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Iraq: Temporary Appointment: Security Officer, NO-1, Basra, # 111198 (Iraqi nationals only) 45 views6 applications

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UN Jobs in Iraq. Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 17 Aug 2019

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

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories globally to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential to the benefit of a better world.

How can you make a difference?

The Security Officer provides technical, operational and administrative assistance in security management and services through the application of theoretical and technical skills in researching, collecting, analyzing and presenting technical security related information/data while learning organizational/UN system rules, regulations and procedures in the area of security management and emergency/crisis preparedness in Basra.

Key functions, accountabilities and related duties/tasks include, but are not limited to:

  1. Security Risk Management and Planning
  2. Collect, record and report to supervisor all information 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.
  3. In close coordination with the supervisor, assist in the implementation of all technical requirements contained in the UN Area Security Plan, Security Risk Management Measures (SRMM), Residential Security Measures (RSM), and other relevant policies, guidelines, and assessments. Assist in providing technical support for all UNICEF contracted security providers.
  4. Assist the supervisor in drafting UNICEF security documentation including security contingency plans and assist in the compiling of mandatory reports in accordance with UNICEF security reporting guidelines including Security Incident Reports (SIRs).
  5. Safety and Security Services
  6. Assist the supervisor in monitoring the security situation and emerging security threats to UNICEF personnel and eligible family members, premises, assets and resources. As requested by the supervisor, conduct security activities that support UNICEF operations and participate in security risk management for all locations where UNICEF personnel and eligible family members are present.
  7. Draft security related information and instructions to assist the supervisor in keeping personnel informed on matters affecting their safety and security and actions to take in case of an emergency including those identified in the UN Security Plan as it relates to UNICEF.
  8. Security Networking and Partnership Building
  9. Assist the supervisor in identifying appropriate liaison with UNDSS and within the UNSMS, NGO community and partners.
  10. Innovation, Knowledge Management and Capacity building
  11. Identify, capture, synthesize and share lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders.
  12. Implement capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders on security related preparedness and operations.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:

  1. Education: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.
  2. Work Experience: A minimum of one year 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.
  3. Language Proficiency: Fluency in English and Arabic are required.

For every Child, you demonstrate:

UNICEF’s core values, core competencies and functional competencies, as follows:

Core values:

  1. Care
  2. Respect
  3. Integrity
  4. Trust
  5. Accountability

Core competencies:

  1. Communication
  2. Working with People
  3. Drive for Results

Functional competencies:

  1. Learning and researching
  2. Analyzing
  3. Applying technical expertise
  4. Planning and organizing
  5. Coping with pressure and setbacks

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

Remarks:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

How to apply:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=525449

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