Fresher UN ICT Security and Operational Resilience Officer Job Careers – United Nations Regional Service Center in Entebbe (RSCE)

Organization: United
Nations Regional Service Center in Entebbe (RSCE)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Reports to: Senior
Programme Manager
Vacancy Code:
About US:
The United Nations
Regional Service Center in Entebbe (RSCE) is a shared service centre based in
Entebbe, Uganda.  The center consolidates
administrative and support functions previously located in various field
missions in a less volatile, more family friendly regional location, with the
goal of providing efficient, client-orientated and scalable services while
reducing the missions’ footprints across Africa.
Job Summary:  The ICT Security and Operational Resilience
Officer will carry out his/her tasks within the Regional Information Security
and Compliance unit in the RSCE Regional Field Technology Service (RFTS). Under
the overall supervision of UNOPS Senior Programme Manager, the incumbent works
under the guidance of the Regional Information Security and Compliance Officer.
The incumbent of this position will be a staff member of UNOPS under its full
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under
the leadership of the Information Security and Compliance Officer, the
incumbent will assume the following responsibilities
  • Evaluate existing physical security and safety systems to determine
    the potential risks and identify possible ICT based integrated mitigation
  • Perform evaluations of physical security systems and  provide recommendations
  • Assess and report on regional mission compliance with  ICT policies, procedures, standards and
  • Conduct security assessments and devise through reports with
    findings and recommendations
  • Provide training on Integrated physical security systems
  • Evaluate physical security documentation and operational activities
    to ensure they meet requirements
  • Ensure that all required and applicable ICT-based security controls
    have been properly identified, implemented and maintained as intended
  • Draft physical ICT risk assessment reports based on findings from
    the assessment activities
  • Provide ICT-based integrated security solution services including
    physical security, static security, personnel security, facilities security,
    operations security, and integrated fire safety systems, as well as
    military grade surveillance and warning systems.
  • Manage assigned client projects ensuring proper information flow,
    leveled expectations and on time deliverables
  • Perform on-site Quality Control/Compliance assessments using project
    management tools and methodology
  • Provide client support via conference calls, on-site meetings, and
    electronic communications
  • Participate to the ICT Risk assessments, perform control assessments
    and risk analysis
  • Participate to the review of information security policies,
    procedures, standards and guidelines
  • Perform vulnerability assessments and provide reports with findings
    and recommendations; monitor compliance to the assessments findings.
  • Liaise with regional missions to assist and ensure compliance to the
    organization’s information security policies and standards
  • Participate in the organization of regional workshops and
    conferences on Information and Physical Security
  • Provide assistance on the implementation and maintenance of security
  • Participate to the delivery of security awareness activities

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the United Nations Regional Service Center in
    Entebbe (RSCE) ICT Security and Operational Resilience Officer job must
    hold a Master’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Sciences, Information
    Security, Physical Security or a related area.
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with two additional years of
    qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university
  • Certifications: CompTia
  • At least two years of relevant experience in physical or information
    security is required
  • One year of experience in performing vulnerability assessments,
    security analysis, and/or developing mitigation strategies is required
  • Professional experience at the international level in the
    public/private sector is desirable
  • Experience with ISO 27000 series of security standards and best-practices
    is an asset
  • Language: Fluency
    in English is required. Knowledge of a second UN language is highly
  • Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to
    differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational
    and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model
    for diversity and inclusion.
  • Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit.
    Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers
    only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and
    inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.
  • Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners
    and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong
    external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant
    to the role).
  • Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self
    and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task
    accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees
    opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that
    responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.
  • Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively
    adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements.
    Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is
    consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.
  • Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic
    decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks.
    Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.
  • Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner.
    Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of
    others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles
    conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding
    common ground.
How to Apply:
If interested in
joining the United Nations in the aforementioned capacity, please click on link
below to visit website and create profile or express interest if you already
have a profile on the UN system.
Deadline: 1st March 2019
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