Closing date: Thursday, 23 March 2023

Job Identification : 8685

Locations : Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh

Posting Date : 02/22/2023, 05:16 AM

Apply Before : 03/23/2023, 06:15 PM

Job Schedule : Full time

Agency : UNDP

Grade : SB2

Vacancy Type : Service Contract Holders

Practice Area : Crisis management / Country Management Support

Vacancy Timeline

4 Weeks

Job Description

Summary of key functions:

  •  Implement operational strategies of United Nations Identification (UNID) Pass system for United Nations Agency Fund & programme (UNAFP) organizations in Cox’s Bazar.
  •  Administer UNID Cards for UNAFPs in Cox’s Bazar.
  •  Manage ID card database for UNAFPs in Cox’s Bazar.
  •  Screen and verify all ID card request forms as per existing Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) of UNID.
  •  Design various types of identity cards/access passes as instructed.
  •  Manage UN ID card equipment and machines and all related inventory of printing materials.
  •  Schedule periodic disposal of expired or faulty cards.
  •  Maintain proper records of processed, delivered, returned, and expired ID cards.
  •  Maintain confidentiality of the information related to the identity programme database.
  •  Ensure that ID card machines and equipment are properly maintained and kept functional at all times.
  •  Schedule periodic servicing of the equipment, printers and machine.
  •  Maintain effective communication with vendors for troubleshooting and servicing in a timely manner.
  •  Provide annual budgetary requirements for ID equipment, stationery, and other consumable needs.
  •  Operate and monitor HF & VHF radios, sat-phone, hotline and maintain logbook.
  •  Track field movement of UN staff members and UN vehicles within the country.
  •  Conduct daily monitoring of local media (print and electronic, including social media) for security incidents/reports/ information as projected on United Nations, UN in Bangladesh as well as major incidents/developments in the country.
  •  Prepare daily media report and forward the report timely to the supervisor.
  •  Conduct periodic radio checks and prepare compliance report.
  •  Provide assistance through phone and or Radio to staff members when needed.
  •  Send emergency alerts through all available communication means when required/ as instructed.
  •  Contact agency security focal points on matters affecting staff security.
  •  Maintain in good order all equipment, Computers, gadgets, programs and files.
  •  Attend Travel Request Information Process (TRIP) Security clearances on behalf of FSCO/ SA/ ASC.
  •  Maintain databases for trainings and Security Briefings.
  •  Coordinate with security agencies in case of any incidents.
  •  Perform duty at Security Operation Center (SOC), Cox’s Bazar 24/7 and/or ID Unit Cox’s Bazar.
  •  Undertake additional tasks as assigned by FSCO/Security Advisor/Deputy Security Advisor.

IV. Competencies Corporate Competencies:

  •  Demonstrates commitment to UN mission, vision and values.
  •  Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
  •  Treats all people fairly without favoritism.

Functional Competencies:

Knowledge Management and Learning

  •  Shares knowledge and experience and provides helpful advice to others in the office.


  •  Ability to provide basic telecommunications support services.
  •  Good administrative and IT skills.
  •  Working knowledge of VHF/HF operating systems, Microsoft Windows.
  •  Ability to work in a team environment.


  •  Focuses on result for the client and responds positively to feedback /Client Orientation
  •  Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.
  •  Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexity.
  •  Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure.


  •  Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills.
  •  Shows conflict resolution skills.

V. Recruitment Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  •  Bachelor Degree from any recognized institution with 02 years of relevant experience.
  •  OR, a Technical Diploma/Trade Course with 05 years relevant experience in Law enforcement/ military/ UN.
  •  Proficiency in use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and internet/ email is essential.
  •  Practical knowledge on web application software and graphic design software like Photoshop & Illustrator is essential.
  •  Sound knowledge on Google earth would be added advantage.
  •  Background of radio amateur is an added advantage.

Language Requirements: Excellent in writing and spoken English; other relevant languages will be considered as a plus.

The United Nations is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance and geographical diversity in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. Preference will be given to equally qualified women candidates. UN offices are a smoke-free environment.