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UNMISS Vacancies 2023 for Security Coordination Officer Jobs in Yambio Location.
UNMISS Jobs in Yambio 2023:- New job notification not for UNMISS job opportunity portal for the post of Security Coordination Officer. Security Coordination Officer Vacancy is for the Yambio location. Candidates should apply through UNMISS.unmissions.org before the last date which is 17/08/2023.
Security Coordination Officer Jobs at UNMISS Details
|Recruiter Name||UNMISS (United Nations Mission in South Sudan)|
|Name of Vacancy||Security Coordination Officer Vacancy in South Sudan|
|Job Type||UN Jobs in South Sudan|
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Security Coordination Officer Jobs Description
Org. Setting and Reporting
This position is located in the Security Section of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) with duty station in Yambio, which is classified in the “E” category and as a nonfamily duty station. Under the overall supervision of the Principal Security Adviser (PSA), the incumbent reports to the Chief of Operations.
Within delegated authority, the Security Coordination Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
• Prepares, and reviews security plan,contingency plan for the geographic area, and other security management documents including all aspects related to elaboration, development, implementation and updating of the documents.
• Ensures the use of UNSMS security risk management strategies and policies to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems at UN premises.
• Ensures the preparation, review and implementation of security planning, security risk management documents and risk management-based security solutions for UN personnel, premises, and operations.
• Provides written guidance of security components and procedures as required.
• Participates in the Area security related meetings, committees, and task forces, delivers briefings, and provides responses, as needed.
• Maintains continuing lines of communication with security focal points and all other agencies involved in peacekeeping and other missions to ensure maximum security coordination.
• Provide advisory to the Area Security Coordinator ( ASC) and Serves as a member of the United Nations Area Security Management Team, developing and contributing to implementation and evaluation of the effectiveness of the Area security plan.
• Assesses prevailing local security conditions, identifying security trends and advising UN staff, project personnel on potential security problems, such as mines, kidnapping, armed attacks, arrest, and detention.
• Maintains an ongoing evaluation of air, land and sea evacuation routes and resources for use in emergencies, ensuring the availability of vehicles, aircraft, vessels, fuel supply and assessable roads.
• Ensures that fire detection devices and fire-fighting equipment are available on the premises., maintains fire evacuation plan and conducts fire drills and training, as necessary.
• Maintains office security by conducting physical security inspections of facilities, issuance of identity cards, if possible, background checks, and entry control.
• Ensures availability of emergency communications system by making periodic checks to determine if system is functioning properly; arranges for necessary repairs or adjustments.
• Investigates security-related incidents involving UN staff members, UN assets, and prepares report of fact findings.
• Assumes responsibility for guard force management.
• Assists in the response to crisis events and security incidents.
• Facilitates the coordination of Close Protection (CP) security arrangements between field duty stations and headquarter.
• Collaborates closely with peers and colleagues, non-governmental organizations, diplomatic missions, and Host Government representatives on security issues and in the event of natural disasters.
• Strengthens awareness and capacity of personnel by supporting the development, updates and delivery of contextually relevant security training and advice including on Residential Security Measures.
• Conducts security training in such subjects as the security management system, responsibilities of Area.
. Coordinates Wardens system and personal security awareness.
• Performs other relevant duties as required.
• RESULTS EXPECTED:
Effective planning, implementation, and coordination of a security system, capable of enabling the conduct of United Nations activities while ensuring the safety, security and well-being of personnel and the security of United Nations premises and assets.
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 divers security units; 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; Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
Planning & 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.
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; Builds consensus for task purpose and direction with team members; Supports and acts in accordance with final group decisions, even when such decisions ay not entirely reflect own position; Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
• An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent such as a senior command and staff college qualification) in security management or business administration, political/social/military science, or international relations with focus on security management.
• A first-level university degree in combination with two ( 2) additional years of qualifying experience in military, police or security management may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
• A first-level university degree may be substituted with a diploma from a police or military academy, which may be considered its equivalent, and in combination with four (4) additional years of qualifying experience in military, police, or security management.
A minimum of five (5) years with an advanced university degree (seven years with a first-level university degree) of progressively responsible experience in the military, police or security management is required.
At least two (2) years experience in UN security operations or security organization is required.
At least two ( 02) year of experience of security related at international level and in a conflict or post-conflict environment is required.
Experience in management of security units in a United Nations common system field operation (inclusive of peacekeeping, political missions, and UN agencies, funds, and programs) or similar international organization or non-governmental organization in a field-based environment is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.
Previously rostered candidates are not subject to any further assessment and as such, will not be invited for such an assessment.
This “Recruit from Roster” job opening is only open to roster applicants who are already placed on pre-approved rosters, following a review by a United Nations Central Review Body. Only roster applicants who were placed on rosters with similar functions at the same level are considered to be eligible candidates. Eligible applicants receive an email inviting them to apply. Rostered applicants are encouraged to apply only if they are interested and available to take up the position at the duty station/s specified in the Job Opening. Applying to this job opening carries an expectation to accept the offer, if selected.
Qualified women that meet the requirements of this job opening are particularly encouraged to apply and will be given full consideration in accordance with the United Nations efforts to increase women participation in its workforce.
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.
Reasonable accommodation may be provided to applicants with disabilities upon request, to support their participation in the recruitment process.
The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.
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.
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