Field Security Associate, G6, – Shire


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Category:
Social Sciences and Community, Security
Location:
Shire, Tigray 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Salary:

Job Description

Internal/External

Eligible Applicants

This position is advertised open to internal and external applicants.

Duties and Qualifications

Field Security Associate

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships

The Field Security Associate provides support to all security related aspects of field operations including Staff, premises and asset security.

The incumbent is supervised by a Senior Officer (FSA or Head of Office) who defines general work objectives and provides necessary advice and guidance. The incumbent maintains regular contact on a working level on routine issues with other UNHCR staff members, UN agencies, NGOs, implementing partners and Host Government Security authorities (HGS) in the area to facilitate the operation.

The duty of the incumbent is to support and monitor the management of security issues.

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

Duties

  • 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.
  • Conduct regular security assessment missions to the field as required in coordination with UNDSS/other agencies; gather and analyse information about the security situation during field missions.
  • Be aware of security protocols and procedures in place in accordance with the UNSMS policies, UNHCR Policies and the, Security Risk Management process for the designated area ;
  • Conduct checks for compliance and advise management on any deficiencies.
  • Monitor the physical security of UNHCR premises and reports on deficiencies.
  • Monitor and supervise the guard force In accordance with relevant UNSMS policies and guidance.
  • Assist UNHCR Protection Colleagues in efforts to ensure the physical protection and security of refugees and other persons of concern.
  • Provide support during implementation of security-related projects.
  • Assist in the monitoring, updating and reporting of security-related events.
  • Assist in the processing of administrative security issues.
  • Maintain relations and cooperation with UN security management system actors, local law enforcement agencies, civil authorities and other relevant agencies.
  • Provide security briefings and training to UNHCR staff, and as appropriate partner staff, on relevant security risk management processes  and measures for the country concerned to include security situation updates, , the warden system, communication notification and reporting procedures, travel planning  procedures road air and  fire safety.
  • Respond to staff queries on security issues and provide immediate assistance as required.
  • Provide security-related advice to the manager and other staff.
  • Maintain liaison and build relationships with Host Government Security Forces and security counterparts.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

All UNHCR workforce members must individually and collectively, contribute towards a working environment where each person feels safe, and empowered to perform their duties. This includes by demonstrating no tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, harassment including sexual harassment, sexism, gender inequality, discrimination and abuse of power.

As individuals and as managers, all must be proactive in preventing and responding to inappropriate conduct, support ongoing dialogue on these matters and speaking up and seeking guidance and support from relevant UNHCR resources when these issues arise.

This is a Standard Job Description for all UNHCR jobs with this job title and grade level. The Operational Context may contain additional essential and/or desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and/or position. Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this Job Description and will be considered for the screening, shortlisting and selection of candidates.

Work Type: Regular

Job Id: 29374

Hardship Level: E

Salary Grade: G6

Family Location Type: Non-Family

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Professional Work Experience

  • Years of Experience / Degree Level
  • For G6 - 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Field(s) of Education

  • Not applicable
  • (Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Certificates and/or Licenses

  • Security and Safety
  • (Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Relevant Job Experience

Essential:

  • Not specified

Desirable:

  • High level of knowledge in the security field

Functional Skills

  • IT-Computer Literacy
  • FS-Security Apparatus Knowledge
  • FS-Field Security Operations
  • FS-Security Analysis
  • CO-Cross-cultural communication
  • (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Language Requirements

  • For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.
  • For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.
  • For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

Position Competencies

Core Competencies

  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Organizational Awareness
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Commitment to Continuous Learning
  • Client & Result Orientation

Managerial Competencies

  • Empowering and Building Trust
  • Judgement and Decision Making

Cross-Functional Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Political Awareness
  • Change Capability and Adaptability

Language Requirements

  • Knowledge of ''English'' is essential.
  • Amharic and Tigrinya are desirable

How to Apply

Additional  Information

  • Please note that UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, travelling, processing, training, or any other fees).
  • This position is advertised under a Fast-Track exercise.
  • An eliminatory or complementary written test for shortlisted candidates may be conducted which will be followed by competency-based interview.
  • Female Candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The closing date for submission of applications is 10 September 2021 Midnight, Ethiopia Time.

Interested and qualified applicants can apply through: www.unhcr.org – Careers- Vacancies

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