Title of Post: Senior Security Assistant Vacancy Notice: INTERNAL VACANCY N0.: 19/HCR/KGL/VN/003 Post Number 10030723
Duty Station: Karongi Category and Level: GL5 Closing date of application: 2019-01-23 Duration of assignment: Initially for a period of one year
Organizational Context

? Country operation or duty station receive practical support toward helping ensure an appropriate level of safety.
? UNHCR maintains relationships with host country law enforcement agencies and the UN Security Management System.

Accountability

Responsibility

? Provide assistance to the supervisor in evaluating the level of risk and assessing the existing security measures for the UNHCR staff, operations, premises, partners and persons of concern.
? Be aware of security protocols and procedures in place, especially those comprising Minimum Operational Safety Standards (MOSS) and Minimum Operational Residential Safety Standards; check for compliance and advise management on any deficiencies.
? Assist in security assessment missions to the field in coordination with UNDSS/other agencies; help the supervisor during field missions to gather information and analyse the security situation.
? Implement security-related projects.
? Assist in the monitoring, updating and reporting of security-related events.
? Assist in the processing of administrative security issues.
? Maintain liaison with UN security management system actors, local law enforcement agencies, civil authorities and other relevant agencies.
? Provide security briefings to UNHCR staff, and as appropriate partner staff, on relevant country information and on other issues pertaining to the UN security management system including, inter alia, the warden system, radio communication procedures, travel procedures and fire safety.
? Respond to staff queries on security issues and provide immediate assistance as required.
? Undertake other functions as delegated by the supervisor.

 

 

 

Authority

? Provide security-related advice to the manager and other staff.
? Advise on security deficiencies.
? Maintain liaison and build relationships with host nation and interagency counterparts.

Minimum Qualification

? Completion of secondary education with relevant training and experience in security and safety issues.
? Minimum 6 years (4 with advanced training/certification) of previous job experience relevant to the function.
? Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.
? Empowering and Building Trust.
? Judgement and Decision Making.
? Analytical Thinking.
? Political Awareness.
? Change Capability and Adaptability.

Desirable Qualification and Competencies

? Good communication skills (written and oral).
? Good computer skills.
? Good understanding of security and defence apparatus.

Operational Context

ELIGIBILITY
Internal candidates
General Service Staff members currently serving in the country of the duty station where the vacancy exists, who have been appointed through AC process and have Indefinite or Fixed Term Appointment. Interested staff members should consult the Policy and Procedures on Assignments of Locally recruited Staff (PPAL).

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