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Security Manager, P4


Nairobi, Kenya

5 days ago

Job Description

The Security Manager reports to the Representative and maintains a direct technical reporting line with the Regional Security Adviser. The Security Manager is responsible for advising the Representative on their security duties and responsibilities in accordance with the UN and the UNICEF Framework of Accountability. The Security Manager contributes to the UNICEF mandate through strong security risk analysis, advice, and relevant mitigation. The Security Manager manages, on behalf of the Representative, all security activities in support of the country.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. A minimum of eight of relevant professional experience in global security risk management and/or security analysis is required
  2. Demonstrated international security management experience and understanding of the United Nations Security Management System is highly desirable
  3. Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset
  4. Fluency in English is required
  5. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset

Education + Experience

  1. An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: Security Risk Management, International Relations, Conflict Analysis, Intelligence Analysis, Diplomatic Studies, Conflict and Security, Counter-Terrorism or another relevant technical field
  2. A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree