Several Security Officer Job Placements – Uganda Airlines

Officer (Several Job Placements)
Organisation: Uganda
Duty Station: Entebbe
International Airport, Uganda
About US:
Uganda Airlines is
the National Carrier of the Republic of Uganda based at Entebbe International
Airport. It is headquartered in Entebbe, Wakiso District, Uganda, and operates
from its hub in Entebbe International Airport. 
Job Summary:   The Security Officer will support aviation
management in AVSEC-related matters including the planning of security audits
and surveys, operational risk management and measures for effective
implementation Uganda National Airlines security programme and National Civil
Aviation Security requirements to prevent and deter acts of unlawful
interference. He/she will work closely with both Airline staff and out stations
security teams. As such, the job holder is expected to have solid knowledge and
experience in security investigations to investigate all security incidents and
breaches brought to his/her attention.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Assess Airline AVSEC processes, including evaluations, audits and
    inspections, to ensure the performance of contracted security service
    provider are in compliance with established security standards and
    maintain an internal quality control system and ensure that all relevant
    records are retained as required.
  • Prepares complete and concise investigation reports and conducts
    post investigation tasks of security incidents and breaches affecting the
    Airline operations and provide guidance on the management
  • Contribute to building and strengthening the capacity of Uganda
    National Airlines staff by developing and conducting AVSEC quality control
    in house training.
  • Collate, develop, analyze and disseminate information/intelligence
    on AVSEC occurrences, hazards and other related matters.
  • Oversee and prepare accurate and timely reporting on AVSEC matters –
    e.g. AVSEC risk assessment/incident reports that enable informed decision
    making and consistency of information which is presented to the Manager
  • Provide support on new/current security equipment and technologies
    status for use in the Uganda National Airlines operations.
  • Monitor the implementation of Airline standard AVSEC operating
    procedures which encompasses global aviation policies and tools; thus,
    ensuring that Uganda National Airline objectives are accomplished in
    compliance with National Aviation Security Programme and ICAO’s Standards
    and Recommended Practices (ICAO/SARPS).
  • Establish and sustain AVSEC partnerships with key entities in the
    area such as airport government Agencies, Airline service providers,
    security agencies and Airport Authority, to facilitate coordinated,
    suitable and sustainable AVSEC measures for Uganda National Airlines
  • Perform any other duties as required from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Airlines Security Officer job
    placement must hold a first University degree in Security Management,
    International Relations or in law, international law, police studies, or a
    related field, or additional years of related work experience and/or
    training/courses. or relevant diploma in Aviation Security from a
    recognized institution with security risk management or security training
    may be accepted in lieu of the First University degree.
  • An ICAO /Airline AVSEC Supervisor’s Certification – is added
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in
    investigatory work is required.
  • Experience supporting or leading one or more aspects of AVSEC
    Operations or AVSEC related quality assurance programs.
  • Experience in a regulatory Civil Aviation Authority or body as an
    AVSEC specialist providing advice on AVSEC issues, conducting or
    performing audits, inspections, certification, incident investigations,
    crisis planning emergency and risk management in regulatory framework.
  • Managed the AVSEC related risk preparedness process from aviation
    risk identification and analysis to contingency planning.
  • Experience in design and delivery of AVSEC training in airline
    operations context.
  • Experience in conflict and post conflict regional countries airports
    is desirable.
  • Broad knowledge of diverse international Aviation security practices
    and principals relating to Airline operations
  • Knowledge in forensic and investigative skills
  • Ability to prepare regular regional/station airline AVSEC activity
    reports as required Good
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to create clear,
    influential messages from complex data.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English language. Intermediate
    knowledge of written and spoken French is desirable.
  • Customer focused and hospitable.
  • Integrity.
  • Team player.
  • Proactive/results orientated.
  • Warm, friendly, pleasant & presentable.
  • Good communication and intrapersonal skills.
  • Resilient.
  • Self-motivated.
How to Apply:
Application letters,
complete with Curriculum Vitae giving two (2) referees, and copies of academic
and professional certificates with one passport size photograph (one full size
photograph for Cabin Crew applicants) should be submitted online, Click
 or by post quoting the Job Reference number accordingly.
Applications should
be addressed to:
The Manager – Human
Uganda National
Airlines Company Ltd.
P.O. Box 431,
Entebbe, Uganda.
Deadline: 8th June 2019
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