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  • Posted: Mar 24, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    The AfDB’s mission reflects the aspirations of the entire African continent. It is firmly rooted in a deep understanding and experience of Africa. The Bank aims to be at the center of Africa’s transformation and to improve the quality of Africa’s growth, promote inclusive growth and spur the transition to green growth.
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    Short Term Staff – Security Systems Assistant


    Under the supervision of the Head of the Security Unit the incumbent will be responsible for the following:

    1. Manage the Security Unit’s sensitive equipment in the following domains: access control, video surveillance, signals.
    2. Ensure accountability of all SECU inventories in Bank facilities in Abidjan.
    3. Ensure routine follow-up and first level maintenance of servers, recorders and databases.
    4. Set-up and coordinate regular checks of the equipment assigned to individual staff, including Security Officers and the network of wardens across all Departments in the Bank.
    5. Monitor and report levels of inventories for consumables and wear of assets. Report faulty equipment’s and liaise with contracted technicians to deliver repairs as per the relevant contracts.
    6. Monitor and control usage of highly-sensitive assets. Ensure that designated users meet the Unit’s standards for administrative requirements, licensing and authority to use, compliance with legislation, and training/accreditation.
    7. Conduct daily inventory of highly-sensitive assets and ensure accountability of the assets and their consumables.
    8. Under the direct supervision of the Security Officer in charge of preparing annual budgets for the Unit, propose an annual service and materiel procurement plan.
    9. Anticipate needs for enhancement of existing installations and propose project plans towards implementation.
    10. Anticipate needs for future deployment of new installations in existing Bank facilities, newly acquired facilities or in support of one-short short-term missions (Bank Annual Meetings, special events held in Abidjan or in any location required).
    11. Act as project coordinator and primary resource-person for all equipment deployment/installation projects/initiative.
    12. Perform any other duties reasonably requested by the Head of the Security unit of the Bank.

    COMPETENCIES (skills, experience and knowledge):

    1. Hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Security Systems or a related field; 
    2. Have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in security systems;
    3. Proof of citizenship or evidence of permanent residency or work authorization in the proposed country of employment.
    4. Good written and oral skills in French or English with a good working knowledge of the other language
    5. Competence in the use of Bank standard software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Access). Knowledge of SAP is an added advantage
    6. Matriculated with a clean drivers’ license.
    7. Robust technical experience in the design, installation and day-to-day management of security assets (video surveillance, access controls, signals) in similar organizations or enterprises.
    8. Experience and skills in minor IT repairs, and routine maintenance for electronic security devices and servers.
    9. Knowledge of existing licensing, legal and administrative procedures required for deploying highly-sensitive security equipment.
    10. Demonstrated track record in small-scale project management and delivery (private company General Manager, government Senior Official and/or Minister).
    11. Impeccable professional manners and strong discipline. Previous experience the Police or in the Military would be regarded as an advantage.
    12. Good knowledge of the local languages and very good command of written and spoken French. Ability to communicate efficiently in English is not mandatory but would be regarded as an advantage.

    Closing Date: 08-Apr-2023

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