VIP Protection – AfCFTA needed at African Union

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Job title : VIP Protection – AfCFTA jobs in Not specified

Job Location : Not specified

Deadline : May 23, 2022

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Requisition ID: 1121
Location: Accra, Ghana
Reports to: Security and Facility Management Officer
Directorate/Department: Administration and Human Resources Management
Division: Administration and Human Resources Management
Number of Direct Reports: 0
Number of Indirect Reports: 0
Job Grade: GSA5
Number of Positions: 03
Contract Type: Regular 

Purpose of Job

  • Provides daily technical support in the execution of security operations activities in a bid to ensure a safe and secure work environment

Main Functions

  • Provide timely safety and security administrative and operational support;
  • Assist in activity planning;
  • Prepare operational work schedules and follow up implementation;
  • Coordinate and/or engage in technical assistance and/or logistical work;
  • Assist in the creation, improvement and maintenance of operational processes and systems;
  • Prepare office communication and draft reports;
  • Handle communication at operational level and provide update;
  • Assist in the compilation and maintenance of data and information for preparation, implementation and monitoring of budgets, activities etc.;

Specific Responsibilities

  • Prepare and review security plan for the VIP movements;
  • Protecting the VIP or designated official from threats of physical violence;
  • Provide immediate lifesaving treatment to the VIP in the event of an incident/attack;
  • Conducting reconnaissance for premises, such as events, hotels, restaurants and theatres, before the VIP arrives;
  • Surveying the layout of venues, noting potential hazards and exposure to risks;
  • Driving the VIP when required;
  • Accompanying the VIP on business and/or social trips;
  • Maintain continues communication with security emergency operations center and control room before, on the move and after any movement of the VIP to and from any location;
  • Report daily activities and irregularities;
  • Gather regularly threat information from Emergency planning and response /threat and risk Unit
  • Conduct personal threat assessment to the VIP;
  • Plan and conduct security survey of meeting venues, hotels, restaurants and theatres, before the VIP arrives;
  • Monitor the electronic surveillance equipment used on the premises
  • Work with staff to develop safety plans for the buildings that monitored
  • Report daily activities and irregularities such as equipment or property damage or theft
  • Operate detecting devices to screen individuals and vehicles and prevent passage of prohibited materials or articles into restricted areas
  • Perform and other related duties and functions as necessary or incidental to the proper performance of this position.

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Diploma in Security Studies or related fields with 5 years of relevant work experience in Police, military, or VIP security

Or

  • Bachelors Degree in Security Studies or related fields with 2 years of relevant work experience in Police, military, or VIP security.

Required Skills:

  • Sound planning and organisational skills 
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication ability both orally and in writing
  • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages, fluency in another AU language is an added advantage

Leadership Competencies:

  • Flexibility
  • Risk Awareness and Compliance

Core Competencies:

  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Accountability awareness and Compliance
  • Learning Orientation
  • Communicating Clearly

Functional Competencies:

  • Trouble shooting
  • Job Knowledge Sharing
  • Task Focused
  • Continuous Improvement Awareness

Tenure of Appointment:

  • The appointment will be made on a regular term contract for a period of three (3) years, of which the first twelve months shall be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.

Gender Mainstreaming:

  • The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Languages:

  • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language is an added advantage.

Remuneration
Indicative basic salary of US$15,758.00 (GSA5 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment ( 57% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 16,813.44  (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and Qualified candidates should Click here to Apply online

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