Chief Security Section job at International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT)

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Job Category: Security, Homeland Security
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  19 November 2021
Duty Station:  Arusha
Posted: 22-10-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Chief Security Section

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Protective Services ]

Jobs at:

International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT)

Deadline of this Job:
19 November 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Arusha , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, October 22, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The position is located in the Registry, International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT). The incumbent will be responsible for the Security and Safety Section of the IRMCT Arusha Branch. He / she will report to the Registrar.

• Operational:
• Daily management of the IRMCT Arusha Branch Security and Safety Section, including personnel and scheduling issues, and ensuring understanding and enforcement of operational policies and procedures by all members of the Security and Safety Section.
• The development and review of security policies and procedures.
• Direct personal responsibility for the daily management of the following areas and staff: Fire and Safety; Security Training; Pass & ID; Administrative Assistant; and the Section Stores Controller.
• Assist in the conduct of any sensitive security investigations pertaining to the IRMCT Arusha Branch staff or the protection of IRMCT Arusha Branch assets in conjunction with the Investigations Section, as necessary.
• In coordination with the IRMCT Registry Officer-in-Charge of the Arusha Branch, liaise with the relevant officials of the Justice, Security and Intelligence agencies of the Host State, and the local area police force to counteract any hostile activity directed against the IRMCT Arusha Branch, including the United Nations Detention Facility and the sub-office in Kigali.
• Liaise and act in conjunction with the IRMCT Registry Officer-in-Charge of the Arusha Branch in relation to the work of other relevant Sections and to ensure that security operations fully and pro-actively support the aims and functions of the IRMCT.
• Oversee Field Security Operations, in particular the work of Security Officers assigned to the sub-office in Kigali, security threat assessment and planning for close protection and other field-related activities, including missions by the IRMCT Judges.
• Administrative:
• Undertake the forecasting of all budgetary requirements and the administration of all financial matters pertaining to the Security and Safety Section, IRMCT Arusha Branch, and the operation of accounts devolved to the Section. The incumbent will specify appropriate security related equipment and refine broad operational security requirements against “best practice” in security to ensure value for money solutions prior to purchase.
• Management of all aspects of the Security and Safety Section’s equipment portfolio.
• Selection, induction and training of all Security Officers. Ensure that personnel standards are maintained. Training activities, both external and in-house, cover a wide array of subjects and must match UNDSS standards.
• Plan and develop the Security and Safety Section contribution to special projects, such as managing the security aspects of the new IRMCT Arusha Branch facility, the long term maintenance of the CCTV and the access control system as well as the continuous enhancement of physical security arrangements.
Perform other duties, as required.

• Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns.
• Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges. Remains calm in stressful situations.
• Accountability – Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments. Delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards. Operates in compliance with organisational regulations and rules.
• Supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments. Takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work Section, where applicable.
• Teamwork – Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organisational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda.
• Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
• Leadership – Serves as a role model that other people want to follow. Empowers others to translate vision into results.
• Is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives. Establishes and maintains relationships with a broad range of people to understand needs and gain support.
• Anticipates and resolves conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable solutions. Drives for change and improvement; does not accept the status quo. Shows the courage to take unpopular stands.
• Provides leadership and takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
• Judgement/Decision-making – Identifies the key issues in a complex situation, and comes to the heart of the problem quickly. Gathers relevant information before making a decision. Considers positive and negative impacts of decisions prior to making them.
• Takes decisions with an eye to the impact on others and on the Organisation. Proposes a course of action or makes a recommendation based on all available information.
• Checks assumptions against facts. Determines that the actions proposed will satisfy the expressed and underlying needs for the decision. Makes tough decisions when necessary.

• Advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) preferably in business administration, political / social science, psychology, or international relations, with focus on security management.
• A first level university degree in combination with two additional years of experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
• A military or police academy degree would be relevant; to include having successfully graduated from a senior service or command and general staff college.
• Three additional years of experience would then be necessary.
• Minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible experience in security management, preferably in a police or military context, which should include a high standard of physical fitness and operation under arduous conditions, unit command and senior-level staff experience, demonstration of high level of leadership and capability of rapid decision-making (with little margin for error).

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 84

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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