Brief details about UN jobs in Ankara – Assc
Field Security Officer:
- Organization: UNHCR – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
- Location: UN jobs in Ankara
- Grade: Level not specified – Level not specified
- Occupational Groups:
- Security and Safety
- Closing Date: June 30, 2023
Information about the organization that has offered the UN jobs in Ankara – Assc Field Security Officer job:
TheHigh Commissioner for Refugees ( ) is a worldwide organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights, and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities, and stateless people. They work to make sure that everyone has the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge, having fled violence, persecution, or war at home. UNHCR has been setting essential protection and assistance to refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced, and stateless people since 1950. They have a presence in many countries around the world, and give information and assistance to refugees, asylum-seekers, and stateless people.
Tasks of UN jobs in Ankara – Assc Field Security Officer:
- Advise and help the Representative or Head of Office in managing staff safety and security of UNHCR staff, partners, operations, premises and refugees or persons of concern.
- Launch periodic security assessments in close co-operation with UNHCR senior staff members and interagency partners.
- Assess existing security measures to determine their appropriateness and identify areas needing improvement. Follow up with actions to oversee or implement those improvements.
- Advise on and help in ensuring compliance with standards established through the Security Risk Management process.
- Aid in the development of plans for evacuation, medical evacuation and other contingencies.
- In collaboration with UNHCR senior staff members, assist in ensuring that security measures are fully integrated into operational planning, including budgetary provisions, at the earliest stages of development.
- Partake programme activities to advise on programme criticality.
- As a partner of a multi-functional team, contribute to efforts to ensure the physical protection and security of refugees and other persons of concern.
- Develop and sustain relationships with security-related actors, including host government law enforcement authorities and partner agencies.
- Keep cooperation with staff of the UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS).
- Collaborate in security assessments and planning and supporting interagency processes.
- Help UNHCR staff serving as members of the country Security Management Team (SMT), or Area Security Management Team (ASMT), Area Security Coordinators (ASC) and Wardens.
- Provide country-relevant security advice and training to UNHCR staff, and where appropriate, to staff of NGOs and enforcing partners in areas including, inter alia, preparation for and conduct of road missions, radio telecommunications, immediate actions upon detection of explosive devices or other dangers, hostage survival and other critical incidents.
- Conduct rehearsals and practical exercises to ensure that staff are familiar with contingency plans and can enforce them confidently in an emergency.
- Prepare periodic reports on security in accordance with UN and UNHCR standard operating procedures, sharing with managers in the country of assignment and, as appropriate, FSS.
- Sustain linkages with the Staff Welfare Section, and the Medical Service, referring cases as required in consultation with the staff member¿s supervisor.
- Launch other security-related functions or responsibilities.
- Provide security-related advice, in written and oral form, to the manager and other staff.
- Advise on, and upon approval, enforce, needed mitigating measures.
- Partake in criticality assessments.
- Conduct other related duties as required.
Qualifications of UN jobs in Ankara – Assc Field Security Officer:
- 3 years relevant background with an Undergraduate degree; or 2 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 1 year relevant experience with a Doctorate degree
- Appropriate training an asset (first aid, etc.) Ability to establish working networks with law enforcements and other security actors.
- For International Professional and Field Service positions: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.
- For National Professional jobs: Understanding of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.
- For General Service jobs: Understanding of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.
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