Security Officer Vacancy – Uganda Clays Ltd (UCL)

Job Title:  Security Officer
Organisation: Uganda
Clays Ltd (UCL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Human
Resources and Administration Manager
About US:
Uganda Clays Limited is
Uganda’s leading manufacturer of quality clay baked construction products since
1950 and is listed on the Uganda’s Securities Exchange. The head offices are
located at 14Km on Entebbe Road, with a second factory situated at Kamonkoli in
Eastern Uganda.
Job Summary: The
Security Officer will be responsible for implementing sustainable strategic and
operational security services that safeguard company property through
maintaining a safe and secure environment for staff visitors and customers by
as well as implementing and monitoring security policies and procedures and
supervision of security personnel.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Implement
    the security function of the company, keeping physical security measures
    under constant review to ensure they are adequate to meet current threats
    to the business, evaluate changes and proposing appropriate methods to
    safeguard property and people.
  • In
    charge of the deployment and management of security personnel to ensure
    optimal performance
  • Responsible
    for developing, updating and maintaining Security guidelines for use by
    all on company premises.
  • Intuitively
    review security risks faced by the company and advice on possible measures
    and procedures to be taken for enhancement of a secure environment for
    staff and customers.
  • Manage
    the operations of hired security firms for a smooth provision of security
    services to the company.
  • Carry
    out security audits and initiate risk control measures.
  • Manage
    all security incidents affecting staff, customers, and assets of the
    company and taking appropriate action to resolve such incidents.
  • Develop
    and promote security awareness amongst employees.
  • Conduct
    various tasks in accordance with the security requirements, including
    security surveys, security risk assessments, drafting relevant policies
    and procedures and compiling security reports.
  • Ensure
    that the appropriate level of training is provided for all security staff
    on disasters; fire and bomb procedures; use of technical equipment and
    routine security duties.
  • Ensure
    that Company staff are fully trained and briefed on security matters
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the aforementioned job opportunity should hold a
    Diploma in sociology or in related field from recognized institution.
  • Additional
    training in security management or Criminology
  • Three
    or more years’ experience in a security role in a large organization.
  • Possess
    investigating and report writing skills as well as experience in writing
    coherent security procedures.
  • Unquestionable
    integrity, reliability, emotional resourcefulness problem solving skills,
    and good judgment.
  • Possess
    the ability to work independently and enhance teamwork.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates with relevant experience, know that they meet the above
job requirements and have what it takes to excel in the above position, should
send their applications and CV, present position, current remuneration, copies
of certificates/ testimonials and addresses of three (3) referees plus day-time
telephone contact to this address:
Human Resources and
Administration Manager, Uganda Clays Limited, P.O. Box 3188 Kampala, Uganda.
Email to:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will not be
entertained and if done will lead to disqualification.
Deadline: 15th December 2014

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