Australian High Commission

Job Vacancy - Security Supervisor


The Australian High Commission is seeking expressions of interest for a contract position as Security Supervisor. The position is available from 1 July 2011 and, after an initial trial period, will be offered a 2 year contract.

Duties will include:

  • Manage the provision of physical security services at the Australian High Commission compound, including the close supervision and monitoring of the local security personnel and law enforcement agencies.

  • Monitor and supervise the maintenance of the electronic security systems, including access control security environment.

  • Regular review, advise and implement security measures, taking into account the local security environment.

  • Close liaison and networking with security counterparts, including local law enforcement agencies, security companies and like-minded missions.

  • Make suitable security arrangements covering representational functions held on the compound.

  • Maintain day to day liaison with guarding service and local police authorities.

  • Provide weekly security report to Post Security Officer

  • Provide annual input into the physical security estimates.

  • Supervise the drivers and management of fleet vehicles including booking requests

  • Maintain bulk fuel stocks and usage. Provide monthly reconciliations.

  • Manage a small petty cash allocation and provide monthly reconciliations.

Selection Criteria:

  • Should have at least 5 years relevant work experience and tertiary qualifications

  • Proven negotiation skills and ability to effectively manage staff

  • Technical aptitude with information systems and MS Office applications

  • A demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, in Bengal and English;

  • Enthusiastic self starter with strong interpersonal and communications skills – demonstrated initiative, adaptability and the ability to work flexibly, both in a small team and individually

The candidate should provide two references.

Only applications which address the qualifications and skills will be considered. Selection is on merit. The closing date is cob Thursday 14 April 2011. Applications should be addressed to:

Senior Administrative Officer
Australian High Commission
184 Gulshan Avenue
Gulshan-2 Dhaka 1212

Only short-listed applicants will be called for interview.