Sep 28, 2016

Security Guard – Gate Liaison (two posts) , Afghanistan

Employer: UNDP
Location: Kabul , Afghanistan
Application Deadline : 09-Oct-16 (Midnight New York, USA)

UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
Under the guidance and supervision of the National Security Officer the Gate Liaison is responsible for welcoming UN Women clients, partners and guest to the UN women Country Office and ensure a smooth entry.

Duties and Responsibilities
Provide  main gate / or office  desk service and telephone communication services
Receive guests at  main gate or at UN women office desk;
Operate UNOCA main gate telephone switchboard in accordance with appropriate protocol;
Follow up  on maintaining clearance for all visitors, VIP vehicles, supplier trucks who supply equipment to UNW ACO inside UNOCA;

Provide escort services to UNW ACO visitors in absence of escort;
Receive guests at  main gate or at UN women office desk;
Operate UNOCA main gate telephone switchboard in accordance with appropriate protocol;
Assist visitors by providing directions and accurate information related to UN women offices;
Monitor the access control system for the ACO main building within UNOCA compound.
Register official incoming documents and submission to UNW main building; Inspect all incoming mail and packages and report immediately to the Country Office Security Section any suspicious package, bags or envelopes
Update UN staff and other contacts information:
Collect and update of UN staff information on a monthly basis, ensuring all data and information is correct and accurate.
Update the UN House telephone list and UN Directory, Addresses of the Government, International Organization, Embassies, and NGOs and other important contacts.
Perform any other related official duties as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time :
Key Performance Indicators
Staff and visitors have proper access to compound when needed
All incoming mail and packages are inspected according to rules and regulations
Phone calls are accurately directed to staff


Core values;
Integrity: Demonstrate consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.
Professionalism: Demonstrate professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work.
Respect for Diversity: Demonstrate an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff. Demonstrate an international outlook, appreciating difference in values and learning from cultural diversity.

Ethics and Values: Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity
Organizational Awareness: Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
Development and Innovation: Take charge of self-development and take initiative
Work in teams: Demonstrate ability to work in a multicultural, multi ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
Communicating and Information Sharing: Facilitate and encourage open communication and strive for effective communication
Self-management and Emotional Intelligence: Stay composed and positive even in difficult moments, handle tense situations with diplomacy and tact, and have a consistent behavior towards others
Conflict Management: Surface conflicts and address them proactively acknowledging different feelings and views and directing energy towards a mutually acceptable solution.
Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing: Encourage learning and sharing of knowledge Appropriate and Transparent
Decision Making: Demonstrate informed and transparent decision making

Good time keeping
Proven ability to take initiative and to work as part of a team
Good understanding of the current security environment
Focuses on result for the client and responds positively to feedback
Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
Remains calm, in control and good humored especially under pressure

Required Skills and Experience

Education and certification:Primary education; secondary education desirable.
Experience:1-2 years of relevant work experience (preferably with the UN or any International Organizations) in working in security or at a reception
Language Requirements: Good knowledge of the national language in use at the duty station

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

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