Security Guard (Four positions) , Sarajevo

Employer: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Application Deadline : 03-Jun-15
Type of Contract : Service Contract
Post Level : SB-1
Languages Required : Duration of Initial Contract : One year

Security Guard duties are performed in eight (8) or twelve (12) hour rotating shifts which are covering posts on 24/7 basis. The incumbent will be dressed in prescribed uniform and carry approved 'Use of Force' equipment.

Security Guard will be performing variety of tasks while ensuring Safe and Secure environment for UN House personnel and assets.
Detail Security Guard duties are defined in standing Standard Operating Procedures, Post Orders, and other relevant security plans.
Applicants are required to submit completed and signed UNDP Personal History Form (downloadable from online through this website.
Candidates must be nationals of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Only successful candidates will be contacted.
Duties and Responsibilities
Following sections describe general Security Guard duties but they are not limited to them
  1. Access Control
  2. Control Center
  3. Emergency Response
  4. Other Duties
1. Access Control
  • Provide Safety and Security for all UN House personnel and visitors.
  • Perform the pedestrian access control to the UN House facilities ensuring that all personnel and visitors desiring access are properly identified, screened and directed.
  • Perform the vehicular access control to the UN House facilities ensuring that official, staff and visitor vehicles desiring access are properly identified, inspected and directed.
  • Ensure that no unauthorized personnel gain access to UN House facilities.
  • Ensure that all persons removing equipment from UN House premises present the equipment and valid document in which this action is duly authorized.
  • Conduct patrolling of entire UN House and its inner, outer perimeter and parking area in front of the compound.
  • Conduct physical security checks of compound and offices ensuring that they are properly secured.
  • Use of technical screening equipment to prevent prohibited items from entering the facility.
  • Use of variety access control technical equipment.
  • Maintain control of the emergency key system and its log sheet.
  • Implement all related and prescribed technical and nontechnical measures.
2. Control Center
  • Maintaining operation of the security control center.
  • Monitor and control following:
a. UN House Emergency Line;
b. Public Address System;
c. Video Surveillance System;
d. Intrusion Detection System; e. Fire Safety and Suppression System;
f. Electronic door locking/access control system;
g. VHF working channel for d/s Area;
  • Be familiar with existing procedures and comply with them.
3. Emergency response
  • Act as a response officer during any emergency or incident.
  • Be familiar with emergency procedures and all issued Security Standard Operating Procedures and Contingency plans.
  • Implement UN House emergency procedures and measures in case of such event.
  • Know how to properly employ firefighting equipment should a fire be discovered on premises.
4. Other Duties
  • Maintain peace and order within UN House.
  • Maintain all logbooks in respect to established routine.
  • Provide verbal and written reports.
  • Provide security support for organized events as requested by Head of Security.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Head of Security, Team Leader and UN Department of Safety and Security (if needed).
Core Values
  • An ability to work honestly, openly, impartially and in accordance with the values of the United Nations.
  • An ability to work in a calm, competent and committed manner; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results.
Respect for Diversity
  • An ability to work effectively, respectfully, and inclusively with people from different backgrounds and with different perspectives.
Core Competencies
  • Clearly and effectively speaks and writes, tailoring language, tone, style and format to different audiences;
  • Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately.
  • Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals;
  • Solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise and is willing to learn from others.
Planning & Organizing
  • Identifies priority activities and assignments, adjusting priorities as required;
  • Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work;
  • Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning.
  • Adheres to organizational rules, regulations and standards;
  • Delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards.
Client Orientation
  • Provides services, support, advice, guidance to internal or external clients, and seeks to see things from their points of view;
  • Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect.
  • Actively seeks to improve programmes or services;
  • Demonstrates resourcefulness by finding new solutions to address operational or strategic problems.
Commitment to Learning
  • Keeps abreast of new occupational/professional developments;
  • Contributes to the learning of colleagues and subordinates;
  • Provides constructive security advisory, training, coaching and feedback for others.
Building Trust
  • Operates with transparency;
  • Places confidence in colleagues, staff members and clients;
  • Treats sensitive or confidential information appropriately;
  • Incumbent should be well groomed and physically fit.
Required Skills and Experience
  • Secondary education;
  • Security officer training/certification with an International organization is a requirement. UN security officer training/certification is an asset.
  • Fire Safety, First Aid Training obtained.
  • Three to five years of experience in security field with international organizations, preferably with UN Agencies Funds and Programmes.
  • Knowledge of Windows and MS Office applications;
  • Previous experience with: Video Surveillance equipment; Technical protection equipment, Radio and other Telecommunication Equipment.
  • Fluent in local languages; good knowledge of English language.
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged .

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