Security Coordination Officer Job at UNMISS

Website United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)

The UNMISS has published a job vacancy announcement on 20th April 2022 for qualified South Sudan’s to fill in the vacant post of Security Coordination Officer to be based in Juba, South Sudan.

Recruiter United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)
Position Security Coordination Officer
Location Juba, South Sudan
Country South Sudan
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Advanced university degree
Experience Required Minimum 05 years
Application Deadline 03rd May 2022

UNMISS Job Vacancy 2022

Org. Setting and Reporting: This position is located in the Security Section of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) with duty station in Juba. Juba is classified in the “E” category and as a non-family duty station. Under the general supervision of the Principal Security Adviser (PSA), the incumbent reports to the Chief Security Officer / Deputy PSA.

Eligibility Criteria


  • An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent such as a senior command and staff qualification) in security management or business administration, political/social/military science or international relations with focus on security management;
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience in military, police or security management 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 academy, which may be considered its equivalent, and in combination with four additional years of qualifying experience in military, police or security management.

Job – Specific Qualification:

  • UNDSS Security Certification Programme certificate is desirable.
  • Security Analysis Process and Practice certificate is desirable.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of five years with advanced university degree (seven years with a first-level university degree) of progressively responsible experience in the military, police or security management is required.
  • At least five years of progressively more senior experience in security operations management or control, within a military, police or security organization is required.
  • At least two years of experience in managing multiple military, police or security units operating in a conflict or post conflict environment at international level is required. Experience working with or coordinating closely with local authorities and law enforcement agencies is desirable.
  • Experience in management of security units in a United Nations common system field operation (inclusive of peacekeeping, political missions and UN agencies, funds, and programmes) or similar international organization or non-governmental organization in a field based environment is desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.

Other Details

  • Job Opening Number: 22-Security-UNMISS-179426-F- (M)
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNMISS Security Coordination Officer Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: 03rd May 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.