The National Professional Officer (Safety and Security) works under the supervision of the FAO Representative in Nigeria, with the technical guidance of the Chief, Security Services (CSLS) and the Regional Security Adviser (CSLS).
Provide operational support and advice to the FAO Representative on safety and security in the country.
Effective and efficient protection of the integrity of FAO premises, assets and operations, as well as safety and security of FAO personnel.
â¢ Provide, in close collaboration with the Field Security Unit at headquarters, advice to the FAO Representative on maintaining the safety and security of FAO personnel, premises and assets, in line with UNSMS and FAO security management policies and guidelines.
â¢ Support the monitoring and implementation, as necessary, of technical security measures as outlined in the Area Security Plan, Security Risk Management (SRM) process document, Residential Security Measures (RSM), Security Risk Compliance Assessments, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and associated documents.
â¢ Support the monitoring of the security situation across the country, support the coordination of security risk assessments for the Country Office and sub-offices and provide the FAO Representative with an independent analysis of emerging security threats to FAO personnel, operations, premises and assets. Facilitate the implementation of recommended prevention and mitigation measures.
â¢ Assist the FAO Decentralized Office in maintaining up-to-date security information, and prepare periodical situation reports, ensuring that the FAO Representative and the Field Security Unit at headquarters are regularly informed of the security situation.
â¢ Prepare Contingency Plans and SOPs for the country office and sub-offices and be instrumental in implementing enhanced security measures.
â¢ Conduct training/briefing on safety and security procedures, including convoy and evacuation procedures, and ensure personnel are familiar with and adhere to security guidelines and precautions.
â¢ Delivery regular security briefings to all FAO personnel based in or on mission to the country.
â¢ Systematically report security incidents to the FAO Representative and Field Security Unit at headquarters.
â¢ Assist in conducting periodic security assessments of FAO premises and equipment; and provide advice on gaps in security preparedness with recommended improvements and solutions, as per the approved Security Risk Management Measures (SRMM).
â¢ Provide support in the selection and procurement of appropriate security equipment/infrastructure.
â¢ Ensure FAO's participation in the United Nations Security Management Team (SMT) and Security Cell meetings, acting as second alternate to the FAO Representative at SMT meetings for Security Cell meetings. Support liaison with the United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) and relevant law enforcement authorities including national security agencies, as appropriate.
â¢ Perform any other relevant duties.
â¢ Support the implementation of and personnel's participation in the FAO Emergency Notification System.
â¢ Undertake missions to program sites and assess prevailing local security conditions, identifying security trends, and advise FAO personnel, project personnel and eligible family members of potential security issues.
â¢ Support the planning and coordination of mandatory safety drills in FAO premises at the duty station.
â¢ Support the management of security equipment and personnel, including inventory, the provision of extended training, and the performance of security contractors, guards and security escort personnel, if applicable.
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
â¢ National of Nigeria.
â¢ Advanced university degree in risk or emergency management, social/political science, military science, public administration, law enforcement, law or a related area.
â¢ One year of relevant professional experience in risk management and/or safety and security service in a national security and/or military setting.
â¢ Working knowledge (proficient â level C) of English.
â¢ Working knowledge (proficient â level C) of the local language.
â¢ Results Focus
â¢ Building Effective Relationships
â¢ Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement
â¢ Work experience in more than one location or area of work, particularly in field positions is desirable.
â¢ Extent and relevance of experience in risk management and/or safety and security service in a national security and/or military setting.
â¢ Extent of knowledge of UNSMS or standard operational rules and procedures is considered a strong asset.
Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency.
â¢Â Staff members in this category are recruited locally and paid according to a local salary scale. Salary scales are reviewed periodically on the basis of comprehensive surveys of the best prevailing conditions of employment in the locality. â¢ FAO reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description. â¢Â Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.
CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, click on the following link:
FAO encourages a positive workplace culture to increase inclusivity and diversity within its workforce. FAO applies measures in which all staff members contribute equally and in full to the work and development of the Organization. This includes:
â¢ elements of family-friendly policies
â¢ flexible working arrangements
â¢ standards of conduct
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