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UN Department of Safety & Security; Field Security Associate

UN Department of Safety & Security: Field Security Associate

Country: Bangladesh
City: Cox's Bazaar
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United Nations Department of Safety and Security has a job vacancy for Field Security Associate.

As a global leader in security risk management principles, UNDSS enables the safe and effective delivery of United Nations programmes and activities in the most complex and challenging environments, while maximizing precious resources.

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Security Adviser, the Field Security Associate assists in the implementation of security operations and all matters relating to the management of safety and security for UN personnel in the Area of Responsibility.

Responsibilities of Field Security Associate

  • Assist the Security Adviser and Field Security Coordination Officer in collecting, updating and communicating information regarding the security situation AoR
  • Liaise and coordinate, as appropriate, with the host government security organizations and/or personnel
  • Help to assess the security situation at the duty station as well as ensure adequate gathering and verification of security information
  •  Communicate information on security issues to the heads of United Nations agencies and provide host country security advice to UNDSS
  • Maintains regular contacts with Security Focal Points of UN agencies
  • Assists in managing the local cost-share security budget;
  • Provide technical assistance at Area/Security Management Team meetings
  • Helps in the preparation and review of the UN Security Plan
  • Assists with the monitoring of the security measures implementation
  • Also, assists in reporting security incidents affecting UN staff, offices and assets, and assists in the preparation of security reports
  • Provides support in organizing and conducting training courses on security awareness and preparedness as well as providing security orientation to newly assigned staff members.
  • Conducts security briefings, as required.
  •  Provides support in conducting security evaluations and provides advice on Residential Security Measures of UN staff, as well as on latest trends and threats to staff safety and security
  • Establishes and maintains warden system and keeps update of information related to UN offices and residences
  • Maintains liaison with Host Government Security Authorities and Unarmed Private Security (UPS) commercial companies at offices and residences to facilitate the effective and efficient use of the guard force.
  •  Also, maintains routine and confidential correspondence files/documents;
  • Maintains a database on contact details of host country security authorities;
  • Moreover, arranges appointments, receives visitors, places and screens telephone calls with discretion, and takes minutes and/or notes at the meeting

Required Qualifications for Field Security Associate

  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • Seven years of work experience in security, risk or disaster or emergency areas with security responsibilities, in the public or private service areas
  • Possession of a valid Bangladeshi driver’s license
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft applications
  •  In addition, fluency  in English as well as Bengali

Desired Qualifications of Field Security Associate

  • Prior experience with the UN system or an international NGO is desirable.
  • Experience in diplomatic security and protection is desirable.
  • Moreover, knowledge of any other UN language

Special Notice

  1. An appointment or assignment against this position is for an initial period of one year.
  2. A staff member subject to local recruitment shall not be eligible for the allowances or benefits exclusively applicable to international recruitment.
  3. Appropriate testing, as determined by the Secretariat may be required.
  4. In addition, travel within and outside of the country may be required.
  5. Moreover, an impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential.



Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline04 February,2022
Company NameUnited Nations
CityCox's Bazaar



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