This position is located in the Security Section, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq, Basra. The incumbent will report to the Field Security Coordination officer.
Under the overall supervision of the Field Security Coordination officer and within limits of delegated authority, Incumbent may be responsible for the following duties:
Controls access procedures as appropriate.
Assists in administrative procedures of the unit.
Monitors and controls communications network to ensure security and discipline.
Monitors adherence to computer and information security guidelines.
Works closely with the Mission IT section to ensure the implementation and maintenance of all technical related matters that are necessary for a secure IT network environment.
Obtains comprehensive security information and produces background papers relating to incidents that affect safety and security in the Mission.
Instructs personnel in the performance of security services, including fire control and physical security of the premises, first aid procedures, use of equipment and operation of automated alarm and video surveillance system.
Conducts investigations as directed and prepares comprehensive reports on accidents and incidents involving UN personnel, installations and equipment.
Liaises where necessary with designated host government security, safety and emergency officials.
Liaises and exchanges security related information with all components of the mission and other UN agencies in the area.
Conducts threat assessments and site surveys.
Prepares and provides security briefings, written security advice and recommendations to the Mission hierarchy.
Produces incident-based security and travel advisories.
Prepares quarterly and other routine security reports as needed.