NGO Jobs – Security Compliance Officer

Organization: NGO Industry
Duty Station: Kampala,
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Consulting Ltd is an HR consultancy company which seeks to recruit on behalf of
its valued client in the NGO Industry.
Job Summary:  The Security Compliance Officer will support
the Organisation’s management to ensure that effective security measures for
the organisation are both appropriately planned and addressed. The incumbent
will steer the optimisation of organisational security and the mitigation of
operational risks by establishing security systems and mechanisms for
institutionalising an organisational culture and practice of safety and
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Develop and implement the Organisational Security Strategy in alignment with
the Organisation’s corporate security policy so as to ensure the operational
priorities of the organisation are appropriately supported.
Regularly review and develop the security procedural
manual to streamline implementation of security activities at the Organisation.
Represent the Organisation at relevant external
security network meetings and ensure information from these meetings is
disseminated to relevant staff.
Ensure Security Risk Assessments, Risk Rating and Core Security Requirement
standards, processes and procedures are developed and implemented
Conduct security risk assessments of the
organisation on a periodic basis and advise management on the appropriate
Ensure that core security requirements are
implemented in line with organisational risk ratings
Develop, routinely review fire prevention and
fighting procedures and enforce their implementation by external firm in order
to minimise loss/ damage of life and property at the Organisation.
Manage and coordinate the external security firm’s activities to ensure
efficient and effective service delivery
Send technical oversight to the security firm on the
performance of the security contract to ensure efficient service delivery
Develop and discuss performance targets and
assignment instructions for the hired security firm so as to ensure performance
in line with the Organisation’s expectations.
Conduct bi-annual evaluation of the contract
Provide administrative role to the department to ensure achievement of the organisation
security objectives.
Prepare and disseminate security performance reports
as may be required from time to time. Actively participate in initial
investigations of cases and determine or advise management on the appropriate
Actively participate in the preparation and
implementation of the department’s budget, and ensure that activities are
within the budget.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should hold a Relevant Bachelor’s Degree
Hold basic Security Training certificate(s)
Prior management skills training
At least four years’ experience heading the security
function of a busy organisation.
Working knowledge in common criminal laws.
Self-confident and courageous
Highly trust worthy
Ability to take quick and corrective decisions.
Sober minded, alert and focused
Ability to work beyond reasonable hours
Able to keep and protect confidentialities.
Flexible, reliable and able to work under pressure.
Exhibits physical and mental fitness          
Management and team leadership
Good investigative skills
Good planning, organizational and controlling skills
Excellent communication skills.
Coordination ability
Good firefighting skills
Good computer skills
Customer care and focus.
Basic training and presentation skills.
Analytical and good judgement
Values: Strong
practicing Christian with a good reputation who will uphold the Christian ethos
of the organization. Non-judgmental approach to human relations. High ethical
and professional standards. Integrity/Honesty. High sense of responsibility and
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and detailed
CVs, including a daytime telephone contact, three referees, quoting the
position to: (Please include the title of the
position for which you are applying in the subject line of the email).
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 27th August 2015
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