Readvertisement: Security Officer, NO1, Port-au-Prince, Haiti #112288
Under the supervision of the Security Specialist, the Security Officer provides technical, operational and administrative assistance in security management and services through the application of theoretical and technical skills in researching, collecting, analyzing and presenting technical security related information/data while learning organizational/UN system rules, regulations and procedures in the area of security management and emergency/crisis preparedness.
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, Hope
Haiti Country Office is a medium sized office consisting of 103 staff with a full component of programmes located in the capital city. The Security Specialist supervises the position. In consideration of the prevailing situation and the existing challenges of the UNSMS, including UNICEF, an assessment mission of the LAC Regional Security Advisor has recommended as a priority the scale up of the CO capacity with three staff.
How can you make a difference?
The Security Officer reports to the Security Specialist for close guidance and supervision. The Level 1 is an entry professional level and should therefore be normally used as a trainee level for the purpose of acquiring organizational knowledge of rules, regulations and processes to supplement academic and theoretical knowledge of the profession for upward mobility to higher responsibilities. Incumbents at this level are not expected to remain for an extended period in the post.
The Security Officer provides technical, operational and administrative assistance in security management and services through the application of theoretical and technical skills in researching, collecting, analyzing and presenting technical security related information/data while learning organizational/UN system rules, regulations and procedures in the area of security management and emergency/crisis preparedness.
Summary of key functions/accountabilities:
- Security Risk Management and Planning
- Safety and Security Services
- Security Networking and Partnership Building
- Innovation, Knowledge Management and Capacity Building
Please see attached TORs for details : 112288_Security Officer NO1.pdf
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
- A university degree (Bachelor) in one of the following fields is required: Security Risk Management, International Relations, Conflict Analysis, Intelligence Analysis, Diplomatic Studies, Conflict and Security, Counter Terrorism or another relevant technical field.
A minimum of one year of professional experience in global security risk management and/or security analysis is required.Demonstrated international security management experience and understanding of the United Nations Security Management System is highly desirable.
Fluency in French and in Haitian creole are essential
Good working knowledge of English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language is considered as an asset.
For every Child, you demonstrate...
UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The functional competencies required for this post are...
- Learning and researching (II)
- Analyzing (I)
- Applying technical expertise (I)
- Planning and organizing (I)
- Coping with pressure and setbacks (I)
View our competency framework at :
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
This position is only open to nationals of Haiti !