Terms of Reference

*Guard (Field)


ACTED is committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential. The commitment of ACTED and that if our teams is guided by 4 core values: (1) Responsibility: we ensure the efficient and responsible delivery of humanitarian aid with the means and the resources that have been entrusted to us. (2) Impact: we are committed to having the most sustainable impact for the communities and the people with whom we engage. (3) Enterprising-spirit: we are enterprising and engage in our work with a spirit that creates value and overcomes challenges. (4) Inspiration: we strive to inspire all those around us through our vision, values, approaches, choices, practice, actions and advocacy.

Location: Suran

Start Date: 01/09/2021

Job Purpose

The Public Relations Assistant is responsible for guarding ACTED premises and ensuring all ACTED assets are protected.**

Chain of Command

Under the authority of:

Under the direct and technical supervision of Sub Area Public Relations (Security) Assistant

Line Management: None

Working Relations

Internal: ACTED Staff

External: Visitors

Duties and Responsibilities

· Guarding and protecting the premises

· Guards are not to sleep whilst on duty and to remain alert.

· Guards are responsible to ensure that vehicles are not parked across the ACTED entrances or vehicle gates. They are also to ensure that both ACTED and visitors’ vehicles are parked orderly in their designated areas.

· Guards are to inspect all non-ACTED vehicles entering an ACTED premises

· Guards are to inspect ACTED vehicles parked outside of the premises overnight are to first thing in the morning

· Guards are to report the loss of any items or equipment to the public relation assistant.

· Guards are to ensure that gates are locked at night.

· Guards are to conduct regular checks of the perimeter of the premises

· In the event of a fire, guards are to try to extinguish the fire with available equipment

· Guards are to perform other tasks as requested by their supervisor


· The candidate should have the ID card issued by local authorities in Suran

· The candidate should be living in Suran city

· The candidate should have previous experience as guard or related field such as police or security

· The candidate has to be physically and personally fit

· The candidate has to be able to write and read well in Arabic

· The candidate has to be able to use basic communication means, especially WhatsApp

· The candidate has to be accountable and committed to bear responsibility

· The candidate has to be punctual and trustee

· The candidate has to be initiative and able to work with little supervision.

How to apply

Interested and qualified applicants must apply by fill the application form by this link

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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