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This position is located in the Security & Safety Section of the Registry of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals, Arusha Branch, under the supervision of the Chief of Security.
The incumbent will provide security of the IRMCT mission such as: prisoner escort and monitoring, court controls, premise access controls, screening, surveillance, incident and emergency response, report writing, control centre operations, key, weapons and communications issues, alarm monitoring, and use of confidential information which usually involves a span of control from 3 to 12 staff (e.g. court or a premise). To act as an operational supervisor for a team (shift) of up to 12 G3/4 officers covering building or court security duties. This requires the constant review and assessment of the security operation to appropriately mitigate risk by taking immediate action if necessary in case of emergency or by providing well thought out and presented suggestions, recommendations to improve current policies and regulations. To provide armed close protection of IRMCT VIPs during official missions or VIPs and dignitaries from external agencies visiting the IRMCT. To ensure accountability, due care, proper use and reporting of malfunctions of all equipment assigned to the operational area of responsibility. Reporting any cases of loss of breakage. Those assigned to specialized cover roles to include, Training, Fire & Safety and Pass & ID will be responsible for their area of specialization at the G4 level.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience: Minimum 3 years related Police/Military/Security experience. Proof of firearms (pistol) qualification within the past 5 years is mandatory. Proof of completion of UNDSS Induction Certification Training and latest UNDSS weapons certification are mandatory for serving UN security staff. A current certification in control centre operations (CCTV, 24 hour communications and alarm centre) is desirable. A valid driver’s license is required.
Language: English and French are the working languages of the IRMCT. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Working knowledge of French is desirable.
There may be an assessment exercise for qualified candidates followed by a competency-based interview.
The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
The appointment is limited to the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals. Appointment of the successful candidate on this position will be limited to the initial funding of the post. Extension of the appointment is subject to the extension of the mandate and/or the availability of funds. As the international tribunals are not integrated in the Secretariat, UN Staff Members serve on assignment or secondment from their parent department/office if selected. Appointments of staff members in the United Nations are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General. Staff Members are expected to move periodically to new functions in accordance with established rules and procedures, and may in this context be reassigned by the Secretary-General throughout the Organization based on the changing needs and mandates.
The United Nations is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The United Nations recruits and employs staff regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds or disabilities. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.
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