Within limits of delegated authority, the Field Security Associate is responsible for the following duties :
Assists the Security Adviser and Field Security Coordination Officer in collecting, updating and communicating information regarding the security situation in Islamabad, Pakistan :
Assists in maintaining the Security Plan, including updating staff lists :
Assists with the monitoring of the security measures implementation as recommended in the Security Risks Management (SRM) process for the AoR.
Assists in reporting security incidents affecting UN staff, offices and assets, and assists in the preparation of security reports, such as the Security Incident Report and other Security Assessments.
Provides support in organizing and conducting training courses on security awareness and preparedness and providing security orientation to newly assigned staff members.
Conducts security briefings, as required.
Performs other security-related tasks :
Provides general administrative assistance :
Performs other duties as assigned.
Professionalism : Knowledge in the field of security risk management, especially of the UNSMS. Ability to make quick decisions in emergencies or when rapid response is required.
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.
remains calm in stressful situations. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.
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.
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.
High school Diploma or equivalent is required.
Seven (7) years of work experience in security, risk or disaster or emergency areas with security responsibilities, in the public or private service areas, such as national security, military or police, or in a corporate environment is required.
Experience in the use of Microsoft applications i.e. Word, Excel Access and Powerpoint is required.
Prior experience with the UN system or an international NGO is desirable.
Experience in the use of radio communications systems is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency (oral and written) in English is required.
Knowledge in the local language of the duty station, Urdu, is desirable. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.
Appointment or assignment against this position is for an initial period of one year. The appointment or assignment and renewal thereof are subject to the availability of the post or funds, budgetary approval or extension of the mandate.
The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50 / 50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
The United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) is taking efforts to improve gender parity, including full implementation of the UN-wide, and Departmental Gender Strategies.
We are committed to providing an inclusive culture and exciting opportunities for women in the security and operations field.
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