Recrutement de 01 Security Associate

Localité : Cameroun / Yaounde
Domaine : Securité
Niveau : Non precise
Entreprise recruteur : World Food Programme

Recrutement de 01 Security Associate
Niveau d'études: Non précisé
Expérience: 5 ans
Expire le: 21-06-2022

World Food Programme
Yaoundé, Buea, Bamenda, Cameroon
Opportunités de carrière : Security Associate SC6 | Multiple locations (166791)

WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

JOB TITLE : Security Associate

TYPE OF CONTRACT : Service contract


DUTY STATION (City, Country) : Yaounde – Buea – Bamenda, Cameroon

DURATION : 12 months



The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.


Under the direct supervision of the Security Officer (Yaounde) or the Head of Field Office (Bamenda and Buea), the incumbent will be responsible for the following key duties:

Review security threats and risks in detail and compile accurate reports on trends and situations that could adversely impact WFP operations, to ensure information is accurately collated and sent to the CSO 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.
Produce weekly activities reports and other ad hoc reports for submission to the CSO.
Support the implementation of risk management measures 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, to maintain a safe and secure environment.
Maintain close working relation with other Security Stakeholders (UNDSS, INSO, etc.) and close working and coordination relationship with WFP CP.
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 to develop measures to meet business requirements.
Provide on-the-job training to other WFP staff supporting their development and high performance.
Responsible for all administrative tasks within the WFP Security Unit.
Perform any other related duty as may be required by the Security Officers and/ or Head of Field Offices.

Specific duties for Bamenda and Buea positions :

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.
Produce weekly activities reports and other ad hoc reports for submission to the Head of Field Offices and the Security Officer in the NWSW regions.


Education :

Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area.
University degree in Security is an asset.

Experience :

At least five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in Security within a humanitarian context.
Previous NGO/ UN experience would be an advantage.

Technical Knowledge & Skills :

Specialised knowledge of the application of practical methods, techniques, procedures, and systems used in security, typically gained through technical training and work experience.
Broad knowledge and understanding of security logistics, security administration, risk assessment and co-ordination with local authorities and local law enforcement agencies.
Training and experience in fire and related intervention/evacuation procedures.
Ability to manage emergency situations and remain calm.
Attention to detail and constant vigilance to promptly detect any breach in security measures.
Ability to interpret information, use judgement and inform supervisors of any incidents which might impact the UNWFP staff and operations.
Excellent communication skills to maintain frequent correspondence with both, internal staff, and external authorities with regards to security advisories and security incidents.
Willingness to attend security trainings and comply with UNSMS standards.

Languages :

Fluency in both French and English.
Knowledge of pidgin language would be an asset.


21 June 2022

Ref.: VA 166791

Kindly note the only documents you need to submit at this time are your CV and Cover Letter. Additional documents such as passport, recommendation letters, academic certificates, etc may potentially be requested at a future time.

For candidates who experience problems accessing WFP E-recruitment platform and need accommodations in applying, please contact [email protected] mentioning the VA number in the subject line.

All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

Partager cette offre d'emploi avec ses connaissances sur



Recrutement de 01 Assistant aux enquêtes de sécurité, PSEC

ENTREPRISE : Banque Africaine de Développement | Date limite: 23-06-2024 | Localité: Côte d'Ivoire / Abidjan | Niveau: Non precise | Domaine: Securité

25-05-2024 à 02:57:57 par Abdoulaye OUEDRAOGO


ENTREPRISE : Bureau International des Droits des enfants | Date limite: 27-05-2024 | Localité: Burkina Faso / Ouagadougou | Niveau: Non precise | Domaine: Securité

22-05-2024 à 00:18:49 par Abdoulaye OUEDRAOGO

Recrutement de 01 Chief, Cyber Security

ENTREPRISE : PNUD | Date limite: 30-05-2024 | Localité: Etats-Unies / New York | Niveau: Non precise | Domaine: Securité

18-05-2024 à 00:05:47 par Abdoulaye OUEDRAOGO

Recrutement de 01 Major Incident Manager

ENTREPRISE : Maersk Line | Date limite: 31-05-2024 | Localité: INDE / New Delhi | Niveau: Non precise | Domaine: Securité

16-05-2024 à 01:57:02 par Abdoulaye OUEDRAOGO

Recrutement de 01 Préventeur Santé et Sécurité au travail F/H

ENTREPRISE : ORANGE | Date limite: 13-08-2024 | Localité: France / Paris | Niveau: Non precise | Domaine: Securité

16-05-2024 à 00:35:12 par Abdoulaye OUEDRAOGO

Recrutement de 01 Ingénieur de Production Sécurité F/H

ENTREPRISE : ORANGE | Date limite: 02-07-2024 | Localité: France / Paris | Niveau: Non precise | Domaine: Securité

03-04-2024 à 07:26:29 par Abdoulaye OUEDRAOGO

Recrutement de 01 Ingénieur Sécurité Qualité F/H

ENTREPRISE : ORANGE | Date limite: 19-06-2024 | Localité: France / Paris | Niveau: Non precise | Domaine: Securité

22-03-2024 à 00:31:03 par Abdoulaye OUEDRAOGO


Plusieurs structures nous font confiance !