UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
This advertisment is for recruitment to fill 4 positions (Atlas # 35085, 32332, 6183, 21795) Local Security Associates located in Turkey, Kosovo, FYR Macedonia, Azerbaijan. Only nationals of the countries where the positions are located are eligible to apply.
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Security Adviser (SA) or the Field Security Coordination Officer (FSCO) of the countries where the positions are located, the Field Security Associate assists in the implementation of security operations and all matters relating to the management of safety and security for UN personnel in the region of assignment.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Summary of key functions:
- Assists P/C/D/SA/FSCO in collecting, updating and communicating information regarding the security situation in the Area of Responsibility (AoR);;
- Assists in maintaining the Security Plan(s), including updating staff lists;
- Supports the P/C/D/SA/FSCO with the monitoring of the security measures implementation as recommended in the Security Risks Management (SRM) process ) for the AoR;
- Assists in reporting security incidents affecting UN staff, offices and assets;
- Organizes and delivers training courses on security awareness and preparedness;
- Assists in monitoring the implementation of the (Residential Security Measures office safety and security preparedness;
- Provides general administrative assistance to the SA/FSCO;
- Performs any other duties as assigned.
Assists the P/C/D/SA/FSCO in collecting, updating and communicating information regarding the security situation in the AoR:
- Liaises and coordinates, as appropriate, with the host government security organizations and/or personnel, including national and local provincial authorities, military, and police officers, as well as non-governmental organizations in the area of operation;
- Helps to assess the security situation at the duty station and ensures adequate gathering and verification of security information that may be required for a proper analysis of the situation by the P/C/D/SA/FSCO;
- Communicates information on security to the heads of United Nations agencies and provides host country security advice to UNDSS in the absence of the P/C/D/SA/FSCO, as required;
- Maintains regular contacts with Security Focal Points of UN agencies;
- May be requested to provide technical assistance at A/SMT meetings, in the absence of the P/C/D/SA/FSCO.
Assists in maintaining the Security Plan, including updating staff lists:
- Helps in the preparation and review of the UN Security Plan;
- Supports actions during the implementation of the Security Plan, as required.
- Assists the P/C/D/SA/FSCO with the monitoring of the security measures implementation as recommended in the Security Risks Management (SRM) process ) for the AoR .
- Assists in reporting security incidents affecting UN staff, offices and assets, and assists in the preparation of security reports, such as the Security Incident Report, the Security Assessments
- Provides support in organizing and conducting training courses on security awareness and preparedness and providing security orientation to newly assigned staff members. Conducts security briefings, as required.
Performs other security-related tasks assigned by the P/C/D/SA/FSCO:
- Provides support in conducting security evaluations and provides advice on security measures for the residences (- Residential Security Measures – RSM) of UN staff, as well as on latest trends and threats to staff safety and security;
- Establishes and maintains warden system and keeps update of information related to UN offices and residences;
- Administers a pass and ID system;
- Maintains liaison with commercial companies used for UN security at offices and residences, in order to ensure the effective and efficient use of the guard force.
Provides general administrative assistance to the P/C/D/SA/FSCO:
- Maintains routine and confidential correspondence files/documents;
- Maintains a database on contact details in relation to host country security authorities;
- Arranges appointments, receives visitors, places and screens telephone calls and answers queries with discretion, and takes minutes and/or notes at meetings.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- Secondary education is required.
- University Degree is desirable, but it is not a requirement.
- A minimum 6 years of experience in security, preferably in the military or police context or related field of work is required. Prior experience with the UN system or an international NGO is desirable.
- Fluency in English and the local language of the duty station is required.
- Other Skills and Requirements:
- Knowledge of HF and VHF radio operation;
- Experience in diplomatic security and protection is considered as an asset;
- Knowledge of host country safety codes;
- Solid computers skills (MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint);
- Possession of a valid driver’s license
- Ability to travel
- Physically fit
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Published: 2021-01-01 06:59:05