SSAFE Training Assistant (Ref: CFA#TR/2024/20)

IOM Gaziantep
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İlan Detayları

Vacancy Notice Number:


Position Title:

SSAFE Training Assistant

Duty Station:

Gaziantep – Türkiye


5 months Special Short Term Ungraded Contract– with possible extension


Turkish Nationals

Deadline of Applications:

4 March 2024

Number of People to be hired



Internal & External


General Functions:

Under the overall supervision of the Head of Sub Office ESEM region and direct supervision of the of the Field Security Officer in Turkey, within delegated authority, the incumbent will serve as Security Training Assistant to train the United Nations personnel and INGOs in ESEM region.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide specialized assistance to the security training team in coordination and implementation of daily assigned tasks.
  2. Assists the Training coordinator in identifying and addressing the security training gaps at the mission and security section level.
  3. Participate in delivering of modules, lessons and courses as appropriate.
  4. Participate in reviewing and preparing lesson plans including training in response to emergency crisis situations.
  5. Use and facilitate use of current training material modules and practical applications.
  6. Organize all venues, logistics and administrative requirements for the training and learning activities, including coordinating and liaison with the local security authorities.
  7. Encourage and coordinate participation of all Agencies, Funds, Programmes and Organizations (AFPOs) of the UN system as appropriate and review certification procedures to verify that the appropriate standards for course completion are met.
  8. Prepares draft security training reports for all learning programmes, in accordance with established procedures, including appropriate recommendations.
  9. Provide information, technical guidance and support on matters relating to security learning affecting UN personnel mission wide.
  10. Act as resource person and participate as a facilitator for security training conducted by Agencies, Funds, Programmes and Organizations of the United Nations Security Management System (UNSMS).
  11. Assist on planning, coordination and delivering of UNDSS standardized programmes of instructions in a mission’s stand-alone team.
  12. Participate in learning needs assessments and identifies areas for change or modification as required.
  13. Revising and updating the training modules according to the UNDSS TDS and UNSSC learning and developing policies.
  14. Perform such other duties as may be required.


Required Qualifications:


  • University Degree from Security Management, Business Administration, Political/Social Science, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Law, International Relations, or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience.
  • Completed High school degree from an accredited academic institution, with six years of relevant professional experience;



  • Experience in humanitarian programmes and capacity-building activities;
  • Experience in liaising with governmental and diplomatic authorities as well as with national and international institutions;
  • Familiarity with financial and business administration;
  • Sound and proven understanding of internal and international relations issues, both globally and sub-region specific;
  • Knowledge of the region is an advantage;
  • Knowledge in the field of UN Security Management policy, field security procedures and techniques;
  • Proven ability to produce reports and papers on security issues;
  • Understanding of the UN Security Management System, the DSS training strategy and a proven ability as assistant trainer.
  • Experience in the field of training and development within a humanitarian organization is a distinctive advantage;
  • Adult learning qualifications highly desirable (SSAFE ToT);
  • A first aid training course qualification, or associated paramedic level training is an asset.



  • Fluency in English and Turkish is required.
  • Working knowledge of Arabic is advantageous.


Required Competencies

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:


  • Inclusion and respect for diversity:

Shows respect and sensitivity towards gender, culture, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, political conviction and other differences.


  • Integrity and transparency:

Upholds and promotes the Standards of Conduct and Unified Staff Regulations and Rules.

• Delivers on commitments; manages the organization’s resources reliably and sustainably.

• Embraces and encourages transparency, balancing this with the need for discretion and confidentiality as appropriate.


  • Professionalism:

Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter and willingness to improve knowledge and skills.

• Shows self-control and persistence when faced with difficult problems and remains calm in stressful situations.

• Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results.


Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 1

  • Teamwork: Establishes strong relationships with colleagues and partners; relates well to people at all levels.

• Is fully aware of the team purpose, respects and understands individual and collective responsibilities.

• Willingly puts in extra effort without being asked and adopts a "hands-on" approach whenever necessary to achieve team objectives.

• Coordinates own work with that of the team to meet agreed priorities and deadlines.

  • Delivering Results:

•Produces quality results and provides quality services to clients.

• Meets goals and timelines for delivery of products or services.

• Shows understanding of own role and responsibilities in relation to expected results.

  • Managing and sharing knowledge:

• Shares knowledge and learning willingly, and proactively seeks to learn from the experiences of others.

  • Accountability:

•Accepts personal responsibility for quality and timeliness of work.

• Operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules.

• Accepts and gives constructive criticism; acknowledges and corrects mistakes and apply lessons learned for improvement.

  • Communication:

• Presents information using language and sequence of ideas that is easy for recipients to understand.



Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighbouring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighbouring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.

This is a local position and applications from candidates for non-Turkish citizens holding a valid residence permit residing in Türkiye might be considered.


How to Apply:

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application including the most recent CV with a cover letter in English with contact details (name, position, phone and e-mail details) of three references by indicating  name of the position applied with its VN number in the subject line of the e-mail to or to IOM Birlik Mahallesi Sehit Kurbani Akboga Sok. No:24  06610, Çankaya, Ankara Türkiye by the end of 4 March 2024.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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