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Contract Duration: 1 Year with possibility for extension, subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.
This is a local position open to Kenyan Nationals only. Open to internal applicants holders of PA/CA/FTA of entities of the UN Common System.
Department: Security Office
Reports to: Regional Security Advisor/Deputy Regional Security Specialist (Primary Supervisor)
Reports to: Country Office Security Focal Point (Secondary Supervisor)
Position Status: Non-Rotational
Under the immediate supervision of the Country Office Security Focal Point (CO SFP), the Country Office Security Associate (COSA) will provide assistance in the implementation of the security plan and all matters relating to safety and security operations and management. The COSA will report to the Regional Security Advisor (RSA) or Deputy Regional Security Specialist (DRSS) (varies depending on the particular region) for functional security matters. It is important to note that the COSA is a local national with vocational experience in security who must always conduct his/her functions in close cooperation with UNDSS and under the direct supervision of and be accountable to the UNDP CO SFP. In rare instances when a Field Security Specialist (FSS) is present at the duty station with the COSA, the FSS will serve as the sole supervisor.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:
1. Assists in implementation of Country Office Security Plan
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