Job no: 522264

Position type: Fixed Term Appointment

Location: Somalia

Division/Equivalent: Nairobi Regn’l(ESARO)

School/Unit: Somalia

Department/Office: Modagishu Zonal Office

Categories: Operations and Business Management

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, safety

www.unicef.org/somalia

How can you make a difference?

Support the supervisor in the establishment of effective and functioning Communications/Warden Systems for UNICEF and the periodic testing of these systems.

Support the supervisor in the conduct of all security related contingency exercises particularly relating to administration, communications and logistics.

Conduct physical security surveys of international personnel residences in accordance with the Residential Security Measures (RSM) on behalf of the SFP as required.

Security Networking

With significant guidance from the supervisor, actively maintain official liaison with host government counterparts, local authorities responsible for security, law and order and security counterparts in the UN.

Support in Knowledge Management and Capacity Building

Coordinate, as required, with UNDSS, on behalf of the SFP, to ensure all UNICEF personnel undertake mandatory security training/briefings.

With strong support and guidance from the supervisor, develop and conduct country level familiarization sessions for contracted security guards specifically regarding their UN/UNICEF related duties and responsibilities.

With strong support and guidance from the supervisor, develop and conduct country level training sessions for drivers to familiarize them with the specific actions to take when encountering a security related situation while driving.

Assist in the provision of any security related training for UNICEF personnel or eligible family members, particularly to ensure comprehension by those more comfortable in the local language.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have...

Completion of secondary education, supplemented by relevant technical/military/police courses and/or university courses in a relevant discipline.

A minimum of A minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible experience in a security related environment is required.

Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.