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Latest Job Opportunity at United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Latest Job Opportunity at  United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

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Closing Date: 31st May 2020

Security Manager, P4, NAIROBI, KENYA, post #88708

Key functions, Accountabilities, and duties/tasks

Security Risk Management and Planning

  • Advise the Representative in the execution of his/her duties with regards to the safety and security of UNICEF personnel and eligible family members, premises, and in accordance with UN and UNICEF Security Management Systems.  Attend as an observer, all SMT/ASMT meetings, assist the UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) as appropriate and participate as a member of the security coordination cell established by UNDSS.
  • Provide advice on and manage technical security requirements contained in the UN Security Plan, Minimum Operating Security Standards (MOSS), Residential Security Measures (RSM), and other relevant policies, guidelines, and assessments and monitor their implementation.  Oversee, guide and assess all UNICEF security personnel in the country. Provide technical oversight for contracted security providers.
  • Prepare, maintain, and update UNICEF security documentation including security contingency plans and provide the Representative, and the Office of the Security Coordinator (OSC) with mandatory reports in accordance with UNICEF security reporting guidelines.  This includes the monitoring/reporting on security compliance and the submission of all Security Incident Reports (SIRs).

Safety and Security Services

  • Monitor the security situation and provide independent and comprehensive analysis with the goal of identifying trends and predicting the specific conditions that would impact on the safety and security of UNICEF personnel and eligible family members, premises, assets and resources.
  • Supervise, evaluate, and review security activities in support of UNICEF operations and participate, coordinate and/or undertake security risk management for all locations where UNICEF personnel and eligible family members are present.
  • Ensure that UNICEF personnel are kept informed of matters affecting their safety and security and the actions to take in the event of an emergency including those identified in the UN Security Plan as it relates to UNICEF.  Oversee the establishment of an effective and functioning communications system for security management within UNICEF that is fully integrated into the UN Emergency Communications System.  Coordinate with UNDSS to ensure all UNICEF personnel undertake all mandatory security training/briefings and participate in all security related contingency exercises.  Plan and lead security surveys of international personnel residences in accordance with the Residential Security Measures (RSM).

Programmatic Security Information Analysis

  • Provide analysis to understand regional level dynamics, particularly when addressing issues of terrorism, inter-tribal conflict and population movements.  Ensure the analysis addresses environmental, socio-economic and political factors that make geographical areas difficult to access and have an impact on the delivery of UNICEF programmes, particularly in areas deemed security compromised.  Work closely with the UNICEF programme and communication personnel in country to integrate all relevant analysis into the planning and implementation of all country programmes.

Security Networking and Partnership Building

  • Establish contact and maintain networks with all UNSMS/NGOs security advisors and relevant local authorities as appropriate.  Ensure that security collaboration with NGOs working as UNICEF implementing partners is undertaken, in coordination with UNDSS, and using the SLT policies as a framework.

Innovation, Knowledge Management and Capacity Building

  • Introduce technological innovations and approaches to security procedures and systems.
  • Institutionalize and share best practices and knowledge learned.
  • Organize, plan and/or 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…

  • An advanced 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.
    *A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.
  • A minimum of eight of relevant 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.
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

(NOTE:Average minimum salary 200K working as a Project Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Consultant, Financial Advisor, Technical adviso. Massive 2019 recruitment conducted by Government, Counties, NGOs, UN, UNDP, World Bank, international development community, UNESCO, WHO, USAID.Get the details here)

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