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Senior National Security Assistant

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LM010 Senior National Security Assistant

Duty Station: Mogadishu

Post category: Officer Level

Group classification: 1

Salary scale:

Reporting Line:

The Senior Local Security Assistant will be under the direct supervision of the Deputy Senior Mission Security Officer (DSMSO)/Chief of Unit.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

· To advise the Security Unit on Somalia specific security related matters that affect the Mission;

· To manage and supervise under the direction of the DSMSO national staff members of the Mission Security Department;

· To provide comprehensive security introduction training to new national MM as required;

· Gather, report and advise on security related information as guided by DSMSO/MSO, including any necessary translation of documents;

· Liaison with national authorities, service providers and relevant organisations as required;

· Effectively liaises and interacts with other departments within EUCAP Somalia and in other duty stations, as required;

· Close cooperation with DSMSO/MSOs and Armed Protection Officers (APOs) in providing security coverage for Mission Members and official guests or visitors to EUCAP;

· Assists in security response actions, as tasked by the DSMSO/MSO;

· Carries out and assists with security-related administrative tasks, including the maintenance of relevant administrative forms, databases and rosters;

· Assists in the implementation of security advisories and instructions as disseminated by the DSMSO/MSO;

· Assists the DSMSO/MSO in monitoring compliance with the Minimum Security Operational Standards (MSOS) for EUCAP;

· Performs and carries out other tasks and duties required or requested by the MSO;

· General driving duty’s as required, involving light and armoured vehicle;

· Responsible for the routine maintenance of assigned vehicle on regular basis including daily service and maintenance checks;

· Participates in the vehicle management which incorporates control of mileage, fuel, damage to vehicle, road accidents;

· Ensure accuracy of log books for assigned vehicle.

Essential Qualification and Experience:

· Successful completion of university studies of at least 3 years attested by a diploma (undergraduate level).

· The candidate should have a professional qualification in security-related field or equivalent academic or professional military/police training.

· Demonstrable basic knowledge of security systems.

· A valid Somali cat. “D” or EU cat. “C” driving license or equivalent is a requirement.

· After having fulfilled the education requirements, a minimum of 3 years of professional experience, in the same field of work.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Excellent administration and organisational skills, which reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks in an energetic environment with multiple priorities;

· Ability to work effectively under pressure, in difficult circumstances, as well as ability to communicate with personnel at all operational and strategic levels;

· Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;

· Exemplary writing and editing skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and the Internet;

· Excellent communication and analytical skills in both written and spoken English and Somali language;

· Teamwork orientated;

· Has a strong sense of confidentiality and discretion;

· Ability to work under stress and willingness to work long irregular hours and still deal helpfully and courteously with all contacts;

· Must be able to express ideas and concepts clearly and concisely;

· Punctuality, reliability.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

· Proven experience of driving armoured B6 vehicles would be an asset, otherwise a requirement to undertake a training course;

· Ability to manage a small team;

· Previous work experience with an international organisation would be an asset;

· Able to work on a multitude of activities at the same time and with limited supervision.

Special Note:

· Mandatory requirement to pass security clearances and medical checks.


Application form and instructions available at:



Mogadishu, Somalia
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