Oct 9, 2015

Security Assistant , South Sudan

Employer: British Embassy (South Sudan)
Location: Juba , South Sudan

Closing date: 15 Oct 2015
Vacancy Notice No. 03/15 JUB- Security Assistant
Grade : A2
Salary : $ 14,284 per Year

Main purpose of job:
To provide administrative support to the Post Security Officer and Overseas Security Manager

Roles and responsibilities:
Manage security inventories and equipment
Maintain and forge new contacts with security agencies including Diplomatic Protection Unit and other Diplomatic missions
Manage and record monthly payments to the Diplomatic Protection Unit
Assist the OSM in providing training for international and local staff members
Play an active role in Post Crisis Management preparation and training.
Assist as required in the ffamiliarisation of international staff with Juba
Issue and maintain store of Personal Protective Equipment
Issue radios as required to international and nominated local staff
Maintain the digital radio spares inventory
Conduct radio checks
Maintain the radio call sign list
Ensure that unserviceable equipment is subject to repair
Maintain the Telephone Tree
Assist the transport section in recording armoured vehicle records and submitting to Estates and Security Directorate as and when required.
Assist in the arrangement of VIP visits and representational functions.
Establish and maintain a South Sudan incident database
Maintain the Juba criminal incidents database and assist the DA Assistant in updating the incident map
Conduct the weekly Alarm test
Provide assistance to the FCO team as required.

Key competences required:
Changing and Improving
Collaborating and Partnering
Delivering at Pace
Delivering a Quality Service

Language requirements:
Language: English (Spoken & written)
Level of language required: Excellent

Other skills / experience / qualifications:
Essential on arrival:

Proven administrative experience
Full, valid South Sudanese driving licence.
Good working knowledge of Juba and South Sudan
Computer literate. Including use of Microsoft Office
Team working skills

Previous security related experience

Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):
Mandatory FCO e-learning
Access to FCO e-learning opportunities and formal/informal learning and development opportunities at Post
On the job training with possible upgrade in position

Working patterns:
Normal Monday - Friday working pattern. However, there may be occasions e.g. visits, functions where working beyond normal hours may be required.

All applicants must be legally able to work in South Sudan with the correct visa/status or work permit.
The British Embassy in Juba is an equal opportunities employer, dedicated to inclusivity, a diverse workforce and valuing difference.
Employees recruited locally by the British Embassy in Juba are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in South Sudan.
Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted.
If you have not heard from us 3 weeks after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Any questions you may have about this position will only be answered during interview, should you be invited.

To Apply
Please read these notes carefully to ensure that your application is received and processed.

All applicants should submit a short (1 page maximum) covering letter stating why they are a suitable candidate for the position along with a copy of their CV (2 page maximum) in English, by email to:  xxxxxxxx@fco.gov.uk

Internal candidates should also submit the above with a copy of their appraisals covering the past 24 months.

All candidates should use the following subject line for their email: 03/15 JUB, Security Assistant.

Please submit only the requested documents. Please also ensure that your email including attachments is no larger than 2 megabytes, otherwise it may be rejected by your email system or the systems through which it will pass en route to us.

Internal candidates and spouses of UK diplomatic officers: Please quote in the subject line of your email, the Vacancy Notice No: 03/15 JUB, Security Assistant,and also indicate that you are an internal candidate or the spouse of a diplomatic officer.

Applications will only be accepted by email.

The closing date is 15 October 2015 and no further applications will be accepted after this date.