Location: South Sudan , Wau
Closing date: 05 Jun 2017
Type of Appointment: Consultancy, 3 months with possibility of extension
Under the overall supervision of the (COM), direct supervision of Field Security Officer – Juba and administrative supervision of Head of Sub-Office, the successful candidate will be accountable and responsible for all security and safety matters related directly or indirectly to personnel and property in Wau, South Sudan. He/She will be responsible for ensuring safety and security of the staff in accordance with UN security policy
Desirable Qualifications and Experience
Master’s degree in Security Management/Social Sciences, International Studies, Communications or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or
University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.
Experience in security management, law enforcement, preferably at an international level;
Extensive military experience, law enforcement, Disaster (Risk) Management, or alternatively a
combination of relevant security training and field experience;
Previous experience in UN Missions, International Peacekeeping or Emergency Missions;
Ability to discern and uphold the programmatic interest status and safety of the mission at all times;
Ability to collaborate with senior military and government counterparts;
Ability to manage a high degree of rational behaviour and decision making at all times irrespective of the gravity of the security environment;
Familiarity with the East and Horn of Africa context and previous working experience in the South Sudan an advantage
Experience in planning and execution of security agencies or organizations an advantage;
Must have a valid driver’s license and previous experience in dealing with law enforcement agencies an advantage.
Thorough knowledge of English
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates are required to submit a letter of motivation and curriculum vitae to below email address. xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxx..com
(email available to paid up subscribers ONLY)
Women are highly encouraged to apply.