Job Description

The Senior Field Security Associate provides support to all security related aspects of Field Operations including Staff, premises and asset security. The incumbent is supervised by a Senior Officer (FSA or Head of Office) who defines general work objectives; the incumbent completes this work independently.  The incumbent maintains regular contact on a working level with UNHCR staff, UN agencies, NGOs, implementing partners and Host Government Security authorities (HGS) in the area to facilitate the operation.

The duty of the incumbent is to assist the management on security issues in the operation.

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.

Duties - Provide assistance to the supervisor in evaluating the level of risk and assessing the existing security measures for the UNHCR staff, operations, premises, partners and persons of concern.

- Conduct regular security assessment missions to the field in Coordination with UNDSS/other agencies; assist the supervisor during field missions to gather information and analyse the security situation.

- Be aware of security protocols and procedures in place, in accordance with the UNSMS policies, UNHCR Policies and the, Security Risk Management process ; - Conduct regular check for compliance and advise management on any deficiencies.

- Monitor the physical security of UNHCR premises and reports on deficiencies - Monitor and supervise  the guard force In accordance with relevant UNSMS policies - Conduct assessments for UNHCR personnel and Provide advice to staff on their residences; - Contribute to the SRM process for designated areas and identify security risk management measures    ensuring necessary arrangements are made for their implementation with respective units under the purview of the manager.

- Develop security plans  for UNHCR operations - Contribute to efforts to ensure the physical protection and security of refugees and other persons of concern with Protection colleagues.

- Prepare reports on security situations and incidents.

- Implement or oversee implementation of security-related projects.

- Assist in the monitoring, updating and recording of security-related events.

- Undertake or assist in the processing of administrative security issues.

- Maintain relations and cooperation with UN security management system actors, local Law enforcement agencies, civil authorities and other relevant agencies.

- Provide security briefings and training to UNHCR personnel and as appropriate partner staff, on relevant country information and on other issues pertaining to the UN security management system including, inter alia, the warden system, communication notification and reporting  procedures, travel  planning procedures road, air and  fire safety.

- Respond to staff queries on security issues and provide immediate assistance as required.

- Provide security-related advice to the manager and other staff.

- Maintain liaison and build relationships with host nation and interagency counterparts.

- Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications Education & Professional Work Experience Years of Experience / Degree Level For G7 - 4 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher Field(s) of Education Not applicable (Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential) Certificates and/or Licenses Security and Safety (Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential) Relevant Job Experience Essential Job experience in field of security risk management.

Good communication skills (written and oral).

Desirable Examples of having established networks with Host Government or other security actors from previous employment. Evidence of previous employment requiring a good level of computer literacy.

Ability to establish working network with law enforcement and other security actors.

Functional Skills IT-Computer Literacy FS-Security Apparatus Knowledge FS-Field Security Operations FS-Security Analysis (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential) Language Requirements For General Service jobs: Working knowledge of English.

Core Competencies Accountability Communication Organizational Awareness Teamwork & Collaboration Commitment to Continuous Learning Client & Result Orientation Managerial Competencies Managing Resources Judgement and Decision Making Cross-Functional Competencies Stakeholder Management Technological Awareness Planning and Organizing - Female candidates are encouraged to apply - Baby Creche (Day Care Centre) facilities as well as Designated Female Resting Space are available in Sub-Office Quetta, Pakistan.

- Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit for a test. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. No late applications will be accepted.

- REMUNERATION: A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, please visit the portal of the International Civil Service Commission at: The closing date of the job opening is 4 July 2021.

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