Deadline: 03 December, 2020

Location: Bamako, Mali

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Programme Management Advisor (Security Research Analyst).

UNOPS is a UN organisation dedicated to helping people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.


  • Track developing threats and related risks in the duty station and region
  • Generate reports that review the impact of security factors and risk on UN and partner’s personnel premises, assets, programme design and delivery
  • Provide recommendations regarding effective risk prevention and mitigation measures, including recommendations on methods for security assessments
  • Identify various levels of risk and conduct a risk analysis
  • Advise UN Global Pulse as regards data analysis methods applicable in security assessments
  • Test the usability of UN Global Pulse developed tools to conduct substantive security assessments
  • Ensure adequate collation and verification of security information into assessments
  • Contribute to the development of systems and tools for the monitoring and assessment of security situation needs in line with innovative methodologies and best practices
  • Oversee the deliverables of a team of field analysts and support the production of project outputs
  • Liaise and coordinate with UN Global Pulse’s partners for project implementation
  • Oversee and prepare accurate and timely reporting, collate information and prepare project reports
  • Provide inputs to conceptualise, implement, monitor and evaluate innovation projects to support SDG 16
  • Advanced university degree (master’s degree or equivalent) combined with five years, minimum, of relevant experience
  • First degree (bachelor’s degree or equivalent) combined with seven years, minimum, of relevant experience
  • UN, military or police senior command and staff college qualification with command experience at a senior level with 13 years, minimum, of relevant experience
  • Secondary diploma with 13 years, minimum, of relevant experience
  • Experience in conducting security assessments as integral part of operational planning and the enabling of operations

To apply and for more information, click here.

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