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Secondary Education. A postgraduate degree from a recognized university is desirable but is not a requirement.
6 Years(6 years experience in security or military or police context or related field of work. Prior experience with the UN system or an International NGO working in a coordination/ Liaison context is desirable. • Experience in diplomatic security, protection and intelligence considered an asset; • Knowledge of host country security structures; • Solid computers skills (MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint); • Possession of a valid driver’s license • Ability to travel • Physically fit • Knowledge of HF and VHF radio operations will be considered an asset;)
Commitment to the ideals of the United Nations Charter and the Organizations 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
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Chief Security Adviser (CSA), Security (SA) or the Field Security Coordination Officer (FSCO), the Local Security Assistant assists in the implementation of security operations and all matters relating to the management of safety and security for UN personnel in the country or in the region of assignment.
Apply By: Jan 9, 2013