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VAC4157 - Security Manager, Kurdistan Logistics Platform (KLP) Operated by DP World

Division Security
Location Duhok, Kurdistan
Department DPW CORP MEA – DEP
Closing Date 29-May-2018
Job Purpose

The individual assigned to this position will be responsible to lead and drive the company’s security team and implement security policies and practices to ensure that all areas remain secure and in compliance, as a minimum, with legislation, corporate directives and relevant management system standards.

The role will report to the Operations Manager of Kurdistan Logistics Platform and will be responsible to provide advice, guidance and coaching on all matters relating to security and to ensure all employees and visitors embrace and practice a culture of security controls and linked to Safety zero harm.

Key Accountabilities

The professional assigned to this position will be responsible to maintain of security protocols for Corporate, International and National security policies and legislation and In line with policies and procedures, drive Security initiatives to achieve KLP targets in relation to Security.

Security Operations

  • Proactively lead the implementation processes, standards and initiative to continuously improve the business Security, performance to the highest possible standard;
  • To lead and manage the security team;
  • Promote KLP Policies for Security, awareness at all levels by stimulating active involvement, developing a culture that embraces security control and control risk;
  • Collaborate with Managers in the implementation of security initiatives and system development, including facilitation of appropriate training programmes;
  • Provide technical advice and support to line management in particular to ensure that operational risks are proactively and appropriately managed;
  • Oversee Security compliance with Regulations and policies within the business whilst ensuring all managers and staff are equipped to ensure compliance;
  • Reporting of security key indicators in line with company requirements;
  • Facilitate state security inspections and assessment programs and follow up on the identified improvement opportunities;
  • Proactively support the process of investigating incidents and the implementation of corrective measures to prevent reoccurrences;
  • Be involved in the purchase process of new security systems to mitigate risks.


The above outlined responsibilities are not exhaustive and you may be required to carry out other tasks that are appropriate to your role in addition to these.

Qualifications, Experience, Skills
  • More than 10 years experience in a similar role within an industrial environment, or Police or Military including Audit, Risk Assessment and Incident Investigation experience.
  • Minimum 5 years in a Management role.
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships at all levels within the organization and lead / mentor workgroups and individuals.
  • Excellent influencing skills demonstrated through verbal and written communication.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Security legislation and regulations.
  • Experience in ISO Management Systems will be an added advantage.
  • Graduate in any stream.
  • Formal qualification in Security will be added advantage.
  • Kurdish and English language are must and Arabic will be an advantage.
About the Business

DP World [1] is a leading enabler of global trade and an integral part of the supply chain.

We operate multiple yet related businesses – from marine and inland terminals, maritime services, logistics and ancillary services to technology-driven trade solutions.

We have a portfolio of 78 operating marine and inland terminals supported by over 50 related businesses in 40 countries across six continents with a significant presence in both high-growth and mature markets. We aim to be essential to the bright future of global trade, ensuring everything we do has a long-lasting positive impact on economies and society.

Our dedicated team of over 36,500 employees from 103 countries cultivates long-standing relationships with governments, shipping lines, importers and exporters, communities, and many other important constituents of the global supply chain, to add value and provide quality services today and tomorrow.

Container handling is the company’s core business and generates more than three quarters of its revenue. In 2016, DP World handled around 64 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across our portfolio. With its committed pipeline of developments and expansions, the current gross capacity of 84.6 million TEU is expected to rise to more than 100 million TEU by 2020, in line with market demand.

By thinking ahead, foreseeing change and innovating we aim to create the most productive, efficient and safe trade solutions globally.

[1] As of April 2017


Dubai, UAE :DP World, Ltd. (DP World) alerts job applicants and the public about a fraudulent scheme in which DP World has been impersonated.

The scammers fraudulently:
  • Impersonate DP World;
  • Impersonate DP World employees;
  • Conduct “job interviews” via text message, telephone, e-mail, and/or instant message (including Google Hangout) communications for work-from-home positions;
  • “Hire” employees to join DP World;
  • Provide the “employees” with funds to buy home-office equipment and pay DP World “vendors” via fraudulent checks and money orders; and
  • Instruct the “employees” via e-mail, text message, telephone, or instant message to deposit the checks into their personal bank accounts and wire or cash transfer some portion of the funds to “vendors,” which are actually the scammers.
DP World informs job applicants and the public that:
  • DP World is not expanding its operations in the United States in the next 3-6 months (as the scammers allege);
  • DP World’s operations in the United States are currently limited to Charlotte, North Carolina and are not expanding to any other locations for the foreseeable future;
  • DP World does not solicit potential employees via text message or instant messaging;
  • DP World does not interview employees by text message, e-mail, or instant messaging (including Google Hangouts);
  • DP World does not issue payment to its employees, prospective or otherwise, via paper check or money order;
  • DP World does not require employees to buy their own office equipment or personally pay vendors; and
  • The scammers have fraudulently used the name of DP World and its employees without authority and for malicious purposes.

One of the red flags that distinguishes a false communication from a legitimate DP World communication is the poor grammatical use of the English language, which is apparent in conversations with the scammers. Another red flag is the method of communication as DP World does not use commercially-available e-mail providers. No legitimate DP World communication would come from a common, publicly-available email service like Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo Mail or Microsoft Outlook.

Further, false communications can also be identified by the tasks requested by the scammers. DP World does not request that its employees pay vendors personally, whether from their own funds or from funds provided by DP World. Likewise, DP World would never ask an employee to cash a check or money order and then make a deposit into a vendor’s account.

Contacted individuals should not respond to any communication regarding the scam, and under no circumstances should any individual deposit any checks, money orders, or other payments from the scammers into their bank accounts. If such funds are for some reason deposited, no payments should be made from those funds for at least seven (7) days after the funds are deposited to ensure the individual’s bank has accepted the check, money order, or other payment.

DP World encourages potential employees to refer to its website and its “Careers” section if they are seeking employment with DP World.

If you have any concerns about the authenticity of any correspondence or documents that purport to be issued by DP World, you should direct your concerns to DP World at HO.Recruitment@dpworld.com.

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