World Vision International – Security Manager

Job Title:  Security Manager
Organisation: World
Vision International 
Reports to:  Associate Director Support Services Division
Duty Station: Kampala,
About WVU:
World Vision Uganda is a
Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty
and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision
is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose
background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The World
Vision Security Manager will support the National Director in ensuring
that effective security measures for the National Office programs are both
appropriately planned for and addressed within the national context. The
incumbent will also take lead in the optimization of organizational security
and the mitigation of operational risks for ministry effectiveness by
establishing security systems and mechanisms for institutionalizing an
organizational culture and practice of safety and security.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Strategy and Planning:
  • Develop and implement the National Office
    security strategy in alignment with WV security policy so as to ensure the
    operational priorities of the National Office are appropriately supported.
  • Ensure Security Risk Assessments, Country
    Risk Ratings and Core Security Requirement standards, processes and
    procedures are completed in accordance with current Office of Corporate
    Security guidelines and training
  • Offer leadership/ management of the
    security team in country.
2. Security Operations:
  • Work closely with the National Director
    and Regional Security Director to carry out Security Risk Assessments as
  • Country Risk Ratings are established and
    updated as required
  • Ensure Core Security Requirements are
    implemented in line with Country Risk Ratings
  • Provide input and support to management in
    crisis situations and critical incidents
  • Conduct security investigations when
3. Networking and External Engagement:
  • Represent WV at local NGO security network
    meetings and ensure information from these groups is disseminated to
    relevant staff.
  • Build ongoing networks for sharing
    security information and coordination.
4. Capacity Building and Technical Training:
  • Coordinate the assessment, development and
    implementation of the national office capacity building plan for security
    management based on local security risk assessments.
  • Seek to develop a culture of security
    awareness and monitor staff compliance.
5. Reporting and Documentation:
  • Produce a regular security report to the
    National Office, Region and Office of Corporate Security.
  • Ensure that all security incidents are
    reported in accordance with WV Security Policy.
  • Carry out regular performance reviews of
    the field-based security focal persons.
  • Collect, analyze and disseminate security
    information appropriately
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicants should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree or equivalent experience.
  • Past Police/Law Enforcement or military
  • No previous criminal record or convictions
  • A minimum of five or more years’ experience
    in a proven security or emergency service field (public, private, and
    government or NGO sectors in military, security or law enforcement
  • At least three (3) years’ experience
    working with UN Agency / NGO
  • Significant operational experience
  • Strategic / Managerial experience
  • Radio and/or Satellite phone
    communications experience, operations and management
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and
    delivering training.
  • Demonstrated project management stills and
    the ability to work effectively under pressure (particularly in a crisis
  • First Aid qualified
  • Computer literacy skills (Word, Excel,
  • Professional – behave in professional
    manner at all times and demonstrate ability to represent the organization
    well at interagency meetings
  • Demonstrated personal values, attitudes
    and behaviors that are consistent with World Vision Core Values
NB: Only Ugandan
Nationals are encouraged to apply
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
NB: Please
follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified
female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 24th December, 2014. 

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