VNE – 16 (Deputy) Security Expert Assistant (1 Positions)

Temporary Salary: Closes: June 26, 2021

Vacancy Notice
For Short-term (2-3 months) Positions
Open to External Candidates
IOM, acting as implementing partner for the European Commission, is seeking to recruit a number of local staff for support functions assigned to the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) inZambia. Allpositions are short term assignments (2 to 3 months) based in Lusaka(or in the regions of Zambia) and offer successful applicants the opportunity to gain valuable experience of working for an International Organization.
All candidates, should be non-partisan and willing and flexible to work in an environment with an intensive workload, have excellent command of English, good analytical and drafting skills and be familiar with MS Windows, Excel and Outlook. Candidates must be willing to work flexible hours and be able to perform under tight deadlines. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
VNE – 16 (Deputy) Security Expert Assistant (1 Positions)
Under the overall supervision of the (Deputy) Security Expert, the (Deputy) Security Expert Assistant will support the (Deputy) Security Expert in his responsibility to establish appropriate safety and security arrangements for the mission and its mission members, and in providing instructions and guidance on the safety of EU observers. The assistant will support in establishing and maintaining working relations with relevant security personnel operating in the host country, such as security officers at the EU Delegation and Member States representations in the host country and the region, United Nations Security Officers, in particular UNDSS, and other diplomatic missions. Under the guidance of the Security Expert, the Security Expert Assistant will assist in analysing the risk, security procedures and evacuations overall context in Zambia with particular emphasis on the electoral process.
Desirable qualifications include: Military / Police background or any related field and three years of working knowledge with International NGOs. Candidates should demonstrate experience and interest in information gathering, risk analysis, advising procedures, contacts with the Security authorities and report writing. The Security Expert Assistant should therefore have good analytical and drafting skills. The candidate should have the ability to work long hours and have good security knowledge of the country. Excellent English communications skills are essential. Fluency in any other local language would be an asset.

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