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Security Administration Associate
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||01-Apr-13 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||GS-6|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year|
All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment.
Internally advertised General Service (GS) fixed-term appointment (FTA) positions located in Headquarters are open to GS staff members currently serving in New York/Washington D.C. who hold a UNDP permanent or FTA who are either US Permanent Residents, US citizens or holders of a valid G4 visa at the time of their application and whose G4 visa has been acquired on account of their employment in the UN Systems based in New York or Washington, DC.
Externally advertised GS fixed-term appointment and temporary appointment (TA) positions located in New York/Washington D.C. are open to candidates who are either US Permanent Residents, US Citizens or holders of a valid G4 visa at the time of their application and whose G4 visa has been acquired on account of their employment in the UN Systems based in New York or Washington, DC.
Current UNDP GS staff serving outside of HQ must meet the eligibility criteria stated above prior to their application.
Selected candidates who meet the above mentioned eligibility criteria are responsible for their own travel and/or relocation costs.
Selection to GS fixed-term appointment positions at Headquarters requires passing a UN administered clerical test (ASAT).
Applicants under serious consideration for short-listing of posts requiring accountancy and finance skills, must take the UNDP Accountancy and Finance Test (UNDP AFT) prior to short-listing.
|Under the overall supervision and guidance of the Security Office Operations & Aviation Risk Management Specialist, the Security Administration Associate assists in the overall management of security related administrative services, as well as the administration and execution of processes & transactions, to ensure the high quality and accuracy of work within the Security Office Operations Team. The incumbent also provides security and logistical support to the Regional Security Advisors for Africa and Latin America & the Caribbean, both of whom are stationed at UNDP headquarters.
The Security Administration Associate promotes a client, quality, and results-oriented approach while performing crucial operations functions. Additionally, the incumbent will also continue to play a major role in the implementation of recommendations stemming from the audit of the UNDP Safety & Security function.
The Security Administration Associate works in close collaboration with the Security Office staff in HQ and in the field, Operations, Programme and projects staff in the CO and other UN agencies staff to exchange information and ensure consistent service delivery.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:
Efficient Administrative Support
Support to the Regional Advisors for RBA and RBLAC
Supply and Assets Management
Support to Knowledge Building and Knowledge Sharing
Impact of Results:
The key results have an impact on the efficiency of the Security Office’s Operations Team.
The incumbent’s own initiative is decisive in determining the success of results of work and timely finalization of tasks & activities.
Required Skills and Experience
|Click here for important information for US Permanent Residents ('Green Card' holders).|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.