Field Security Adviser (Re-advertisement)

Job categories Security, Health, Safety and Environment
Vacancy code VA/2020/B5313/20081
Level ICS-10
Department/office AFR, CDOH, Central African Rep
Duty station Bangui ( Non-Family Duty Station ), Central African Republic
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration Ongoing - subject to the project duration, organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance
Application period 14-Jul-2020 to 04-Aug-2020

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

This vacancy is closed.

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Central africans (1) Who are residing outside of Central African Republic at the time of application (2) Who have been living there for five years or more (3) Who are fulfilling the requirement's stated on this job advert are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Central African Republic (CAR) is a highly fragile country with a history of recurrent conflict, the most recent of which took place in 2013 between multiple armed groups. The violence that followed the 2013 crisis greatly damaged public assets and infrastructure, disrupted service delivery, further weakened the social fabric, and exacerbated people’s poverty and vulnerability to shocks. As a result, roughly one-quarter of the population was internally displaced or had to flee as refugees to neighboring countries. Forced displacement has disrupted livelihoods, depleted the assets of the poor, and put an additional strain on service delivery in areas of displacement.

Improvements in the security situation have resulted in the voluntary return of displaced populations, primarily in the northwest and southwest of the country. It is estimated that about 15 to 20 percent of the displaced population has returned spontaneously. However, the return of the displaced to the areas of origin remains fragile and dependent on the overall security situation. The reintegration of displaced populations and provision of social safety nets is a short-term priority and essential to the stabilization and economic revitalization of the country.

The incumbent functions within the framework of the UN Security Management System, under general guidance of the UNOPS Chief of Security, coordinating directly with the local UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) office.  The position is responsible for providing effective and efficient security services to enable the safe implementation of local programs and operations in the relevant geographical business unit/s. The incumbent promotes a compliance and client-oriented approach consistent with UNOPS rules and regulations and UN Security Management System policies. He/she works closely with and advises Program Management and personnel to plan for and resolve security related issues. This position is located in Bangui, Central African Republic ( Non Family Duty Station).

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