Security Officer West Nile Non-profit Careers – World Vision International

Job Title:        Security Officer West Nile
Organisation: World Vision
Reports to: Response 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 support the Response Manager in ensuring that effective security measures
for WVU West Nile programs are both appropriately planned for and addressed
within the national context. The incumbent will 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
Key Duties and
  • Implement the National Office security
    strategy in alignment with WV security policy so as to ensure the
    operational priorities of the WVU West Nile Programmes are appropriately
  • Ensure Security Risk Assessments, and Core
    Security Requirement standards, processes and procedures are completed in
    accordance with current Office of Corporate Security guidelines and training
  • Provide leadership/ management of the
    security focal person’s in the West Nile Region.
  • Provide support and coordination to the
    National Safety and Compliance Officer as requested.
  • Work closely with the National
    Director/Country Security Manager to carry out Security Risk Assessments
    as required/directed.
  • 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
  • Carry out security investigations when
  • Build ongoing networks for sharing
    security information and coordination in the Region.
  • Represent WV at local NGO security network
    meetings and ensure information from these groups is disseminated to
    relevant staff.
  • Coordinate the assessment, development and
    implementation of the WVU West Nile capacity building plan for security
    management based on local security risk assessments.
  • Seek to develop a culture of security
    awareness and monitor staff compliance in the region.
  • Ensure that all security incidents are
    reported in accordance with WV Security Policy.
  • Collect, analyze and disseminate security
    information appropriately.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the World Vision Security
    Officer West Nile job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in a
    relevant field
  • A minimum of three (3) years experience in
    a proven security field (public, private, and government or NGO sectors).
    Choose appropriate:
  • At least two years’ experience working
    with UN Agency / NGO plus field security experience Radio and/or Satellite
    phone communications experience, operations and management
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and
    delivering training.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified Ugandan 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: 15th February, 2017

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