Posting Title: FIELD SECURITY ASSISTANT, G6 Job Code Title: FIELD SECURITY ASSISTANT Department/Office: United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Duty Station: BAGHDAD Posting Period: 10 May 2022 – 24 May 2022 Job Opening Number: 22-Security-UNAMI-180899-R-Baghdad (M) Staffing Exercise N/A United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

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Posting Title: FIELD SECURITY ASSISTANT, G6
Job Code Title: FIELD SECURITY ASSISTANT
Department/Office: United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq
Duty Station: BAGHDAD
Posting Period: 10 May 2022 – 24 May 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-Security-UNAMI-180899-R-Baghdad (M)
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Org. Setting and Reporting
This position is located in the Security Section within the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), Baghdad. The Field Security Assistant G6 reports to Security Officer /Head of Unit on all related security operation matters.

Responsibilities
Within the delegated authority, the Field Security Assistant will carry out the following functions:

• Ensures all Security Operation Centre (SOC) Assistants performed duties according to SOC procedures, builds capacity and ensures staff are trained in all security communication systems and monitors staff performance.
• Ensures that all SOC Assistants developed the capacity of handling all security communication systems in the Security Operation Centre.
• Coordinates monitoring and control of communications network to ensure security and discipline.
• Ensures adherence to computer and information security guidelines.
• Ensures close cooperation with the mission IT section to facilitate the implementation and maintenance of all technically related matters that are necessary for a secure IT network environment.
• Investigates IT security breaches in conjunction with the IT section and provides recommendations to the supervisor.
• Conducts periodic security surveys of offices and other mission facilities to identify weakness and proposes possible solutions.
• Instructs security and safety personnel in the performance of security services, including fire control and physical security of the premises, use of security equipment and operation of automated alarm and video surveillance system.
• Conducts investigations as directed and prepares comprehensive reports and recommendations on accidents and incidents involving UN personnel, installations, and equipment.
• Liaises where necessary, with designated Host Government security, safety, and emergency personnel at the working level to facilitate fact-findings and recommendations.
• Exchanges security related information with mission components at the working level and UN agencies in the same area to ensure an awareness of the current security issues, as needed.
• Conducts threat assessments and comprehensive site surveys.
• Prepares and provides security briefings, written security advice and recommendations to the Mission hierarchy.
• Produces incident-based security and travel advisories.
• Prepares quarterly and other routine security reports.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Competencies
Professionalism: Knowledge of security management, combined with background in military, police of security specialization. Knowledge in handling various security communication equipments. Ability to maintain and update the data base system. 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. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; 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.

Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication. Tailors’ language, tone, style, and format to match the audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; 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.

Technological Awareness: Keep abreast of available technology. Understand applicability and limitations of technology; Actively seek to apply technology to appropriate risks; Show willingness to learn new technology.

Education
High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Work Experience
A minimum of Seven (07) years of progressively responsible experience in security services with a military, police, or private security company with high school diploma or equivalent is required.

Working experience in computer-based tools, such as MS Office Suite and other computer based, web and smartphone applications is desirable.

Languages
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in both English and Arabic is required.


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