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Security Assistant Job in Nairobi Kenya - UN

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is UN’s global development organization.

UNDP has a normative global mission as a pro-poor development agency to promote human rights, gender and the Millennium Development Goals.

Job Title:
 Security Assistant

 General Service category

 GS-5 (ICS5)

Type of appointment:
 Fixed term appointment

Reporting to: Regional Security Advisor

Duty Station:
 Nairobi, Kenya

Date of Issue:
 23 June 2011

Closing date:
 6 July 2011


The Regional Security Advisor/Deputy Regional Security Specialist Assistant (RSA/DRSS Assistant) is a local national with vocational experience in security.

Under the guidance and supervision of the RSA/DRSS, Security Assistant assists in the implementation of security operations and all matters relating to the management of safety and security for UNDP personnel in the country or region of assignment, as well as provides administrative support to the RSA/DRSS.

Position Information

  • Assists RSA/DRSS in collecting, updating and communicating information regarding the security of UNDP;
  • Assists in maintaining the UNDP Security Plans as well as the UNDP Warden systems;
  • Training
  • Minimum Operating Security Standards (MOSS) & Minimum Operating Residential Security Standards (MORSS) Compliance
  • General administrative assistance to the RSA/DRSS
  • Other security–related tasks assigned by the RSA/DRSS:
The full post description detailing the scope of work required academic qualifications and years of relevant work experience can be accessed on The UNDP Kenya website.

Application Procedure:

Interested and qualified persons should apply on the UNDP Kenya e-Recruitment portal located at

Applicants are required to fill and sign a Personal History Form (P11 Form) and submit it together with their online application.

Applications received via other means will not be accepted.

Additional considerations
  1. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
  2. UNDP will only be able to respond to those applications in which there is further interest.
  3. Preference will be given to equally qualified women.
  4. UNDP as a matter of practice does not charge any application, processing or training fee at any stage of the recruitment.
If you have any questions as to vacancy announcements you have received, please refer to the UNDP Kenya website.

“UNDP is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns”.

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