ensure locks are in place and working. 
Required qualifications, competencies and experience 
  • Proven work experience as a security guard within international environment 
  • Ability to operate detecting systems and emergency equipment 
  • Excellent knowledge of public safety and security procedures/protocols 
  • very good written and oral knowledge of the English language, knowledge of German language is an advantage. 
  • politeness and helpfulness in dealing with visitors 
  • Surveillance skills and detail orientation 
  • Integrity and professionalism 
  • School degree 


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