Security Officer NGO Careers – Medical Teams International (MTI)

Job Title:       Security Officer
Organization: Medical Teams
International (MTI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Report to: Country Director
About US:
Medical Teams International is an international Christian Organization
with the mission of demonstrating the love of Christ to people affected by
disaster, conflict and poverty. They provide humanitarian aid to people in need
regardless of a person’s religious background, affiliation or experience.
Job Summary: The Security
Officer will provide assistance in the implementation of the security plans and
all matters relating to safety and security operations and management.
Key Duties and
  • Ensures the implementation of Country
    Office safety and Security Plan by developing and reviewing communication,
    Evacuation and Hibernation Plans;
  • Ensures availability of updated procedures
    for dealing with emergencies involving MTI staff in all project
  • Ensures Safety and Security Instruction
    Compliance as regards staff, office, and residential premises;
  • Carry out periodic appropriate security
    assessments of MTI premises and equipment and provides advice on
    shortfalls in security preparedness with recommended improvements and
  • Offers support in the conducting of MTI
    security risk assessments, evaluations and surveys and advises management
    on security measures for MTI offices and projects in all locations;
  • Ensure appropriate liaison with other
    security agencies responsible for security, law and order, counterparts in
    UN, diplomatic missions and district/traditional leaders.
  • Provides advise on relevant security
    policies and regulations to assist decision makers in determining
    potential effects on MTI activities;
  • Under the direction of management review
    the impact of security factors on MTI programme design and delivery and
    makes preliminary recommendations;
  • Ensures that MTI staff members are
    provided with situation reports and other appropriate security related
    information generated by HQ;
  • Reports all security and safety related
    incidents involving MTI staff;
  • Offers assistance in the conduct and
    follow up of investigations and incidents affecting MTI staff and offices;
    prepare weekly, monthly security reports.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a Bachelor’s degree in Political /Social Science, International relations
    or relevant field from a recognized university.
  • Additional training in Military Studies,
    Security Management, and law enforcement is required.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a
    similar role preferably in the military or police context or related field
    of work.
  • Computer training is required (MS Word,
    Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Prior experience with the UN system or an
    international NGO is added advantage.
  • Knowledge of HF and VHF radio operation,
    and country safety codes; Physical Fitness.
  • Language; Fluency in both
    written and spoken English and Swahili is required.
How to Apply:
All interested applicants should hand deliver their application
letters, updated CVs and copies of academic documents addressed to;
The Human Resource and Administration Manager,
Medical Teams International-Uganda,
Plot 8 Circular Drive,
Ntinda Ministers Village,
Kampala. Uganda.
E-mail to:
NB: Please clearly
indicate on the subject line the position applied for.
Deadline: 23rd
December, 2016 by 4:00pm
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