Vacancy Announcement - Head Guard
Switzerland through its development cooperation has been engaged in Nepal since 1959. With the establishment of its Embassy in Nepal in August 2009, Switzerland’s assistance in Nepal continues to focus on implementation of constitution, employment and income through agriculture, rural infrastructure and vocational skills, as well as migration. Switzerland is committed to support Nepal’s socio-economic development and federal state building at national, provincial and local level.
The Embassy of Switzerland offers a competitive salary and benefit package as well as a stimulating team and working environment. We are looking for a young, energetic Nepali national for 2 years fixed term contract with possibility of extension:
The Head Guard directly reports to the Security Manager and is responsible for ensuring overall security and vigilance within the Embassy premises for 24/7. He/she shall ensure strict adherence to the Embassy safety and security rules and regulations, develop duty schedules, issue instructions both oral and written to the guards, and maintain proper check/feedback on implementation of office instructions.
The post holder monitors and identifies safety and security lapses concerning entry, exit, movement of people and materials; brings these to the knowledge of his/her supervisor. He/she shall monitor security check/rounds records, point out lapses in performance of the guards and ensures corrective measures in close coordination with his/her supervisor.
Required Expert Competence
Higher Secondary Education and above; formal guard training by accredited/recognized institution; excellent spoken and written English and Nepali; ability to work independently in a wide range of assignments/tasks; basic computer skills; excellent coordination skills
Required Methodical and Social competence
Time management and task prioritization; knowledge and experience of basic planning; communication skills and ability to network; strong customer orientation; able to respect confidentiality and professional integrity; ability to work in a multi-cultural team able to work and contribute positively in a team; aware and sensitive in areas of gender and social inclusion
Detailed Terms of Reference is available is available here - Terms of Reference (PDF, 331.6 kB, English)
Application in English with immediate contact address and a telephone number; an updated bio-data; copies of citizenship certificate and academic credentials; and reference from former employer(s) should reach at the latest by 17:00 hrs on 20 March 2021 through post or through email as attachment (please do not provide a link to google drive or any other cloud server) at email@example.com please clearly mark “Application for Head Guard” respectively on the envelope / subject of the email.
Personnel and Administration (Chancery)
P.O. Box 113
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The Embassy reserves the right to reject any or all applications without assigning any reasons.
The Embassy of Switzerland in Nepal promotes workforce diversity and applies positive discrimination to candidates from discriminated groups (women and candidates from Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai, and other minority community).