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Guard Supervisor LICA3

  • Organization: UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Location:
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Security and Safety
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2022-08-18
This Job Opening is available to eligible UNHCR staff members and external applicants. Interested applicants should consult the Administrative Instruction on Recruitment and Assignment of Locally Recruited Staff (RALS). Guard Supervisor

1. General Background

The Head Guard normally works under direct supervision of the Field Safety Associate. The incumbent will supervise, control and train the Private Security Guards (PSG) and Government Security Forces (GSF) in the office.

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

2. Purpose and Scope of Assignment

¿ Supervise guards and report any safety or security issues to the supervisor.
¿ Supervise access control procedures inclusive of screening of all arriving visitors/staff /and persons of concern, loads, packages and letters through the pedestrian and vehicle access control in place.
¿ Control all the movements of the UNHCR property into and out of the premises.
¿ Monitor electronic surveillance equipment with all CCTVs and ensure that they are working continuously.
¿ Install and dismantle of VHF/ HF equipment for concerned vehicles.
¿ Control and monitor the fire security control alarm equipment and ensure that the alarm activation is handled promptly and properly.
¿ Inform immediately the relevant UN Official of any important security related message received in case of emergency relating to the UNHCR premises such as interference, fire, demonstration, threating telephone call, etc.
¿ Perform other related duties as required.

3. Monitoring and Progress Controls
¿ Proper compliance of the access control procedures.
¿ Make sure that the incoming documents are carefully examined with observance of the safety measure and maintain the readiness of the safe room.

4. Qualifications and Experience

a. Education (Level and area of required and/or preferred education)

¿ Completion of Primary Education or High School Diploma or higher
¿ Knowledge of English

b. Work Experience

2 years relevant experience with Completion of Primary Education or High School Diploma or higher


Knowledge about local community customs and traditions. Knowledge of government premises security system.

c. Key Competencies

Core Competencies
Organizational Awareness
Teamwork & Collaboration
Commitment to Continuous Learning
Client & Result Orientation

Cross-Functional Competencies
Planning and Organizing
Political Awareness
Stakeholder Management

Functional Skills
FS-Security Planning;
FS-Police, military, NGO Corporate security expertise Competencies as defined in Job Profile. Knowledge of Arabic and English. -Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
-For UNHCR Staff, please log in to your MSRP account and submit your application through self service ¿ Recruiting ¿ Careers.
-For External Applicants, please log in through the following link (click here), create your profile and submit your application.
-Non Syrian citizens must hold a valid residence permit as well as a valid work permit. If required, physical submission will be requested as part of the verification process. Applicants not holding these documents will not be considered.
-No late applications will be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to sit for an oral panel interview.
-Recruitment as a UNHCR staff member and engagement under a UNHCR affiliate scheme or as an intern is subject to proof of vaccination against Covid-19.
-Please note that UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, travelling, processing, training or any other fees).
-The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity. This open call will remain active until 19 August 2022.
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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.