The Institute for Intelligence and Strategic Security (IISS) is non-profit non-governmental organization specialized in National Security Intelligence and Risk Management. IISS’ is the first-ever non-government organization to be established with a special focus on issues of intelligence and national security. The Institute’s program areas are Research, Analysis, Training, Security Advisory and Consultancy. The IISS provides security intelligence training to personnel of security and intelligence agencies such as police, military, immigration etc and private organizations and international organizations.
IISS is a member of the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) and a leading Civil Society Organization in National Security Intelligence affairs. The Institute has over the past 3 years focused attention on advising national and international organizations on national security vulnerabilities and risks.
In 2021, IISS together with ISDES conducted a first-ever national security risk assessment on the State of Security or Insecurity in Ghana. Findings of the assessment was presented to the Ministry of National Security, Ghana, Ministry of Interior, Economic and Organized Crime Office and other key stakeholders. The Institute also recently concluded violent extremism security risk assessment of northern Ghana border regions for a reputable international organization.
The Field Office, located in Tamale and headed by the Chief of Field Office is responsible for project activities in northern Ghana, including but not limited to Prevention of Violent Extremism and Armed Conflict, Border Security Risk Assessments and Capacity building of stakeholders in peace, security, and armed conflict prevention.
IISS through its Field Office is commencing the implementation of a 3-year project on “Prevention of Violent Extremism and Border Security Risk Assessment”.
The project involves assessing vulnerabilities and risk of Sahel Violent Extremism Spill-Over and its effects on local population and communities and its implications on national security. Capacity building of local community stakeholders, local authorities and government representatives is a major component of the project being undertaken by the Field Office.
The IISS, as part of its staff requirement, is therefore recruiting a competent Project Administrator and 2 Interns for its Field Office.
The incumbent shall ensure the effective and efficient co-ordination of project activities in the Field Office, including but not limited to;
- Day-to-day administration and running of the Field Office and shall report to the Chief of Field Office.
- Provide logistical and administrative support to Program Directors and Technical Directors in the implementation of projects activities.
- Maintain excellent and stable external relationships with stakeholders and promote Institute ideals and philosophy.
- Ensure effective and efficient running of the Field Office, including financial management and sound administrative system.
- Support in the preparation of technical documents and other relevant outputs.
- BA Administration, Social Sciences, Community Development or similar qualification with at least 3 years of experience in an administrative role.