Full Time Local Security Associate at UNDP
1.) Assists the Security Advisor in collecting, updating, and communicating information regarding the security situation in the country;
- Obtaining national statistics on crime trends and road traffic accidents from host government security forces including the Malawi Police Service, DRTSS, etc
2.) Supervise and constantly monitor the activities of the Emergency Response Team;
- Supporting crafting of ERT duty roster and ERT patrol plan.
- Maintaining updated staff lists and the locations of staff members’ residences.
3.) Supports the SA with the assessment of Minimum Operational Security Standards (MOSS) and Minimum Operational Residential Security Standards (MORSS) for the Southern Region;
- Conducting residential security assessments for UN staff members’ prospective houses.
- Conducting Facility safety and security surveys (FSSS)
4.) Liaises and coordinates, as appropriate, with the host government security organizations and/or personnel, including national and local provincial authorities, military, and police officers, as well as non-governmental organizations and other non-State actors in the country.
- Following up on outstanding UN-related cases with the police and updating concerned staff members on the status of their cases
- Gathering security information on impending incidents of national concern and acquiring the level of operational preparedness by security stakeholders.
5.) Assist the SA in organizing and delivery of training courses on security awareness and preparedness;
- Conducting security awareness training for all UN personnel in their respective agencies
- Conducting fire and building evacuation drills with all UN agencies to establish the level of preparedness in cases of actual crises.
LEVEL 1: Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to details, delivers quality work by deadline
LEVEL 1: Open to creative ideas/known risks, is pragmatic problem solver, makes improvements
LEVEL 1: Open minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback
LEVEL 1: Adapts to change, constructively handles ambiguity/uncertainty, is flexible
LEVEL 1: Demonstrates compassion/understanding towards others, forms positive relationships
LEVEL 1: Appreciate/respect differences, aware of unconscious bias, confront discrimination
Business Direction & Strategy:Strategic Thinking
- Ability to develop effective strategies and prioritized plans in line with UNDP’s objectives, based on the systemic analysis of challenges, potential risks and opportunities; linking the vision to reality on the ground, and creating tangible solutions
- Ability to leverage learning from a variety of sources to anticipate and respond to future trends; to demonstrate foresight in order to model what future developments and possible ways forward look like for UNDP
Business Direction & Strategy: Effective Decision Making
- Ability to take decisions in a timely and efficient manner in line with one’s authority area of expertise and resources
Business Development: Integration within the UN
- Ability to understand and deal with a business situation in a manner that is likely to lead to a good outcome Knowledge and understanding of the operational frameworks in the organization and ability to make good judgments and quick decisions within such frameworks Entrepreneurial Thinking
Security Services: Security risk management
- Ability to assess threats and risks, identify and oversee implementation of mitigation measures, including ability to design and test security plans
Security Services: Security advice, planning and coordination
- Ability to provide with authoritative advice and guidance on security management, plan and coordinate security activities
Security Services: Security incident management & monitoring
- Ability to provide adequate response to security incidents/events
Security Services: Security information management
- Analytical capabilities to process diverse security information and develop recommendations
- Secondary education. University Degree desirable, but it is not a requirement.
- 6 years’ 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.
- Knowledge of HF and VHF radio operation;
- Experience in diplomatic security, protection and intelligence considered an asset;
- Knowledge of host country safety codes;
- Solid computers skills (MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint);
- Possession of a valid driver’s license
- Ability to travel
- Physically fit
- Fluency in English and Chichewa
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