UNOPS Local Security Associate Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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UNOPS Local Security Associate Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

UNOPS Ethiopia looking for “Local Security Associate”.

Applicants with a Advanced university degree may apply on or before 31st January 2024.

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, dedicated to implementing projects for the United Nations System, international financial institutions, governments and other partners around the world. The organization’s global headquarters is located on the UN City campus in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The UNOPS has published a job vacancy announcement on 19th January 2024 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Local Security Associate to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

UNOPS Job Vacancy 2024

Job-specific: Recent assessments indicate widespread explosive ordnance contamination in Northern Ethiopia including Tigray, Afar and Amhara regions, especially in areas that have seen intense fighting. While the full extent and impact of the contamination is yet to be established, the fighting is believed to have contaminated vast swathes of land with explosive remnants of war (ERW). Moreover, explosive remnants of war (ERW) continue affecting the life of civilians, in recent months. ERW is spread across residential areas and internally displaced persons sites, in communal locations and amongst rubble, posing an immediate risk to life, the delivery of humanitarian aid, inhibiting safe movement, and preventing access to basic services.

Eligibility Criteria


  • Advanced university degree (master or equivalent);
  • First-level university degree (undergraduate, bachelor or equivalent) with two years of relevant experience;
  • Secondary school diploma (or high school equivalent) with six years of relevant experience.
  • Relevant certification in security-related studies is desired.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum 6 years of relevant working experience in the areas of security or operations services in national or international, public or corporate organizations, including in the following areas: incident reporting, security administration support, security communication, telecommunication and warden system is required with a secondary school diploma. A Bachelor or Master degree may substitute for some of the required years of experience.
  • Prior experience with the UN system or international NGOs is desired.
  • Knowledge of Telecommunication (including HF and VHF) is desired.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license is required.


  • Fluency in English and Amharic (speaking, reading, and writing) is required.

Other Details

  • Job Categories: Security
  • Vacancy Code: VA/2024/B5033/27354
  • Department/Office: GPG, PSC, Ethiopia Project Unit
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNOPS Local Security Associate Jobs 2024

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The Closing Date: 31st January 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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