Regional Adviser, Security

  • Full Time
  • Kathmandu
  • Applications have closed

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Regional Adviser, Security, (P5), Kathmandu, ROSA, #96951

Job no: 549831
Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment
Duty Station: Kathmandu
Level: P-5
Location: Nepal
Categories: Security

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, safety

How can you make a difference?

Specifically, the Regional Security Specialist is responsible for performing the following key functions:

  • Security Coordination
  • Security Risk Management and Analysis
  • Security Planning
  • Crisis Management
  • Compliance Monitoring
  • Security Training

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • Advanced university degree in Social or Political Science, or a discipline related to Risk Management, International Relations, Conflict Analysis, and Resolution or equivalent formal training in security and risk management such as military and/or police senior Command College. *A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant professional work experience, with at least two years of field experience of the UNSMS, proven crisis management, and a strong background in political and security analysis ideally in a regional context
  • Analysis /information capabilities from police / military contexts would be considered an asset.
  • Experience in working in a team responding to hostage-taking would be an advantage.
  • Experience in working in crisis / humanitarian response locations enabling program delivery is required.
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergencies is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA)

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.


Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

JD_P5 Regional Advisor Security.doc

Deadline: 15 Apr 2022 Nepal Standard Time

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