Entreprise : 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 System.
The post of the Inter-Agency Security Coordination Officer (SCO) is located in the Security and Safety Service (SSS), Division of Administration of the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG).
The incumbent reports to the Chief Security Advisor for Switzerland.Description du poste : Within the limits of delegated authority, the Inter-Agency SCO will be responsible for the following duties : Establishes an efficient platform of collaboration with the Security Focal Points (SFP) of the Agencies, Funds and Programs (AFP) present in Switzerland, and advises on strategies to ensure an optimal level of coordination by taking into account the complexities inherent in meeting the needs and expectations of numerous administratively autonomous UN entities with specific programmatic structures.
Provides assistance to the appointed security professionals of Switzerland based Agencies, Funds and Programs, in carrying out a thorough review of their premises to ensure compliance with Security Risk Management (SRM) recommended measures.
In premises where no security professional is assigned, the SCO will carry out such a review. In either case, an individualized course of action for each entity should be produced within a reasonable timeframe to meet SRM recommendations.
Coordinates the SFPs network system through the preparation of a consolidated database of the UN personnel in Switzerland and their dependents.
Presents regular updates on various subjects to the Designated Official (DO) through the CSA, and maintain proactive working relations with UNDSS-DHSSS and UNDSS Division of Regional Operations (DRO) counterparts involved in emergency response coordination and inter-agency matters.
Performs any other duties as deemed necessary to ensure full inter-agency coordination.Description du profil : PROFESSIONALISM : In depth knowledge in the field of security risk management, especially of the UN Security Management System (UNSMS).
Ability to make quick decisions in emergencies or when rapid response is required. Ability to communicate complex concepts orally and to produce reports and papers on technical issues and to review and edit the work of others.
Ability to apply UN rules, regulations, policies and guidelines in work situations. 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. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
COMMUNICATION : 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.CLIENT ORIENTATION : Considers all those to whom services are provided to be "clients " and seeks to see things from 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 or services to client.