UN World Food Programme Security Associate Jobs in Kenya

UN World Food Programme Security Associate Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

  • To perform tasks related to the implementation and assessment of security measures and maintenance of equipment with a view towards providing updates and recommendations to facilitate informed decision-making and secure WFP staff, facilities and operations.

    Minimum Qualifications


  • Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate /degree in the related functional area

    Working Experience

  • A minimum of 2 to 3 years of progressively responsible work experience in Security.


  • Fluency in English, both oral and written. Intermediate knowledge of other UN language would be an advantage.

    Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)

  • Review security threats and risks in detail and compile accurate reports on trends and situations that could adversely impact WFP operations, in order to ensure information is accurately collated and sent to senior security staff to support reporting and decision making.

  • Review security related information (e.g. security incidents and events, security support to daily activities, etc.) and use corporate or local information management tools to produce a range of analyses and in-depth reports, to ensure that information is readily available for relevant stakeholders.

  • Liaise and co-ordinate with local administration, security and law enforcement authorities, communities, UN/NGO security staff and other actors, to facilitate access for safe programme delivery and to mitigate potential risks against staff and other resources.

  • Plan and co-ordinate staff activities during field missions and perform security assessments within the area of responsibility to support safe and effective programme delivery.

  • Analyse security assessment reports following field missions and present detailed recommendations for risk mitigation to support security situation analysis and facilitate decision-making.

  • Assist in advising the Country Director on
    security risk management matters and safety issues in compliance with the United Nations Security Management System (UNSMS).

  • Support the implementation of risk management mitigation measures, including Minimum Operational Security Standards (MOSS) to ensure compliance.

  • Support the maintenance and management of security equipment and make recommendations to strengthen technology capacity in line with business requirements

  • Monitor and ensure that all access control procedures are effective and stringently followed by all staff and visitors, in order to maintain a safe and secure environment.

  • Maintain and develop recommendations for improving emergency and contingency planning documentation including physical preparations and procedures, to support preparedness for a crisis.

  • Deliver security training to staff and review security training needs in order to develop measures to meet business requirements.

  • Supervise and provide on-the-job training to other staff supporting their development and high performance.


    • Has gained sound knowledge of security operations technical processes

    • Has provided technical guidance and training to staff members within area of expertise

    • Has supported research and collation of data which feeds into reports that inform security operations activities

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; UN World Food Programme Security Associate Jobs in Kenya

    Find jobs in Kenya. Jobs - Kenya jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Kenyan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Kenya.

    Jobs in Kenya - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Kenya.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Kenya posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to NGO Jobs in Africa.