NonProfit Organization Management
Security and Investigations
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Description: Under the direct supervision of the UNFPA International Operations Manager, the Local Security  Associate (LSA) will provide assistance in his/her role for ensuring MOSS/MORSS Compliance and matters pertaining to safety and security of UNFPA personnel, premises and associated assets. It is important to note that the LSA is a local Associate who must always conduct his/her functions in close cooperation with UNDSS and under the direct supervision of and be accountable to the UNFPA Representative who maintains accountability for security in accordance with the Accountability Policy. The LSA will work under the technical guidance of the UNFPA Regional Security Adviser (RSA) for functional security matters which includes to:

  • Provide assistance to the CO Security Focal Point (SFP) in implementation of the UNFPA security plan, which will be based on the country security plan. This can include the updating of staff lists and the administration of the CO Warden Plan;
  • Assist in the maintenance and monitoring of the Minimum Operational Security Standards (MOSS) and Minimum Operational Residential Security Standards (MORSS) compliance of UNFPA staff, offices, equipment and other areas. Identify the Emergency Communication Equipment needs;
  • Assist in the preparation of UNFPA security reports such as the Security Incident Reports;
  • Provides general administrative assistance to the CO Security Focal Point in security-related matters and maintains routine and confidential correspondence files/documents;
  • Provide substantive support to the CO SFP in collecting and updating information with regards to security issues and communicating them to the Security Focal Point and the Regional Security Advisor;
  • Provide assistance in the conduct and follow up of investigations and incidents affecting UNFPA staffs and offices, including anti-fraud investigations;
  • Coordinate with UNDSS security risk assessments, evaluations and surveys of UNFPA CO and Project Offices, as appropriate. He is also responsible to coordinate on the office emergency and security preparedness in coordination with different stake holders;
  • Work in close cooperation with UNDSS, provides support in organizing and conducting training briefings and courses on security issues/awareness and preparedness and giving orientation to newly assigned staff members;  
  • Act as the direct focal point for security guards and supervisors; support security guard supervisor in solving problems, recommend need for change of shifts, verify attendances/absences of security personnel and record as required;
  • Be responsible for management of Access Pass System for access to UNFPA building(s); Coordinate with other offices access for specific areas requiring additional authorization;
  • Manage maintenance and upgrade of security technologies;  takes responsibility for management of drivers and maintenance of office vehicles in respect of security requirement, equipment, vehicle logs.
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