Senior Coordination Officer

  • الراتب:
    قابل للتفاوض
  • نوع الوظيفة:
    دوام كامل
  • تاريخ النشر:
    أسبوعين مضت
  • التصنيف:
    وظائف الأمن والحماية, وظائف العلاقات العامة
  • آخر موعد للتقدم:
  • اللغات:
    العربية, الانجليزية
  • الجنس:

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Maintains overall responsibility for the operations of the Joint Coordination Room.
  • Acts as the main representative of the Military Coordination Committee (MCC) facilitator, PMA; receives input/ guidance from the PMA.
  • Provides oversight to support de-escalation efforts by the parties in the Military Coordination Room, including by convening meetings, facilitating dialogue, relaying messages, engaging in de-escalatory support, create personal rapport with the parties’ operational level focal points.
  • Alerts the MCC to any critical issues or developments that would delay or compromise the implementation of the truce.
  • Supports the implementation of operational decisions by the MCC, and where appropriate, provides recommendations to advance implementation.
  • Suggests improvements to the facilitation of the operations room as well as confidence-building measures.
  • Provides oversight to the expansion of the mechanism on operational and local levels, including the gradual build-up of local-level teams subject to party agreements.
  • Supports the set-up of other tools of OSESGY to facilitate the implementation, including UN-staffed Outreach Teams that would make ad-hoc visits to the ground to key areas at the invitation of the parties.
  • Channels OSESGY advice and general guidelines relevant for the operational level including on gender, civil society organizations’ inclusion, training and capacity-building.
  • Carries out additional duties and responsibilities as outlined by the PMA.

Education/Experience/Language requirements:Education 

  • Advanced University Degree (Master’s or equivalent degree) in security studies, international relations or a related field.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 10 years of progressive, responsible, professional experience in the area of security sector reform (SSR), military operations, peacekeeping, and/or peace support development in an international organisation.
  • Experience in the coordination, facilitation, dialogue, management and implementation of ceasefires is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in support to mediation/negotiation on security arrangements is desirable.
  • Operations Room experience in current operations and crisis areas is desirable.
  • A background working on regional issues in the Middle East and specifically Yemen is desirable.
  • A background as a section leader with proven history of management and coordination of a culturally diverse team is desirable.
  • Military background as commissioned officer (at least Col/O6) is desirable.


English and French are the working languages of the UN Secretariat. For the position advertised, English is required and Arabic is desirable. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.

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