Jordan: Security and Risk Management Analyst, P-3 HQ Amman, Jordan (re-advertised)
|Closing Date : 2019-12-09
Duty Station : Amman, Jordan
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Organization: UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
Closing date: 09 Dec 2019
Security and Risk Management Analyst, P-3 HQ Amman, Jordan (re-advertised)
Deadline for Applications 9 December 2019 (25 November 2019 for internal applicants) Duration 2 years, with the possibility of further extension Vacancy Announcement Number 19-HQ-AM-58
UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified women.
UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.
UNRWA, the largest United Nations operation in the Middle East with over 30,000 staff working across five areas of operation, is looking for professionals like you.
UNRWA s strategic objectives UNRWA is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states, regional bodies, business foundations and individual contributions. The mission of UNRWA is to help Palestine refugees achieve their full potential in human development under the difficult circumstances in which they live. In line with this mission, the Agency works towards five strategic outcomes: (a) Palestine refugee rights under international law are protected and promoted; (b) Palestine refugee health is protected and disease burden is reduced; (c) school-age children complete quality, equitable and inclusive basic education; (d) Palestine refugee capabilities are strengthened for increased livelihood opportunities; and (e) Palestine refugees are able to meet their basic human needs of food, shelter and environmental health.
Do you want to make a lasting difference? If you are looking for a rewarding opportunity to make a tangible difference for one of the most vulnerable communities in the world, UNRWA would like to hear from you. In this role, and under the director supervision of the Chief of Security Operations and Analysis, you will lead the Department s efforts on analysis and forecasting, as well as supporting governance efforts, as required.
The main responsibilities include: Analysis and Forecasting Keeping aware of all aspects of security information which could potentially affect the safety and security of UNRWA and staff including of events relating to security environment through monitoring of security incidents, daily situation reports, local media and other open sources; Identifying and coordinating security information requirements, development of trend analysis; gathering comprehensive information on security factors and determining its relevance, validity and reliability of resources; Monitoring and analyzing political developments in the Agency s fields of operation and within the region; developing and tracking early warning indicators and assessing conflict vulnerability; Researching and producing situation assessments, field specific security risk analysis and evaluation of the security operating environment in the fields of operation, as required; conducting research and situation reports on specific threat factors, disseminating security information in a timely manner to key stakeholders; Managing the Security Information Management System (SIMS) functionality review and enhancement; developing guidelines, providing training and building capacity and awareness on the importance of using SIMS; Supervising the integration of Geographic Information System (GIS) and analysis methodology as a risk management tool at the Agency Level;
Communication Reviewing and clarifying security reporting lines across the Agency and strengthening communication channels at all levels: HQ-Field-Area-Sub Area in order to ensure accurate and timely internal flow of information; establishing and maintaining regular communication between DSRM offices in the Field and HQA; Coordinating with identified key stakeholders within and outside the Agency to gather key and timely security information; Serving as focal point for Protection, Gender and Programme mainstreaming issues; coordinating joint initiatives, identifying entry points and opportunities and supporting the integration of programmatic risk management;
Governance Providing support in developing and implementing strategies, objectives, and standards, as well as planning initiatives and managing specific projects, as required. Conditions of service UNRWA offers an attractive compensation package including annual salary starting at $60,233 net tax free with post adjustment of 45.6% (subject to change without notice). All UNRWA duty stations (with the exception of Gaza and Syria) are family duty stations. Other benefits, subject to eligibility, include:
Dependency allowances Rental subsidy Education grant for children Home leave travel 6 weeks (30 working days) annual leave
Pension fund entitlements under the UN Joint Staff Pension Fund International health insurance; optional life insurance Disability protection
Additional information The incumbent will be required to travel in the Agency s area of operations.
To qualify for this position, you will need: Education A university degree from an accredited educational institution in Political or Social Science, International Relations, statistics or related field; Work experience A minimum of six years of progressively responsible and relevant work experience in applied political or security analysis and research at national and/or international level, some of which preferably as a professional analyst or political affairs officer. Experience in security management, peacekeeping operations, military, police, national
Who we are For almost 70 years, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine (UNRWA) has been working on the ground in five fields of operations in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, West Bank and the Gaza Strip providing direct assistance and protection for some 5 million Palestine refugees in the Middle East. UNRWA is mandated by the UN General Assembly to provide this assistance and its mission is to help Palestine refugees achieve their full potential in human development until there is a just and lasting solution for their plight. UNRWA restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who have been uprooted by conflict with services encompassing education, health care, relief and social services, camp infrastructure and improvement, microfinance and emergency assistance.
For more details on UNRWA, please visit: https://www.unrwa.org/
intelligence or other international organization and a minimum of 2 years of experience at international level outside your home country; Language(s) Excellent command of written and spoken English; knowledge of Arabic is desirable. You will also need to demonstrate the following competencies: UN Core Values of Professionalism, Integrity and Respect for Diversity and Core Competencies of Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results apply by default. Default managerial competencies may apply.
Leading and Supervising Creating and Innovating Adapting and Responding to Change Coping with Pressure and Setbacks Planning and Organizing
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How to apply To start the application process, applicants are required to register at http://jobs.unrwa.orgby creating a personal profile and completing UNRWA Personal History Form. Only applications received through http://jobs.unrwa.orgwill be considered. Due to the large number of applications received for UNRWA vacancies, only short-listed applicants will be contacted. The United Nations does not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process. The United Nations does not concern itself with information related to bank accounts. General information UNRWA staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of integrity, neutrality and impartiality at all times. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity, and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.
The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.
Date of issue: 12 November 2019/ LAN
How to apply:
How to apply To start the application process, applicants are required to register at http://jobs.unrwa.orgby creating a personal profile and completing UNRWA Personal History Form. Only applications received through http://jobs.unrwa.orgwill be considered. Due to the large number of applications received for UNRWA vacancies, only short-listed applicants will be contacted. The United Nations does not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process. The United Nations does not concern itself with information related to bank accounts.