• Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : SECURITY

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Qualifications and Experience Education: Completed Secondary Level Education required (Baccalaureate, GCE A-Levels, High school diploma). A first level University Degree is desirable. Knowledge and Experience: Six years of professional experience in the field of security or emergency management in relation to the Local Security Associate's functions required in corporate, Cameroon defense and/or security forces is desirable/asset. Professional experience in United Nations Peacekeeping missions or in an international environment is an asset; Holding a valid light transport vehicle driving license is required; A certification of good knowledge of the policies and procedures of the United Nations Security Management System is an advantage; Proficiency in the usage of computers, satellite imagery applications (e.g. Google Earth) and office software packages (Microsoft Office package i.e. MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, etc.) Good physical fitness and good character required; Working knowledge of HF, VHF/UHF and satellite communications equipment. Languages: Fluency in both French and English is required. Knowledge of local community languages is an advantage. Required Competencies

Job Description:

  • Background Information The Position: The Local Security Associate (LSA) works in the UNFPA country office in Yaoundé, Cameroon, and directly supports the UNFPA Representative in the performance of her/his duties on all security management matters. Under the general and direct of the UNFPA Representative in Cameroon, and the technical guidance of the UNFPA West and Central Africa Office Regional Security Advisor, the LSA maintains efficient and effective liaison between the UNFPA office management, the Office of the Security Coordinator (OSC) at UNFPA Headquarters in New York, United Nations area security coordinators, the United Nations Department of Security and Safety (UNDSS) field security coordinators, other local Security personnel of United Nations Agency, Fund, and Program, UNFPA implementing partners and local authorities to maintain the security and safety of UNFPA personnel in country. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Organizational Setting How you can make a difference: UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction. UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Main Tasks & Responsibilities Job Purpose: The incumbent of the LSA post is a national of Cameroon, and helps prepare security risk assessments, security risk mitigation measures, business continuity plan, emergency procedures and plans, and security controls policies and procedures and all related matters the safety and security of UNFPA staff, premises including those in delocalized offices, and property by implementing the following duties and responsibilities: You would be responsible for: 1. Coordinate the implementation of security plans and measures in Cameroon, maintaining links and liaising with decentralized UNFPA offices, and the UNDSS with regard to measures security, information and events, with a focus on achieving the following tasks: Establish and maintain relationships with UNFPA personnel in country and with their counterparts in UNDSS and United Nations Agencies, Funds, and Programs. Establish an effective coordination system for security-related support issues for the various UNFPA offices in the field. Liaison with all relevant actors with regard to past and current information that could affect the safety and security of UNFPA staff, sharing relevant information with the UNFPA Representative, the Security Focal Point and the Regional Security Advisor to ensure pro-active, consistent, quality service delivery. Monitoring of the implementation of security plans, compliance with security risk management measures and related purchases and immediate reporting on deficiencies/ requirements. Manage the efficient operation of emergency communications, the security system, monitoring the updating of personnel lists, fire safety and evacuation procedures. Maintenance of the security incident reporting system and monitor the processing of security authorizations for travel requests. Coordination of the security tasks, emergency response requests to ensure a timely response is provided. 2. Ensure the efficient and effective delivery of the security function to the UNFPA Country Office through administrative and logistical services such as the following tasks: Ensure that proactive security services / advice is provided in accordance with UNFPA administrative rules, regulations, policies and strategies. Prepare monthly reports on activities, expenses related to the implementation of security management measures. Contribute to the preparation of the office work plan / budget. Monitoring of tasks, deadlines, commitments made, measures taken and coordinate the collection and submission of contributions to reports. Maintenance of the inventory of goods, ensure proper record keeping, ensure the preservation of equipment and confidential documents. Research and collection of data from various sources. Search for statistical data from internal and external resources: preparation of statistical graphs, tables and reports as needed. Maintain contact with visitors and UNFPA staff, organize meetings and meetings. Provide proactive and efficient logistical and administrative arrangements to support the security function. Carry out any other duties as may be required by UNFPA management. 3. Responsible for feedback / improving knowledge and sharing knowledge in the UNFPA Country Office, emphasizing the achievement of the following actions: Be up to date with United Nations security risk management policies, procedures and practices. Review and provide substantive inputs on policy documents, among other; Security Risk Management, (SRM), Residential Security Measures (RSM), Local Cost Shared Security Budget (LCSSB). Distribute UN / UNFPA security directives / guides and instructions in accordance with directives from the UNFPA Representative, the Regional Security Advisor and OSC at UNFPA headquarters. Coordinate the conduct of security awareness courses / sessions, exercises / training, information sessions, information workshops on security risk management and compliance evaluation exercises under the direction of the Safety Focal Point / Representative or Regional Advisor. Share (and acquire) knowledge and feedback on security risk management and support with coworkers and colleagues. Values: Exemplifying integrity Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system Embracing diversity in all its forms Embracing change Core Competencies:Achieving Results Being Accountable Developing and Applying Professional Expertise/Business Acumen Thinking analytically and Strategically Working in Teams/Managing Ourselves and our Relationships Communicating for Impact Functional Competencies: Business acumen Implementing management systems Leadership and self management Client orientation Organizational awareness Disclaimer WARNING TO APPLICANTS: UNFPA does not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you have received a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it. Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web. Should you feel that you have received a fraudulent notice, letter or offer that makes use of the name or logo of UNFPA, you may submit a report through the UNFPA fraud hotline http://www.unfpa.org/help/hotline.cfm Notice to applicants: In accordance with the rules of the United Nations, persons applying to posts in the international Professional category, who hold permanent resident status in a country other than their country of nationality, are required to renounce such status upon their appointment. Exceptions to this rule are very limited and can be made only for: (a) stateless persons; (b) newly appointed staff members who have applied for citizenship by naturalization, when such citizenship will be granted imminently; (c) acting staff members in the General Service and related categories with permanent residency status, on promotion to the Professional category; (d) staff members appointed under a temporary appointment. Please understand that UNFPA is not in a position to provide advice on or assistance in applying for any citizenship. For any questions or comments please contact recruiting@unfpa.org


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