LOCAL SECURITY ASSISTANT (LSA) (NATIONAL)
The role of the LSA Bali is to assist the Field Security Coordination Officer (FSCO-Bali) in the execution of security responsibilities in Bali Province. Under the technical guidance and supervision of the FSCO-Bali, the LSA Bali is to demonstrate a client-oriented approach to security management with a high sense of responsibility, courtesy and tact. The LSA Bali is required to work with people of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds in a complex security and political environment. The LSA Bali will be responsible for assisting the FSCO-Bali on day-to-day security operations for UNDSS. His main tasks include liaison with the national and provincial police counterparts, gathering information on security matters affecting UN staff and programs in various locations in the country, and providing advice and relevant reports to the FSCO Bali. He will also assist UNDSS/UN agencies to facilitate investigation of criminal incidents/traffic accidents involving UN staff/premises in Bali and other UN locations in Bali as directed by FSCO-Bali.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Assists CSA/SA/FSCO in collecting, updating and communicating information regarding the security situation in the country;
- Assists in maintaining the Security Plan, including updating staff lists;
- Supports the CSA/SA/FSCO with the assessment of Minimum Operational Security Standards (MOSS) for the duty station;
- Assists in reporting security incidents affecting UN staff, offices and assets;
- Organizes and delivers training courses on security awareness and preparedness;
- Assists in ensuring residential (Minimum Operating Residential Security Standards – MORSS)and office safety, and security preparedness;
- Provides general administrative assistance to the CSA/SA/FSCO
Secondary education. University Degree desirable, but it is not a requirement.
3-5 years experience in security, preferably in the military or police context or related field of work. Prior experience with the UN system or an international NGO is desirable.
Fluency in the UN and national language of the duty station.
Other Skills and Requirements:
- Knowledge of HF and VHF/UHF radio operation;
- Experience in diplomatic security, protection and intelligence considered an asset;
- Knowledge of host country safety codes;
- Solid computers skills (MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint);
- Possession of a valid driver’s license
- Ability to travel
- Physically fit
Application deadline: 06 August 2009