Information Technology Monitoring Security Officer Job Vacancies – Uganda Industrial Research Institute

Job Title:    Information Technology Monitoring Security Officer

Organisation: Uganda Industrial Research Institute

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Executive Director


About US:

Uganda Industrial Research Institute is a government parastatal organization under the auspices of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MoSTI). The institution that was established by an act of parliament in 2002 is a competence and capability centre that champions innovations, translates applied research results into practical applications that lead to high quality efficient industrial products, processes and creates highly skilled human resources.


Job Summary:  The Information Technology Monitoring Security Officer will mainly monitor and ensure the safety of the Institute`s property and staff by using CCTV and other IT equipment. These include maintaining a close liaison with the Control Rooms, police personnel and CCTV partners in relation to any incidents.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Operate and monitor all CCTV equipment, radios, and ancillary equipment to provide pro-active and reactive monitoring of CCTV cameras to assist with the detection of crime, antisocial behaviour and to support the reduction of crime, disorder and the fear of crime.
  • Secure premises and personnel by patrolling property, monitoring surveillance equipment, inspecting buildings, equipment, access points and permitting entry.
  • Maintain a close liaison with the Control Rooms, police personnel and CCTV partners in relation to any incidents.
  • Use police database and computer systems to gather, monitor, record and communicate information to appropriate police personnel.
  • Monitor, operate and communicate using all forms of security and IT equipment.
  • Supply extracts from CCTV recordings to support law enforcement and prosecutors to do their role.
  • Complete reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, surveillance activities and interviewing witnesses for prosecution purposes where necessary.
  • Maintain the Institution’s stability and reputation by complying with legal requirements.
  • Perform any other duties as maybe assigned by the Executive Director from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum qualification: Diploma in Security Data Science, Science in Security Studies, Computer Security and forensics or any other related field.
  • Certificate in Law enforcement, and Camera Interpretation or any other related field will be an added advantage.
  • Previous experience of using CCTV equipment and using radio communication equipment.
  • At least five (5) years of professional experience in security field, IT systems knowledge.
  • Good attention to detail and ability to multi task when required.


How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications by hand and addressed to:


The Human Resource Manager,

Uganda Industrial Research Institute,

Plot 42A Mukabya Road, Nakawa Industrial Area,

Kampala – Uganda


Deadline: Monday, 21st June 2021 by 5:00pm


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