Field Security Assistant, G-5
UNIFIL, Naqoura - Lebanon
|Posting Title:||FIELD SECURITY ASSISTANT, G5|
|Job Code Title:||FIELD SECURITY ASSISTANT|
|Department/Office:||United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon|
|Posting Period:||08 February 2018 – 22 February 2018|
|Job Opening Number:||18-Security-UNIFIL-92841-R-Naqoura (M)|
Org. Setting and Reporting
These three positions are located in the Security Section, United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Naqoura. The incumbent will report to the Chief Security Officer or his/ her designate.
– Control the opening, closure and entry into buildings to ensure security of the mission premises and issue building entry passes as appropriate.
– Manage all aspects of the administration and work of security guards and watchmen.
– Ensure that routine patrols and /or sector patrols are conducted to check security of buildings, personnel, equipment, and adherence to rules and regulations.
– Receive, record, and appropriately take action based on information received through all communication means.
– Monitor and control communications network to ensure security and discipline.
– Monitor adherence to computer and information security guidelines.
– Conduct security surveys of offices and other mission facilities.
– Obtain comprehensive security information and produce background papers relating to incidents that affect safety and security in the mission. Instruct personnel in the performance of security services, including fire control and physical security of the premises, first aid procedures, use of equipment and operation of automated alarm and video surveillance system.
– Conduct investigations as directed and prepare comprehensive reports on accidents and incidents involving UN personnel, installations and equipment.
– Liaise where necessary with designated host government security, safety and emergency officials.
– Liaise and exchange security related information with all components of the mission and other UN agencies in the area. Conduct threat assessments and surveys.
– Prepare and provide security briefings, written security advice and recommendations to the mission hierarchy. Produce incident based security and travel advisories.
– Prepare quarterly and other routine security reports for DPKO and UNDSS.
– Perform other duties as assigned.
• 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 required. Training in martial arts and/or specialized security practices is desirable.Good computer skills are desirable.
Minimum of five (05) years of progressively responsible security experience with a local, national or private police, security or fire brigade organization is required.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English (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.
Recruitment against these three positions 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 your application in Inspira.
United Nations Considerations
According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity, including but not limited to, respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to, whether they have committed or are alleged to have committed criminal offences or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law.
Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the At-a-Glance on “The Application Process” and the Instructional Manual for the Applicants, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.
The screening and evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications, including but not limited to, their education, work experience, and language skills, according to the instructions provided on inspira. Applicants will be disqualified from consideration if they do not demonstrate in their application that they meet the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations. Applicants are solely responsible for providing complete and accurate information at the time of application: no amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to a reference-checking process to verify the information provided in the application.
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