WHO Field Security Officer Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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WHO Field Security Officer Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs. WHO Ethiopia looking for “Field Security Officer“. Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before 18th June 2023.

The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. The WHO Constitution, which establishes the agency’s governing structure and principles, states its main objective as “the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health”.

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WHO Field Security Officer Jobs 2023

The WHO has published a job vacancy announcement on 18th May 2023 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Field Security Officer to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

WHO Job Vacancy 2023

Description Of Duties:

  • Support the Incident Manager and the Head of WHO Office with regard to maintaining the safety and security of WHO personnel, premises and assets in compliance with UNSMS and WHO Security Management Policies and Principles, monitor the implementation of the technical security measures outlined in the Security Plan, SRM Measures MOSS, and SOPs; ensure that the Country Office as well as the sub-offices have an acceptable level of MOSS SRM Measures’ compliance.
  • Monitor the security situation across the country; undertake security risk assessment for the Country Office as well as overall sub-offices and report to the Head of WHO Office on any emerging security threats to WHO personnel, operations, premises and assets. Facilitate the implementation of recommended mitigating measures.
  • Develop contingency plans for the Country Office as well as for each sub-office, be instrumental in implementing the enhanced security measures; and ensure staff members are familiar and adhere with the related guidelines.
  • In cooperation with the data team and the field coordinators, facilitate the implementation of an effective and practical system to track WHO staff and responders throughout the country of assignment; ensure that all field coordinators send, on daily basis, an updated list of staff, consultants, partners and dependents present at their respective field locations.
  • In close coordination with Logistics team, ensure that all deployed staff and responders are provided with a mobile phone and a SIM card upon arrival, as well as hand-held radios where applicable, to enable establishing a SMS or other rapid alert systems to provide staff with relevant and real time information and updates about the prevailing security situation.
  • Conduct training for all WHO staff and non-staff in accordance with WHO policies and UNSMS standards, provide briefing on radio communication, convoy, security and evacuation procedures and other security issues and precautions to be taken in compliance with the current measures prescribed by UNDSS and WHO.
  • Maintain updated security information, prepare periodical situation reports ensuring that the Head of WHO Office and the UNDSS are kept regularly informed of security situation, drawing their attention to pitfalls, needs, unusual situations and problems, proposing improvements.
  • Participate with the logistics team in identifying proper accommodations, with adequate security measures for all staff and responders, ensuring their safety and well-being.
  • Ensure WHO’s participation in the UN Security Cell. Establish contact with all relevant national authorities including national security agencies as appropriate.
  • Guide the Local Security assistant (s), where applicable.11.Perform any other incident-specific related duties, as required by the functional supervisor.

Position in Organization:

  • Field Security Officer
  • Grade: P3
  • Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
  • Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): One Year
  • Job Posting: May 18, 2023, 12:38:27 PM
  • Closing Date: Jun 18, 2023, 3:29:00 AM
  • Primary Location: Ethiopia-Addis Ababa
  • Organization: AF_ETH Ethiopia
  • Schedule: Full-time

Qualification & Experience:

  • First level university degree in police science, business administration, political/social sciences, psychology or international relations or related field from an accredited/recognized institute, with focus on security management or equivalent in military or police academy degree or training.
  • At least five years’ experience in security management, at the national and international levels. Some experience in training and guiding staff on security issues.
  • Experience in field missions of the WHO, the UN, health cluster partners or recognized humanitarian organization would be an advantage. Security management experience in developing countries would be an asset.

How to Apply WHO Field Security 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.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2304587

The Closing Date: 18th June 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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