Posting Title:Field Security Assistant, G4
Job Code Title:Field Security Assistant
Department/Office:United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
Duty Station:NAQOURA
Posting Period:20 October 2017 – 18 November 2017
Job Opening Number:17-Security-UNIFIL-87581-R-Naqoura (M)


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Special Notice

Recruitment against this position is on a local basis; applicants in the General Service category shall meet the relevant employment requirements of the host country (Lebanon), including fulfilling visa or work permit stipulations. If you fulfill the visa and work permit stipulations for Lebanon, please specify in your cover letter and attach a copy of your visa and work permit under “attachments” of you application in Inspira.

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Guard Force Unit, Security Section, United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Naqoura. The incumbent will report to the Chief Security Officer or his/ her designate.


1.Provide general requirement support services to help and assist the Duty Security Officers and Sector Security Officers in their duties towards the UN Staff Members, their dependents and UN Facilities.
• Ensure adequate gathering and verification of security information that may be required for a proper analysis of the situation by the Security Section Leadership.
•Support all matters pertaining to the collection, up-dating, verification, dissemination of all relevant information regarding the security situation in the UNIFIL Area of Responsibility.
• Operate any data communication equipment used by the Emergency Communications System (ECS), satellite telephone, VHF, HF, e-mail and fax, etc.
• Ensure security of database and sensitive information within the unit. Perform data entry and extraction functions.

2.Participate to the development of the Security Plan.
• Assist in the preparation of the UNIFIL Security Plan.
• Support actions during the implementation of the Security Plan, as required.

3.Monitor and facilitate the implementation of security policies and procedures in close coordination with the unit manager.
• Monitoring compliance with Minimum Operational Security Standards (MOSS).
• Monitoring compliance with Camp Security Standard Operational Procedures (SOP) and internal policies.

4.Conduct security training as appropriate.
• Conduct security briefings to newly arrived staff, as required.

5.Provide general administrative assistance to the Unit.
• Maintain routine and confidential correspondence files / documents.
• Process requests for compound access.


• Professionalism: Knowledge of relevant UN rules, regulations, administrative procedures, policies and directives, and of inventory and control guidelines, directives and procedures. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.

• Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

• Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.


High school diploma or equivalent is required. Training in military or police procedures and practices, and self-defense techniques is desirable. Training in martial arts and /or specialized security practices is desirable.

Work Experience

A minimum of three (03) years of progressively responsible experience in Security or related areas is required. Experience in UN Security Section, previous police or military is desirable.
Good computer skills are required.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English and Arabic (both oral and written) is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.


Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.


Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

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  1. Spirou Joukayem

    Hello there…my name is Joukayem Spirou and im canadian but originally from lebanon…i used to be in the Lebanese forces in lebanon i was trained as well in Lebanon…i know well about securities and all these purposes…i speak around 5 languages including. Arabic.French English.Greek Italian. a bit of Armenian..i used to work as well with General Abbad in the US but he’s retired now.. security and gathering informations….

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