ob ID/Title :UNDSS Security Operations Associate
Duty Station :Gaza
Type of Contract:Service Contract
Languages Required:Arabic, English,
Duration of Initial Contract:One year
Background:The Department of Safety and Security is responsible for providing leadership, operational support and oversight of the security management system to enable the safest and most efficient conduct of the programmes and activities of the United Nations
Description of Responsibilities:-Working with the Gaza Security Coordination Office (GSCO) team to provide Safety and Security assistance to all UN personnel located in Gaza.-Conducting mission tracking, managing security clearances through TRIP System in consultation with ASC/FSCO monitoring news media for security-related information.-Provide training on using VHF Radios and using body armor.-Update the list of International presence in Gaza and have them accounted for on daily basis. Disseminating safety and security-related advisories.-Maintaining Security Incidents database and providing accurate figures, statistics and reports upon request.-Maintaining the functionality of the Radio Room, proper handling of equipment and to remain on standby in crisis situations.-Man radios and conduct periodic radio checks with all international staff and Wardens..Perform any other tasks and duties as directed by the supervisor.
1. Function / Expected Resultsm Staff member would be assisting the GSCO to ensure that the facility is manned 24/7.2-Function / Expected ResultsTo ensure the safety and security of UN personnel in the area of operation through continuous contact & support to the CSA/DSA & FSCO in confirmation of security-related incidents.3-Function / Expected ResultsEnsuring that all UN personnel are updated with security-related information and other advisories.4-Function / Expected ResultsEnsuring that all FSCOs, DSA , CSA and other AFP’s requirements for information is available on accurate level, through ensuring the accuracy of the daily incidents. 5-Function / Expected Results
To ensure that the Radio Room is functional on 24/7 basis with the equipment functional at all times.
Impact of Results
Based on the key functions and results expected, the impact is expected to have better performance, better clients assistance in providing safety and security related needs, more management of time being a crucial factor in Safety and Security, maintaining databases of the UNDSS System in I/WB/G, enhancing the capabilities and performance of the GSCO being a part of an operational team.
-Demonstrates the values of the United Nations in daily activities and behaviors
-Acts without consideration of personal gain
-Resists undue political pressure in decision-making
-Does not abuse power or authority
-Stands by decisions that are in the Organization's interest, even if they are unpopular
-Takes prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behavior
-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
Respect for Diversity
-Works effectively with people from all backgrounds
-Treats all people with dignity and respect
-Treats men and women equally
-Shows respect for and understanding of diverse points of view and demonstrates this understanding in daily work and decision-making
-Examines own biases and behaviors to avoid stereotypical responses
-Does not discriminate against any individual or group
-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 the audience
-Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed
-Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals
-Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others
-Places team agenda before personal agenda
-Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position
-Share credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings
-Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors commitments
-Delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards
-Operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules
-Supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments
-Takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.
-Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things form clients’ point of view
-Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect
-Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions
-Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems
-Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects
-Meets timeline for delivery of products of services to client.
Commitment to Continuous Learning
-Keeps abreast of new developments in own occupation/profession
-Actively seeks to develop oneself professionally and personally
-Contributes to the learning of colleagues and subordinates
-Shows willingness to learn from others
-Seeks feedback to learn and improve.
-Keeps abreast of available technology
-Understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office
-Actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks
-Shows willingness to learn new technology
High school diplomas, BA degree in Administration, Operations, or Security are considered to be an asset.
Minimum of 3 years of related field.
Language Requirements & other skills:
English and Arabic (fluent), Hebrew would be considered an added asset.
A valid driving license
“UNDP/PAPP is an equal opportunity employer: applications from both internal and external men and women will be considered equally”
UNDP actively supports the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities adopted by the United Nations General Assembly
Important message to all applicants!-Please be aware that the UNDP/PAPP will review your application only if you have uploaded Personal History Form (P.11) to your application. Please download the form from the following link: http://jobs.undp.ps.
-You will get the opportunity to upload the P-11 at when you apply for the position.
-Incomplete applications or applications received after the closing date will not be given consideration. Please note that only applications that are under consideration will be contacted.
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