UNDSS Field Security Coordination Officer Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UNDSS Field Security Coordination Officer Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNDSS Kenya looking for “Field Security Coordination Officer”.

Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 19 September 2023.

The Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) is a department of the United Nations providing professional safety and security services to enable the United Nations to deliver its programmes globally. UNDSS reports directly to the Secretary-General. UNDSS manages a network of security advisers, analysts, officers and coordinators in more than 100 countries in support of around 180,000 United Nations personnel, 400,000 dependents and 4,500 United Nations premises worldwide.

UNDSS Field Security Coordination Officer Jobs 2023

The UNDSS has published a job vacancy announcement on 08 September 2023 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Field Security Coordination Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS)
Position Field Security Coordination Officer
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University degree
Experience Required Minimum of seven years
Application Deadline 19 September 2023

UNDSS Job Vacancy 2023


Within delegated authority, the Field Security Coordination Officer may be responsible for the following duties:

  • Ensure effective humanitarian access arrangements to facilitate delivery operations particularly in hard to reach areas.
  • Leads and directs security operations.
  • Identifies and promotes best practices.
  • Provides all necessary guidance to the SIOC Operations Officer
  • Acts as Chief SIOC in the absence of the Chief as required.
  • Perform other functions as may be assigned.


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business or public administration, political/social science, psychology, criminal justice, law, international relations, security management or a related field is required. A relevant first-level university degree in combination with two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • A first-level university degree may be substituted with a diploma from a police or military education institution, college or academy obtained over a minimum of a three-year period.


  • A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in international relations, disarmament affairs, conflict resolution, crime or terrorism prevention, security, risk or disaster or emergency management and preparedness in the public or private sector areas responsible for responding to emergency situations that directly impact security is required.
  • Experience in planning, design, implementation, or review of risk mitigation measures related to operations impacted by insecurity is desirable.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English (oral and written) is required. Knowledge of another UN Official Language is desirable.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNDSS Field Security Coordination Officer Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: 19 September 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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