2 Security Assistant Non-profit Job Opportunities – World Vision International

Job Title:        Security
Assistants (2 Jobs)
Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Administration
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 Assistant will support World
Vision Uganda team in ensuring that effective security measures are appropriately
planned for and addressed within the local context. Lead in the optimization of
organizational security and the mitigation of operational risks for programme
effectiveness by establishing security systems and mechanisms for
institutionalizing an organizational culture and practice of safety and
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.
  • Conduct periodic location Security Risk Assessments to ensure that
    all safety and security equipment are available and in serviceable
  • Track staff movement during working hours to ensure safe travels
  • Conduct 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 Security Manager as may be
  • Networking and External Liaison/Engagement
  • Provide calendar and travel coordination support to Security Manager
  • 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
  • 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
  • Keep a log and report of all security incidences and coordinate the
  • Provide Regular security reports to Security Manager as per WV

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Security Assistant job
    opportunity must hold a Diploma in security management or equivalent
    qualification or experience in a related field
  • A minimum of three years of experience in a proven security field
    (public, private, and government or NGO sectors)
  • Radio and/or Satellite phone communications experience, operations
    and management
  • Experience in providing administrative support to security function
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and delivering training
  • Demonstrated administrative and coordination skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
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: 24th June 2018
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