UNDP VACANCIES IN BAUCHI

LOCAL SECURITY ASSISTANT
LOCATION: BAUCHI, NIGERIA

TYPE OF CONTRACT: FTA LOCAL
POST LEVEL: GS-6
LANGUAGES REQUIRED: ENGLISH
STARTING DATE :  ( DATE WHEN THE SELECTED CANDIDATE IS EXPECTED TO START) 03-SEP-2012
DURATION OF INITIAL CONTRACT: INITIAL PERIOD OF ONE YEAR

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
SUMMARY OF KEY FUNCTIONS:
Assists CSA/SA/FSCO/ASC in collecting, updating and communicating information regarding the security situation in the country;
Assists in maintaining the Security Plan, including updating staff lists;
Supports the CSA/SA/FSCO/ASC with the assessment of Minimum Operational Security Standards (MOSS) for the duty station;
Assists in reporting security incidents affecting UN staff, offices and assets;
Organizes and delivers training courses on security awareness and preparedness;
Assists in ensuring residential (Minimum Operating Residential Security Standards – MORSS)and office safety, and security preparedness;
Provides general administrative assistance to the CSA/SA/FSCO/ASC
COMPETENCIES
Commitment to the ideals of the United Nations Charter and the Organization’s core values – Professionalism, Integrity and Respect for Diversity;
Planning and Organizing: Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor his/her own work plan with minimum supervision. Ability to work under pressure or in crisis situations. Availability to travel within the area of responsibility;
Creativity: Ability to actively seek to improve services, offer new and different options to solve problems/meet client needs, and promote and persuade others to consider new ideas;

Teamwork: Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to listen and work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
Communication: Proven and sustained communication (verbal and written) skills.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
EDUCATION:
Secondary school with security training/ qualifications or military / police academy qualifications;
First University Degree with security training and certifications is desirable, but not a requirement.

EXPERIENCE:
5-7 years experience in security, preferably in the military or police context or related field of work. Prior experience with the UN system or an international NGO is desirable.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:
Fluency in written and spoken English is essential;
Fluency in any of the major languages spoken in the part of the country for which application is being made- Enugu, Bauchi or Maiduguri.

OTHER SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge of HF and VHF radio operation;
Experience in diplomatic security, protection and intelligence considered an asset;
Knowledge of host country safety codes;
Solid computers skills (MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint);
Possession of a valid driver’s license;
A minimum of three years’ driving experience;
Ability to travel;
Physically fit.

CLICK LINK TO APPLY
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=30822

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 09-Jul-12.

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