Security Lieutenant, Tanzania
Employer: United Nations
The appointment is limited to the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals. Appointment of the successful candidate on this position will be limited to the initial funding of the post. Extension of the appointment is subject to the extension of the mandate and/or the availability of funds. As the international tribunals are not integrated in the Secretariat, UN Staff Members serve on assignment or secondment from their parent department/office if selected. Appointments of staff members in the United Nations are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General. Staff Members are expected to move periodically to new functions in accordance with established rules and procedures, and may in this context be reassigned by the Secretary-General throughout the Organization based on the changing needs and mandates.Org. Setting and Reporting
These positions of Security Sergeant are located in the Mechanism Arusha Branch. Under the overall supervision of the Head of Safety and Security, MICT Arusha, the Security Sergeant, FS-5, reports to the Inspector for Security MICT Arusha on all security operations and administration as assigned.Responsibilities
Under the guidance of the Inspector, the Security Sergeant has the following principal tasks:
The incumbent manages the security responsibilities under his command; issues assignment and operational orders ensuring that all section members have a clear understanding of their responsibilities. Instructs and directs supervisory staff in their duties and responsibilities. Carries out routine inspections and patrols to monitor performance of officers under command and to inspect uniforms, equipment and general appearance of subordinates. Reviews security arrangements and staffing resources on a continuous basis, makes recommendations for improvements in the procedures and more effective deployment of staff. Acts as security liaison with other departments, addresses issues of operational security to ensure an effective and efficient daily operation. Other ad-hoc duties as requested. To manage the ePerformance reporting system of officers assigned as first and second reporting Officer and to appropriately disseminate reliable information to other first reporting officers who may have staff assigned on a temporarily basis. Review, audit and update all documentation of instructions, guidance, directives, orders, records and logs to ensure they are relevant, accessible, accountable and correct. The post is responsible to remain familiarized and qualified in services to act in in a separate unit (e.g. Investigations, Field Operations, and Training Unit) on an ‘as required’ basis.Competencies
Professionalism - Full understanding of the functions and organization of theMICT and the Section. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work. 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.
-Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals
-Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others
-Places team agenda before personal agenda
-Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position
-Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings
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 efficientlyEducation
High school diploma or equivalent technical or vocational certificateWork Experience
A minimum of eight years with high school diploma of progressively responsible experience in the military, police or security management is required; of which a minimum two years of experience in security operations centres or similar within a military, police or security organization is required; and at least one year experience and exposure at the international level and in a difficult security environment is required. Candidate must have prior experience with qualification and carry of a pistol. Desirable experience: security planning, security operations, security risk assessment, standard operating procedures, physical security, coordination with local authorities and law enforcement agencies, emergency communication system, crisis management, hostage incident management, security administration, security logistics in a difficult security environment, security staffing in a multicultural environment. Other: UN DSS certification in any of the following is an asset: Security Certification Program, Security Analysis Practice and Process, Hostage Incident Management, Close Protection Officers Course, Security Investigation.Languages
English and French are the working languages of the Mechanism. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Working knowledge of French is desirable. Working knowledge of Kinyarwanda and / or Swahili is also desirable.Assessment Method
There may be a technical test and / or a competency-based interview.United Nations Considerations
Candidates will be required to meet the requirements of Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter as well as the requirements of the position. The United Nations is committed to the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity for all its human resources, including but not limited to respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to whether they have committed, or are alleged to have committed criminal offences and/or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law.
The United Nations shall place 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. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
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