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VAGA : UNIOGBIS – Security Officer, Bissau, Guinea Bissau

  • Cidade: Bissau
  • Estado: Guiné-Bissau
  • País: Guiné-Bissau
  • Criado: 04/12/2019 13:10
  • Expira: 10 dias, 10 horas
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Descrição

Organization: United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau
Country: Guinea Bissau
City: Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
Office: UNIOGBIS Bissau

Job Code Title: SECURITY OFFICER

Department/Office: United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau

Duty Station: BISSAU

Posting Period: 03 December 2019 – 16 December 2019

Job Opening Number: 19-Security-UNIOGBIS-127939-F-Bissau (M)

United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Organisational Setting and Reporting

This position is located in United Nations Integrated Peace-building Office in Guinea-Bissau, Bissau. Under the overall supervision of the Security Advisor and Chief Security Officer, the Close Protection Officer reports to the Close Protection / Security Liaison Team Leader on all close protection operations and related issues.

Responsibilities

Within limits of delegated authority and under the general supervision of the Security Advisor and Chief Security Officer, the Security Officer, at the FS-4 level will carry out the following functions (these duties are generic and may vary depending in of the Unit or Team the Security Officer is assigned):

  • Conducts close protection operations for a Senior UN Official;
  • Remains within the proximity of the Senior UN Official always and implements mitigating measures to preserve his/her security, safety and well-being;
  • Remains vigilant and alert in case of threat to the Senior UN Official;
  • Maintains effective and efficient security coverage for the working office and personal residence of the Senior UN Official;
  • Conducts close protection operations as outlined in the UN close protection policies and guidelines;
  • Coordinates activities with relevant parties to include the Security Operations Unit and other appropriate security organizations as required;
  • Co-ordinates with local authorities during close protection operations;
  • Conducts advance work and implement pre-established security arrangements;
  • Contributes to pre-deployment briefings;
  • Operates all close protection equipment to ensure equipment readiness;
  • Assists in training session on close protection subjects to keep abreast with current tactics and techniques;
  • Whenever necessary, supervises the Close Protection Unit drivers in the performance of their assigned duties;
  • Contributes to making determination of equipment, facility and supply needs based on operational requirements;
  • Perform any other duties as required.

Work implies frequent interaction with the following:

  • Close Protection and Security Officers in the mission and other UN agencies;
  • Staff in the Office of the Senior UN Official;
  • Staff in the Mission Support Division;
  • Representatives of mission Military and Police components;
  • Project Managers and other project personnel;
  • Local Security Officials;
  • Security Officials of other National and International Agencies / Organizations

Results Expected:

  • Professionally competent close protection operations within the mission, which meets the needs of Senior UN Official and the Close Protection -Security Liaison Officer (Team Leader).
  • To provide the proper implementation of the SOPs in accordance with the UN standards in close protection

Competencies

Professionalism: Excellent knowledge of security management, combined with solid background of military, police of security specialization; Knowledge, understanding and ability to manage security challenges in post-conflict environment; Capability to appropriately manage multiple and diverse security units; Shows pride in work and 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. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; Identifies priority activities and assignments and 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.

Technological Awareness: Ability to use various technology, weapons and security devices pertinent to the roles and responsibilities of the close protection unit; understands applicability and limitation of technology to the work of the close protection; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology.

Education

High school diploma or equivalent technical or vocational certificate is required. UN DSS certification in any of the following is desirable: Security Certification Program, Security Analysis Practice and Process, Close Protection Officers Course.

Work Experience

A minimum of six years with a high school diploma and progressively responsible experience

in the military, police or security management is required; of which a minimum of two years’

experience in security operations centres or similar within a military, police or security

organization is required. And at least one-year experience and exposure at the international

level and in a conflict or post conflict environment is required.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position fluency in written and oral English is required. Knowledge of French is an advantage. Knowledge of Portuguese is desirable.

Assessment

Previously rostered candidates are not subject to any further assessment and as such, will not be invited for such an assessment.

Special Notice

This is a recruitment from roster. Only rostered candidates can be considered.

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. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term ‘sexual exploitation’ means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term ‘sexual abuse’ means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term ‘sexual harassment’ means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.

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 Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on ‘Manuals’ hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The 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 according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. 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 reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

 

More information and how to apply at : https://careers.un.org

 

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