Senior Security Operations Center Associate - UNDP

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Senior Security Operations Center Associate - UNDP

  • Application Deadline : 19-May-23 (Midnight New York, USA)
  • Time left : 13d 17h 48m
  • Type of Contract : Service Contract
  • Post Level : SB-3
  • Languages Required :
  • Arabic   English  
  • Expected Duration of Assignment : One year with possibility to extend based on fund availability and performance


The Department of Safety and Security is responsible for providing leadership, operational support, and oversight of the security management system to enable United Nations system operations through trusted security leadership and solutions. To facilitate this responsibility, a Security Operations Centre (SOC) is established to provide operational support.  

A SOC is a cost-shared resource, established to support the safety and security of personnel, premises, assets, and operations working for various organizations covered by the United Nations Security Management System (UNSMS). 

The SOC monitors, facilitate, and coordinates the communications of data and voice messages using the Security Communications System (SCS), within one or more operational areas. Additionally, responsibilities can include maintaining administrative data supporting security communications, such as aggregating contact data for UNSMS personnel, offices, vehicles, and emergency services. The SOC operates on a 24/7 basis.  

The role of a Senior Security Operations Center Associate   is to coordinate the SOC activities so it delivers reliable and consistent services to UNSMS personnel and security managers. Under the overall supervision of the Area Security Advisor in the operational area, the Senior Security Operations Center Associate is responsible for all aspects of the daily operations of the SOC and the operational status of the Security Communications System, and the supervision of Security Operations Center Assistants who man the SOC.  The contract duration for the position is 12 months and the Service Contract extension will be conditioned to satisfactory performance evaluation as well as the availability of funding under the Local Cost-Shared Security Budget (LCSSB). 

Duties and Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of the position are as follows: 

  1. Coordinate scheduling, training, performance and activities of the Security Operations Center (SOC)Assistants. 
  2. Overseeing daily operations of the Security Operations Center (SOC) 
  3. Monitoring the use of the Security Communication System 
  4. Sharing Information of Security Incidents with United Nations Security Management System (UNSMS) and Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) personnel 
  5. Monitoring the Security Communication System status 
  6. Managing Information 
  7. Monitoring the Procedures
  8. Perform other duties, as directed by the most senior security professional

Required Skills and Experience


  • A minimum of a High School Diploma.   
  • BA Degree in Business Administration or related fields would be an asset. 


  1. 6 years of work experience related to operational communications and direct interaction with a broad range of clients is required with a high school diploma or 3 years of work experience related to operational communications and direct interaction with a broad range of clients is required with a bachelor’s degree. 
  2. Experience supervising small and medium-sized teams is required, including developing work plans based on corporate requirements, overseeing implementation, and providing feedback on the performance of individual team members. 
  3. Prior working experience within the UN system, an international organization, or an international INGO is desirable. 

Language Requirements: 

  • Fluency in English and Arabic is required.  


  1. Computer-based tools (MS office suite and other computer-based, web, and smartphone applications) are essential 
  2. Possession of a valid driver’s license. 
  3. Experience with VHF radio and web-based communications is an asset. 

How to Apply:

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