International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals Security Officer (Host Country National Liaison) Jobs in Tanzania

International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals Security Officer (Host Country National Liaison) Jobs in Tanzania

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Security & Safety Section of the Registry of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals, Arusha Branch, under the supervision of the Chief of Security.


  • The incumbent will provide security of the IRMCT mission such as: prisoner escort and monitoring, court controls, premise access controls, screening, surveillance, incident and emergency response, report writing, control centre operations, key, weapons and communications issues, alarm monitoring, and use of confidential information which usually involves a span of control from 3 to 12 staff (e.g., court or a premise).

  • To act as an operational supervisor for a team (shift) of up to 12 G4 officers covering building or court security duties. This requires the constant review and assessment of the security operation to appropriately mitigate risk by taking immediate action, if necessary, in case of emergency or by providing well thought out and presented suggestions, recommendations to improve current policies and regulations.

  • To provide armed close protection of IRMCT VIPs during official missions or VIPs and dignitaries from external agencies visiting the IRMCT.

  • Liaise on IRMCT SSS requirements whereby emphasis should be placed on situational awareness, analysis of threats and vulnerabilities regarding IRMCT personnel, premises, and operations, which also include strategies for communication with the local population and other target audiences to promote awareness of the United Nations mandates and activities.

  • Constantly maintains reliable and consistent information exchange with the Host Country counterparts.

  • Enhancing IRMCT SSS's close liaison with the Host Country security counterparts.

  • To ensure accountability, due care, proper use and reporting of malfunctions of all equipment assigned to the operational area of responsibility.

  • Reporting any cases of loss of breakage. Those assigned to specialized cover roles to include, Training, Fire & Safety and Pass & ID will be responsible for their area of specialization at the G4 level.


    • Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges. Remains calm in stressful situations. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects
    of work.

    • Communication – Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others, and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication. Tailors’ language, tone, style, and format to match the audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

    • Client Orientation – Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view. Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect. Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions. Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems. Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects. Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.


  • High school diploma or equivalent. The position would require a candidate who has in-depth institutional knowledge of informational policies and procedures within the host government entities and diplomatic institutions in the country. Ability to organize consistent information exchange with the Host Country counterparts particularly Police and Immigration the two institutions that the IRMCT do business with regularly is required.

    Job - Specific Qualification

  • A valid driver’s license is required.

  • Proof of completion of UNDSS Induction Certification Training and the latest UNDSS weapons certification is required for serving UN security staff.

  • A current certification in control centre operations (CCTV, 24-hour communications and alarm centre) is desirable.

    Work Experience

  • Minimum 3 years related Police/Military/Immigration Security experiences are required.

  • Experience in liaison and coordination with the host country authorities or international organizations on national or international level is required.


  • English and French are the working languages of the Tribunal. For the post advertised fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of French is desirable.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals Security Officer (Host Country National Liaison) Jobs in Tanzania

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