Security Manager NGO Jobs – World Vision International

 Security Manager
Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance and Support Services Director
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
Manager will support WV Uganda National Office in ensuring that effective security
measures for the National Office programs are both appropriately planned for
and addressed within the national context. 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
Strategy & Planning
  • Provide overall leadership/ management of
    the security team in World Vision Uganda
  • Develop and implement the National Office
    security strategy in alignment with WV security policy so as to ensure the
    operational priorities of the National Office are appropriately supported.
  • Ensure Security Risk Assessments, Country
    Risk Ratings and Core Security Requirement standards, processes and
    procedures are completed in accordance with current Office of Corporate
    Security guidelines and training.
Security Operations
  • Work closely with Finance and Support
    Services Director and Regional Security Director to carry out Security
    Risk Assessments and other security measures
  • Establish and regular review WV Uganda
    Country Risk Ratings.
  • Ensure Core Security Requirements are
    implemented in line with Country Risk Ratings.
  • Provide input and support to management in
    crisis situations and critical incidents.
  • Conduct necessary security investigations
Networking and External Liaison/Engagement
  • Represent World Vision at NGO security
    network meetings and ensure information from these groups is disseminated
    to relevant staff.
  • Build ongoing networks for sharing
    security information and coordination.
Capacity Building and Technical Training:
  • Coordinate the assessment, development and
    implementation of the National Office capacity building plan for security
    management based on local security risk assessments.
  • Seek to develop a culture of security
    awareness and monitor staff compliance.
  • Ensure proper security training are
    provided to relevant staff, these includes Hostile Environment, Security
    Risk Assessment, First Aid, etc
Reporting and Documentation:
  • Provide a regular security report to
    Finance and Support Services Director and East Africa Regional Security
  • Make sure that all security incidents are
    reported in Integrated Incident Reporting System (IIMS) accordance with WV
    Security Policy.
  • Conduct performance reviews of the
    field-based security focal persons.
  • Collect, analyze and disseminate security
    information appropriately.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Security
    Manager career opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in
    a proven security field or emergency service field (public, private, and
    government or NGO sectors).
  • Proven leadership /management skills.
  • Managerial experience – demonstrated
    ability to work effectively under pressure (particularly in a crisis
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and
    delivering training.
  • Radio and/or Satellite phone
    communications experience, operations and management.
  • First Aid qualified and has knowledge of
    core humanitarian principals
  • Demonstrates basic Microsoft skills (Word,
    Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent verbal/written communication
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and
    delivering training.
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: 31st March 2018
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