Field Security Associate Job at UNHCR

Website United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR )

The UNHCR has published a job vacancy announcement on 20th April 2022 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Field Security Associate to be based in Bule Hora, Oromia, Ethiopia.

Recruiter United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Position Field Security Associate
Location Bule Hora, Oromia, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification High School
Experience Required Minimum Three years
Application Deadline 2nd May 2022

UNHCR Job Vacancy 2022

Job Duties:

  • Provide assistance to the supervisor in evaluating the level of risk and assessing the existing security measures for the UNHCR staff, operations, premises, partners and persons of concern.
  • Conduct regular security assessment missions to the field as required in coordination with UNDSS/other agencies; gather and analyse information about the security situation during field missions.
  • Be aware of security protocols and procedures in place in accordance with the UNSMS policies, UNHCR Policies and the, Security Risk Management process for the designated area ;
  • Conduct checks for compliance and advise management on any deficiencies.
  • Monitor the physical security of UNHCR premises and reports on deficiencies.
  • Monitor and supervise the guard force In accordance with relevant UNSMS policies and guidance.
  • Assist UNHCR Protection Colleagues in efforts to ensure the physical protection and security of refugees and other persons of concern.
  • Provide support during implementation of security-related projects.
  • Assist in the monitoring, updating and reporting of security-related events.
  • Assist in the processing of administrative security issues.
  • Maintain relations and cooperation with UN security management system actors, local law enforcement agencies, civil authorities and other relevant agencies.
  • Provide security briefings and training to UNHCR staff, and as appropriate partner staff, on relevant security risk management processes and measures for the country concerned to include security situation updates, , the warden system, communication notification and reporting procedures, travel planning  procedures road air and  fire safety.
  • Respond to staff queries on security issues and provide immediate assistance as required.
  • Provide security-related advice to the manager and other staff.
  • Maintain liaison and build relationships with Host Government Security Forces and security counterparts.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Title: Field Security Associate
  • Location: Bule Hora,Ethiopia,Fed Dem Rep
  • Hardship Level: E
  • Job ID: 35838
  • Salary Grade: G6
  • Family Location Type: Non-Family


  • High School Diploma.


  • 3 years Relevant Experience.

How to Apply UNHCR Field Security Associate Jobs 2022

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

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The Closing Date: 2nd May 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.