Field Security Officer at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is inviting credible applicants who are willing to partake in its ongoing recruitment to fill the position below:

Job Title: Field Security Officer

Reference ID: JR2204766
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
Hardship Level: E (most hardship)
Grade: PR3
Residential location (If Applicable): Accra, Ghana
Staff Member / Affiliate Type: Professional

 About  UNHCR: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was created in 1950, during the aftermath of the Second World War, to help millions of Europeans who had fled or lost their homes. We had three years to complete our work and then disband. Today, over 65 years later, our organization is still hard at work, protecting and assisting refugees around the world.

Job Requirements

  • For P3/NOC – 6 years relevant experience with Undergraduate Degree; or 5 years relevant experience with Graduate Degree; or 4 years relevant experience with Doctorate Degree.

Field(s) of Education:

  • Security, Security Management, Business Administration, Political Science, Social Science, International Relations or other relevant field.

Certificates and/or Licenses:

  • Security Management, Security Risk Management, Security and Safety certification, WSAT ToT

Relevant Job Experience:

  • Security risk management experience in an international capacity.


  • Proven competences in security analysis. Experience in high-risk/hardship environments. Experience working within or with humanitarian NGOs.  Experience in implementing gender-inclusive Security Risk Management processes.
  • Relevant training (first aid, WSAT, SSAFE, presentation skills, training skills). Examples of having established networks with Host Government or other security actors from previous employment. Experience of effectively handling gender-based security incidents.
  • Experience of delivering presentations and training.

Functional Skills:

  • FS-Security Risk Management
  • FS-Field Security Operations
  • FS-Security Planning
  • FS-UN/UNHCR Rules, Regulations and Guidelines on Security Management
  • FS-Security Analysis.

Language Requirements:

  • For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.
  • For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.
  • For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

 How to Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online

.Application Closing Date
15th December, 2022.

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