Jun 9, 2016

Security Officer- NOA- FT- Aden

Location: Yemen
Closing date: 21 Jun 2016


The Security Officer will report to the Chief of Field Office and will provide technical, operational and administrative assistance in security management and services through the application of theoretical and technical skills in researching, collecting, analyzing and presenting technical security related information/data while learning organizational/UN system rules, regulations and procedures in the area of security management and emergency/crisis preparedness.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

1. Security Risk Management and Planning
Collects, records and reports to supervisor all information related to the safety and security of UNICEF personnel and eligible family members, premises, assets and resources in accordance with UN and UNICEF Security Management Systems.
In close coordination with the supervisor, assists in the implementation of all technical requirements contained in the UN Security Plan, Minimum Operating Security Standards (MOSS), Residential Security Measures (RSM), and other relevant policies, guidelines, and assessments. Assist in providing technical support for all UNICEF contracted security providers.
Assists in drafting UNICEF security documentation including security contingency plans and assist in the compiling of mandatory reports in accordance with UNICEF security reporting guidelines including Security Incident Reports (SIRs).

2. Safety and Security Services
Assists in monitoring the security situation and emerging security threats to UNICEF personnel and eligible family members, premises, assets and resources. As requested by the supervisor, assists in security activities that support UNICEF operations and participate in security risk management for all locations where UNICEF personnel and eligible family members are present.
Drafts security related information and instructions to assist in keeping personnel informed on matters affecting their safety and security and actions to take in case of an emergency including those identified in the UN Security Plan as it relates to UNICEF.

3. Security Networking and Partnership Building
Assists in identifying appropriate liaison within the UNSMS/NGO community through UNDSS.

4. Knowledge management and capacity building
Identify, capture, synthesize and share lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders.
Implements capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders on security related preparedness and operations.


Education: A University degree in a discipline related to security management, international studies, or security analysis.

Experience: A year of experience in security risk management required.

Language: Fluency in English and Arabic is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset.

i) Core Values (Required)
· Commitment
· Diversity and Inclusion
· Integrity

ii) Core Competencies (Required)
· Communication
· Working with People
· Drive for Results

iii) Functional Competencies (Required)
· Analyzing
· Learning and Researching
· Applying Technical Expertise
· Planning and Organizing
· Coping with pressure and setbacks 

How To Apply:
If you meet the requirements stated above, you must email application to:  xxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxx.org not later than 21 June 2016

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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