Security Officer : Detail
Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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About the Company
- Company: An I/NGO
- Industry: I/ NGO
- 8+ years
- Post Graduate / Masters in related field.
Detailed Job Description / Requirements
(VANo. WFP CO/Security-2009-E- 13) External Vacancy: Security Officer DEDLINE FOR APPLICATION: 18 December 2009 CONTRACT TYPE : Fixed Term GRADE : NOA REQUIRED NO. - : One DUTY STATION : Kathmandu DURATION: One year (renewable) RESPONSIBILITIES: Within delegated authority, the Security Officer will be responsible for the following duties: Keep abreast of WFP operations in Nepal and make recommendations on security, safety and evacuation plans for staff; Advise and recommend on all security matters; Coordinate with other UN security organizations (Department of Safety and Security - UNDSS) and military/government counterparts, as required; Assist in planning, coordinating and executing evacuations and reallocations involving UN/WFP staff and family members; Train and update WFP Staff to increase security awareness; Coordinate with local authorities (police, military, political and humanitarian); Supervise staff, as required; Perform security assessments, both routine and those required to ensure that it is safe for WFP staff to enter/return to a location/duty station; Evaluate and organise security measures for air operations; Organise convoy security procedures and medical evacuations; Ensure WFP communications is integrated into the appropriate UN security communication system and all staff are trained in security and emergency procedures, in collaboration with relevant authorities and personnel; Organise and manage WFP guard/watchman force; Analyze security situation and report periodically to the CO Management and Headquarters; Perform other related duties, as required. QUALIFICATIONS: ESSENTIAL: EDUCATION: Advance university degree (masters degree or equivalent) preferably in political/social science, international relations, law enforcement and/or business management (with a focus on security management). A police/military war college/senior staff course is an asset. A first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience in a related area may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Additional certification in related security field is an asset. LANGUAGE: Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station (English) and in the duty station's language, if different EXPERIENCE: At least 8-10 years of postgraduate progressively responsible professional experience in the military, or police work. Basic paramedic training/skills. CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS : Organisation and coordination skills. Analytical skills to reach conclusions is support of work conducted by another officer and, in particular, logistics staff. Travel to remote areas of the country; understanding of weapons systems, maps, information collection and logistics concepts. A complete, in-depth grasp of security operations and practices, demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with security counterparts and staff within the regional/country office; understanding of multilevel military operations (air, land, sea); ability to coordinateaction/reports with UN DSS. DESIRABLE SKILLS : Background in intelligence gathering and/or political analysis is highly desirable. Interested and qualified Nepalese nationals are requested to submit an updated UN Personal History form (P. 11) available m from all the WFP offices in Nepal (Kathmandu, Damak, Nepalgunj & Dadeldhura) along with a letter of interest addressed to the Country Representative, WFP Country Office Nepal, Chakupat, Lalitpur, Nepal. The application can be sent either by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or in hard copy in a sealed envelope marking "Application for the post of Security Officer". The applications should be submitted No Later than 18 December 2009 to the following address The Representative, WFP Nepal Country Office Chakupat, Patan Dhoka Road Lalitpur, Nepal P.O. Box 107 "WFP wishes to promote ethnic diversity and gender equity in its recruitment." "Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply". Only short listed candidates will be invited for the test and interview. Date of issue of Vacancy Announcement: 5 December 2009 Note: Published in The Kantipur Daily Newspaper Date: 05/12/2009