Friday, December 14, 2018

Career Jobs in Kasulu at International Organization for Migration (IOM)


Position title: Security Assistant
Position grade G5
Duty station Kasulu, Tanzania

Appointment type Kasulu, Tanzania
Reporting directly to Field Security Officer
Overall supervision by Head of Sub‐Office, Kigoma
Managerial responsibility No
Directly reporting staff No

Under the overall supervision of the Head of Sub‐Office and the direct supervision  and coordination of the Field
  1. Undertake an active role in the development and implementation of evacuation/emergency security plans in coordination with the FSO and in coordination with the HSO/FSO undertakes medical evacuations when required.
  2. Provides updated security information to all IOM staff and a detailed security briefing to all staff and new staff members, implementing partner Agencies entering or re‐entering the mission.
  3. In coordination with the FSO, follow up on staff members’ compliance with existing Safety and Security protocols including
    completion of the mandatory security training and obtaining security
    clearances as required.
  4. Investigate and reports security breaches/incidents within the area of responsibility, works closely with the Government police in efforts to ensure IOM staff, its assets and interests are protected while ensuring strict confidentiality.
  5. Respond to security queries and suggests appropriate course of  action in coordination with the FSO.
  6. Efficiently monitor the local security and political situation and  reports significant events/incidents to the HSO/FSO/.
  7. Assist in monitoring the contracted guards in the performance of services, including fire control, first aid procedures, use of equipment and operation of the automated alarm and video surveillance systems if installed. Where training in fire control and first aid is
    found to be deficient coordinates with the contractor to ensure such training is undertaken.
  8. On a daily basis do round checks within IOM offices to engaged security providers (contracted guards/Police) compliance with Security requirements and liaise with relevant management officials (SGA) to ensure security maintenance and requirements for the  offices are met.
  9. Maintain an orderly filing system for all security files as well as maintaining an updated level of communication documentation and files.
  10. Report any discrepancies or breaches in the first instance to the FSO.
  11. Undertake quarterly road/political/border areas assessments and brief the FSO
  12. Perform such other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the FSO.
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioural competencies
 Accepts and gives constructive criticism
 Follows all relevant procedures, processes, and policies
 Meets deadline, cost, and quality requirements for outputs
 Monitors own work to correct errors
 Takes responsibility for meeting commitments and for any shortcomings Client Orientation
 Identifies the immediate and peripheral clients of own work
 Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with clients
 Identifies and monitors changes in the needs of clients, including donors, governments, and project beneficiaries
 Keeps clients informed of developments and setbacks Continuous Learning
 Contributes to colleagues’ learning
 Demonstrates interest i commitments 
Performance Management
 Provides constructive feedback to colleagues
 Identifies ways for their staff to develop their abilities and careers
 Provides fair, accurate, timely, and constructive staff evaluations
 Uses staff evaluations appropriately in recruitment and other relevant HR procedures
 Holds directly reporting managers accountable for providing fair, accurate, timely, and constructive staff evaluations 
Planning and Organizing
 Sets clear and achievable goals consistent with agreed priorities for self and others
 Identifies priority activities and assignments for self and others
 Organizes and documents work to allow for planned and unplanned handovers
 Identifies risks and makes contingency plans
 Adjusts priorities and plans to achieve goals
 Allocates appropriate times and resources for own work and that of team members 

 Masters subject matter related to responsibilities
 Identifies issues, opportunities, and risks central to responsibilities
 Incorporates gender‐related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation
 Persistent, calm, and polite in the face of challenges and stress
 Treats all colleagues with respect and dignity
 Works effectively with people from different cultures by adapting to relevant cultural contexts
 Knowledgeable about and promotes IOM core mandate and migration solutions

 Actively contributes to an effective, collegial, and agreeable team environment
 Contributes to, and follows team objectives
 Gives credit where credit is due
 Seeks input and feedback from others
 Delegates tasks and responsibilities as appropriate
 Actively supports and implements final group decisions
 Takes joint responsibility for team’s work
Technological Awareness
 Learns about developments in available technology
 Proactively identifies and advocates for cost‐efficient technology solutions
 Understands applicability and limitation of technology and seeks to apply it to appropriate work

Resource Mobilization
 Establishes realistic resource requirements to meet IOM needs

 Anticipates and prepares adequate responses to matters affecting staff safety/security


  1. Completed High School/Certificate in Social Science, Public Administration or
    a combination of relevant military/police training on procedures and
    practices with five years of progressively responsible experience in National
    or international Military, Police or other organization, Security management; or
  2. University degree or Higher in the above fields with three years of relevant
    professional experience.

  1. Work experience in an International organization;
  2. Experience in conducting security assessments and security briefings;
  3. Good political and social knowledge of the country;
  4. Proven experience in supervising staff and leading a team;
  5. Computer literacy with a high degree of proficiency in commonly used
    applications such as Word, Power point and Excel is required;
  6. The ability to work in a multi‐cultural environment with others with diverse
    professional backgrounds is required. The ability to handle a heavy workload
    efficiently with minimal supervision and understanding the importance of
    close teamwork is highly regarded. In security/emergency services dedication
    to one’s duty is paramount and flexibility and commitment to these duties in
    an emergency will be expected and appreciated;
  7. Training in emergency and disaster response is an added advantage;
  8. The readiness to undergo all required security trainings.

• Knowledge of both languages English and Kiswahili is required

How to apply:
Interested candidates should fill in the PH form, submit CV’s and cover letter indicating Vacancy Notice number with 3 professional references and contacts to
Or send applications to the address below;

International Organization for Migration Mission in the United Republic of Tanzania Slipway Road, off Chole Road, Plot # 1365 Msasani. PO Box 9270 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Kindly note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
For further information, please refer to:
Posting period: From 13th December – 26th December 2018.