Temporary Job Opening
Security Officer, G-4 (multiple positions) (Duration: until 31 December 2018 with possibility of extension)
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS : 01 October 2018
DATE OF ISSUANCE : 25 September 2018
OFFICE : Security & Safety Section, Registry
LOCATION : Arusha
JOB OPENING NUMBER : 2018/TJO/IRMCT/SSS/052-GS
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity Organizational setting and Reporting: This position is located in the Security & Safety Section of the Registry of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT), The 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 specialised cover roles to include, Training, Fire &
Safety and Pass & ID will be responsible for their area of specialisation at the G4 level.
Professionalism – Excellent knowledge and demonstrated experience in an operational security profession. A thorough
knowledge basic IRMCT security policies, procedures and practices. Full understanding of the functions and organization of
the IRMCT and the section. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and
full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work. 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.
Teamwork – Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organisational 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; shares credit for
team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
Accountability – Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has
responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organisational 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.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Minimum of 3 years military, police or security experience; must have been qualified to carry a pistol within the past 5 years. A
current certification in control centre operations (CCTV, 24 hour communications and alarm centre) is desirable. A valid driver’s
license is required.
English and French are the working languages of the Mechanism. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is
required. Basic knowledge of French is desirable. United Nations International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals
HOW TO APPLY:
NOTE FOR INTERNAL CANDIDATES:
1) Staff at the G-3 and G-4 level are eligible to apply.
2) Interested staff members must complete the UN Personal History Profile (PHP) form obtainable via personal inspira accounts
(in PDF format) or the IRMCT website. Please submit all documents including the PHP, a Cover Letter, and the last two ePAS’s ELECTRONICALLY AS ONE DOCUMENT to the firstname.lastname@example.org in-box. Please indicate the job opening number in the subject line.
3) Once received, a list of candidates who meet the requirements of the post will be sent to the supervisor, who will prepare a
written comparative analysis of the candidates and recommend a candidate for the position.
4) Applicants may have to sit the United Nations Global General Services Test (GGST) as per information circular
ICTY/IC/2004/49 of 2 September 2004.
NOTE FOR EXTERNAL CANDIDATES:
1) External applicants must complete the UN Personal History Profile (PHP) form obtainable from the IRMCT website
(www.unmict.org) and forward electronically AS ONE DOCUMENT to the email@example.com in-box. Please indicate the job
opening number in the subject line. Applicants may have to sit the United Nations Global General Services Test (GGST) as
per OHRM instructions.
2) The appointment of the successful candidate will be on a local basis.
NOTE FOR PREVIOUSLY ROSTERED CANDIDATES
Roster candidates must express their interest and availability for published job openings by submitting an updated PHP and
Special Notice: Extension of the appointment is subject to the extension of the mandate and/or the availability of funds.
Appointment against this post is on a local basis.
PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE AT MIDNIGHT (THE HAGUE TIME) ON THE CLOSING DATE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. ONLY THE SELECTED CANDIDATE WILL BE NOTIFIED OF THE OUTCOME.