Posted on :
21 Mar, 2019
21 Mar, 2019
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Security Adviser (SA) and Area Security Coordinator (ASC), 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 Tamale, Ghana. The position is locally administered by UNDP but is financed centrally by the Cost Shared Security Budget
Job Title: Field Security Associate
Duties And Responsibilities
measures for the residences (Residential Security Measures-RSM) of UN staff, as well as on latest trends and threats to staff safety and security;
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
Secondary education. University Degree desirable, but it is not a requirement
6 years of 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.
Other Skills And Requirements
Fluency in English is required
Important applicant information
All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment.
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