Security Associate

Job categories Security
Vacancy code VA/2024/B5104/27856
Department/office MR, AMMMCO, Amman
Duty station Sana'a, Yemen
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-6
Duration Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance
Application period 28-Mar-2024 to 11-Apr-2024

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

Please note that UNOPS will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind.

This vacancy is closed.

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The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations that supports the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian, and development projects worldwide. UNOPS helps partners build a better future by providing services that increase the efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability of peace-building, humanitarian, and development projects. Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement, and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors, and United Nations organizations. 

In response to the ongoing crisis in Yemen, UNOPS provides project management, human resource services, and implementation support for a wide range of projects on partners' behalf. With support from the World Bank, UNOPS is implementing two emergency projects: an integrated multi-sector project to restore and improve access to public social services in urban areas, including water and sanitation, solid waste management and electricity, and a solar energy project to provide improved access to electricity in rural and peri-urban areas of Yemen. UNOPS is further implementing initiatives under the UN Humanitarian Response Plan, aiming to enhance the capacity of communities to manage solid waste through procuring essential equipment and training. In addition, UNOPS is providing operational support to a number of UN partners in Yemen, with a focus on human resources and logistics.

The Security Associate works under the guidance and supervision of the Field Security Advisor within the office of the Country Manager and in close coordination with the Programme Managers and the office management team. S/he provides a comprehensive range of specialized and administrative support services for managing security and safety operations.  The Security Associate promotes a client-oriented approach consistent with UNOPS rules and regulations and UN Security Management System policies.  S/he is responsible for promptly resolving security-related issues and exchanging information

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UNOPS – an operational arm of the United Nations – supports the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by successfully implementing its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.

Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve peace and sustainable development.

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We understand the importance of balancing professional and personal demands and offer several flexible working options.

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