Local Security Associate

UN Department of Safety and Security

Based: Malaysia(Federal Territory/Putrajaya)

Posted on 22 Dec 2018

Job Description

UNDSS (United Nations Department of Safety and Security) Office in Putrajaya is inviting suitably qualified Malaysian nationals to apply for the position of Local Security Associate. The position is locally administered by UNDP but is financed centrally by UNDSS. The Local Security Associate is responsible for assisting the UNDSS Security Adviser (SA) for Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei Darussalam in all matters relating to the safety and security of the UN and its staff in the region of assignment. The Local Security Associate must have updated knowledge and understanding of all relevant safety and security issues of interest to the UN and its staff in the region and able to build up and maintain an abundant awareness regarding global UNDSS policies, practices and apply them in the region of assignment. Recruitment Qualifications, skills and working experience sought: • Completed secondary school. University degree is desirable (not a requirement). • Six (6) years of experience working in security, preferably in the military or police context or related field of work. • Experience in diplomatic security and protection is considered as an asset. • Solid computer skills in MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. • Experience in finance and administrative process is desirable. • Prior experience with the UN system or an international NGO is desirable. • Full working knowledge and fluency of English are required. Fluency in the national language of the duty station and Bahasa Malaysia is required. • Possess a valid driver's license and ability to travel and drive. • Physically fit. The post carries the standard set of United Nations entitlements/benefits for General Service (G-6) positions in the UN common system. For more information, please visit For complete job description and online application, please visit Deadline for applications: 5 January 2019 Only short-listed applicants will be notified. The United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) is taking efforts to improve gender parity, including full implementation of the UN-wide, and Departmental Gender Strategies and committed to providing an inclusive culture and exciting opportunities for women in the security and operations field Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Company Details

UN Department of Safety and Security

Level 10, Menara PjH No. 2 Jalan Tun Abdul Razak Precinct 2


62100 Federal Territory/Putrajaya


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