Fresher UN Security Officer Job Careers – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Job Title:        Security Officer
Organization: United
Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Chief of Operations
Grade: NOB
About US:
The United Nations
Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for
the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and expand
their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners,
we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into
practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and
excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.
Job Summary:  The Security Officer reports to the Chief of
Operations for supervision. The Officer provides professional technical,
operational and administrative assistance to the supervisor to manage a range
of activities on security planning, management and risk assessments to ensure
the safety and security of personnel and their eligible family members and
safeguarding of UNICEF premises, assets and resources at the duty station.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Security Risk Management and Planning
  • Safety and Security Services
  • Security Networking and Partnership Building
  • Innovation, Knowledge Management and Capacity Building

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNICEF Security Officer
    job opportunity should hold a university degree in one of the following
    fields is required: Security Risk Management, International Relations,
    Conflict Analysis, Intelligence Analysis, Diplomatic Studies, Conflict and
    Security, Counter Terrorism or another relevant technical field.
  • At least two years of professional experience in global security
    risk management and/or security analysis is required.
  • Demonstrated international security management experience and
    understanding of the United Nations Security Management System is highly
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language
    (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an
  • UNICEF’s Core Values: Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in
    Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
  • Competencies:
    Applying technical expertise, Learning and researching, Planning and
    organizing, Coping with pressure and setbacks, Relating and Networking,
The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment
process (Application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United
Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the United Nations in the
aforementioned capacity should express their interest by visiting the UN
recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.
Deadline: 8th February 2019
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