UNMISS Close Protection Officer Jobs 2023 – South Sudan NGO Jobs

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UNMISS Close Protection Officer Jobs 2023 – South Sudan NGO Jobs. UNMISS South Sudan looking for “Close Protection Officer“. Applicants with a High school diploma may apply on or before 12th June 2023.

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan is a United Nations peacekeeping mission for the recently independent South Sudan, which became independent on 9 July 2011. UNMISS was established on 8 July 2011 by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1996.

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The UNMISS has published a job vacancy announcement on 29th May 2023 for qualified South Sudanese to fill in the vacant post of Close Protection Officer to be based in Juba, South Sudan.

UNMISS Job Vacancy 2023

Org. Setting and Reporting: These positions are located in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), Juba. Juba is classified as an “E” hardship duty station and a non-family duty station. Under the overall management/direction of the Principal Security Advisor (PSA) and the Chief Security Officer (CSO), the Close Protection Officer at FS-5 level reports to the coordinator of the Close Protection Unit and/or the Team Leader.

Eligibility Criteria


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Job – Specific Qualification:

  • UNDSS Close Protection Officer Certification (CPOC) is required (and will be expected for future advancement in this field)
  • Completion of an international, national, or commercial close protection training is desirable
  • Experience in the practice of Training of Trainers (ToT) is desirable.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of eight (08) years with a high school diploma or equivalent of progressively responsible experience in the military, police or security management is required
  • At least six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in close protection with a local, national, private, or international security organization, including at least one (1) year at the international level in a conflict or a high-risk environment is required.
  • Experience and proficiency in the use of close protection weapons, communications, surveillance equipment, and vehicles is required.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position(s) advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.

Other Details

  • Job Opening Number: 23-Security-UNMISS-208810-F- (M)
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNMISS Close Protection Officer Jobs 2023

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

Then to apply, go to https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=208810

The Closing Date: 12th June 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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