Under the overall supervision of the UNFPA Representative, the technical reporting line with the Regional Security Advisor (RSA) and the direct supervision and guidance of the UNFPA Security Focal Point the LSA will assist in preparing Security Risk Assessments, (SRA), Security Risk Mitigation Measures (SRM/M), Residential Security Measures, (RSM), Business Continuity Plan (BCP), Security Operations Procedures (SOPs) and contingency plans, conduct premises assessments, and monitors the implementation of security policies and procedures and all matters pertaining to the safety and security of personnel, premises and assets. It is important to note that the security professionals maintain responsibility and accountability for safety and security in accordance with the Framework of Accountability.
The LSA will ensure that the UN Security Risk Management (SRM) measures are fully implemented pertaining to the safety and security of personnel, premises and assets of UNFPA in Sudan. He/she will ensure that the country and area Security Plans are well integrated and exercised by all UNFPA personnel including the contingency plans.
It is important to note that the security professionals maintain responsibility and accountability for safety and security in accordance with the United Nations Security Management System (UNSMS) Framework of Accountability and UNFPA Accountability Policy.
Under the direct supervision of the International Operations Manager, maintains linkages and liaison with the Regional Security Advisor, OSC in Headquarters, Country office SFP, UNFPA Head of Offices, Area Security Focal Points, UNDSS in Khartoum, UN agencies Security Officers, Field Security Coordination Officers (FSCO’s), Local Security Associates, UNFPA implementing partners and local authorities to maintain staff safety and security within Sudan.