Manage the Country Office major security equipment programs (portable items such as handheld/ walk-through metal detectors, package screening devices, communications and ECM equipment and armored vehicles) to include the procurement process when applicable, contract extensions, documentation of non-performance and other issues, certification of invoices, modifications of the contract, training guards and drivers on use of equipment and required reporting and documentation in coordination with Corporate Security (primarily through the World Bank headquarters based GSDCS Security Specialist - Equipment) and Corporate Procurement.
Provide newly arriving staff and visiting missions with practical security advice and contact information in advance of their visit and briefings upon arrival specific to the current situation and their mission.
Provide briefings, communications and logistical support for field missions.
Draft staff security advisories on risk mitigation in response to the general security situation, following significant specific incidents and during periods of heightened risk.
Conduct periodic security awareness briefings for all staff. Deliver or coordinate relevant security training for all staff.
Support revisions of the Crisis Management Plans (CMP) on a bi-annual basis or more frequently as required or directed.
Serve as advisor to, and conduct training for, Country Office Crisis Management Teams.
Maintain and update as necessary all Country Office contingency planning material, reference documents and annexes.
Support periodic tabletop exercises to test the CMP
Maintain and periodically test the staff telephone tree and warden system.
Organize security and fire/life safety training and briefings for all staff.
Maintain and enhance the Country Office emergency contact and locator systems and ensure coordination between the Country Office, UNDSS and the WBG Security Operations Center.
Continually assess in-country relocation and out-of-country evacuation options.
Manage and document the entire range of protective operations, when applicable, to include the coordination of vehicle movements, the level of protection required for specific movements, the site advance security assessments and arrangements.
Plan emergency response actions in the event of an emergency or a direct or indirect threat to staff. Take proactive measures to prevent involvement in such activities and perform reactively to avoid/escape from those in progress.
Review daily staff travel schedules and projected travel itineraries to identify potential security and safety-related issues
Arrange the appropriate level of security for visiting senior World Bank officials. Arrange continuing or special host government protective services support for staff, visiting missions and facilities as necessary. Coordinate security arrangements for WBG sponsored conferences and training events held across the AoR.
Recommend security policies and procedures to management to include approved/prohibited locations and ensure a mechanism is in place to keep staff informed and to document and report to management violations of policies and procedures.