Current Job Vacancy in Liberia, Security Associate
|Agency||Dept of Safety and Security|
|Practice Area – Job Family||Management – MANAGEMENT|
|Vacancy End Date||04/09/2017|
|Time Left||11d 1h 8m|
|Duty Station||Monrovia, Liberia|
|Education & Work Experience||C-HS Graduate or Equivalent – 6 year(s) experience|
|Vacancy Type||FTA Local|
|Contract Duration||1 Year with possibility for extension|
|For Liberian Nationals only|
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Security Adviser (SA) or the Field Security Coordination Officer (FSCO), the Local 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 country or in the region of assignment.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of key functions:
Assists the CSA/FSCO in collecting, updating and communicating information regarding the security situation in the country:
Assists in maintaining the Security Plan, including updating staff lists:
Assists the CSA/DSA/FSCO in monitoring compliance with Minimum Operational Security Standards (MOSS) established for the duty station. Also assists with the compilation of data required for the MOSS Self-Assessment Programme.
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 and the Quarterly Incident Report.
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 CSA/SA/FSCO:
Provides general administrative assistance to the CSA/SA/FSCO:
Commitment to the ideals of the United Nations Charter and the Organization’s core values – Professionalism, Integrity and Respect for Diversity
Planning and Organizing: Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor his/her own work plan with minimum supervision. Ability to work under pressure or in crisis situations. Availability to travel within the area of responsibility.
Creativity: Ability to actively seek to improve services, offer new and different options to solve problems/meet client needs, and promote and persuade others to consider new ideas
Teamwork: Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to listen and work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity
Communication: Proven and sustained communication (verbal and written) skills.
Required Skills and Experience
Other Skills and Requirement:
Important applicant information
All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment.
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