East African Community (EAC) Job Placements – Security Officer

Job Title:    Security Officer
Organisation: East
African Community (EAC)
Reports to:  Directorate
of Human Resources and Administration
Duty Station: Arusha,
Tanzania
REF: EAC/HR/2020-21/12
NB: Open
to Ugandan Nationals
About US:
The East African
Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic
of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the United Republic
of Tanzania, Republic of South Sudan, and the Republic of Uganda with its
Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania. The EAC mission is to widen and deepen
economic, political, social, and cultural integration to improve the quality of
life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value
added production, trade, and investments. This is an exciting opportunity
for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East
African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, South Sudan
and Uganda) to apply for the following position .
Job Summary:
The Security Officer will mainly coordinate, administer and enforce in liaison
with EAC management security issues within the Community by ensuring that the
EAC visitors, delegates, assets and property are secure.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Coordinate
and administer security duties within EAC.
·       
Put in
place preventive measures and deal expeditiously with security breaches that
may occur by liaising with host country police and security systems.
·       
Advises
EAC management on security Issues within EAC premises
·       
Allocate
/ assign duties to security
·       
Protect
the organization assets and ensure preventive measures are taken avoid security
breaches.
·       
Provide
escort and security protection to Executives, VIPs and
·       
Investigate
criminal cases, collects intelligence and report to the relevant
·       
Coordinated
investigation of security related misconduct by staff contrary to the EAC Rules
and Regulations, and report to management for action.
·       
Coordinate
investigations of accidents Involving Community
·       
Provide
emergency response services within and outside the premises to EAC staff at all
times.
·       
Facilitate
security clearance procedures relevant to accreditation of delegates attending
·       
Perform
any other duties as may be assigned by the Management from time to time.



Qualifications and Experience:
·       
The
applicant for the East African Community (EAC) Security Officer job must hold a
Bachelor’s (Honors) degree from a recognized University / Institution, plus
training at Officer level in the Police, Military, Prisons or Immigration
Service at the rank of Inspector of Police or its equivalent in other security
services.
·       
At least
five years of experience in security management, investigations and or command
position, in public national, regional or international organization.
·       
Skills and Competencies: Must have good investigative, analytical,
directing, communication skills, public relations, observation, situation
assessment, and conflict resolution skills. Certification In security
electronics e.g. CCTV Access Control, Sound, Burglary and fire equipment will
be an added advantage
Eligibility for applications: Applicants from all EAC Partner States are eligible to apply for
the above position.
Fringe Benefits:
The established
posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
Equal Opportunity: The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female
candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those
candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above
mentioned position are advised to :
  • Fill in the application form attached (download from here);
  • attach their application letter, a
    detailed CV, Copies of certified academic certificates, and a copy of
    National Identity Card or Passport in PDF format scanned in one
    (1) file.
  • Please quote the respective reference
    number on both the application letter and envelope.
  • For electronic submission, please quote
    the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to
    the address given below.
Please note:
1.        
You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not
both.
2.        
Applications which do not :
    • have EAC application form;
    • indicate nationality and age;
    • have the reference number;
    • or have an application letter attached;
    • have certified copies of their academic
      degrees and other professional Certificates;
    • or fail to provide three referees will
      be disqualified.
3.        
Only qualified candidates will be contacted
4.        
EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55
years of age.
Please note that EAC
does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All
invitations for interviews will be done in writing.
A due diligence will
be conducted for all successful candidates in respect of their academic
certificates (certification by a recognized higher education body in the
respective Partner States) and employment records .
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. o Box 1096
Arusha – Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org
Deadline: Friday, 21st August 2020.
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