Security Manager , Kosovo

Employer: United Nations ( DPKO )
Location: Pristina, Kosovo
Deadline: 28 June 2016

This position is located in the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK). Under the overall supervision of the Chief Security Officer (CSO), the Security Officer, FS-5, reports to the UNMIK CSO (CSO), through the DCSO/Support on firearms training responsibilities and other operational duties as assigned.Responsibilities

Within limits of delegated authority, the Security Officer, FS-5, will be responsible for the following duties:
•Performs training needs assessments to ensure that the training gaps are identified, and the training needs are understood and met.
•Develops training plans and training component of the security budget, acts as an advisor to CSO on budget related actions.
•Assist in the planning for Firearms Training and Qualifications for Security Officers; ensures support on the ground for training delivery; maintains training database on BSITF, ASITF and Firearms Qualifications for all Security Personnel in the mission.
•Liaises and coordinates appropriate training and learning activities with UNDSS Training and Development Unit and other UN training units in other missions, and agencies to ensure that training schedules are available and achieve the consistency in the standard, in use of material and training practice;
•Plans, convene and deliver other security training courses and workshops for UN personnel, UNSMS responsible managers, and to security personnel as required.
• Ensures that all Close Protection and security section officers are qualified or timely re-qualified in different professional training, including firearms and non-lethal weapon training, Close Protection Officers Course (CPOC), Basic First Aid (BFA), Emergency Trauma bag (ETB).
•When delivering training; uses standardized modules, different training material, practical applications, guide books and methodologies.
•Performs other duties as directed by CSO.

Knowledge in the field of security management policy and field security procedures and techniques; ability to produce reports and papers on security issues; an understanding of the UN Security Management System, the DSS training strategy and a proven ability as a trainer. 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; always acts ethically and with integrity.

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 audiences; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed, ability to effectively communicate complex security issues to clients and supervisors;

Planning and organising:
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.Education

High school diploma or equivalent technical or vocational certificate.
Certification in any of the following is mandatory: Firearm Training Officer (FTO).
Certification in any of the following is an advantage: UNDSS Training of Trainer (ToT); UN DSS Security Training Officer Certification Course (STOCC); SSAFE Instructor; Emergency Trauma Bag (ETB) Instructor; Control and Restraint Instructor; Baton Instructor; OC Spray Instructor; Firearms Training Instructor (FTI)Work Experience

• A minimum of eight years with high school diploma or equivalent of progressively responsible experience in military, police, security training or security management is required;
• At least five years of progressively experience in security training with a military, police, international security management organization is required;
• At least two years experience and exposure at the international level is required;
• Other desirable experience: adult learning experienceLanguages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.Assessment

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an informal assessment exercise.

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