Employer: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Closing date: 11 Apr 2017
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The post of Senior Field Safety Adviser takes on the role of leading, coordinating and supervising all activities related to security issues within a country or operation.
The incumbent maintains contact with other UN agencies, NGOs, government partners and implementing partners to facilitate the operation.
The incumbent directly supervises UNHCR Field Safety personnel within the operation, and reports to the Representative or the Deputy Representative.
The incumbent has a responsibility to monitor, coach, guide and support staff within the given area of responsibility.
ESSENTIAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Advance university degree (MA or equivalent) with a focus on security management and/or related disciplines (business administration, political/social science, international relations).
Also relevant would be military or police academy degree (at Officer level) at the equivalent of an
advanced university degree (MA or equivalent) specifically successful completion of the Command and General Staff at a recognized military staff college or police equivalent.
Minimum of 10 years (12 years with university degree) in previous job experience including 5 years security risk management experience in an international capacity.
Fluency in English and another relevant UN language, including strong drafting skills.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES
Excellent communication skills, written and oral.
Proven competences in security analysis.
Proven training skills.
HOW TO APPLY:
All external UNHCR vacancies are available on the UNHCR Careers Page at www.unhcr.org/careers.html.
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Deadline: 11 April 2017 (midnight Geneva time)