Monitor, research and assess factors regarding the security of UN system personnel and their dependents worldwide; supervise the collection and analysis of security related information which impacts on the security of staff; supervise the evaluation, approval and testing of security plans in MENA region to ensure security preparedness in emergency and crisis situations; undertake security assessment missions including to high risk locations; ensure that designated areas in MENA region have complied with all United Nations security management rules, procedures, guidelines; ensure that all duty stations prepare and maintain a threat and risk assessment specific to locations within the country where UN staff are located; identify emerging security and crime trends that would increase risk to UN staff operating in the field and make recommendations to mitigate risk; monitor field office responses to direction provided in order to ensure that appropriate action has been taken; manage communications with Designated Officials regarding all aspects of security management;