Security Information and Coordination Officer

Reporting Line:

The Security Information and Coordination Officer reports to the Head of Security and Safety Unit.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

· To conduct advanced operational planning and coordination in respect of security tasks relating to the travel of senior officials and specialist mission support;

· To define, implement and manage travel security tracking, awareness and compliance programs for staff and others, inclusive of specific training products;

· To act as the primary focal point with the external mission support entities for all planning and coordination activities in relation to security operations and mission support;

· To act as the primary operational level interface with applicable agencies of the Host State security apparatus;

· To produce and ensure the ongoing applicability of the Country Security Plan and other threat related assessments to manage defined risks;

· To lead on the management of Security and Safety Unit digital information resources and secure communications;

· To ensure continual threat monitoring in relation to designated staff and operations, defining mitigation measures as applicable, and compiling operational security plans;

· To compile security incident reports in relation to qualifying incidents within the remit of responsibility;

· To define, implement and monitor procedural controls in relation to staff travel certification, applicable vetting processes and manage the risk management framework;

· To manage the duties of the Security Information and Coordination Assistant;

· To undertake travel at short notice in support of operational activities;

· To undertake any other related tasks as requested by the Line Managers.

Essential Qualifications and Experience:

· Successful completion of University studies of at least three (3) years attested by a diploma OR a qualification in the National Qualifications Framework which is equivalent to level 6 in the European Qualifications Framework OR a qualification of the first cycle under the framework of qualifications of the European Higher Education Area, e.g. Bachelor’s degree OR equivalent and attested police or/and military education or training or an award of an equivalent rank


· A minimum of four (4) years of relevant professional experience, after having fulfilled the education requirements.

Specification of Education and Experience

· Prior supervisory/managerial/analytical responsibilities within Police, Military, Judicial or international security environment;**

· Experience in coordination and delivery of security support and/or coordination tasks in a field environment;

· Experience in provision of security and travel coordination services in security sensitive/ hostile/field environments;

· Experience in compilation of security risk assessments, security plans, Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) research, antecedent verification, screening and situational monitoring;

· Experience in information asset management, database management and working with collaborative software, such as Microsoft SharePoint;

· Excellent communication skills in English, both written and oral;

· Ability to work productively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and produce accurate work under pressure and in difficult circumstances;

· Ability to establish and maintain effective and constructive working relationships with people from different national and/or cultural backgrounds with respect for diversity;

· Minimum category B driving license;**

· Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity; ability to promote an inclusive working environment and integrate a gender perspective into tasks and responsibilities.**


· Relevant experience preferably within an international, hybrid or national criminal court;

· Prior operational experience in a field security role in the Balkan region and/or regional language ability (Serbian/Albanian);

· Additional certifications in security related disciplines such as Security Training, Analysis, OSINT, Close Protection, Investigation, Incident Control, Supervisory Skills, etc.;

· Training/Certification in field security related tasks, such as EU Mission Security Officer (MSO) or UN Security Certification Program (SCP), or similar;

· Familiarity with applicable EU policies in relation to classified information and field security;

· Familiarity with the national security apparatus of the Netherlands;

· Basic knowledge of Dutch language.

How to apply

1. For candidates from the EU Member States:

The online Application Form, including its Addendum (Annex 3 to be filled in manually and uploaded), shall be submitted via one of the following links:**

1.1. For candidates seconded by their EU Member State:**

1.2. For contracted candidates from the EU Member States:**

2. For candidates from the Third Contributing States:

The Application Form (Annex 2), available on both the EEAS website and the website of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office, shall be sent to one of the following email addresses only:

2.1. For candidates seconded by their Third Contributing State: **

Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC)

2.2. For contracted candidates from the Third Contributing States:**

Only one Application Form per candidate will be accepted, the latest received within the deadline or the one submitted through the National Authorities being given a priority.

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