Readiness and Security Program Officer (RSPO)

  • December 1, 2019
Embassy of Canada,Kuwait
December 1, 2019
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Government Services
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Summary of position:
Under the general direction of the Management Consular Officer (MCO) / Mission Security Officer (MSO), with responsibility for providing security for Government of Canada staff, dependents of Canada-based staff and Embassy operations throughout Kuwait; maintains networks with other security organizations in Kuwait, conducts research, drafts reports and advises the MSO on issues affecting the security of personnel and installations in Kuwait; delivers security program operations in support of MSO, including conducting training and daily supervision of local guard force at Chancery; enhances mission emergency preparedness; provides facilitation and interpretation services between the local language and one or both official languages of Canada; and, performs other duties as required.


Essential qualifications:
• Successful completion of a university Bachelor’s Level University degree in any discipline OR a combination of relevant education, training and experience within security.Language:
• Fluency in English (written and spoken)
• Fluency in Arabic (written and spoken)Experience:
• Minimum (3) years of recent* experience in the field of Security and/or Emergency and/or Crisis Management
• Experience in developing and implementing operating procedures, processes, best practices and guidelines
• Experience in the collection and analysis of information
• Experience in conducting briefings and/or training.
• Experience conducting tasks such as organizing meetings, arranging logistics, reports, and letters
* Recent is defined as within the past 5 yearsRated Requirements
The Rated Requirements relating to knowledge, abilities and competencies will also be assessed. Methods of assessment may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, an oral interview, role-play, practical tests, presentations and/or psychometric assessment.Knowledge of:
• Security and emergency management environment throughout Kuwait, including related governmental organisations
• Standard security mitigation features and practices for ensuring security of persons, information, and physical property
• Emergency management concepts, theories, and practices
• Experience in general office, administrative and financial management procedures
• Experience in building and maintaining a network of professional security contacts and liaising with them
• Financial administration, including budgeting, invoices and processing (basic knowledge only required)
• General office procedures, including text preparation and formatting, handling correspondence, letters, emails, tracking systems and filing
• Kuwait customs, values, ethics qualities

Computer Skills:
• Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
• Google Maps

For more detailed job details and to to apply, please visit the Embassy of Canada  link (below)