Field Security Assistant NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 
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 – West Nile 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.
  • 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
  • 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
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.
  • 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 of all security incidences and coordinate the follow-up
  • Log security reports as per WV policy

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Field Security Assistant job
    placement should preferably hold a Diploma in security management or
    equivalent qualification or experience in a related field
  • First Aid Training
  • No previous criminal record or convictions
  • Exposure to the security field (public, private, government or NGO
  • Radio and/or Satellite phone communications experience, operations
    and management
  • Excellent verbal communication skills in English
  • Experience in providing administrative support to security function
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Demonstrated administrative and coordination skills
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated personal values, attitudes and behaviors that are
    consistent with World Vision Core Values
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: 4th February 2019
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