UGACOF Careers – Assistant East African Security Officer

Organization: UGACOF
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Ugacof is one of the largest
coffee processors and exporters in Uganda and East Africa with a capacity
reaching 45,000 metric tonnes of coffee annually. Ugacof has extensive
knowledge of the internal and export markets and a worldwide network of buyers
for Robusta and Arabica coffee.
Job Summary:  The
incumbent will support East African Security Officer (EASO) in directing and
co-coordinating overall activities of the department to achieve maximum
efficiency and safety measures in order to provide an efficient and
professional security service to Ugacof Ltd., its staff and patrons.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Security
    – To include internal and contracted security guards and the use of the
    CCTV.
  • Fire
    Fighting -The training and maintenance of all firefighting equipment on
    site.
  • Health
    and Safety – Ensure that the policies that are in place are being adhered
    to.
  • Stock
    Control – Ensuring that the correct procedures that are documented are
    being followed.
  • Warehouse
    Maintenance – The securing of contractors for required maintenance work
    whilst adhering to the environment policy
  • Maintains
    environment by monitoring and setting building and equipment controls.
  • Maintain
    all security related equipment and working areas to a high standard of
    cleanliness and safety and ensure all defects are reported
  • Maintains
    organization’s stability and reputation by complying with legal
    requirements.
  • Ensures
    operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements;
    following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions;
    calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Actively
    contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Offer
    technical support in an emergency or evacuation situation, in a calm and
    professional manner. Actively provide information to any emergency
    services when requested to do so.
  • As
    part of the team undertake regular testing of fire alarms and other
    security equipment, completing the appropriate logs, and notifying the
    Security Supervisor or EASO of any issues of malfunctioning equipment.
  • Actively
    maintain the confidentiality of information to which Officers will be
    privy, be this around individuals or security sensitive information in
    relation to the Buildings, and using appropriate language, particularly
    within working environment.
  • Carry
    out any other duties as may reasonably be required by the EASO, Chief
    Operations Officer, and management.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should preferably have attended a Training in law enforcement,
    as well as Basic First Aid Training, Fire fighting, military or business
    management.
  • Extensive
    administrative and/or supervisory experience, of which at least one year
    is in a commodity Company or governmental law enforcement agency.
  • Past
    experience using automated records maintenance and report processing
    packages Computer literate (desirable)
  • Ex
    Police, Military, Prison service – Proficient Security Skills, Fire
    trained, Experience with CCTV, Working knowledge of warehousing and stock
    control. Worked on a similar size site
Technical Competences: CCTV Operator; Ensuring that all incident,
inspection, discrepancies etc. are recorded into a log book and submitted to
the EASO; Assist in conducting and reviewing firefighting procedures on a
quarterly basis to ensure maximum output and maximum confusion in the event of
an emergency.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified
candidates should send their applications addressed to The Human Resources
Manager, Ugacof Limited Bweyogerere, Kiira P.O Box 7355 Kampala Uganda.’ It can
also be emailed to recruitment@ugacof.com.
Deadline: 6th April 2015

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