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Security Coordinator Jobs at UN, New York

Security Coordinator Jobs at UN, New York

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City: New York
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Security Coordinator Jobs at UN, New York

Position Title: Security Coordinator Officer at the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism


  • Reviews and monitors activities related to the preparation of security plans for the mission, a designated country, or geographic area, including all aspects related to elaboration, development and updating of the plan and, if necessary, its implementation.
  • Advises Senior Management with regard to all security-related matters and participates in discussions and development of policies and procedures for security operations, contributing inputs related to assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Establishes lines of communication with security focal points and all other agencies involved in peacekeeping and other missions to ensure maximum security coordination.
  • Serves as a member of security management teams, contributing to planning, implementation, evaluation of the effectiveness of security plans and other aspects of security operations.
  • Maintains continuing awareness of prevailing local security conditions, identifying probable threats and advising staff, project personnel and dependents to follow appropriate preventative steps.
  • Similarly, establish air, land and sea evacuation capability to be used in emergencies, ensuring availability of aircraft, vessels, railways, vehicles, fuel supply, assessable roads, ports, and airfields.
  • Monitors and evaluates office physical security measures, such as barriers, issuance of identity cards, background checks, and entry controls, as appropriate, for normal or emergency conditions.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of prevailing fire safety measures in effect in assigned areas of responsibility, including fire prevention devices, fire-fighting equipment, and evacuation plans.
  • Determines need for, and provides training and advice to UN staff and dependents on residential security measures such as window guards, alarm systems and locks to prevent burglar intrusions.

Additional duties

  • Establishes and maintains a dialog with local authorities and international institutions such as Red Cross/Red Crescent for the coordination of efforts in the event of natural disasters.
  • Ensures the availability of emergency communications by making periodic checks to determine if the system is functioning properly. Arranges for necessary repairs or adjustments.
  • Establishes procedures for and supervises investigations and reporting of accidents involving UN vehicles and investigation of security-related incidents involving UN staff members, project personnel or eligible dependents.
  • Assumes responsibility for guard force management, as assigned as well as arranges protection detail for senior personnel or visiting VIP’s as necessary.
  • Furthermore, conducts and supervises security training in such subjects as the security management system, responsibilities of Area Coordinators and Wardens and personal security awareness.


  • Master’s degree in security management, business administration, political/social science, psychology, international relations or a related field. However, candidates with a bachelor’s degree with two additional years of qualifying work experience are also eligible.
  • In addition to that, seven years of progressively responsible experience in military, police, security management, preferably in the police or military context or related area.


Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline05 December,2019
Company NameUnited Nations
CityNew York



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