Fresher Diploma Jobs – Security Assistant – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to:  Food Assistance Officer
Duty Station:  Uganda
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 provide
administrative, operational and coordination support to the response security
so as to ensure effective implementation of the security function at field
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Security Support
  • Provide in-put and support
    in the planning and conduct of food distributions in Kyaka 2
  • Identify together with key
    stakeholders areas of security management that need external support for
    successful programme implementation
  • Take lead in managing
    security aspects of GFA programmes in Kyaka 2
  • Provide security support
    to SLT in Kyaka 2 during crisis situations and critical incidents.
Security Operations
  • Carry out security
    assessments for FDPs and locations where staff operate
  • Provide security briefing
    to new staff and visitors upon arrival at Kyaka II refugee settlement.
  • Develop Security Protocol
    for Kyaka 2 and monitor staff compliance.
  • Track Staff movements
    during working hours to ensure safe travels
  • Conduct Security
    Investigations when required.
Networking & External Liaison/Engagement
  • Expand and maintain
    security networks for sharing information
  • Build relationships with
    government security agencies and IPs for getting support on Kyaka 11
    Refugee Response related matters
  • Provide functional
    supervision to the outsourced security services providers in Kyaka.
Capacity building & Technical training
  • Orient new staff on
    security for Kyaka 2 operational context and guide staff on completing WV
    on-line personal security training
  • Provide technical
    orientation to security focal points at each operational site in Kyaka 2.
Reporting & Documentation
  • Review the performance of
    outsourced security providers (Protectorate SPC & Uganda Police)
  • Prepare weekly and monthly
    security reports to the Security Manager and GFA management in Kyaka 2
  • Compile security incidents
    and share incident reports with the Security Manager and GFA Management in
    Kyaka 2
  • Prepare security updates
    and advisories as may be relevant for engaging WV staff on safety and
    security issues.
  • Provide weekly security
    updates to staff during devotions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the
    World Vision Security Assistant job placement should preferably hold a  Diploma in Security Management or
    equivalent Qualification or experience related in the field.
  • At least three years of
    security administrative and coordination experience.
  • Excellent verbal
    communication skills in English and Kiswahili
  • Experience in providing
    administrative support to security function.
  • Computer literate (word,
    excel, PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated
    administrative and coordination skills
  • Experience: Exposure to
    the security field (public, private, government or NGO).
  • Radio and /or satellite
    phone communication experience, operations and management.
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: 7th November 2019
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