14 Sep

Deputy Chief Security And Safety Section Jobs Vacancy in United Nations Escap

Position
Deputy Chief Security And Safety Section
Company
United Nations Escap
Location
TH1
Opening
14 Sep, 2018 30+ days ago

United Nations Escap urgently required following position for Deputy Chief Security And Safety Section. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Deputy Chief Security And Safety Section Jobs Vacancy in United Nations Escap Jobs Details:

Org. Setting and Reporting



The Department of Safety and Security is responsible for providing leadership, operational support and oversight of the security management system, ensure the maximum security for staff and eligible dependents as well as enable the safest and most efficient conduct of the programmes and activities of the United Nations System.

This position is located in the Security and Safety Section, Bangkok under the Department of Safety and Security. The incumbent reports to the Chief, Security and Safety Section.



Responsibilities



Under the direct supervision of the Chief, Security and Safety Section, the incumbent is required to perform the following functions:

  • Prepares draft of security plan for for ESCAP premises, including all aspects related to elaboration, development, implementation and updating of the plan.
  • Maintains continuing lines of communication with the Department of Safety and Security, ESCAP Executive Secretary, other duty station-specific management and crisis bodies (including security focal points) and resident UN organizations to ensure maximum security coordination.
  • Assesses prevailing local security conditions, identifying security trends and advising UN staff, project personnel and dependents regarding their security and safety.
  • Assists the Chief of Section to ensure that fire detection devices and fire-fighting equipment are available on the premises. Maintains fire evacuation plan and conducts fire drills and training as necessary.
  • Assists the Chief of Section in maintaining office security by conducting physical security inspections of facilities, issuance of identity cards, if possible background checks, and entry control.
  • Assists the Chief of Section in the Administration of the Section, performance management, forecasting of budgetary requirements, budget preparation, resource allocation and other financial matters pertaining to the Section and the operation of accounts devolved to SSS, and specify appropriate security related equipment
  • Ensures availability of emergency communications system by making periodic checks to determine if system is functioning properly; arranges for necessary repairs or adjustments.
  • Investigates security-related incidents involving UN staff members, project personnel or eligible dependent.
  • Assumes responsibility for guard force management.
  • Maintains protection detail for senior officials as necessary.
  • Conducts security training, defines and analyses training needs, proposes training programs and oversees the elaboration of training manuals



Competencies



Core Competencies

Professionalism: Knowledge of security management combined with solid background of military or other security specialization and some political and social knowledge of country of assignment. Ability to deal effectively with stress factor when encountered in security management. Ability to apply technical skills to understand and consolidate the varying specializations such as electronics, communications, mechanics, explosives and other sophisticated devices encountered in security system management. 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. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas 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 audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

Managerial Competencies

Leadership: Serves as a role model that other people want to follow: empowers others to translate vision into results; is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives; establishes and maintains relationships with a broad range of people to understand needs and gain support; anticipates and resolves conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable solutions; drives for change and improvements; does not accept the status quo; shows the courage to take unpopular stands.

Judgement/Decision-making: Identifies the key issues in a complex situation, and comes to the heart of the problem quickly; gathers relevant information before making a decision; considers positive and negative impacts of decisions prior to making them; takes decisions with an eye to the impact on others and on the Organization; proposes a course of action or makes a recommendation based on all available information; checks assumptions against facts; determines the actions proposed will satisfy the expressed and underlying needs for the decision; makes tough decisions when necessary.



Education



Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in security management, business administration, political/ social science, psychology, international relations or related field. A relevant first-level university degree in the above fields in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.



Work Experience



A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in military, police, security management preferably in the police or military context or related area. Command or management experience in the public or private or corporate section is required.

Experience in Security Management System within the United Nations or similar International Organizations is desirable. Experience in the management of security and safety services within the United Nations system or similar international organization is desirable.



Languages



English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.



Assessment



Qualified applicants may be evaluated through a competency-based interview and/or other assessment methods.



Special Notice



This is a temporary position and will be available as soon as possible up to 24 August 2019. If selected, an internal candidate will be on temporary assignment to the post; an external candidate will initially be offered a temporary appointment. Any extension of appointment is subject to satisfactory performance and continued availability of the post.

Locally recruited General Service staff members applying for this post must meet the minimum requirements, including academic qualifications and years of relevant experience. Relevant experience in the General Service category at G-6 and G-7 levels may count towards experience requirements.

ESCAP is committed to promoting diversity and gender equality within the Secretariat. Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.



United Nations Considerations



According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation or sexual abuse, or crimes other than minor traffic offences, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions.

Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.



No Fee



THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.


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