|Date Posted:||Mar 18, 2010|
|Reference:||MACCA 2010/ 03/04|
|Closing Date:||Mar 29, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableUSD|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||Yes|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
Duties & Responsibilities:
The Security Assistant, under the direct supervision of the Security Advisor and general guidance of the Area Manager in Area Mine Action Center (AMAC), is responsible for the following tasks:
â€¢ Collate and retrieve security information from a wide variety of sources.
â€¢ Liaise with UNDSS, UN Agencies, and NGOs on security related matters
â€¢ Ability to draft correspondence for the approval of the Security Officer/AMAC Manager
â€¢ Responsible for the filing system
â€¢ Screen information received on security matters and produce reports as needed.
â€¢ Supervise AMAC Radio room operators and oversee AMAC internal Security Systems
â€¢ Supervise security arrangements at the MDD Accreditation Site
â€¢ Assist in providing security technical advice on planning and asset deployment to mine action organizations.
â€¢ Diploma in the relevant field; or high school graduate with 4 years of relevant experience.
â€¢ 2-4 years relevant experience
â€¢ Excellent knowledge of English (oral as well as written) â€“ Dari and Pashto
â€¢ Computer Skills â€“ Proficient with Word, Excel, and Outlook.
â€¢ Must be able to read maps familiar with Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
â€¢ Familiar with the UN Security System, an asset.
â€¢ Able to work in a multi-national environment with people from a wide range of backgrounds.
â€¢ Ability to work under pressure, and to work long hours.
â€¢ Must be a self-motivated person, capable of learning new tasks.
â€¢ Interested in Afghan politics and current events.
â€¢ Must hold a current Driver permit
â€¢ Radio Communications Skill HF and VHF