UNDP Field Security Assistant Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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UNDP Field Security Assistant Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

UNDP Ethiopia looking for “Field Security Assistant”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before 07th February, 2024.

The United Nations Development Programme is the global development network of the United Nations. It promotes technical and investment cooperation among nations and advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for themselves.

UNDP Field Security Assistant Jobs 2024

The UNDP has published a job vacancy announcement on 24th January, 2024 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Field Security Assistant to be based in Bahir Dar, Assosa, and Hawassa, Ethiopia.

UNDP Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Liaises and coordinates, as appropriate, with the host government security organizations and/or personnel, including national and local provincial authorities, military, and police officers, as well as non-governmental organizations and other non-State actors in the area of operation.
  • Helps to assess the security situation at the duty station and ensures adequate gathering and verification of security information that may be required for a proper analysis of the situation by the FSCO.
  • Communicates information on security to the heads of United Nations agencies and provides host country security advice to UNDSS in the absence of the FSCO, as required.
  • Maintains regular contacts with Security Focal Points of UN agencies.
  • May be requested to provide technical assistance at ASMT meetings, in the absence of the FSCO.
  • Maintain security related electronic databases and produce hard copy files on a regular basis when requested.
  • Helps in the preparation and review of the UN Security Plan.
  • Supports actions during the implementation of the Security Plan, as required.
  • Establishes and maintains warden system and keeps update of information related to UN offices and residences.
  • Act as the CSA’s liaison with the UN India family for the Warden System development and maintenance and other GIS requirements.
  • Assists with the compilation of data required for the MOSS Self-Assessment Programme.
  • Conducts security evaluations and provides advice on security measures for the residences (Minimum Operating Residential Security
  • Standards – MORSS) of UN staff, as well as on latest trends and threats to staff safety and security.
  • Assists in reporting security incidents affecting UN staff, offices, and assets, and assists in the preparation of security reports, such as the Security Incident Report, the Security Assessments, and the Quarterly Incident Report.
  • Provides support in organizing and conducting training courses on security awareness and preparedness and providing security orientation to newly assigned staff members. Conducts security briefings, as required..

Position in Organization:

  • Field Security Assistant
  • Job Identification: 15807
  • Locations: Ethiopia
  • Posting Date: 23/01/2024, 18:39
  • Apply Before: 07/02/2024, 10:29
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Agency: UNDP
  • Grade: SB3
  • Vacancy Type: Service Contract Holders
  • Practice Area: Management
  • Bureau: Regional Bureau for Africa
  • Contract Duration: 1 Year with Possibility for extension
  • Required Languages: English
  • Vacancy Timeline: 2 Weeks

Qualification & Experience:


  • University Degree in a relevant field of study.


  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in security, preferably in the military or police context or related field of work.
  • Prior experience with the UN system or an international NGO, is desirable.
  • Knowledge of HF and VHF radio operation.

Language Requirements.

  • Fluency in English with effective written and oral communication skills required.
  • Fluency in the local language of the duty stations is desirable.

How to Apply UNDP Field Security Assistant Jobs 2024

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

Then to apply, go to https://estm.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/requisitions/job/15807

The Closing Date: 07th February, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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