Operations - Analyst

Country: Somalia
Organization: CTG
Closing date: 30 May 2021

Overview of position

Our Client is a division of the Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions (OROLSI) in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO). Our Client is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly (RES/68/72) to ensure an effective, proactive and coordinated response to the problem posed by a wide range of explosive hazards. Legislative mandates also recognize our clients technical expertise in responding to threats posed by unsecured and unsafe conventional weapons and ammunition stockpiles. As an office within DPKO, our client supports peacekeeping and special political missions in accordance with Security Council mandates. Our Client as a component of the United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) provides explosive hazard management capacities, including mitigation, to AMISOM as part of a logistical support package. Non-lethal tactical advice and analysis is delivered by our clients technical advisors located in each AMISOM Sector Headquarters and at AMISOM Force Headquarters, who support AMISOM planning and operations. Our client support includes both enabling (“operate in spite of IEDs”) and response (“defeat the device”). As a component of the UN Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) Our client also supports the Federal Government of Somalia, including the Somali Police Force, Somali Explosive Management Authority and National Security Advisor.

Role objectives

Functional Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Policy and working closely with the Threat Analysis Specialists in the Analysis Unit, functional responsibilities include:

Collect and collate information about Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) and other explosive incidents;

• Document and record all IED incidents in the designated information management system;

• Maintain spreadsheets, database files, and tables ensuring accuracy of information;

• Support the compilation and production of IED weekly/monthly statistics, presentations and reports;

• Liaise internally and with AMISOM and Somalia security force representatives to confirm details of explosive incidents;

• Provide input and support to routine and ad hoc AMISOM C-IED briefings;

• Monitor open source information feeds to provide alerts on relevant incidents;

• Research explosive hazard threats;

• Provide overall support to the explosive hazard analysis team in the production of threat analysis;

• Contribute to the identification and dissemination and of best practices and lessons learned with IED threat mitigation;

• Provide general administrative assistance while managing the day to day running of the office to ensure smooth, effective and efficient operation; and

• Perform other tasks and duties as requested by the Head of Policy and/or Analysis unit.

Project reporting

This position reports to the Head of Policy

Key competencies

Integrity & Inclusion

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.

Leading Self and Others

Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others.

Partnering

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.

Results Orientation

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

Agility

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.

Solution Focused

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.

Effective Communication

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.

Team management

This role does have team management responsibilities

Further information

Education:

A first level University degree (Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent) with a minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience is required

Experience:

• Relevant experience is defined as experience in project management, business administration or project administration is required.

• Within relevant experience a minimum of one-year experience working in an international organization is required;

• Experience in reporting on IEDs and/or other explosive hazards is required;

• Computer literacy, with solid experience of using Microsoft Office suite is required;

• Experience in report writing is required.

Language:

Fluency in English (reading, writing and speaking) is required;

How to apply:

Candidates interested in applying for this role need to register on CTG website as a candidate & apply for this role using this link:

https://recruitmentctg.force.com/xcdrecruit__Site_ExternalPositionDetails?id=a113W000001G2K3



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