Security Operations Support Officer NOA - Garowe
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
The World Food Programme Somalia activities include food assistance for relief, school feeding, nutrition, food for assets creation through provision of in-kind and cash-based transfers and safety nets.
This position is open to qualified Somali candidates; female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Field Security Officer and overall supervision of the Head of Area Office, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
Education: Advanced University degree in Security Management, International Relations or Law Enforcement or other relevant field, or First University degree with 2 additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses. A diploma acquired from Military/Police Academy with qualifying meaningful experience may be accepted in lieu of the First degree.
Experience: At least one year of postgraduate professional experience in security management (military, policy or corporate) and/or security risk management, with a background and interest in International humanitarian work. Experience in managing support staff is essential.
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Somali.
Knowledge & Skills:
Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit online applications through E-Recruitment.
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be disregarded. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
WFP seeks applicants of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
WFP is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
Selection of candidates is made on a competitive basis.
Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.