Security Officer Job Vacancy – World Vision International

Job Title:    Security Officer
Organisation: World Vision International 
Reports to: Regional
Operations Manager
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
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 Security Officer will actively promote
effective and efficient documentation, communication and management of security
issues that are likely to impact Karamoja operations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Security Assessment, Analysis and Advisory Support:
Guide management and staff on key security issues
that may affect Karamoja operations.
Actively promote the implementation of World Vision
minimum-security management guidelines and to regularly monitor compliance with
audit security requirements.
Conduct security risk assessments and advice on
appropriate measures and actions within the area of operation.
Documentation and Communication:
Prepare and send incident reports to relevant
Regularly prepare security update, briefs and trend
analysis as may be relevant for engaging management in security issues.
Networking and Liaison:
Identify areas of security management that may
require external support
Establish and maintain a productive working
relationship with Crisis Response Team, WV Office of Corporate Security and
other stakeholders
Actively participate in key strategic security
meetings within the area of operation.
Training and Awareness:
awareness among all staff in the area of operation on security issues.
Supervisory duties:
Mentor and supervise the Radio Operator.
Manage and assess performance of security service
providers and take overall responsibility for WV office and asset safety and
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should hold a University or college
degree preferable in Social Sciences, Law, or Security Management
Proven security management skills, with emphasis on
the unique security requirements of humanitarian aid work
At least five years’ experience in NGO/UN, police or
military field (operations) experience and two years of field security
Additional practical knowledge of tools and
mechanisms and procedures for personal and organizational security in relevant
specialist areas such as security in the field, security communications,
operational planning, physical security, critical incident management,
occupational safety and security training.
Prior experience of working successfully in hostile
environments or under difficult operational circumstances.
Broad knowledge and understanding of the global
security issues
Excellent command of English, spoken and excellent
communication and report writing skills
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.
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: 16th November, 2015

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