Entry Level Field Security Assistant NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:            Field Security Assistant
Organisation: World Vision
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Response
Security Coordinator
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 Field
Security Assistant will provide administrative, operational and coordination
support to the Response Security so to ensure effective implementation of the
security function.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Security Support:
Provide security support to the area of
operation in crisis situations and critical incidents.
Support contingency plans for Programme
suspension, staff hibernation, relocation and evacuation plans.
Carry out periodic location Security Risk
Assessments to ensure that all safety and security equipment are available and
in serviceable condition.
Keenly track staff movement during working hours
to ensure safe travels
Carry out security investigations WHEN required.
Support periodic review of Security risk rating
in accordance with Core Security Requirements.
Continuously monitor the prevailing security
context in the field and generate timely updates as required
Support the development of security plans and
standard operating procedures, and monitor compliance
Security Operations: Provide support and coordination to
Response Security Coordinator or Country Security Manager as may be requested
Networking and External Liaison/Engagement
Provide calendar and travel coordination support
to Response Security Coordinator
Provide Coordination of security support to the
Response High Profile Visitors when required.
Provide coordination and attend meetings with
other INGO/UN partners in the Response as may be delegated from time to time.
Capacity Building and Technical Training
Keep calendar of training events
The jobholder will coordinate and at times
conduct security orientation and/or briefings for visitors as requested
Prepare and collate training materials
Coordinate communication with participants
Provide admin and logistical support for venues
and materials
Reporting and Documentation:
Keep a log and report of all security incidences
and coordinate the follow-up
Send regular security reports to Response
Coordinator as per WV policy

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the World Vision Field
Security Assistant job opportunity should hold a Diploma in security management
or equivalent qualification or experience in a related field
No previous criminal record or convictions
Exposure to the security field (public, private,
government or NGO sectors).
Possess radio and/or Satellite phone
communications experience, operations and management
Excellent verbal communication skills in English
Previous experience in providing administrative
support to security function
Ability to work effectively under pressureDemonstrated
administrative and coordination skills
Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in
Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Demonstrated personal values, attitudes and
behaviors that are consistent with World Vision Core Values
Previous security-related work experience
Has a working knowledge of core humanitarian
principals as it is vital to WVI OCS function.
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
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 November
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