Security Guard

  • Added Date: Wednesday, 13 October 2021
  • Deadline Date: Tuesday, 26 October 2021

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a neutral and independent international humanitarian organization, which assists and protects victims of armed conflicts and other situations of violence. The ICRC is currently looking for staff for its support operations in Iraq.

ICRC offers:

· By joining our organization, you will have an opportunity to practice your profession in stimulating, complex, and sometimes challenging environments, where your work can really make a difference;

· You will work with colleagues from various fields of expertise in a cross-cutting manner to help victims of conflict and other situations of violence. You will be dealing with humanitarian situations that require experience, resourcefulness, and innovation to achieve the best possible impact;

· You will work for the oldest major international humanitarian organization in the world, adding to your sense of achievement in alleviating the suffering of people and communities and giving you the chance to promote humanitarian values in these turbulent times;

· You will benefit from a competitive employment package, including different possibilities for career and personal development. You will take part in an onboarding course and follow continuous training, to build your career within the ICRC and beyond;

· Competitive compensation package, a monthly salary with benefits including (13th salary, end of service indemnity, medical coverage, life insurance, mobility allowance, and social security scheme).

Job Title: Security Guard

Level: A1**

Duty Station: Iraq – Najaf Sub-Delegation**

Reports to: Security Guard Team Leader

Duration of Contract: One-year fixed term contract (with the possibility of renewal to an open-ended contract where performance and competencies are key to be selected for further contractual continuity)**

Date of Issue: 12 October 2021

Deadline for applications: 26 October 2021


The Security Guard produces and maintains security in the assigned premises and performs security screening of people and/or vehicles, in addition, to report incidents to the security guard team leader.

Key Responsibilities:

· Always applies the established security rules;

· Welcomes, screens, reports/records and announces all visitors and vehicles arriving at the assigned premises;

· Immediately reports any problem/incident or anything suspicious to his/her hierarchical supervisor;

· Performs regular checks of the premises/compound (including fire extinguishers, windows, doors, lights, and piping) to prevent incidents;

· Makes sure that the guard post is not left unattended (i.e. does not leave the post until the guard on the next shift has arrived) and ensures proper handover to the next shift.


Education and Professional Experience required:

· Primary school education;

· Very good in written and spoken of Arabic language and basic knowledge of English;

· Similar work experience desirable.

This vacancy is archived.

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