UNICEF recruits 01 National consultant

UNICEF recruits 01 National consultant

National consultant to Assist the Security Advisor in Security Assessments, advisories and security awareness for Khartoum Office for six months
Job Number: 519754 | Vacancy Link
Locations: Middle East and North Africa: Sudan
Work Type : Consultancy
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child,
Sudan, surrounded by the Central African Republic, Chad, Egypt, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Libya and South Sudan, positioned next to East, West, South and North Africa, is surrounded by complex conflicts in an unpredictable, volatile and rapidly evolving region. Sudan is by size the third biggest country in Africa, with a diverse population of around 42 million people. Sudan’s children make up half of the total population, and the past two decades have seen their lives significantly improve: fewer girls and boys are dying before their fifth birthday, primary school attendance is increasing, immunization coverage is high and the country remains polio free. Still, millions of children continue to suffer from protracted conflict in Darfur, the Kordofans, and Blue Nile, from seasonal natural disasters, malnutrition and disease outbreaks, and from under-investment in basic social services. More than three million of Sudan’s school aged children are not in the classroom. UNICEF has been in Sudan since 1952 and continues with a presence in 12 of Sudan’s 18 states.
How can you make a difference?
Looking for national consultant to:
1.  Manage Staff Security and Emergency Preparedness.
2. Ensure program Delivery is facilitated with Sudan Security Compliance
3. Develop knowledge of Sudan’s Security Situation, together with maintenance of professional Knowledge and Skills
Specific Tasks
1. Manage Staff Security and Emergency Preparedness
Generate and maintain all documentation and procedures required under the UN Security Management System (UNSMS).
Keep Supervisor updated on all current and ongoing security trends and situations.
In the absence of my supervisor, support the UNICEF Country Representative at Security Management Team (SMT) meetings.
Along with the Security Advisor, prepare written advice, security risk assessments, and reviews related to staff and premises in Sudan.
Along with the Security advisor provide technical advice and supervision to the local security assistants.
Prepare Significant Incident Reports (SIR) and investigate incidents involving UNICEF staff and assets.
Along with the Security Advisor prepare and circulate security advisories to staff as required.
Monitor and track staff official movements.
Conduct exercises on Fire, evacuation and training in Fire and Wardens.
2. Ensure program Delivery is facilitated with Sudan Security Compliance
Follow up on UNICEF supported related activities.
Ensuring that security clearance is applied and approved, and the area is safe for UNICEF to conduct and complete their program. This is achieved by completing a Security Risk Assessment (SRA) in conjunction with UNDSS.
Participating in program coordination meetings, in order to provide security updates and recommendations for the area concerned.
3. Develop knowledge of Sudan’s Security Situation, together with maintenance of professional Knowledge and Skills
Continue to research and improve implementation of the UN Security Management System (UNSMS) procedures within the Lebanon context.
Liaise regularly with the local security actors, explaining the UNICEF programs, and what our security needs are in any specific area.
 Monitor the security situation and provide information, through my supervisor, on emerging security threats to UNICEF personnel and eligible family members, premises assets and resources.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
Qualifications: University degree or equivalent qualifications in the related field i.e. staff college qualified.
Professional/Technical experience – At least 5 years progressively responsible professional work experience in security related tasks in multi-cultural surroundings in Sudan,
Relevant work experience in Security
Knowledge of:  UNSMS system.
Language skills required:  English and Arabic.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The competencies required for this post are….
View our competency framework at
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Closing Date Wed Feb 20 2019 21:55:00 GMT+0100 (Afr. centrale Ouest)


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