Local Security Officer - EUPM Moldova



Local Security Officer - EUPM Moldova

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The European Union Partnership Mission in the Republic of Moldova (EUPM Moldova), is part of the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), which enables the Union to take a leading role in peace-keeping operations, conflict prevention and in strengthening of international security. It is an integrated part of the EU's comprehensive approach towards crisis management, drawing on civilian experts as well as experts from the police and other areas.

EUPM Moldova was established on 24th April 2023 by the Council of the European Union in response to
a request from the Moldovan Government to the EU to support the Moldovan authorities in contribute to enhancing the resilience of the security sector of the Republic of Moldova in the areas of crisis management and hybrid threats, including cybersecurity and countering foreign information manipulation and interference.

EUPM Moldova Headquarters is currently located in Chisinau and is progressively increasing its presence in the host country. In this perspective, EUPM Moldova is looking for Local National Staff to support its operations in Moldova.

The EU strives for improved gender balance in CSDP operations in compliance with UNSCR 1325.

General Requirements & Eligibility

Applicants should:

  • Enjoy full civil rights and do not have criminal record (a certificate will be required before any employment offer);
  • Be in possession of Moldovan citizenship and/or of a valid residence and work permits according
  • to Moldovan laws;
  • Be physically fit to perform the duties relating to the post (a medical certificate will be required before any employment offer);
  • Have fulfilled any obligations imposed on him/her by the laws concerning military service.

Only applications provided on the official EUPM Moldova application form will be accepted (please download it from this website)
The application form must be filled in English
Application form to be submitted in as a MS Word document (No PDF or JPEG will be accepted).
Rename the file with the post number, name: e.g. MDAL03_Family name _First name.
Application submission deadline: May 13th 2024, 17:00 Chisinau time.
Submitted files will not be returned.

EUPM Moldova retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description.

E-mail Address to send the Job Application Form to: recruitment@eupm-moldova.eu

Information: For more information relating to selection and recruitment, please contact EUPM Moldova: recruitment@eupm-moldova.eu


Position Code: MDAL 02
Position Title: Local Security Officer
Department/Unit: Security and Duty of Care Department
Location: Chișinău
Post Group (Local Staff): II

The Local Security Officer will report to the Senior Mission Security Officer and/or to him/her deputizing Security Officer. As part of the Security and Duty of Care Department (SDCD), s/he will contribute to the efficient and effective running of the security tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The Local Security officer will be required, in accordance with the EUPM Moldova mandate, Code of Conduct and the General Service Conditions for locally contracted staff employed by EUPM Moldova, to perform the following tasks:

  • Assist in the implementation of security operations and all matters relating to the safety and security for EUPM Moldova personnel, EUPM Moldova HQ and EUPM Moldova assets;
  • Ensure and perform adequate collecting, updating and communicating of information regarding the security situation in the AoR, help to assess the collected information including drafting reports and statistics;
  • Management control and supervision of Control Guard Force from the contracted private security company/companies;
  • Co-operate closely on safety and security issues with other international organizations, national hazard protection and law enforcement agencies;
  • Produce reports on security relevant incidents or issues affecting Mission’s staff, offices or assets;
  • Conduct administrative, logistics and procurement related tasks under SDCD;
  • Provide language assistance and translate security-related documents;
  • Assist in the conduct of regular fire drills, communication tests and evacuation exercises;
  • Ensure that all security and communications equipment is kept in a state of operational readiness;
  • Perform any other tasks as requested by the Line Managers/deputizing Security Officers.

Qualifications and experience

Eligibility criteria:

  • Enjoy full civil rights and do not have criminal record neither in the Republic of Moldova nor in any EU Member State;
  • Citizenship of the Republic of Moldova and/or holding permanent resident and work permits according to Moldovan laws;
  • Have fulfilled any obligations imposed on him/her by the laws concerning military service;
  • Successful completion of the secondary education attested by a diploma;
  • After having obtained a secondary education diploma, at least 1 (one) year of relevant and proven full-time professional experience.

Essential criteria:

  • Be physically fit to perform the duties relating to the post;
  • Fluency in English and Romanian, both oral and written;
  • Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office applications;
  • Valid driving license of category B.

Additional advantageous assets:

  • Professional qualification in security management;
  • Knowledge of radio operation;
  • Experience of working in an intercultural environment, with respect for diversity;
  • Fluency in Russian language, oral and in writing;
  • Trained in any martial art applicable without weapons.

Personality assets:

  • Have strong sense of initiative, responsibility and autonomy;
  • Ability to build productive and cooperative working relationships with colleagues and as part of a team, with respect for diversity;
  • Ability to focus on priorities, evaluate procedures and processes required to have the tasks completed;
  • Ability to deal helpfully and courteously with people, including outside contacts;
  • Ability to perform on-call and irregular working schedule under harsh field conditions if required;
  • Maintain the highest levels of confidentiality and discretion when dealing with information.

APPLY HERE  1-2024 Call for Applications for Local Staff | EEAS (europa.eu)

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