Security Officer NOB FT, Gao

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ML Gao (Mali)

Application deadline 5 months ago: Thursday 28 Apr 2022 at 23:55 UTC

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This is a NO-2 contract. This kind of contract is known as National Professional Officers. It is normally only for nationals. It's a staff contract. More about NO-2 contracts.

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up

For Every Child, hope

Purpose for the job

Under the guidance and supervision of the Chief Field Office P4 – Gao and the Country Security Manager, provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance to manage a range of activities on security planning, management and risk assessments to ensure the safety and security of personnel and their eligible family members and safeguarding of UNICEF premises, assets and resources at the duty station.

In a challenging security context, explore and identify relevant risk mitigation measures in order to enable UNICEF programme delivery in the region.

Be a key contributor to the area security cell, in order to push forward UNICEF priorities in the frame of the UN Security Management System, notably through the inclusion of UNICEF mandate specificities within key policy documents, such as the Security Risk Management (SRM).

How you can make the difference`

Summary of Key functions/ Accountabilities and duties & tasks

Within the delegated authority and under the given organizational set-up, the incumbent may be assigned the primary, shared, or contributory accountabilities for all or part of the following areas of major duties and key end-results.

Security Risk Management and Planning

Provide supervisor with input related to the safety and security of UNICEF personnel and eligible family members, premises, assets, and resources in accordance with UN and UNICEF Security Management Systems. Participate as a member of the security coordination cell established by United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS). Assist in the implementation of all technical security requirements contained in the UN Security Plan, Minimum Operating Security Standards (MOSS), Residential Security Measures (RSM), and other relevant policies, guidelines, and assessments.

  1. Safety and Security Services

Monitor the security situation and provide information, through the supervisor, on emerging security threats to UNICEF personnel and eligible family members, premises assets and resources. Assist in security activities that support UNICEF operations.

Ensure that UNICEF personnel are kept informed of matters affecting their safety and security and the actions to take in the event of an emergency including those identified in the UNICEF/UN Security Plans. Coordinate with UNDSS to ensure all UNICEF personnel undertake all mandatory security training/briefings and participate in all security related contingency exercises. Assist in the implementation of security surveys of international personnel residences.

  1. Security Networking and Partnership Building

    In close coordination with UNDSS, actively participate and maintain official liaison with host government agencies, local authorities responsible for security, law and order, and counterparts in the UN.

  2. Innovation, Knowledge Management and Capacity Building

Identify, capture, synthesize and share lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders.

Implement capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders on security related preparedness and operations.

To qualify as a champion for every child you will have…

  • A university degree in one of the following fields is required: Security Risk Management, International Relations, Conflict Analysis, Intelligence Analysis, Diplomatic Studies, Conflict and Security, Counter Terrorism or another relevant technical field

  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in global security risk management and/or security analysis is required.

  • Demonstrated international security management experience and understanding of the United Nations Security Management System is highly desirable.

  • Fluency in French and English is required

  • Knowledge of the local language of the duty station is highly desirable

For Every Child, you demonstrate

Core Values

. Care

. Respect

. Integrity

. Trust

. Accountability

Core Competencies

  • Nurtures, Leads and Manages People (1)
  • Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (2)
  • Works Collaboratively with others (2)
  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships (2)
  • Innovates and Embraces Change (2)
  • Thinks and Acts Strategically (2)
  • Drives to achieve impactful results (2)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (2)

    The technical competencies required for this post are:

  • Applying technical expertise (2)

  • Learning and researching (2)
  • Planning and organizing (2)
  • Analyzing (1)

View our competency framework at http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

Remarks:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

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