Assistant Security & Investigations Officer Jobs - Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda)



Organisation: Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Security & Investigations

About US:
Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda) is a wholly-owned government company which is the leading provider of a wide range of postal, logistical, IT and financial services in Uganda with international links to all major postal administrations worldwide.

Job Summary: The Assistant Security & Investigations Officer will implement security activities and all matters relating to the management of safety and security for UPL’s personnel and properties.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Actively participate in assessing the security situation at the duty station and ensure adequate gathering and verification of security information, maintain regular contacts with other Security Focal Points of UPL departments and communicate information on security to the manager security and investigations.
  • Collect, update and communicate information regarding the security situation in the country, liaise and coordinate with the national security organizations and/or personnel, including national and local authorities, military and police officers.
  • Implement the Security Plan, including updating staff lists and taking necessary actions regarding security matters, in conjunction with the Security officer, monitor compliance with Minimum Operational Security Standards.
  • The jobholder will report security incidents affecting UPL staff, offices, assets and assist in the preparation of security reports such as the Security Incident Report the Security Assessments and the Quarterly Incident
  • Work closely with commercial companies used for Posta security at offices and residences, in order to ensure the effective and efficient use of the guard
  • Prepare country Security Risk Assessment (SRA), Premises Security Surveys, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and inspect security equipment regularly (CCTV, cameras, scanners, and locks} and immediately report any cases of malfunctioning.
  • Keenly observe company operations (counter processes, transfer of cash, and strength of cash safes) and advise management on any needed security upgrades.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Updated security management information system
  • Updated key contacts database
  • Rate of security breaches

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should have at least two years working experience in Police or any reputable Security Firm.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge of HF and VHF radio operation
  • Basic firefighting and FirstAid skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters, detailed CVs and certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates to:

The Head, Department of Human Resource and Administration,
Posta Uganda,
P.O. Box 7106 Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 24th July 2017

NB: Candidates who do not receive feedback within a month’s time from the deadline should consider their applications


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