Local Security Assistant-United Nations (UNDSS) (Former Employee) – Eastern Province , Sri Lanka – 22 July 2013
General Responsibilities: The LSA is responsible for assisting the ASC and FSCO in the execution of his/her security responsibilities at the assigned duty station.
a) Maintaining & Monitoring the Security Plan, including updating staff lists & Clerical Administration; b)Implementing the security plan such as the warden system, emergency procedures, evacuation drills, maintaining communication to from UN staff and other role players, ensure the SOP's in the event of various incidences are followed, c) Monitoring the status and compliance of the Minimum Operational Security Standards (MOSS) and MORSS. d) Assessing the security situation at the duty station; e) Identifying Emergency Communications equipment needs (MISTS); f) Conducting security evaluations and providing advice on security measures for the residences of UN staff and UN offices in consultation with the FSCO; g) Providing UN staff with the security tree & warden system information flow (SMS, e-mails etc); h) Supporting training courses on security issues/awareness and preparedness; i) As a member of the ASMT take the minutes and follow through implementation with the ASC/FSCO; j) Identify security requirements; k) Send daily and other routine and incident reports as per prescribed working procedures to DSS in Colombo and the FSCO; l) Liaising and coordinating with the local government security organizations as a secondary priority to the above; m) Other security tasks assigned by the ASC or FSCO; n) Supervise EOC staffs & functions.
Personal and Administrative Assistant (Current Employee) – Juba – 6 February 2018
My daily is to Maintain, organize and prioritize appointments and calendar, including visiting schedules of the Head of Mission. Scrutinize and manage outgoing/incoming correspondences, and expedite distribution and follow-ups. To define, provide and coordinate support to Administrative Assistant and other staffs. Organize and coordinate international and domestic travels. Provide advice and counsel as appropriate to staff on way of improving existing practices. Provide guidance and counsel for staff on Regulations and Administrative procedure. Schedule and organize appointments and meetings with various stakeholders for the Heads of Mission. Actively collaborate with diplomatic corps, UN agencies and other entities involve in the peace process.
I enjoy working with the Institution for its challenges and its positive result on vulnerable population. It gives you the opportunity to travel around the world. It is a place where you meet people from different nationalities. You have numerous benefits. What I do not like is sometime the bused of power of Senior Manager.