United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) Jobs 2023 for Security Lieutenant (Multiple Positions), G6

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United Nations and regional organizations; provides administrative and other support services to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat); provides joint and common services to other organizations of the United Nations system in Kenya, as applicable; and manages and implements the programmes of administration, conference services and public information and provides security and safety services for United Nations staff and facilities in the United Nations Office at Nairobi.


The posts advertised are located in the Department of Security and Safety Service (DSS) at the Nairobi duty station. The United Nations Security and Safety Service (SSS) is responsible for providing security to delegates, staff, visiting dignitaries and other visitors. Under the overall command of the Chief of Service, Security and Safety Section, the Security Lieutenant is required to perform armed security functions and reports directly to the Security Inspector or supervising Officer. Within delegated authority, in coordination with the Deputy Chief and Assistant Chief of the section the Security Lieutenant will be responsible for the following duties:


  • Provide leadership to the team by; planning assignments of the members during scheduled shifts; give instructions to the members and ensure that uniforms, communications equipment, and other kits necessary for duty are provided; Ensure that posts are properly and effectively manned and duties properly executed.
  • Organizes and manages the activities and operations of the Unit.
  • Inspects line-ups of officers to ensure that they are properly attired and equipped, as well as knowledgeable of the daily security requirements.
  • Assigns officers to areas and maintains contact with supervisory personnel and officers.
  • Directly supervises Unit personnel by delegating appropriate responsibilities and accountabilities and ensures that these are clear to each team member and allocates sufficient time and resources for completion of tasks, regularly monitoring and discussing performance and giving feedback and coaching to team members, acting as a role model, ensuring development and timely training of team and fairly appraises performance of team members.
  • Enforce safety and security in the UN Complex adhering rules and procedures are strictly followed; supervise Control Room duties to ensure that the electronic surveillance equipment is monitored and discuss reports of initial investigation with the Investigator.
  • Ensure safety and security of equipment and vehicles are in good working order, supervise operations in the event of accidents, both independently and in cooperation with other rescue services or the Nairobi City Council Fire Brigade; prepare reports after incidents; Inspect mail and deliveries entering the Complex; Keep ‘bomb alert’ plans and instructions up to date; Conduct searches for suspicious items; Conduct preventive searches in cooperation with the specialized services; Liaise with the host country’s de-mining services; Respond to requests for assistance requiring First Aid and prepare reports.
  • Assures the proper maintenance of all relevant equipment and records.
  • Prepares and reviews incident reports of the Unit; guarantees that all incidents and complaints reported are effectively addressed.
  • Reviews all meeting and special event schedules to determine staffing requirements. Recommends inter-unit redeployment to resolve temporary personnel shortages.
  • Assumes command of emergency or heightened security situations until properly relieved.
  • Replaces Security Inspector as required.
  • Assists with the collection and analysis of data as well as preparation of data presentations and reports for information sharing, responding to queries, knowledge management, planning and decision making.
  • Assists with visualizations and updating information material such as web pages or brochures.
  • Performs all other related duties as required.



  • PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of United Nations Security policies, procedures and practices; demonstrated sound judgment in applying United Nations Security policies, procedures and practices and in applying technical expertise to resolve a range of protection issues/problems; ability to lead and motivate officers under command as well as manage and evaluate performance of officers under command; demonstrated decision-making capacity; shows pride in work and in achievements; ability to perform analysis, modeling and interpretation of data in support of decision-making; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.
  • COMMUNICATION: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • TEAMWORK: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.


  • Completion of High school diploma or equivalent is required. Supplementary training in security or military is required.
  • Must have passed the United Nations Security Assessment Test and passed the security induction training by the Department of Security and Safety Services.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of experience in the security operation within the UN Security Service, including investigation, physical security, personal protection, strategic and operational planning, fire prevention and suppression, emergency medical and hazardous material response, video imaging badge systems or related area is required.
  • At least three (3 ) years experience in the National Police Force or Military Service is required.
  • At least three (3) years in a supervisory role in security and safety services in the UN system or similar international organization is required.
  • One (1) year or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirable.
  • Experience in providing security coordination and administrative support for an International Organization is desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable

How to Apply

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Closing Date : 26 April. 2023

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