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Jobs at United Nations in Jordan

Jobs at United Nations in Jordan

Country: Jordan
City: Amman
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Jobs at United Nations in Jordan

Position: Security and Risk Management Analyst at the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East


The incumbent will do the following jobs at the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees based in Jordan

Analysing and Forecasting

  • Keeping aware of all aspects of security information which could potentially affect the safety and security of UNRWA and staff including events relating to security environment through monitoring of security incidents, daily situation reports, local media, and other open sources.
  • Identifying and coordinating security information requirements, development of trend analysis; gathering comprehensive information on security factors and determining its relevance, validity, and reliability of resources.
  • Monitoring and analyzing political developments in the Agency’s fields of operation and within the region; developing and tracking early warning indicators and assessing conflict vulnerability.
  • Researching and producing situation assessments, field-specific security risk analysis and evaluation of the secure operating environment in the fields of operation, as required; conducting research and situation reports on specific threat factors, disseminating security information in a timely manner to key stakeholders.
  • Managing the Security Information Management System (SIMS) functionality review and enhancement.
  • Developing guidelines, providing training and building capacity and awareness on the importance of using SIMS.
  • Supervising the integration of Geographic Information System (GIS) and analysis methodology as a risk management tool at the Agency Level.


  • Reviewing and clarifying security reporting lines across the Agency and strengthening communication channels at all levels: HQ-Field-Area-Sub Area in order to ensure accurate and timely internal flow of information; establishing and maintaining regular communication between DSRM offices in the Field and HQA.
  • Coordinating with identified key stakeholders within and outside the Agency to gather key and timely security information.
  • Serving as a focal point for Protection, Gender and Programme mainstreaming issues; coordinating joint initiatives, identifying entry points and opportunities and supporting the integration of programmatic risk management.


  • Providing support in developing and implementing strategies, objectives, and standards, as well as planning initiatives and managing specific projects, as required.


The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications

  • A university degree from an accredited educational institution in Political or Social Science, International Relations, statistics or related field.
  • A minimum of six years of progressively responsible and relevant work experience in applied political or security analysis and research at the national and/or international level, some of which preferably as a professional analyst or political affairs officer.
  • Experience in security management, peacekeeping operations, military, police, national intelligence or other international organization and a minimum of 2 years of experience at the international level outside your home country.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English; knowledge of Arabic is desirable.



Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline09 December,2019
Company NameUnited Nations



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