UNICEF Security Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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UNICEF Security Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

UNICEF Ethiopia looking for “Security Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before 12th April, 2024.

UNICEF originally called the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund in full, now officially United Nations Children’s Fund, is an agency of the United Nations responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. The agency is among the most widespread and recognizable social welfare organizations in the world, with a presence in 192 countries and territories. UNICEF’s activities include providing immunizations and disease prevention, administering treatment for children and mothers with HIV, enhancing childhood and maternal nutrition, improving sanitation, promoting education, and providing emergency relief in response to disasters.

The UNICEF has published a job vacancy announcement on 01st April, 2024 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Security Officer to be based in Mekelle, Ethiopia.

UNICEF Job Vacancy 2024

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Collect, record and report 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, assist in the implementation of all technical requirements contained in the UN Area Security Plan, Security Risk Management (SRM) Measures, Residential Security Measures (RSM), and other relevant policies, guidelines, and assessments.
  • Assist the supervisor in drafting UNICEF security documentation including security contingency plans such as, but not limited to, fire and evacuation plans, and assist in the compiling of mandatory reports in accordance with UNICEF security reporting guidelines.
  • Assist the supervisor in drafting routine security reports/returns including but not limited to Security Incident Reports (SIRs).
  • Assist the supervisor in monitoring the security situation and emerging security threats to UNICEF personnel and eligible family members, premises, assets and resources.
  • Assist the supervisor in security activities that support UNICEF staff, premises and operations for all locations where UNICEF personnel and/or eligible family members are present.
  • Assist in providing on-going routine technical support for contracted security service providers.
  • Under the direct guidance of the supervisor, share information with UNICEF personnel and eligible family members that would affect their safety and security and information regarding the actions to take in the event of an emergency, including those identified in the UNICEF/UN Security Plans.
  • Support the supervisor in the establishment of effective and functioning Communications/Warden Systems for UNICEF and the periodic testing of these systems.
  • Support the supervisor in the conduct of all security related contingency exercises particularly relating to administration, communications and logistics.
  • With guidance from the supervisor, actively maintain official liaison with host government counterparts, local authorities and other stakeholders responsible for security, law and order and security counterparts within the UNSMS/NGO community through UNDSS.

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: Security Officer
  • Job no: 570800
  • Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment
  • Duty Station: Mekelle
  • Level: NO-1
  • Location: Ethiopia
  • Categories: Security
  • Deadline: 12/04/2024

Minimum Requirement:


  • 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, Law or another relevant technical field.


  • A minimum of one 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 desirable.
  • Demonstrated extensive experience and loyal service in the military/police forces and national security services is an asset.

Language requirements:

  • Fluency in English and Tigrinya is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) is an asset.

How to Apply UNICEF Security Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.


The Closing Date: 12th April, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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