Vacancy at the Consulate General - Security Coordinator

16 Apr 2024

The Consulate General of Sweden in Istanbul is recruiting a Security Coordinator.

Main responsibilities:

  • Works closely with and assists the Head of Security as requested.
  • Supports the development and implementation of security routines and instructions.
  • Contributes to security assessments and ensures the information flow regarding incidents.
  • Instructs the guard shift leaders and relays information to and from the guard team.
  • Establishes and maintains a broad security contact network.
  • Conduct security briefings for long term guests and assists during security interviews.
  • Plans and conducts exercises regarding incidents and emergencies.
  • Ensures regular follow-up on alarm and camera systems.
  • Is available for travels within Türkiye.
  • Follows up with the Driver and property management team regarding construction projects, technical maintenance of the buildings, staff apartments, emergency equipment, furniture, IT-equipment, and gardening matters.


  • Experience from working in the security field.
  • Fluent in English and Turkish.
  • Skilled at building trust with staff and counterparts at all levels.
  • Good level of knowledge regarding IT equipment.
  • Responsible and flexible attitude with an ability to make a positive contribution to the working environment.
  • Well organized and able to work independently and keep track of many tasks simultaneously.

Salary & terms and conditions:

Full time position with 39 hours and 45 minutes working week. All applicants under consideration will be subject to a professional background check and will be required to pass medical and security certifications. Only applicants already residing in Türkiye will be considered for this position. Staff recruited locally by the consulate are subject to terms and conditions according to Turkish employment law and the Swedish MFA guidelines for locally employed staff. Salary is set on an individual basis.  We apply 28 vacation days yearly and private health insurance coverage.

How to apply:

  • Qualified candidates are asked to submit a formal application letter, not more than one page, and a CV by e-mail to
  • Please mark your email with the subject line “Security Coordinator”
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Questions regarding the position can be directed by e-mail to
  • Application deadline: 8 May 2024
  • Tentative starting date: 1 June 2024

Our workplace:

The Consulate General of Sweden in Istanbul a dynamic organization with a motivated team comprising Swedish diplomats and locally employed staff. We are committed to equal opportunities in our staff policy, and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, ethnicity, age, religion, sexual orientation or identity, or disability. We expect our employees to share these values.

Last updated 16 Apr 2024, 9.55 AM