This post is open only to nationals and permanent residents of South Africa.
Under the guidance and supervision of the UNFPA Regional Security Adviser (RSA), the Security Associate (SA) provides support to the RSA and East & Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO) in Johannesburg, South Africa by performing a variety of security and administrative services while ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. The SA promotes a client, quality and results-oriented approach. The SA works in close collaboration with the RSA; International Operations Managers (IOM), UNFPA Security Focal Points and other support staff in ESARO, country offices and OSC-New York, other UN organizations in the country, as well as with the UNDSS staff to coordinate tasks, request and share information, and to ensure pro-active, consistent, quality service delivery.
Requirements and Qualifications:
Education: Grade 12 equivalent secondary education. Bachelors’ degree or Certification in administration and security fields desirable.
Experience: At least six years of relevant administrative and security (military or police senior NCO, preferably officer’s level) experience are required. Some experience with international organizations preferred. Experience in the usage of computers, applications (e.g. Google Earth) and office software packages (Microsoft Office package i.e. MS Word, MS Excel, Ppt, etc.). Knowledge of web-based Corporate software (e.g. Atlas) are mandatory.
Language Requirements: Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of the language of the duty station, French or Portuguese would be an asset.
We are no longer accepting applications for this position.