Date Published Tue, 27 May 2014 10:06:52 +0000
Contract Type Contract
Required Experience 1-3years
Expiry Date 19th June, 2014
Under the overall guidance of the Security Advisor (SA) and supervision of the Area Security Coordinator (ASC), the Field Security Assistant (FSA) assists in the implementation of security operations and all matters relating to the management of safety and security for UN personnel in the region of assignment.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of key functions:
Assists in reporting security incidents affecting UN staff, offices and assets;
Provides general administrative assistance to the ASC.
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
Languages Required : English French
Secondary general education. University Degree desirable, but it is not a requirement.
5-7 years experience in security, preferably in the military, police or gendarmerie context. Prior experience with the UN system or an international NGO is desirable.
Fluency in English and/or French and working knowledge of the other language.
Knowledge of the Northern area of Cameroon,
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.